THE INFLUENCE PSYCHOEDUCATION ON MENSTRUAL CARE TOWARDS MENSTRUAL PERSONAL HYGIENE ON FEMALE TEENAGERS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION

Nurul Kamariyah, Sri Hartatik

Abstract


Cognitive obstacle experienced by female teenagers with mental retardation
and limited information about health reproduction made them hard to take care
themselves whenever they got menstruation. That is why they need simple health
education about menstruation care. This is a pre experiment study with no control
group. Samples on this study were 26 female teenagers with mental retardation who
had experienced menstruation. The sampling method used total sampling. The paired
t-test showed significance value at 0.000 (p<0.05). there was an effect health education
about menstruation care with personal hygiene on female teenagers with mental
retardation at SLB Putra Bangsa. Surabaya
Keywords: mental retardation, personal hygiene behaviours, menstrual,
psychoeducation

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