Felt and Enacted Stigma Among HIV/HCV-Coinfected Adults

@article{Lekas2011FeltAE,
  title={Felt and Enacted Stigma Among HIV/HCV-Coinfected Adults},
  author={Helen-Maria Lekas and K. Siegel and J. Leider},
  journal={Qualitative Health Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={1205 - 1219}
}
The realization that many persons with HIV/AIDS are subjected to multiple layers of stigmatization because they belong to socially deviant and disenfranchised groups (e.g., injection drug users, racial/ethnic and sexual minorities) accounts for an increasing interest in the phenomenon of stigma layering. The stigma associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) has also been conceptualized as layered. However, researchers have overlooked the fact that HCV adds a layer to the HIV stigma and vice versa… Expand
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