HIV Stigma Mechanisms and Well-Being Among PLWH: A Test of the HIV Stigma Framework

  title={HIV Stigma Mechanisms and Well-Being Among PLWH: A Test of the HIV Stigma Framework},
  author={Valerie A Earnshaw and Laramie R. Smith and Stephenie R. Chaudoir and K Rivet Amico and Michael M. Copenhaver},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
The current work evaluates the HIV Stigma Framework in a sample of 95 people living with HIV recruited from an inner-city clinic in the Bronx, NY. To determine the contributions of each HIV stigma mechanism (internalized, enacted, and anticipated) on indicators of health and well-being, we conducted an interviewer-delivered survey and abstracted data from medical records. Results suggest that internalized stigma associates significantly with indicators of affective (i.e., helplessness regarding… CONTINUE READING
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