Like a prayer: the role of spirituality and religion for people living with HIV in the UK.

@article{Ridge2008LikeAP,
  title={Like a prayer: the role of spirituality and religion for people living with HIV in the UK.},
  author={Damien Ridge and Ian Williams and Jane K Anderson and Jonathan Elford},
  journal={Sociology of health & illness},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={413-28}
}
Over 40,000 people are now living with diagnosed HIV in the UK. There is, however, uncertainty about how people with HIV use religion or spirituality to cope with their infection. Adopting a modified grounded theory approach, we analysed individual and group interviews with the people most affected by HIV in the UK: black African heterosexual men and women and gay men (mostly white). For the majority of black African heterosexual men and women in our study, religion was extremely important. We… CONTINUE READING

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