Extending the Minority Stress Model to Incorporate HIV-Positive Gay and Bisexual Men's Experiences: a Longitudinal Examination of Mental Health and Sexual Risk Behavior.

@article{Rendina2017ExtendingTM,
  title={Extending the Minority Stress Model to Incorporate HIV-Positive Gay and Bisexual Men's Experiences: a Longitudinal Examination of Mental Health and Sexual Risk Behavior.},
  author={H Jonathon Rendina and Kristi E Gamarel and John E Pachankis and Ana M Ventuneac and Christian Grov and Jeffrey T Parsons},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={147-158}
}
BACKGROUND Minority stress theory represents the most plausible conceptual framework for explaining health disparities for gay and bisexual men (GBM). However, little focus has been given to including the unique stressors experienced by HIV-positive GBM. PURPOSE We explored the role of HIV-related stress within a minority stress model of mental health and condomless anal sex. METHODS Longitudinal data were collected on a diverse convenience sample of 138 highly sexually active, HIV-positive… CONTINUE READING
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