Impact of Family Burden: A Case Study Re-pasung of People with Mental Illness

  • Rahma Yulis Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Makassar
  • Hardianti Hardianti Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Makassar
  • Rasmawati Rasmawati Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar
Keywords: Case Study, Re-Pasung, Family Burden, Mental Illness

Abstract

The burden faced by families in caring for family members with mental illness is one important indicator in re-pasung actions. The purpose of this study was to describe the burden of the family in caring for people with mental illness post pasung which causes re-pasung. Qualitative design with a multiple instrumental case study approach using two cases chosen to provide an understanding of the re-pasung case. Six people participated in this study who were selected through a purposive sampling method. The data collection was carried out by in-depth interviews with the case subject's family. Four categories were produced in this study, namely alternative therapy as an initial step in handling mental illness, pasung as a crisis management strategy, release of pasung and treatment in hospital, and re-pasung as a result of burden on the family. Subjective and objective burdens that can not be handled are predictors of re-pasung. 

Author Biography

Rahma Yulis, Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Makassar

Departemen Manajemen Keperawatan

Published
2021-05-02
How to Cite
Yulis, R., Hardianti, H., & Rasmawati, R. (2021). Impact of Family Burden: A Case Study Re-pasung of People with Mental Illness. STRADA Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan, 10(1), 360-370. https://doi.org/10.30994/sjik.v10i1.639