The role of sympathy on avoidance intention toward persons living with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica

  title={The role of sympathy on avoidance intention toward persons living with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica},
  author={Lisa R. Norman and Robert Carr and Chukwudum Uche},
  journal={AIDS Care},
  pages={1032 - 1039}
Abstract As the number of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) continues to increase in Jamaica, concerns of attitudes become more important. As such, the objective of the present study is to examine the attitudes of university students in Jamaica toward PLWHA including sympathy and avoidance intentions. A large sample of university students (N=1,252) was surveyed between June 2001 and February 2002 using a 193-item questionnaire that measured HIV-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviors… 
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