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Research Paper | Psychology Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017
Enhancement of Assertiveness in Female Adolescents with SEA (Self Efficacy to Assertiveness) Card to Prevent Pre-Marital Sexual Behavior
Abstract: Sexual development requires adolescents to be able to act positively associated with skills in controlling sexual desires and managing the consequences of sexual behavior. However, women tend to become victims of sexual abuse because of a weak personality characterized by an inability to be assertive. The objective of this research is to know whether SEA card method is effective to increase assertiveness and reduce sexual behaviors among female adolescents. The subjects are 15-20 year old female adolescents. Research design employed in this study is one-group pretest-posttest design. Materials used in this research are training module, a set of tools consisting of play board, dice, pawn and SEA card. Data were collected thought assertiveness and sexual behavior scales. Analysis showed that the mean scores of assertiveness difference between the condition before and after treatment were 70.74 and 74.32. As for the sexual behavior of the subjects it is showed that the mean score is 55.36 and 48.77. This indicates that psychoeducation and training using SEA card are effective to reduce premarital sexual behavior and to increase female adolescent assertiveness.
Keywords: assertive, enhancement, female adolescent, pre-marital sex behavior, SEA Card
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,
Pages: 94 - 96