Culturally sanctioned secrets? Latino men's nondisclosure of HIV infection to family, friends, and lovers.

@article{Mason1995CulturallySS,
  title={Culturally sanctioned secrets? Latino men's nondisclosure of HIV infection to family, friends, and lovers.},
  author={Hyacinth R. C. Mason and Gary Marks and Jane M. Simoni and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Sanchiz Ruiz and Jean L. Richardson},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={6-12}
}
Spanish-speaking Latino men (n = 107) were more likely than English-speaking Latinos (n = 85) and Whites (n = 206) to withhold their HIV-positive serostatus and their gay or bisexual orientation from significant others, especially family members. Similar effects were observed when Latinos were divided by birthplace and when analyses controlled for sociodemographic and medical factors. Reasons for revealing or concealing an HIV diagnosis varied across targets. Although both Latinos and Whites… CONTINUE READING

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