Stigmatization and shame: consequences of caring for HIV/AIDS patients in China.

@article{Li2007StigmatizationAS,
  title={Stigmatization and shame: consequences of caring for HIV/AIDS patients in China.},
  author={Li Li and Chunqing Lin and Zunyou Wu and Sheng Wu and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus and Roger Detels and Manhong Jia},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={258-63}
}
Using a representative sample of 478 doctors, nurses, and lab technicians working with people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), a cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the impact of the AIDS epidemic on medical care systems and service providers in China. Correlation analyses showed significant association between internalized shame reported by service providers and their perception of being stigmatized due to working with PLWHA. Multivariate analyses revealed that the perceived level of… CONTINUE READING