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Jurnal Psikologi Klinis dan Kesehatan Mental

ISSN 2301-7082

Vol. 1 / No. 2 / Published : 2012-08

Order : 6, and page :86 - 92

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Original Article :

The influence of expressive writing in depression reduction on vocational school students in surabaya

Author :

  1. Reyza Dahlia Murti*1
  2. Hamidah*2
  1. Mahasiswa Fakultas Psikologi
  2. Dosen Fakultas Psikologi

Abstract :

This study aimed to test whether there is any significant influence of expressive writing indepression reduction on Vocational School students in Surabaya. This study uses experimentmethod with pretest-posttest control group design. The instrument used for collecting the data isBDI-II scale. This study was conducted on female students in Xth class of 1st Kawung VocationalSchool in Surabaya with age range from 15 to 17 years old and had major/severe depression. Thenumber of research subjects is 8 persons who are evenly divided into control group andexperimental group. The data analysis is done by non-parametric statistical technic; Mann-Whitney U-Test with the help of SPSS 17.0 for windows programme. Based on the result of dataanalysis, it is obtained the value of Z = -0,436 with p value = 0,332 for 1-tailed test. This calculationresult indicates that no significant influence of expressive writing in depression reduction onVocational School students in Surabaya.

Keyword :

expressive writing, depression,

References :

Beck, A.T,(1967) Depression: Clinical, experimental and theoretical aspects New York : Harper & Row

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