Use of stigma, fear, and denial in development of a framework for prevention of HIV/AIDS in rural African American communities.

@article{Foster2007UseOS,
  title={Use of stigma, fear, and denial in development of a framework for prevention of HIV/AIDS in rural African American communities.},
  author={Pamela H Payne Foster},
  journal={Family & community health},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={318-27}
}
The epidemiology and demographics of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) have evolved over the last 25 years in the United States to include more women and minority populations, especially Latinos and African Americans. In addition, there has been a shift in HIV/AIDS cases from large northeastern and western metropolitan areas to persons living in rural areas and the south. The reasons for the changes and the shift are unclear, but major barriers to… CONTINUE READING

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