ROLE OF PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT IN IMPROVING LIFE QUALITY OF RENAL FAILURE PATIENTS WITH HEMODIALYSIS: LITERATUR REVIEW

  • Ema Herlinawati University of Indonesia
  • Dumilah Ayuningtyas University of Indonesia
Keywords: Hemodialysis, Psychosocial Support, Quality of Life

Abstract

Background: Hemodialysis in patients with kidney failure often causes anxiety and stress besides being physically disturbed. The treatment of long-term illness eventually results in further discomfort and psychological disorders. This study aims to collect and analyze articles related to psychosocial support in patients with chronic renal failure with hemodialysis to improve the patient life quality and Life Expectancy. Subjects and Methods: The design used is the review literature, articles are collected using the Proquest search engine, EBSCO and science direct and other related articles. The criteria for the articles used are those published from 2008-2018. Results: Based on the study it was found that people who received hemodialysis had a high level of depression. Psychosocial support from family, close friends, the community or from health care workers decreases anxiety and anxiety in patients with chronic kidney failure with hemodialysis and can even prevent suicide. Conclusion: Psychosocial support is also needed so that the patient is willing to accept his condition so that he can improve the life quality even with hemodialysis throughout his life.

Published
2019-11-07