Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Homosexual Pedophilia Victims


This study was aimed to describe the homosexual pedophilia experience about the sexual abuse they underwent in the past time. The data were collected from six male teenager participants who underwent the sexual abuse four years ago in three districts in Tanah Datar Regency, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia. This study uses qualitative research and semi-structured interviews were conducted to all participants. The data were analyzed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA). Using this IPA, researcher found three themes and ten sub-themes. The first theme is parenting style with several sub-themes: the attachment with mother, and the problems with father. The second theme is about the reflection of meaning of abuse experience which comprises sub-themes: not know the case is sexual abuse, not know the impact of the abuse, being scared to inform the abuse event. The third theme is the impact of the abuse. It comprises several sub themes: the emergence of negative emotion and the negative behavior.


Interpretative phenomenology analysis, victim, homosexual pedophilia


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