Table 4: Patients’ experiences after receiving services.

Categories Themes Subtheme
Psychosocial stresses and pressure Being hopeless/ disappointed Of receiving services
Of health care authorities responsiveness
Of personal life situation
anger with health care personnel
at society
with friends and companions
Regret disclosing their HIV status regret disclosing to health providers
guilty conscious Because of the concealment of the Disease
Because of the possibility of infecting other people
Decide to commit suicide
Disclosure of patient information and its impact on patient personal life Disclosure of patients information by health care providers by physician
by nurses
Disclosure of patient information by other people by patient’s friends
by patient’s companions
by other patients
Being fired from work
Distrust of health care Organizations Fear of not receiving services in future visits
Distrust of health care personnel

*health care personnel at health houses at rural area