Marthoenis Marthoenis

Marthoenis Marthoenis
Syiah Kuala University | UNSYIAH · Psychiatry and Mental Health Nursing

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Objective. Suicidal behavior among adolescents is a major public health problem that is understudied in South East Asian Muslim-majority countries. We aimed to investigate the rate and associated factors of suicidal behavior among adolescents in Bangladesh and Indonesia. Methods. The Global School-based Student Health Survey data of Bangladesh and...
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Abstract Background Loneliness, or the perception of social disconnectedness, is a public health concern and is reported to be a frequent experience during adolescence (10–19 years). This study investigates the prevalence of loneliness and associated health-risk behaviors among Indonesian female adolescents. Methods This was a cross-sectional study...
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Background In Indonesia, physically restraining a person with a mental disorder is a common practice. It is considered a practical solution and is accepted as part of the treatment. Objective This study aims to explore the family experience caring for relatives with mental disorders under physical restraint, locally called pasung. Methods Qualita...
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Background Patients with multi-drug resistance tuberculosis might experience differently during the treatment than those without tuberculosis. This study aims to explore the experience of multi-drug resistance tuberculosis patients during the treatment period. Methods Six patients undergoing multi-drug resistance tuberculosis treatment were recrui...
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Purpose Individuals with schizophrenia experience uncertainty due to the unpredictable symptoms, the course of the illness and poor knowledge about the disease, treatment and prognosis. Uncertainty in illness is linked with poor treatment outcomes, coping strategies, check-up decisions and psychological distress. This study aims to explore the unce...
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Very little has been researched assessing the relationship between the suicide rate and the ecological perspectives of the country, especially in the Muslim majority countries. We aimed to determine the association between suicide rate and the ecological parameters of 46 Muslim majority countries. We extracted the Muslim majority countries and thei...
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Essential oils are gaining popularity for their use in treating depression, including that extracted from patchouli leaves and stems (Pogostemon cablin). Herein, we used patchouli oil (PO) containing a high amount of patchouli alcohol derived from P. cablin var. Tapak Tuan. The aim of this study was to investigate the antidepressant potential of PO...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has caused panic and a global mental health burden as well as provides potential negative impacts on the health workers who are at risk of experiencing psychological disorders as well as other mental health symptoms. This study aims to determine the mental health of health workers who worked during the Covid-19 pandemic in hos...
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Background: Schizophrenia patients tend to have no life skills, leaving them dependent on their families. Caregivers in the form of family members improve patients' health status. On the other hand, schizophrenia also has a negative impact on caregivers. Therefore, this study aims to determine the factors that influence the quality of life in famil...
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Background: Antipsychotics exert metabolic side effects, and prolonged treatment with antipsychotics causes changes in body weight and muscle composition. Nevertheless, reports on the changes in body composition of patients with schizophrenia have been limited. This study is aimed at comparing the body mass index and body composition of patients w...
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Background: Mental health cadresholdthe pinpoint roles in the implementation of all mental health programs, both at sub-district and village levels. Objectives: Analyzing the roles of health cadres in the implementation of mental health programs at the health center in Aceh, a province in Indonesia. Research Method: The research method that will be...
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Background: Hospital acquired infections (HAI) are main safety problems for health care providers and patients. Objectives: To identifyfactors related to the compliance of health workers in implementing infection prevention and control in the district general hospital. Study Method: This study is quantitative research using a correlational design w...
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Implementing the WHO gold standards for Infant & Young Child Feeding (IYCF) may help in preventing stunting, which may worsen during Covid-19 Pandemic. Midwives can help educating the mother in proper child feeding. This research aimed to assess the knowledge of midwives working in the community on IYCF during Covid-19. A total of 88 midwives worki...
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This study aims to estimate the prevalence and associated factors of psychological distress (PD) among Indonesian adolescents. The nationally representative data from the Global School-based Students Health Survey conducted in Indonesia in 2015 were used in this study. The sample consists of 8698 school-aged adolescents with a median age of 14. The...
