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Psychological distress among persons living with HIV, hypertension, and diabetes
It has been assumed that receipt of a diagnosis of HIV is a uniquely distressing event, more so than with any other illness. The present study compared the mean scores on the Hopkins Symptom Checklist, a measure of emotional ...
Disabled persons' knowledge of HIV prevention and access to health care prevention services in South Africa
The main research question in this article is how access to information about HIV/AIDS and level of HIV/ AIDS prevention related knowledge are distributed among disabled people, and whether level of knowledge predicts ...
HIV/AIDS misconceptions may be associated with condom use among black South Africans: An exploratory analysis
In South Africa, approximately 20% of 15-49-year-olds are infected with HIV. Among black South Africans, high levels of HIV/AIDS misconceptions (e.g. HIV is manufactured by whites to reduce the black African population; ...
Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
Background: Alcohol-serving venues in South Africa provide a location for HIV prevention interventions due to risk factors of patrons in these establishments. Understanding the association between mental health and risk ...