Behavior Change After HIV/AIDS Diagnosis of Female Sexuality in The Yogyakarta City

  • Dwi Agustiana Sari Program Studi S1 Ilmu Keperawatan STIKES Guna Bangsa Yogyakarta
  • Yanri Wijayanti Subronto Rumah Sakit Dr. Sardjito Yogyakarta
  • Wiwin Lismidianti Program Studi Keperawatan Universitas Gadjah Mada
Keywords: Women, HIV/AIDS, Sexual behavior


Background: Anxiety, panic, inability to accept the conditions and low knowledge about good sexual behaviour can worsen HIV status.

Purpose: assess changes in sexual behavior before, the time of diagnosis, and current and causes.

Methode: Qualitative research phenomenological, semi-structured interviews with in dept interviews in 6 Participants women of reproductive age, diagnosed with HIV between 1-2 years before study, has been or ever married. Analysis using Collaizy.

Result: before diagnosis frequency: rarely and still routine, sexual behavior: oral, anal and masturbated to couples, sexual desire did not a decline. Causal factor that changes sexual behavior is a condition of pain, impaired self-image, increasing socio-economic burden, and change partners.

Dicussion: Hankins (1997) the majority of women after hear of HIV positive status will experience a significant disruption to the desire, arousal and orgasm function, is due to physiological and psychological factors. Recurrent pain during sexual intercourse can lead to avoidance. Psychosocial factors (stress, financial crisis, depression, anxiety) inhibit the production of liquid lubrication. Working full- time cause fatigue and decrease sexual desire for women with HIV.


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Sari, D. A., Subronto, Y. W., & Lismidianti, W. (2016). Behavior Change After HIV/AIDS Diagnosis of Female Sexuality in The Yogyakarta City. Journal of Health (JoH), 3(1), 24-32.