Patterns of Family Support in Cervical Cancer Survivors with High Resilience
Zuardin, Amran Razak1, M. Alimin Maidin2, Muhammad Tamar3, Ahmad Yani4

1Zuardin*, Public Health Doctoral Student at Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia & Faculty of Psychology and Health Science, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya, Indonesia.
2Amran Razak, Department of Administration and Health Policy, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia.
3M. Alimin Maidin, Department of Hospital Management, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia.
4Muhammad Tamar, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
5Ahmad Yani, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Public Health Universitas Muhammadiyah Palu, Indonesia

Manuscript received on October 12, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 22 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 1604-1606 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: A4572119119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.A4572.119119
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Abstract: This study is aimed to explore the patterns of family support in cervical cancer survivors. This study is focused on explaining the kinds of patterns of family support received by cervical cancer survivors who had experienced high-resilience. It implements qualitative methods with descriptive research design. Data is collected by screening using resilience scale and interview. The analysed data include interview results obtained from cervical cancer survivors who had experienced high resilience. Research results showed that high resilience among the three cervical cancer survivors is related to family support. The patterns of family support received by the three participants include closeness, receptors, and durability. The three participants also received at least three out of four patterns of family supports concrete support, emotional support, informative support, and award support. Types of support most needed by the three participants are concrete support and emotional support.
Keywords: Cervical Cancer, Resilience, Family support
Scope of the Article: Pattern Recognition