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International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS)
Open Access e-journal ISSN : 2289-7577

MENTAL HEALTH OFFICER BEHAVIOURAL IN MBAH JIWO's MENTAL HEALTHCARE POST ON THE RECOVERY OF PEOPLE WITH MENTAL DISORDER: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

Danny Andre Rizaldi, Riska Ratnawati, Suhadi Prayitno, Karina Nur Ramadhanintyas

Abstract


Backgrounds: Mental health officers play a role in improving the health status of the community, both physically and mentally. Early treatment in the community carried out by mental health officers can prevent the increase of mental disorder in the community. This study aims to explore the behavior of mental health officers in their participation in Mbah Jiwo's integrated healthcare center, in dealing with and supporting the recovery of people with mental disorders.

Materials and Methods:This is a descriptive research with a qualitative approach, which produces data from observational and in-depth interviews. Qualitative research describes the empirical reality behind an existing phenomenon, in this case the reality of mental health service program at Mbah Jiwo's integrated healthcare center. Sampling was conducted by purposive sampling with a sample size of 6 informants. Thematic analysis was performed using Colaizzi steps.

Results: Based on Lawrence Green Behavior Causes theory, there are factors that can influence behavior, in this study factors that affect the mental health officers including, Predisposing factors, Knowledge; Reinforcing factors, social support and self-motivation; Enabling factors, availability and accessibility of health services, regulations and commitments.

Conclusion: In this study, all factors affect the recovery success rate. In addition, the researcher found that, the factors of family support, the role of the community and local governments, medication adherence and routine control also affect the success rate of recovery. The result in this study are expected to be used as supporting data and references in improving the quality of mental health services, especially on community-based mental health care.

Keywords: mental disorders; mental health officers; behavioral science; public health center


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