ANALYSIS OF FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE SEXUAL BEHAVIOR OF MEN SEX WITH MEN (MSM) ON TEENS IN INDRAMAYU

  • Idham Latif STIKes Indramayu
  • Dian Fitriyani STIKes Indramayu
  • Dartiwen Dartiwen STIKes Indramayu
Keywords: Behavior, Sex, Youth, MSM

Abstract

Background:  Sexual  behavior  between  males  is  become  a  problem  in  Indonesia nowadays because it caused HIV infection, that the most sexual intercourse common by the adolescents. Therefore, adolescence health problems considering  high risk for the occurrence of health problems, physiologically their reproductive system of adolescents has begun to mature and intend to incresing their reproductive needs. On the other hand adolescents can be influenced by others so that the psychological condition of adolescents tends to be unstable. As a result, the most adolescents age groups risk with the issues of reproductive health. Subject and Methods: The subject study were male teenagers with HIV affected men through the doctor's diagnosis, which ever perform sexual behavior at 10-20 years old. The total population of the study was conducted at Bhayangkara Hospital which 25 people as  samples and taken by purposive sampling technique. The number of informants were not specified, but data saturation into size. Data obtain saturated if there is no update information. Data collection was conducted using an interview guide through in-depth interviews. The thematic analysis used in this study. The number of informants were successfully met and informed as many as 17 respondents, but there were 8 respondents willing to be interviewed. Results: This study revealed several factors that affect the sexual adolescents behavior of male sex with men in Indramayu, occurred due to their childhood has had fond of feelings toward the same sex, nurtured in an environment of a feminist, lack of closeness with the father, lack of religion guidance, migration rural tow, city association, low relationships, the role of social media especially the internet. Conclusion: The research results recommends to parents to give more attention through childhood environment as giving appropriate toys/games, having good communication between children and fathers, strengthen the religious foundation, monitoring and limit same-sex relationships and internet usage.

Published
2019-11-08