The Application of Nursing Interventions: Generalist Therapy to Against Hopelessness on Elderly
Method: This research was used descriptive analytic design. Population were elders who lived at RW 3 and RW 4, Kelurahan Ciwaringin, Kota Bogor. Samples were 10 respondents, taken according to purposive sampling technique. Independent variable was generalist therapy, while dependent variables were sign and symptoms of hopelessness and ability to cope with hopelessness. Data were collected by using questionnaire, then analyzed by using frequency distribution.
Result: The results showed that generalist therapy can decrease elder’s sign and symptoms of hopelessness (21%) and increase their ability to cope with hopelessness (72%).
Discussion: It can be concluded that generalist therapy can be used as one of nursing intervention to against hopelesness in the elderly.
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