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Perceiving benefits in adversity: stress-related growth in women living with HIV/AIDS.
This study examines perceptions of illness-related positive of change or stress-related growth among a sample of African American, Puerto Rican, and non-Hispanic White women (n = 54) living withExpand
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Impact of parental terminal cancer on adolescents.
Psychological and emotional concerns of adolescents during a parent's terminal cancer are described. Compared to younger children, the adolescents' greater cognitive and emphatic capacities allowedExpand
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Stress-Related Growth Among Women Living with HIV/AIDS: Examination of an Explanatory Model
Despite the increasing interest in the perceived benefits or growth resulting from stress and illness, there has been little investigation of the correlates of this stress-related growth,Expand
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Children's Psychological Distress Following the Death of a Parent
The death of a parent in childhood represents a profound psychological insult. Although a number of studies have examined rates of depression and anxiety in bereaved children, less attention has beenExpand
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Hiv-Infected Mothers' Disclosure to their Uninfected Children: Rates, Reasons, and Reactions
Focused interviews were conducted with a sample of 45 HIV-infected mothers to identify the reasons women offer for disclosing or not disclosing the illness to their uninfected children, the women'sExpand
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Stigma Management Among Gay/Bisexual Men with HIV/AIDS
People with HIV infection are subjected to prejudice, discrimination and hostility related to the stigmatization of AIDS. To manage the stigma of their disease, they mount complex coping strategies.Expand
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Psychosocial adjustment of children with a terminally ill parent.
Although a substantial number of children experience serious parental illness and death, the adjustment problems attendant to the stress of having a fatally ill parent have not been examinedExpand
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Disclosure and concealment of sexual orientation and the mental health of non-gay-identified, behaviorally bisexual men.
OBJECTIVE Although bisexual men report lower levels of mental health relative to gay men, few studies have examined the factors that contribute to bisexual men's mental health. Bisexual men are lessExpand
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Adjustment of children facing the death of a parent due to cancer.
OBJECTIVE To compare predeath and postdeath levels of depression and anxiety reported by a sample of children who lost a parent to cancer ("study children") with the levels reported by children in aExpand
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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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