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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.5.NQ22193

Effectiveness of Mental Health through Audiovisual Media on Schizophrenia Caregiver: A Systematic Review

P. Samsul Arif and Shanti Wardaningsih


Background: The utilization of audiovisual media information technology as a method that can be used to provide nursing services to schizophrenic patients in hospitals and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic is one thing that needs to be considered. The purpose of the study: is to analyze the literature on the effect of mental health interventions through audiovisual media on caregivers' ability to treat schizophrenic patients. Methods: This article was compiled through the literature review method. Literature is drawn from PubMed, ProQuest, and Scorpus. The search for articles was limited to publications from 2016 to 2021. The literature obtained as many as six articles that met the inclusion criteria using a review protocol through the PRISMA checklist. Through screening inclusion and exclusion criteria, quality assessment, and data extraction stages. All relevant articles were analyzed based on quality and relevance to the review topic, questions, and literature review objectives. Result: Based on the results of the analysis of six articles that have been reviewed about the effectiveness of audiovisual media on the caregiver's ability to treat schizophrenic patients. There are five articles or 83% of journals that state that audiovisual media effectively improves the caregiver's ability to care for schizophrenic patients. Another article stated that the Audiovisual module that was compiled was valid and reliable, so it was hoped that it would improve the caregiver's ability to care for schizophrenic patients. Conclusion: Audiovisual media effectively increases caregivers in caring for schizophrenic patients at home.


Audiovisual, Caregiver, e-health, Knowledge, Mental Illness.

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