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HIV-related stigma profoundly affects the physical and social wellbeing of people living with HIV, as well as the community's engagement with testing, treatment, and prevention. Based on theories of s...
To a large extent caregivers perceive stigma through their social and community interactions by virtue of their association with persons with mental health problems. Meanwhile, evidence on their strat...
HIV-related stigma is the most common and serious social problem which people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) have to face. However, the impact of HIV stigma on social capital is not yet clear. Therefore...
African American men who have sex with men (MSM) have high rates of HIV, but interventions are needed to address their low rates of engagement in the HIV care continuum. To identify modifiable factors...
The stigma attached to mental illness has negative effects on individuals who experience the condition, and, while it is present in the attitudes of both lay people and mental health professionals, it...
The overall goal of this 3-arm randomized trial is to test whether a network-driven online intervention tailored for intersectional stigma amelioration can elicit online social support, pr...
This pragmatic adaptive clinical trial will test the effects of a Stigma-Motivational-Decision intervention designed to increase HIV treatment engagement, retention, and medication adheren...
This study examines the effect of including a novel Anti-stigma Intervention Curriculum (ASIC) during a clinical rotation in psychiatry during medical school. It addresses stigma in medica...
Stigma towards mental illness is one of the greatest barriers to functional recovery that people with psychotic disorders face. Internalization of stigma (self-stigma) is associated with i...
The process of receiving a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is recognized to induce behavioral responses that can be either adaptive or maladaptive. Five specific areas of conc...
A perceived attribute that is deeply discrediting and is considered to be a violation of social norms.
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
Professionals who work with persons affected by social disadvantages such as POVERTY; mental and physical illness or disability, and social injustice. Their focus is on both the individual and his or her environment, including violations of their civil liberties and human rights.
Qualified medical professionals specializing in medical and surgical treatment of defects and diseases of the eye.
Qualified medical professionals specializing in maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth through adolescence.