Optimism, Cardiovascular Disease, Gender


This study aims to analyze optimism in coronary heart patients and the optimism of coronary heart patients based on gender differences as a novelty of this study compared to previous studies. This type of research is survey research with a quantitative approach. The population in this study were coronary heart disease patients who had been clinically diagnosed by a doctor and were undergoing outpatient care at RSUD Arifin Achmad Pekanbaru, with a total of 213 people, and the number of samples in this study was 139. The data analysis technique used in this research is descriptive statistical analysis and inferential data analysis using a t-test. The results showed that there were differences in optimism in terms of gender in coronary heart patients. So that these findings are useful for developing positive psychology in the context of coronary heart patients.


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Putra, R. P., Ramadhanti, A., & Darmawan, H. (2023). MALE OR FEMALE, WHO IS THE HIGHEST? LIFE OPTIMISM IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PATIENTS. Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Terapan Universitas Jambi, 7(1), 11-21.