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Our primary study aimed to explore the experiences of men who have sex with men (MSM) recently diagnosed with HIV and their partner notification practices. Themes relating to acceptance, and disclosure of, their HIV status strongly emerged during analysis in our larger study and are reported separately here.
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Name: PloS one
HIV continues to disproportionately impact bisexual Black men, as well as their female partners, in the U.S. There is a need to better understand how stigma and disclosure affect sexual risk for men a...
The current study aimed to explore the lived experience of patients with hepatitis C virus infection. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with seven male participants living with hepatitis C vir...
Internalized stigma is prevalent among patients diagnosed with schizophrenia. Their family caregivers (FGs) also suffer from internalized stigma, but limited studies have addressed the issue.
Self-disclosure happens between people and lies at the heart of almost all relationships. It elicits a dynamic process that shapes and is shaped by, relationships. We review theoretical and empirical ...
Tough Talks is a virtual reality based HIV disclosure intervention that allows HIV+ individuals to practice disclosing to romantic partners. Tough Talks allows participants to have the opp...
HIV-related stigma has been identified as a significant reason for loss to follow up in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programs. Antenatal care (ANC) provides a ...
Backgrounds: Research evidence suggests that people diagnosed with schizophrenia (PDwS) experience higher level of stigma compared with other forms of mental illness, and they are prone to...
The purpose of the study is threefold: 1) to develop a home-based emotional disclosure intervention inducing core elements of change (emotional engagement, cognitive restructuring, and pos...
To date, no study exists that evaluates whether functional dyspepsia patients experience stigma and how stigma may influence adherence. Thus, the investigators aim to evaluate the relation...
Those psychiatric disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence. These disorders can also be first diagnosed during other life stages.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
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A perceived attribute that is deeply discrediting and is considered to be a violation of social norms.
A willingness to reveal information about oneself to others.