• Yovita Erin Sastrini Lecturer at STIKES Dirgahayu Samarinda Nursing Study Program Jl. Pasundan
  • Gracia Herni Pratiwi Lecturer at STIKES Dirgahayu Samarinda Nursing Study Program Jl. Pasundan
Keywords: Experience of Running Menopause


Menopause is not a disease even though many changes occur both physically, psychologically, and sexually. Menopause is a normal and natural process for every woman who enters old age. With increasing life expectancy, more and more women are experiencing menopause with various complaints that can interfere with their life activities. In 2025, it is estimated that there will be 60 million menopausal women in Indonesia, currently in Indonesia there are only 14 million menopausal women or 7.4 percent of the total population. This research aims to know the experience of women undergoing menopause through phenomenological studies. The research design is qualitative and a series of phenomenological studies. Determination of participants in this study as many as six participants using a purposive sampling method. The results showed that the menopause experience experienced by the participants illustrates that information is needed regarding the changes that occur during menopause specifically for premenopausal women, so that women who will enter menopause have good knowledge so they can accept and be able to cope with changes. -Physical, psychological, and sexual changes that may be experienced. It is necessary to provide information related to physical, psychological, and sexual changes during menopause that can be accessed easily by women so that women who are entering menopause with physical, psychological, and sexual changes become better prepared and remain happy in living their lives.


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How to Cite
Erin Sastrini, Y., & Herni Pratiwi, G. (2023). WOMEN’S EXPERIENCE WITH MENOPAUSE IN SAMARINDA BENANGA STATION STUDY: PHENOMENOLOGY. GPH - International Journal of Health Sciences and Nursing, 6(07), 08-19. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8194923