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The third phase of HIV pandemic: social consequences of HIV/AIDS stigma & discrimination & future needs.

@article{Mawar2005TheTP,
  title={The third phase of HIV pandemic: social consequences of HIV/AIDS stigma \& discrimination \& future needs.},
  author={N. Mawar and S. Saha and Apoorvaa Pandit and U. Mahajan},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2005},
  volume={122 6},
  pages={
          471-84
        }
}
An overview of social responses to AIDS, characterized by high levels of stigma, discrimination central to the global AIDS challenge, as related to human dignity is described. Stigma is conceptualized as a problem of 'they' and 'us', or interactions perspective. Causes and consequences to enable the varied perspectives in understanding this third epidemic of social impact of HIV/AIDS are described. In the absence of an effective medical intervention, the social factors like stigma and… Expand
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