Anxiety Levels and Coping Mechanisms in People with Diabetes Mellitus During the Covid 19 Pandemic

Authors

  • Noor Diani
  • Hasbi Pri Choiruna
  • Oca Aprilyani
  • Akbar Muhammad Ilham
  • M. Fakhruddin Noor

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v13i1.17355

Keywords:

diabetes mellitus, anxiety, coping mechanisms

Abstract

Background: The psychological condition of diabetic patients affects blood glucose. Assessment of
anxiety levels and coping mechanismsis important where diabetic patients are prone to psychosocial
problems that affect glycemic control. Objectives: To analyze anxiety levels and coping mechanismsin
diabetic mellitus patients during the COVID 19 pandemic. Methods: Descriptive methods of analytics
with a cross sectional approach. Sampling with non probability sampling through purposive sampling
in 66 diabetic patients at Idaman Banjarbaru Hospital. Results:The result of the analysis with p-value
= 0.538 > 0.05, concluded Ho accepted. So there is no relationship between anxiety and coping
mechanisms in diabetic mellitus patients during the COVID 19 pandemic. Discussion: Coping is
considered a factor of a person’s equilibrium in the adjustment of anxiety conditions. Coping manages
the problems faced, with adaptive coping then a person succeeds in solving the problem that makes the
level of anxiety decrease.

Author Biographies

Noor Diani

Lecturer, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine, Lambung
Mangkurat University

Hasbi Pri Choiruna

Lecturer, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine, Lambung
Mangkurat University

Oca Aprilyani

Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine, Lambung Mangkurat University

Akbar Muhammad Ilham

Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine, Lambung Mangkurat University

M. Fakhruddin Noor

Researcher,Idaman Hospital in Banjarbaru City

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Published

2021-10-20

How to Cite

Noor Diani, Hasbi Pri Choiruna, Oca Aprilyani, Akbar Muhammad Ilham, & M. Fakhruddin Noor. (2021). Anxiety Levels and Coping Mechanisms in People with Diabetes Mellitus During the Covid 19 Pandemic. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 13(1), 214–223. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v13i1.17355