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The relationship of stigma to the sexual risk behavior of rural men who have sex with men.
Most studies of risky sexual behaviors of men who have sex with men (MSM) have been conducted in cities. Few have documented risky sexual behavior of rural men despite increases in rural HIV. FewerExpand
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The influence of stigma on the sexual risk behavior of rural men who have sex with men.
Research investigating predictors of risky sexual behavior of rural MSM is sparse, even though the prevalence of HIV in rural areas has increased. This study explored two sets of predictors of 93Expand
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A Discussion of Chain Referral As a Method of Sampling Hard-to-Reach Populations
Nursing research often requires inquiry into sensitive topics that involve hidden or hard-to reach populations. However, identifying and sampling these populations for research purposes is oftenExpand
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Personal and social determinants of rural nurses' willingness to care for persons with AIDS.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the individual and social determinants of rural nurses' willingness to care for people with AIDS (PWAs). Willingness to care was viewed as a function ofExpand
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Predictors of rural critical care nurses' willingness to care for people with AIDS.
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between rural critical care nurses' attitudes about acquired immunedeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and people with AIDS (PWAs), and theirExpand
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College Students' Attitudes and Beliefs about the Consequences of Smoking: Development and Normative Scores of a New Scale
  • G. Budd, D. Preston
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Nurse…
  • 1 September 2001
Purpose To develop an instrument that could be used to assist young adults to determine their perceived consequences about cigarette smoking. The new instrument consisted of 27 items measuringExpand
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HIV/AIDS stigma.
H IV/AIDS-related stigma is a complex concept that refers to prejudice, discounting, discrediting and discrimination directed at persons perceived to have AIDS or HIV, as well as their partners,Expand
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AIDS and homosexuality: a longitudinal study of knowledge and attitude change among rural nurses.
With no effective medical treatment or vaccine for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) available now or in the near future, nursing can make the most difference by providing emotional supportExpand
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The Nurses' Attitudes About AIDS Scale (NAAS): development and psychometric analysis.
This article describes the development and psychometric evaluation of the Nurses' Attitudes About AIDS Scale (NAAS). Based on a review of the literature on attitude theory and measurement and onExpand
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Issues in the Development of HIV-Preventive Interventions for Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in Rural Areas
Interventions aimed at reducing HIV-related sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) have been highly successful in urban areas in reducing the incidence of new cases of HIVExpand
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