Stress and Coping in HIV-Positive Former Plasma/Blood Donors in China: A Test of Cognitive Appraisal Theory

Abstract

Throughout the 1990s, many villagers in rural China were infected with HIV through commercial plasma/blood donation. These former plasma/blood donors (FPDs) experienced many HIV-related stressors. This study tested a cognitive appraisal model of stress and coping in a sample of HIV-positive adult FPDs. Participants (N = 207) from multiple villages completed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10461-008-9494-x

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