Chromotherapy: An Alternative Treatment for Mathematics Anxiety Among Elementary School Students

Ifdil, Ifdil and Fadli, Rima Pratiwi and Zola, Nilma and Erwinda, Lira and Sari, Astri Yuza and Churnia, Elfi and Rangka, Itsar Bolo and Solihatun, Solihatun and Suranata, K and Bariyyah, K and Ardi, Zadrian and Afdal, Afdal and Refnaldi, Refnaldi and Zufriani, Zufriani and Nikmarijal, Nikmarijal and Dahlan, Dahlan and Fitria, L. and Barseli, Mufadhal (2019) Chromotherapy: An Alternative Treatment for Mathematics Anxiety Among Elementary School Students. In: IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conf. Series, 2019.

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Mathematics is often a frightening subject for students. Such conditions are caused by a stressful learning atmosphere, mathematics subjects that create anxiety. Anxiety experienced by students in learning mathematics has the potential to cause depression conditions on the mathematics. Based on this, a chromotherapy treatment was used to reduce the anxiety of elementary school students to mathematics. Chromotherapy is a treatment designed with the foundation that any color contains healing energy. The effect of color affects the work of sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves and improves mood. Chromotherapy provides an element of relaxation, which from various studies found to reduce anxiety in individuals. This research uses single-subject design to five students of elementary school with high anxiety. The instruments used are observation, interview, DASS Inventory. The results show that chromotherapy provides relaxation and reduces anxiety among students. Instruments used Mini Mathematic Anxiety Scale (MMAS) and observation. Based on such things this therapy can be one alternative treatment in helping elementary school students cope with anxiety to the subjects of mathematics.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Pendidikan > Bimbingan dan Konseling - S1
Depositing User: Mrs. Wiwi Sartika
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2019 08:31
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2019 08:31

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