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Male patient perceptions of HIV stigma in health care contexts.
Individuals living with HIV may have a heightened sensitivity to the behaviors of others that may signal bias or discrimination. Identifying and avoiding these potentially problematic behaviors mayExpand
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Low-Income Women Describe Fertility-Related Expectations: Descriptive Norms, Injunctive Norms, and Behavior
Social norms surrounding sexuality, pregnancy, and childbearing may help guide women's health-related behaviors. In this study, we explore low-income women's perceptions of fertility-related norms byExpand
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The Relationship Between “Teen Mom” Reality Programming and Teenagers' Beliefs About Teen Parenthood
A survey was conducted with U.S. high school students (M = 16.57 years of age) from the Midwest to examine whether exposure to “teen mom” reality programming (e.g., 16 and Pregnant, Teen Mom) wasExpand
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Entertainment Media and Sexual Health: A Content Analysis of Sexual Talk, Behavior, and Risks in a Popular Television Series
Recent landmark content analyses of sexual content on television (e.g., Kunkel, Biely, Eyal, Cope-Farrar, Donnerstein, & Fandrich, 2003) provide a baseline for interpreting depictions of sex onExpand
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Theorizing the Transcendent Persona: Amelia Earhart’s Vision in The Fun of It
In this article, we define and theorize the “transcendent persona,” a discursive strategy in which a rhetor draws from a boundary-breaking accomplishment and utilizes the symbolic capital of thatExpand
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Fertility-Related Perceptions and Behaviors Among Low-Income Women: Injunctive Norms, Sanctions, and the Assumption of Choice
In this article we explore elements of the theory of normative social behavior (TNSB) through interviews with low-income women (N = 30) in a Midwestern U.S. state about their experiences with andExpand
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Using Science to Argue for Sexual Education in U.S. Public Schools
During the Progressive Era, Dr. Ella Flagg Young instituted the first sexual education program in U.S. public schools. She garnered support for her “Chicago Experiment” by integrating scientificExpand
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Infertility: Tracing the History of a Transformative Term
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Narrative Sensemaking and Time Lapse: Interviews with Low-income Women about Sex Education
Secondary-school students in the United States score notoriously low on tests of their reproductive and sexual knowledge despite attempts by educators and legislators to provide them with informativeExpand
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The Eating Disordered Lifestyle: Imagetexts and the Performance of Similitude
Discourse in support of the eating disordered “lifestyle” is grounded in the belief that eating disorders are lifestyle choices rather than diseases, a claim that is counter to popular and medicalExpand
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