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TREATMENT GAP FOR PSYCHOSIS BASED ON INDONESIA BASIC HEALTH RESEARCH

Sri Idaiani

Abstract


Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the number of treatment gap of psychosis or schizophrenia in Indonesia. Methods: The data was obtained from the National Basic Health Research in 2013. Sampling was taken through multistage, and conducted in 33 provinces. An interview was conducted by a trained enumerator to each head of the family to answer the question whether they have a family member with mental disorder and whether they have treatment from the health workers. The data is then being weighted and analyzed using survey data analysis with software STATA 10. Results: There were 294,959 households that were visited with responds rate of 98.3%. The number of households that have a family member with a mental disorder is 1,655. Moreover, the psychosis or schizophrenia prevalence is 1.7 per 1,000 people. The proportion of people who have been treated by the health workers are 61.8% therefore the treatment gap for psychosis and schizophrenia is 38.2%. Conclusions: The treatment gap for psychosis and schizophrenia in Indonesia is similar to that exists in other research. Yet, this number has not shown the received treatment quality and other factor such period of illness or treatment.

Keywords


treatment gap, psychosis, National Basic Health Research

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