International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 7, Issue 12 (2021)

Anxiety in facing the future for adult female inmates in class II a women's correctional institution in Tangerang city


Gerald Mario Semen, Luana N Achmad

Anxiety is defined as overgrowth worried, or discomfort was feeling in anticipation of internal or external danger. Anxiety is stated pathological if the condition stays long term and causes physical disabilities, distress that causes difficulties in daily life activities such as working or socializing. Anxiety disorder has bigger chances to develop in women more than in men. Throughout the detention period, if anxiety is being ignored, it could weaken or even eliminate self capacity and capability in prisoners. This study is prepared to seek anxiety and assess the severity in prisoners at Lembaga Pemasyarakatan Perempuan Kelas II A Kota Tangerang from August-October 2019. This study is published with descriptive quantitative with a cross-sectional approach. The data is collected using accidental sampling, where the population of this research is 78 female prisoners, and the data is collected using the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAR-S) questionnaire. The result shows that the level of anxiety is divided into four stages; standard (67,9%), low (15,4%), middle (11,5%), and high (5,1%) levels of anxiety. The highest anxiety level shows in the 20-30s year category, married category, and has never been prisoned category.
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Gerald Mario Semen, Luana N Achmad. Anxiety in facing the future for adult female inmates in class II a women's correctional institution in Tangerang city. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 7, Issue 12, 2021, Pages 7-12
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