Proceedings of the Tarumanagara International Conference on the Applications of Social Sciences and Humanities (TICASH 2019)

The Application of Positive Group Psychotherapy to Increase Life Satisfaction for HIV-Infected Wives Through Her Husband

Authors
Edward Septianto Gani, Ediasri Toto Atmodiwirjo, Naomi Sutikno
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Edward Septianto Gani
Available Online 20 May 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.074How to use a DOI?
Keywords
HIV, wife, positive group psychotherapy
Abstract
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has become a major health problem. HIV affects several aspects, including physical, psychological, financial, and social aspects. This impact resulted in individuals having low life satisfaction. Low life satisfaction is caused by not fulfilling the domain satisfaction in their life. Positive Group Psychotherapy is a group therapy that aims to help individuals recognize their strengths. So that they can think, behave, and have positive emotions. This study aims to see whether positive group psychotherapy is effective for increasing life satisfaction in wife infected with HIV through their husbands. Participants in this study did not attend individual or group psychological intervention sessions. The sampling technique in this study was purposive sampling. The research design in this study was quasi- experimental design one group pretest posttest. Data analysis in this study used a non-parametric analysis technique, The Wilcoxon signed- Rank Test. Positive Group psychotherapy in this study consisted of 15 sessions over 7 weeks. Based on the results of The Wilcoxon signed-Rank Test, it was found that positive group psychotherapy effectively increased life satisfaction in wife infected with HIV through their husbands with Z = - 2.041, p = 0.041 <0.05.
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PY  - 2020
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