THE EFFECT OF THE STRESS MANAGEMENT WITH SEFT TECHNIQUE (SPIRITUAL EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TEHNIQUE) TO DECREASE THE INCIDENCE OF CONVULSION IN PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY
Many epileptic seizures are triggered by stress factors that can lead to decreased health epileptic and quality of life. The study used a Quasy Experiment. The population in this study were all adult epilepsy patients enrolled in poly Neurological Clinic Dr. Isaac Tulungagung certain period. The sample was adult epilepsy patients enrolled in poly Neurological Clinic Dr. Iskak Tulungagung who experienced relapse, some 20 respondents, with 10 respondents and 10 respondents intervention group as a control group. Sampling technique used is a consecutive sampling. Data is collected using questionnaires, analysis of data using a test wilcoson Signed Ranks Test. The results showed that before and after the intervention period seizure frequency, duration of attacks and normal recovery time results showed a significant decrease in the frequency of seizures while the intervention group (p = 0.004), the control group (p = 0.655), duration of seizures in the intervention group (p = 0.007), the control group (p = 0.157) and the normal recovery time from seizure intervention group (p = 0.005), the control group (p = 1.000). Stress management techniques SEFT (Spiritual Emotional Freedom Tehnique) can reduce the frequency of seizures in patients with epilepsy. SEFT techniques need to be applied to patients to reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures in order to increase the degree of health of the patient so that the quality of life for the better.