Recognizing Early Psychological Support For Parents
Fathers and Mothers, the notion of Initial Psychological Support (DPA) is a simple skill for parents to help themselves and can help families in dealing with a problem or in a difficult situation. As well as Initial Psychological Support (DPA) can also help relieve pressure or burden experienced so that it has a supporting impact on the psychological recovery process.
DPA can be analogous to first aid when in a difficult situation. A difficult situation is a condition where in everyday life there are various problems such as at home and in the workplace. In difficult situations parents will feel uncomfortable such as boredom, anxiety, fear, sadness, panic, feeling disappointed, physical fatigue, feeling confused about what to do or feeling confused about taking action, and easily angry or emotional. These are natural reactions experienced in everyday life by parents and not all experience the same reaction.
In dealing with difficult situations, fathers and mothers can find out the benefits of Child Psychological Support (DPA) skills for parents, namely by helping or accompanying children when experiencing difficult times, playing a role in solving difficult situations in the family, and having the ability and ways to manage difficult situations.
Here are some DPA steps for parents, namely :
-LOOK. Be able to recognize changes that make you uncomfortable and pay attention to yourself and other family members
- LISTEN. Listen to what you feel and what happened. Fathers and mothers and other family members should not judge and patronize but need to know the psychological condition first.
- LINKS. Parents can link to an institution or someone who can be assessed as able to help. For example, giving DPA to trusted choices such as relatives, psychologists and service centers.
Tough parents are parents who are able to adapt to difficult situations and are able to think of concrete steps to protect themselves and their families. Parents like this are a source of strength that makes themselves and their families able to survive in difficult times and under any conditions. Because the role of the family is the first and foremost environment that can provide the best stimulation for children's growth and development by providing love and attention from parents and family, which is an important thing that can shape the personality of children.
To better understand your condition, there are 20 conditions related to certain complaints or problems that may have bothered you during the last 30 days. with the circumstances then answer .
How to check yourself
1 Do you often suffer from headaches?
2 Do you have no appetite?
3 Do you have trouble sleeping?
4 Are you easily scared?
5 Do you feel tense, anxious or worried?
6 Are your hands shaking?
7 Is your digestion disturbed/poor?
8 Do you find it difficult to think clearly?
9 Do you feel unhappy?
10 Do you cry more often?
11 Do you find it difficult to enjoy everyday activities?
12 Do you find it difficult to make decisions?
13 Is your daily work disrupted?
14 Are you unable to do anything useful in life?
15 Have you lost interest in things?
16 Do you feel worthless?
17 Do you have thoughts of ending your life?
18 Do you feel tired all the time?
19 Do you have an uncomfortable feeling in your stomach?
20 Do you tire easily?
If you experience 6 of these 20 symptoms, then that is a sign that you need the support of another person or professional
to overcome it. If the father and mother are still having difficulties in helping the child, you can consult a psychologist at Hermina Hospital so that you can get the right treatment according to the child's condition.