TITLE

REDUCING STIGMA FOR BETTER HEALTH OUTCOMES AMONG HISPANICS WITH HIV/AIDS

AUTHOR(S)
Lanes, Sandra E.; Davis, Jennifer N.; Gallo, Linda C.; Heinrich, Janel; Talavera, Gregory
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Ethnicity & Disease;Winter2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an overview of the study on the effects of stigma on low-income Hispanics with HIV in San Diego, California. The authors examined the relation between stigma and quality of life, stigma and social support and stigma and health outcomes in participants. Results indicated that those participants who reported higher levels of stigma had significantly lower levels of psychological and physical functioning, lower social support and greater interference with their daily activities.
ACCESSION #
37368400

 

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