The prevalence and predictors of stigma amongst people living with HIV/AIDS in the Western Province.

@article{Sorsdahl2011ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and predictors of stigma amongst people living with HIV/AIDS in the Western Province.},
  author={Katherine R Sorsdahl and Sumaya Mall and Dan J. Stein and John A. Joska},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={680-5}
}
The aim of the present study was determine the extent to which internalized and enacted stigma is experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS and to establish correlates of such experiences. A convenience sample of 400 HIV-positive participants was selected from three health clinics in the Cape Town area. Respondents' experiences of internalized and enacted stigma were investigated using the HIV/AIDS Stigma Instrument - PLWA (HASI-P). Overall, 28% of respondents endorsed more than one item… CONTINUE READING

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