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An Empathy of Family for Reducing Stigma on People with HIV/AIDS: A Case Study in North Coastal of Central Java


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1 Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia; Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia
2 Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
3 Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia
     

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People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) faces powerless. Those aggravated with social problems from the family and community. Support from family allows them to have greater acceptance related to the disease. The Aimed of study to explore family stigma from PLWHA perspective in the North Coastal of Central Java. Method of research used qualitative with case study approach was conducted at Kudus district. Purposive sampling was applied to recruit participant. In-depth interview with semi-structured questions was attempted to 15 migrant workers also been carried out to families and case manager for triangulation. Thematic of manual content analysis was used. The stigmatization among gender showed different result in the context of family. Families were more tolerance and accepted the males with HIV/AIDS without any stigmatization. The culture of lower class of family have good attitude which potentially to be developed such as skills of understanding, being empathy and willing to care. There are specific programs needed which could encourage family empowerment to develop integrated community-based care for PLWHA.

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Empathy, Stigma, PLWHA, Reducing Stigma, HIV/AIDS
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Authors

Ernawati
Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia; Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia
Nursalam
Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
Aric Vranada
Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia

Abstract


People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) faces powerless. Those aggravated with social problems from the family and community. Support from family allows them to have greater acceptance related to the disease. The Aimed of study to explore family stigma from PLWHA perspective in the North Coastal of Central Java. Method of research used qualitative with case study approach was conducted at Kudus district. Purposive sampling was applied to recruit participant. In-depth interview with semi-structured questions was attempted to 15 migrant workers also been carried out to families and case manager for triangulation. Thematic of manual content analysis was used. The stigmatization among gender showed different result in the context of family. Families were more tolerance and accepted the males with HIV/AIDS without any stigmatization. The culture of lower class of family have good attitude which potentially to be developed such as skills of understanding, being empathy and willing to care. There are specific programs needed which could encourage family empowerment to develop integrated community-based care for PLWHA.

Keywords


Empathy, Stigma, PLWHA, Reducing Stigma, HIV/AIDS



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v11%2Fi2%2F2020%2Fijphrd%2F195038