Expressive Writing Therapy to A Client with low Self-esteem, Hallucination and Post-Traumatic Syndrome

Visya Septiana, Yossie Susanti Eka Putri, Napawadee Tungtrongvisolkit
2022 Innovation in Health for Society  
Schizoaffective is a mental disorder that exhibits psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia and mood disorders which can be depressive episodes, manic episodes, or a mixture of the two episodes. This paper reported a case study of Ms. R, a 24-year-old woman diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. She has self-esteem problems, hallucinations, and post-traumatic syndrome that interfere with her productivity and social life functions. The generalist psychiatric nursing care process and expressive
more » ... ng therapy were implemented for her treatment for 18 days. The result supports that the combination of the two interventions positively impacted reducing signs and symptoms of low self-esteem, hallucinations, and anxiety symptoms in a client with schizoaffective.
doi:10.31603/ihs.6717 fatcat:c7lod4ye4zbstia3lrhwi4xlyy