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The revised Beliefs About Voices Questionnaire (BAVQ-R).
BACKGROUND We present a revised Beliefs About Voices Questionnaire (BAVQ-R), a self-report measure of patients' beliefs, emotions and behaviour about auditory hallucinations. AIMS To improveExpand
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Ethiopian refugees in the UK: migration, adaptation and settlement experiences and their relevance to health
Objective. The study explores Ethiopian refugees' and asylum seekers' experiences of migration, adaptation and settlement in the UK and their health beliefs and practices. Design. Data was collectedExpand
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Promoting cultural competence in health care through a research based intervention in the UK.
There is an urgent need to develop cultural competence among nurses and other care workers if they are to meet the needs of the diverse populations they serve, yet there is limited clarity about whatExpand
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The role of partnership dynamics in determining the acceptability of condoms and microbicides
Abstract Microbicides are a class of substances under development that could reduce the sexual transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases when applied locally to genital mucosalExpand
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Re-framing microbicide acceptability: findings from the MDP301 trial
Microbicides are most usually conceptualised within a disease prevention framework and studies usually define acceptability in terms of product characteristics, willingness to use and risk reduction.Expand
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How informed is consent in vulnerable populations? Experience using a continuous consent process during the MDP301 vaginal microbicide trial in Mwanza, Tanzania
BackgroundHIV prevention trials conducted among disadvantaged vulnerable at-risk populations in developing countries present unique ethical dilemmas. A key concern in bioethics is the validity ofExpand
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Developing culturally competent researchers.
BACKGROUND Whilst we live in multicultural societies most health researchers tend to take the cultural perspective of the majority ethnic group at the expense of the perspective of minority ethnicExpand
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Understanding motives for intravaginal practices amongst Tanzanian and Ugandan women at high risk of HIV infection: The embodiment of social and cultural norms and well-being☆
Some types of intravaginal practices (IVP) may increase the risk for HIV acquisition. This is particularly worrisome for populations with dual high prevalence of HIV and IVP. Women involved inExpand
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Power, fairness and trust: understanding and engaging with vaccine trial participants and communities in the setting up the EBOVAC-Salone vaccine trial in Sierra Leone
BackgroundThis paper discusses the establishment of a clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine candidate in Kambia District, Northern Sierra Leone during the epidemic, and analyses the role of socialExpand
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Prevalence of intimate partner violence and abuse and associated factors among women enrolled into a cluster randomised trial in northwestern Tanzania
BackgroundIntimate partner violence (IPV) is recognised as an important public health and social problem, with far reaching consequences for women’s physical and emotional health and socialExpand
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