Perceiving benefits in adversity: stress-related growth in women living with HIV/AIDS.

@article{Siegel2000PerceivingBI,
  title={Perceiving benefits in adversity: stress-related growth in women living with HIV/AIDS.},
  author={K Siegel and Eric W Schrimshaw},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={51 10},
  pages={1543-54}
}
This study examines perceptions of illness-related positive of change or stress-related growth among a sample of African American, Puerto Rican, and non-Hispanic White women (n = 54) living with HIV/AIDS in New York City, USA. While these women acknowledged the negative stresses of living with HIV/AIDS, 83% reported at least one positive change in their lives that they attributed to their illness experience. A number of different domains of potential growth were identified including: health… CONTINUE READING

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