Penulis : Gesti Widiarini
Fakultas : Keperawatan
Program Studi : Ilmu Keperawatan
IPK : 3.26
Pembimbing I : Dr. Nursalam, M.Nurs (Hons)
Pembimbing II : Tiyas Kusumaningrum, S.Kep.,Ns
Pengaruh Laughter Yoga Therapy terhadap Tingkat Stres Remaja
Wanita dengan Sindrom Premenstruasi di SMP Negeri 1Bondowoso
Premenstrual syndrome is a psycho-physiological and a stress induced disorder affected both
interpersonal relation and normal activities among women. Laughter yoga therapy is a kind of stress
relaxation and further more it is expected to relieve stress level of premenstrual syndrome as well. The
objective of this study was to examine whether laughter yoga therapy affects stress level in young female
with premenstrual syndrome.
This study used quasy experimental design. Twenty two normal healthy female who were in their
premenstrual period was participated and distributed into 2 groups, an experimental group (n=11) and a
control group (n=11). Data were collected by using Moos Menstrual Disstress Questionnaire (MDQ). Data
were analyzed by Mann Whitney Test and Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test formulation for further analysis.
Statistical significance was assigned at p â‰¤ 0,05.
Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test result showed that there were differences between pre-post test in the
experimental group (p = 0,011), on the other hand, there were no significant differences between pre-post
test in the control group (p = 1,000). The result of research proved by Mann Whitney Test also showed
that there were highly significant differences between experimental group and control group (p = 0,007).
It can be concluded that laughter yoga therapy affected stress level in young female with premenstrual
syndrome. Laughter yoga therapy is recommended in providing relief from stress level of premenstrual
syndrome and may be a kind of useful non-medical therapy of premenstrual syndrome.
Premenstrual Syndrome, Laughter Yoga Therapy, Stress Level, Moos Menstrual Disstress Questionnaire