FAMILY EMPOWERMENT AND SUPPORTIVE GROUP IN ADDRESSING SEXUAL DISORDERS AND GENDER IDENTITY
By Rika Damayanti
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders, better known by the term Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) become hot issue discussed lately. The group that defends and against of mutual defense defend common values ??that correspond to the respective groups. However, the most important of a support or resistance is how to provide handling accordance with the needs of individuals who have problems, because the problem of sexual and gender identity disorders experienced by the majority of teenagers who are the future generation. Various stressors that occur because of the refusal of the individuals themselves, their families and the environment can decrease the quality of life of the individual sufferer, ranging from disturbances of self esteem, self-isolation, to severe psychological problems such as the desire to end life. Family empowerment through the optimization of five family duties in the health sector would greatly help family members. Supportive group of individuals who are committed to help address the problem gradually and sustainably will greatly assist the handling of the problem in a comprehensive manner.
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