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Continuities and Discontinuities in the Experiences of Felt and Enacted Stigma Among Women With HIV/AIDS
In the post-1996 era, the effectiveness of antiviral therapies (such as highly active antiretroviral therapy [HAART]), which transformed HIV/AIDS into a more manageable disease, raised expectationsExpand
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Diminished Sexual Activity, Interest, and Feelings of Attractiveness Among HIV-Infected Women in Two Eras of the AIDS Epidemic
Despite the high prevalence of sexual inactivity, decreased sexual desire, and poor sexual satisfaction documented among HIV-infected individuals, women’s experiences of sexuality followingExpand
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Pathways to HIV testing among adults aged fifty and older with HIV/AIDS
Abstract Older adults (age 50 + ) are less likely to be tested for HIV and are diagnosed at a later disease stage than younger individuals. To examine the barriers and facilitating factors to testingExpand
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AIDS as a chronic illness: psychosocial implications
Early in the epidemic, the public perception of AIDS as a highly fatal acute illness with a rapid downward trajectory was crystallized. Nevertheless, as early as 1991 in the nursing and medicalExpand
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'A local habitation and a name': how narrative evidence-based medicine transforms the translational research paradigm.
RATIONALE We propose narrative evidence-based medicine as a necessary elaboration of the NIH translational research roadmap. The roadmap defined two complex obstacles, T1 and T2, to the progress ofExpand
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Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Adolescent HIV Testing: A Qualitative Analysis
&NA; Using qualitative data, this article explored the circumstances leading to HIV testing among 59 HIV‐infected adolescents recruited from New York City HIV clinics. Results showed differencesExpand
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Felt and Enacted Stigma Among HIV/HCV-Coinfected Adults
The realization that many persons with HIV/AIDS are subjected to multiple layers of stigmatization because they belong to socially deviant and disenfranchised groups (e.g., injection drug users,Expand
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Changes in Attitudes Toward Antiviral Medication: A Comparison of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in the Pre-HAART and HAART Eras
To examine potential changes in attitudes toward antiviral medication since the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), focused interviews were conducted with two samples of womenExpand
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Strategies for coping with fatigue among HIV-positive individuals fifty years and older.
Fatigue, a common symptom among persons living with HIV/AIDS, is often underreported and undertreated. However, given fatigue's pervasive effects on well-being and functioning, the identification ofExpand
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Retained in HIV Care But Not on Antiretroviral Treatment: A Qualitative Patient-Provider Dyadic Study
Background Patients retained in HIV care but not on antiretroviral therapy (ART) represent an important part of the HIV care cascade in the United States. Even in an era of more tolerable andExpand
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