ERIC Number: EJ525468
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
When Illness Is Perceived as Controllable: The Effects of Gender and Mode of Transmission on AIDS-Related Stigma.
Borchert, Jill; Rickabaugh, Cheryl A.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v33 n9-10 p657-68 Nov 1995
Assessed prosocial and stigmatic reactions towards HIV- infected individuals based on mode of disease transmission. Findings from 227 college students reveal HIV-infected women were held less accountable than men and HIV-infected IV drug users were held more accountable and garnered less sympathetic reaction. Results are discussed in relation to gender roles and sexual behavior norms. (GR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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