Factors associated with self-disclosure of HIV serostatus to significant others.

@article{Petrak2001FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with self-disclosure of HIV serostatus to significant others.},
  author={Jenny Petrak and Anne M Doyle and Andrew W. B. Smith and Cheryl Skinner and B. Karunakar Hedge},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 Pt 1},
  pages={69-79}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine rates and patterns of self-disclosure of HIV serostatus amongst individuals attending an out-patient HIV clinic in East London. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey design was used. METHODS A volunteer sample of 95 out-patient HIV clinic attendees completed a self-report questionnaire examining patterns of disclosure to self-identified significant others, reasons for disclosure and non-disclosure, satisfaction with social support (SSQ6), quality of life (MOS-30) and anxiety… CONTINUE READING