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Importance To address major causes of perinatal and maternal mortality, the World Health Organization developed the Safe Childbirth Checklist (SCC), which to our knowledge has been rigorously evaluated only in combination with high-intensity coaching. Objective To evaluate the effect of the SCC with medium-intensity coaching on health care workers...
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Background: Media reporting of suicide has an essential role in the suicidal behavior of the general population. Aims: The aim of this study is to assess the quality of online news reports of suicidal behavior in Myanmar against the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting guidelines. Methods: We performed a content analysis of all availab...
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Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic is currently engulfing almost the entire world, including Indonesia. As of August 12, 2021, there were 3,774,155 positive cases of Covid-19 in Indonesia, 24,709 new cases and 113,664 deaths. The group of maternal is a vulnerable group, where there are 4.9% of pregnant women who are confirmed positive for COV...
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Background: Limited study has been conducted on the Indonesian nurses' knowledge, attitude, and behavior toward Coronavirus disease 2019. We investigated the Knowledge, Attitude, Practice (KAP) of nurses working in the referral hospital toward the COVID-19 disease. Materials and methods: Using a questionnaire on KAP toward COVID-19, a cross-sect...
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Purpose The practice of restraint and confinement of patients with mental disorders is common in Indonesia. This practice is known as pasung and is usually carried out by the family or the villagers in community settings. The previous separated studies have investigated the reasons for, methods, duration and consequences of applying pasung to the p...
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Police officers may be at a higher risk of suffering from mental disorders (MDs) compared with other occupations. This study aimed to examine the physiological predictors of MDs among police officers in Indonesia. The mental health status of each participant was examined using a standardized Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) tool a...
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Poligami menjadi suatu pernikahan yang sudah banyak dilakukan oleh masyarakat dari berbagai kalangan. Selama tahun 2001 mencatat sebanyak 234 kasus kekerasan terhadap istri. Data-data mengenai korban mengungkapkan 5,1% poligami secara rahasia, 2,5% dipoligami resmi, 36,3% korban selingkuh, 2,5% ditinggal suami, 4,2% dicerai, 0,4%sebagai istri kedua...
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Background The current outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has distorted the physical, mental, and psychological condition of frontline healthcare providers in health facilities. This study aims to investigate the prevalence, and risk factors of depression, anxiety, and stress among nurses working in a COVID-19 referral hospital in Indonesia. Method...
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The COVID-19 pandemic shapes the lives of people around the globe – at the same time, people themselves have the power to shape the pandemic. By employing protective health behaviour, the population can alleviate the severity of an outbreak. This may be of particular importance whenever health systems or populations are vulnerable to shocks, as is...
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Background: Increased Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) is an independent risk factor for mortality in Covid-19 patients and is considered as an early warning sign of Covid-19 severity. This study aimed to observe the differences in NLR at admission between patients with mild, moderate, and severe symptoms of Covid-19 treated in a referral hospi...
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The caregivers of people with schizophrenia might suffer from various problems. We investigated the prevalence of depression, anxiety, and stress among them, and factors associated with their quality of life. A cross‐sectional study in communities of rural areas was conducted. We found that the prevalence of depression, anxiety, and stress were 14....
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Background: Stigma is a condition labelling mental disorder persons, that unwittingly humiliate it. The term labeling the persons as "crazy" should not occur among college students. Method: This research is a descriptive analytic using a cross sectional study design. The samples of this study were students of D-III Nursing, Banda Aceh and the Iskan...
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According to WHO, Indonesia was the third largest country with the biggest number of smokers in the world after China and India. Riskesdas 2018 stated the number of smokers in Indonesia was very high, that was 33 percent with male smoker by 63 percent. Government set smoking hazards warning and included health warnings and informations on cigarette...
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The current COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on different dimensions of unusual human behaviors; panic buying is one of them. Surprisingly, panic buying has got less attention than it ought to be. It has been observed in many countries and several psychological phenomena of panic buying have been proposed by recent authors, especially in the contex...
