Working Paper Review Version 2 This version is not peer-reviewed

Stressor And Coping Strategies Of People Living With Hiv/aids (PlWHA): A Literature Review

Version 1 : Received: 2 April 2021 / Approved: 5 April 2021 / Online: 5 April 2021 (15:55:58 CEST)
Version 2 : Received: 15 April 2021 / Approved: 16 April 2021 / Online: 16 April 2021 (09:59:38 CEST)

How to cite: Amal, A.I.; Pandin, M.G.R. Stressor And Coping Strategies Of People Living With Hiv/aids (PlWHA): A Literature Review. Preprints 2021, 2021040149 Amal, A.I.; Pandin, M.G.R. Stressor And Coping Strategies Of People Living With Hiv/aids (PlWHA): A Literature Review. Preprints 2021, 2021040149

Abstract

Background: A person living with HIV / AIDS bargains with stressors such as discrimination, stigma depression, and several psychological impacts. The stressors experienced by people with HIV/ AIDS will certainly have an impact on daily activities, welfare, and management of medications which in general will have an impact on the quality of life. To deal with these stressors, it is necessary to have good and proper coping from within the PLWHA. Coping strategies need to be owned and carried out by PLWHA in order to respond adaptively to the stressor conditions experienced. Purpose: The aim of this review is to describe the stress experienced and the coping strategies used among PLWHA. Methods: This literature review used keywords in the search for international references are coping strategy, stressor, HIV-AIDS. Inclusion criteria: selection of titles that are relevant to the formulation of the problem and objectives, full-text articles in English, articles published from 2019 to 2021. The exclusion criteria used were coping strategy articles that did not involve HIV patients. Search references from electronic database sources namely ProQuest, CINAHL, and ScienceDirect.Six articles that are deemed worthy of analysis are then discussed or analyzed. Results: Age, gender and sexual orientation have contributed to the emerging stressor among PLWHA. The internal and external coping strategies focusing on the problem are important for PLWHA in handling the stressor. Conclusion: People with HIV-AIDS have many stressors in their lives, but they also have proper coping strategies depending on their internal and external conditions.

Keywords

Stressor; Coping Strategies; HIV/AIDS

Comments (1)

Comment 1
Received: 16 April 2021
Commenter: Ahmad Ikhlasul Amal
Commenter's Conflict of Interests: Author
Comment: additional sentences and references on the last paragraph of the discussion. And also some paraphrasing sentences in order to decrease the Turnitin/ plagiarism index.
+ Respond to this comment

We encourage comments and feedback from a broad range of readers. See criteria for comments and our diversity statement.

Leave a public comment
Send a private comment to the author(s)
Views 0
Downloads 0
Comments 1
Metrics 0


×
Alerts
Notify me about updates to this article or when a peer-reviewed version is published.
We use cookies on our website to ensure you get the best experience.
Read more about our cookies here.