Fear and loathing in health care settings reported by people with HIV

@inproceedings{Green1997FearAL,
  title={Fear and loathing in health care settings reported by people with HIV},
  author={Gill Green and Stephen Platt},
  year={1997}
}
People with chronic or terminal diseases not only have to face the biophysical consequences but also the social impact of illness. The social impact or stigma associated with HIV/AIDS is high due to its infectivity and association with deviant behaviour. Social interaction with health professionals is critical for subsequent social adjustment to possession of a discreditable disease, including HIV. This paper examines the subjective reports of 61 people with HIV within this context and… CONTINUE READING

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