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Background The role of sociodemographic and economic characteristics in mental distress has been rarely investigated in Indonesia. Aims To investigate the prevalence of common mental disorders (CMD) and identify any associations between mental distress and sociodemographic and economic characteristics among communities living in urban and rural (...
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Background and aims Various components of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) have been studied in general population, but few among patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD). This study aims to assess the metabolic profiles and to estimate the prevalence of MetS among patients with End-Stage Renal Failure (ESRF) undergoing HD. Methods Patients undergoing HD du...
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We aimed to see the status of the assessment of media reporting of suicide in the Muslim countries. We searched the prime databases. The search revealed a dearth of research assessing the media reports in Muslim countries. The findings of these studies show that the quality of media reporting is poor in Muslim when compared with reporting guideline...
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Abstract Background: Little is known about the factors that determine vulnerability to subsequent suicide in the community following a celebrity suicide. Our objective was to investigate the link between an alleged celebrity suicide and further suicidal behaviour in the community in India. Methods: Relevant news articles that reported suicidal beh...
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Background Although media reporting has influence on suicide there has no report in Thailand regarding the quality of media in reporting suicidal news. Objectives This study aimed to assess the quality of English language media reports of suicidal behaviors in Thailand against the World Health Organization (WHO) media guidelines. Methods We scrut...
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Objectives Media reporting has an influential role in panic buying (PB). We aimed to evaluate the media portrayal of PB during this COVID-19 pandemic. Methods We searched, collected, and analysed the news reports from the English media discussing the PB events. The search was done between 23 and 30 May 2020. Results A total of 525 news reports we...
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Background Panic buying is an emerging phenomenon observed during, but not restricted to, pandemic. Aim We aimed to evaluate the nature, extent, and impact of panic buying as reported in the media. Methods This study was conducted by collecting the information from the English media reports published till 22nd May 2020. A structured format was de...
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Background Suicide is a major global public health problem whilst sensible media reporting in an important population-level prevention strategy. Objectives We reviewed the quality of media reporting of suicidal behaviors in the World Health Organization (WHO)-South-East Asia Region (SEAR) countries. Methods We searched and scrutinized the content...
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Quality health services are any efforts made by the service providers with the aim of providing high quality and excellent services to improve the health of individuals, groups or communities alike. This study aims to determine the differences in satisfaction among the patients in Type I, Type II, Type III, service rooms based on the demographic ch...
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The issue of patient safety has become a global issue since the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in the United States published a paper titled "to Err Is Human: Building A Safer Health System." However, the issue of patient safety at the community health centers (hereinafter-termed puskesmas) is not as dynamic as that of the hospital level. The aspect o...
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Data collection is a substantial step in conducting a research. Researchers usually face enormous challenges in this step. While they have to maintain the validity of inferences, they also must anticipate such unexpected factors that might intrude the results. One of the most important things in maintaining validity of research results is to keep v...
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Objective: Routine dialysis is stressful. It has the possibility of leading to depression and anxiety and also reducing patients' quality of life. Despite these significant consequences, these comorbidities have been rarely studied among Indonesian patients. This study aims to examine the rate of depression, anxiety, and the role of acceptance of...
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Background: Despite the lack of attention, suicide is a major public and mental health problem in Indonesia. Research on how Indonesian newspapers portray suicide case has been lacking. Aim: To assess the quality of Indonesian online newspaper reporting suicide news and its compliance with the World Health Organization (WHO) mass media reporting g...
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Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder. The patients with schizophrenia usually experience the changes in their cognitive and social functions. This study aims to identify factors that associate with cognitive and social functions among inpatients with schizophrenia. Using the total sampling method, a total of 172 inpatients particip...
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Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world after China, India and the USA. It is estimated that more than 260 million people live in this country in 2018. Indonesians who live abroad are also quite numerous. As part of daily life, they might experience various problems or life events that affect their mental health. This chapter pro...
