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MEDICATION ADHERENCE AS A DOMINANT FACTOR INFLUENCING SCHIZOPHRENIA RELAPSE
Anindya Arum Cempaka*, Setyawati Soeharto and Tina Handayani Nasution
The occurrence of relapses in schizophrenic patients has great potential to harm and endanger patients,
family and society. Relapse increases the burden of care and is a significant economic burden for families
and communities because if the patient has rehospitalization in the psychiatric clinic, it increases the cost
of the family for the treatment. The aim of this study was to analyze the factors related to schizophrenia
relapse and to find out the dominant factors related to schizophrenia relapse in Puskesmas Bantur Working
Area, Malang Regency. Analytic observational design with cross-sectional approach was utilized. There
were 83 respondents contributed in this study. The respondents were obtained using total sampling
technique. The results showed a significant relationship between medication adherence, expression
emotion and schizophrenia onset with schizophrenia relapse. The result from multiple logistic regression
shows medication adherence has the highest OR value at 27.182. There were significant correlation
between medication adherence, expression emotion and schizophrenia onset with schizophrenia relapse.
Medication adherence as a dominant factor influencing schizophrenia relapse.