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Psychological distress amongst AIDS-orphaned children in urban South Africa.
BACKGROUND South Africa is predicted to have 2.3 million children orphaned by Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by 2020 (Actuarial Society of South Africa, 2005). There is little knowledgeExpand
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Subjective social status: reliability and predictive utility for global health
This article examines the test–retest reliability and predictive utility of a new self-report measure of subjective socioeconomic status (SES) with a large, multiethnic national sample. The measureExpand
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Perceived Risks and Benefits of Sex Work among Transgender Women of Color in San Francisco
Prior research has shown that male-to-female (MTF) transgender women of color in the United States have a high rate of HIV infection and often engage in sex work for economic survival. With theExpand
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Ethnic Identity Moderates Perceptions of Prejudice: Judgments of Personal Versus Group Discrimination and Subtle Versus Blatant Bias
Two studies investigate the association between ethnic identity and perceptions of prejudice. Study 1 examined the relationship between ethnic identity and the personal-group discriminationExpand
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HIV risk behaviors among male-to-female transgender persons of color in San Francisco.
OBJECTIVES The authors examined HIV risk behaviors among African American, Asian/Pacific Islander (API), and Latina male-to-female (MTF) transgender persons in order to improve HIV preventionExpand
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Social context of HIV risk behaviours among male-to-female transgenders of colour
To explore the social context of drug use and sexual behaviours that put male-to-female (MTF) transgenders at risk for HIV, focus groups were conducted consisting of African American, Latina andExpand
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Effects of stigma on the mental health of adolescents orphaned by AIDS.
PURPOSE By 2010, an estimated 18.4 million children in Sub-Saharan Africa will be orphaned by AIDS. Research in South Africa shows that AIDS orphanhood is independently associated with heightenedExpand
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Sex Work and HIV Status Among Transgender Women: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background:Transgender women are a key risk group for HIV, and epidemiologic studies have attributed high rates of HIV infection to behaviors associated with sex work in this population. ThisExpand
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High Acceptability of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis but Challenges in Adherence and Use: Qualitative Insights from a Phase I Trial of Intermittent and Daily PrEP in At-Risk Populations in Kenya
This paper used qualitative methods to explore experiences of men who have sex with men and female sex workers in Nairobi and Mtwapa, Kenya, who used oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIVExpand
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HIV risk and preventive interventions in transgender women sex workers
Worldwide, transgender women who engage in sex work have a disproportionate risk for HIV compared with natal male and female sex workers. We reviewed recent epidemiological research on HIV inExpand
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