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Objectives Our study investigates the barriers perceived by staff in the referral systems in maternal healthcare facilities across Aceh province in Indonesia. Design With a cross-sectional approach, two sets of surveys were administered during September to October 2016 in 32 sampling units of our study. We also collected referral data in the form...
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Background: Diabetes is an important health burden in Indonesia. However, diabetes management and treatment remain poor, with most people with diabetes in Indonesia not achieving the recommended blood glucose levels. Peer education may have particular potential in low-income settings in complementing diabetes care without being a large additional...
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Context: The 2016 Aceh earthquake causes a significant mental health impact in adolescents. However, the prevalence and determinants have never been reported. Aims: The study aimed to estimate the prevalence rate and determinants of posttraumatic stress symptoms in adolescents following an earthquake. Settings and design: This cross-sectional...
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Background This study sought to assess prevalence rate, comorbidity and predictors of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety among adolescents affected by the 2016 Aceh Earthquake. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted six months after the earthquake. The multi-stage random sampling method was applied to a selection...
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The prevalence of mental emotional disorders in people aged ≥ 15 years in Indonesia was reported a declined from 11.6 percent (2007) to 6.0 percent (2013) but it increased to 9.8% in 2018. The prevalence of disability also declined from 21.3% (2007) to 11% (2013) and to 13.7% (2018). In Aceh Province, mental emotional disorders declined from 4.9% (...
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The present study examined the prevalence rate of depression and anxiety among college students living in a disaster-prone area of Aceh, Indonesia. College students enrolled in two public Universities in Banda Aceh were randomly selected to participate in the self-administered standardized questionnaires for depression and anxiety. The prevalence r...
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The present study examines lifetime exposure to traumatic events and the rate of PTSD among university students living in a post-conflict and disaster-prone area. Two self-reported questionnaires, namely the life event checklist and a PTSD screening tool were used in the study. PTSD was found in 21% respondents. Approximately 96% of the respondents...
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Abstract Cancer leads to a significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. While most cancer treatment usually affect the normal body cells, it benefits for a comprehensive eradication of the disease, extending life expectancy, and inhibiting the growth of cancer cells or eliminating related symptoms (palliative care). Chemotherapy is one of option...
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Immediate treatment of first-episode psychosis is essential in order to achieve a positive outcome. However, Indonesian psychiatric patients often delay accessing health services, the reason for which is not yet fully understood. The current study aimed to understand patterns of treatment seeking and to reveal determinants of the delay in accessing...
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The province of Aceh has suffered enormously from the perennial armed conflict and the devastating Tsunami in 2004. Despite the waves of external aid and national concern geared towards improving healthcare services as part of the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts after the Tsunami, mental health services still require much attention. This...
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Objective: Although the fact that the deficit in personal hygiene, hospital conditions, psychiatric medications and other factors can all be responsible for the development of skin problems among long stay psychiatric patients; the rate of skin diseases among this group is rarely studied. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of skin disease...
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Despite the fact that antipsychotic medication increases the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS), the rate of MetS among psychiatric patients in Indonesia is rarely reported. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of MetS among inpatients with schizophrenia in Indonesia. Eighty-six hospitalised psychiatric patients with schizophrenia were ran...
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A vast majority of psychiatric medication causes weight gain, however the rate of obesity in psychiatric patients has yet to be thoroughly studied in Indonesia. The present study aims to assess the prevalence of obesity among psychiatric inpatients in Indonesia. This cross sectional study was conducted in Banda Aceh Psychiatric Hospital, Indonesia...
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Applying physical restraint to people with a mental problem is a common practice in Indonesia. A locally well known term; «pasung» refers to an action to restrain, to confine the mentally ill in such a place to minimize or restrict their movement, which mostly happen in the community. This pasung can be done either by chaining the legs or arm, lock...
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Physical restraint and confinement of the mentally ill (called pasung in Indonesia) is common in Aceh. In early 2010, the local government initiated a program called Aceh Free Pasung 2010. The main goal of the program is to release the mentally ill in the province from restraint and to provide appropriate medical treatment and care. The aim of the...

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