IJSSH 2013 Vol.3(3): 300-303 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2013.V3.249

Spiritual Emotional Freedom Technique (SEFT) to Reduce Depression for Chronic Renal Failure Patients are in Cilacap Hospital to Undergo Hemodialysis

Rias Pratiwi Safitri and Ria Safaria Sadif
Abstract—Hemodialysis is the process of separation and retention of excess fluid metabolic waste substances from the blood into the dialysis fluid through a membrane that is semi permiabel the dialysis machine by diffusion, ultrafiltration and convection so that the composition of substances and fluids in the near normal blood. Giving SEFT aims to determine the effectiveness SEFT to lower levels of depression in patients with chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis. Participants in the study were 12 patients with chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis at hospitals Cilacap on Monday and Friday. SEFT includes three stages: the set-up (to neutralize the negative energy that is in your body), the tune-in (the mind on the place of pain), the tapping (lightly tapping with two fingers at specific points on the human body). This is consistent with the techniques used in relaxation techniques in psychotherapy behavioristik. The research instrument was Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). The method used in this study is a quasi-experiment research. The design study is a nonrandomized pretest-posttest one group design. With the t-test performed on the data pretest and posttest can be concluded that there are differences in the level of depression experienced by hemodialysis patients before and after treatment the depression levels decreased after therapy. This is demonstrated by the significant results, with paired samples correlations 0182 >0.05 (significant) and Sig F Change 0.000 <0.01 (highly significant).The results of this study indicate that SEFT effective to reduce the level of depression in patients with chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis.

Index Terms—Depression, SEFT, hemodialysis.

The authors are with the Islamic University of Indonesia (e-mail: rias_dangkem@yahoo.co.id, tom_riano@yahoo.com).

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Cite:Rias Pratiwi Safitri and Ria Safaria Sadif, "Spiritual Emotional Freedom Technique (SEFT) to Reduce Depression for Chronic Renal Failure Patients are in Cilacap Hospital to Undergo Hemodialysis," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 300-303, 2013.

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