A Strengthening of Resilience in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder -

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Khwanthida Phimphakarn


This article aims to review the knowledge about a strengthening of resilience in patients with major depressive disorder. Major depressive disorder is a mood disorder, such as feelings of sadness, feelings of worthlessness, loss of interest in activitiesธthat used to be interesting. It is the most common of all ages. It can be cured with, psychosocial therapy, or using antidepressant drugs, or using both methods. The factors that cause disease, there are 2 factors: biological factors and psychosocial factors

            Resilience is coping problems and overcome obstacles until the person is strong. Grotberg's concept: The components of resilience is associated with: I am, I have and I can. Helping process of the depressed patient with resilience is an attempt to convince them to look at obstacles in a creative sense by using conversations that allow depressed patients to think and not feel crammed, encouraging them to be confident in venting out his suffering. After that, continue to use resilience psychological nursing.

            Therefore, strengthening the resilience results in patients with major depressive disorder having emotional and mental stability, self esteem. Make it ready to live happily with family and communities.



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