"I should know better": the roles of relationships, spirituality, disclosure, stigma, and shame for older women living with HIV seeking support in the South.

@article{Grodensky2015ISK,
  title={"I should know better": the roles of relationships, spirituality, disclosure, stigma, and shame for older women living with HIV seeking support in the South.},
  author={Catherine Grodensky and Carol E. Golin and Chaunetta Jones and Meheret Mamo and Alexis C. Dennis and Melinda G. Abernethy and Kristine B Patterson},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={12-23}
}
The population of older people living with HIV in the United States is growing. Little is known about specific challenges older HIV-infected women face in coping with the disease and its attendant stressors. To understand these issues for older women, we conducted semi-structured in-depth interviews with 15 women (13 African American, 2 Caucasian) 50 years of age and older (range 50-79 years) in HIV care in the southeastern United States, and coded transcripts for salient themes. Many women… CONTINUE READING
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