Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Bakar, Md Zawawi Abu


BELIEFS, STIGMAS AND FAMILY’S ROLE OF HELP SEEKING FOR VULNERABLE OF MENTAL DISORDERS FAMILY MEMBERS

Azlizamani Zubir; Md Zawawi Abu Bakar; Sabasiah Husin

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 3885-3894

Nowadays, around 6 million people suffer from mental health issues but the help is not pursued because of number of factors. Present research is highlighting some of the crucial factors that are significant and when they are combined, can change the situation utterly. Factors discussed in this paper are named as beliefs of control, perceived cause of mental illness, role of family and help seeking with stigmatization regarding seeking help from Kiai, Dukun and Psychiatrists. Research was conducted with participants who are significant family members of individuals with mental health problems and lived in Java, Indonesia. Using Cluster sampling method the data was collected because of large area of districts/ municipality. The respondents included in research who had mental illness were specified in neurosis kind of illness for instance Anxiety, OCD-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Phobia, Trauma and Somatoform. Detailed findings based on thorough analysis of previous researches in a systematic way is given in this research in order to highlight that modern treatment can become high in relation among these families of Indonesia.