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Smith, Edward A.; Miller, Jacqueline A.; Newsome, Valerie; Sofolahan, Yewande A.; Airhihenbuwa, Collins O. – Health Education & Behavior, 2014
Reducing HIV/AIDS-related stigma is critical in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Although national campaigns and prevention programs have been implemented across South Africa to address this critical concern, assessing the impact of these initiatives is difficult as it requires that measurement of HIV/AIDS-related stigma is uniform and comparable…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Foreign Countries, Social Bias
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Baumgartner, Lisa M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
This chapter examines the challenges faced by African American women living with HIV/AIDS and how they learn to live with this chronic illness.
Descriptors: African Americans, Womens Studies, Females, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Collins, Joshua C.; Rocco, Tonette S. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
This chapter explores the factors that contribute to the disclosure and communication experiences of HIV-negative gay men with one or more autoimmune diseases.
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Diseases, Comorbidity
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Mulwo, Abraham Kiprop; Chemai, Lemmy – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The current framework for integrating HIV/AIDS into university curriculum is mainly informed by the need to make HIV/AIDS education relevant to specific disciplines, and to equip graduates with necessary skills to respond to HIV/AIDS in their professional capacities. This strategy mainly emphasizes content and knowledge and largely ignores the…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), College Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Sexuality
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Aronson, Ian David; Rajan, Sonali; Marsch, Lisa A.; Bania, Theodore C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2014
The current study examines predictors of HIV test acceptance among emergency department patients who received an educational video intervention designed to increase HIV testing. A total of 202 patients in the main treatment areas of a high-volume, urban hospital emergency department used inexpensive netbook computers to watch brief educational…
Descriptors: Patients, Screening Tests, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Predictor Variables
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Egan, John P. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
This chapter describes the intersection of colonization, disease, and community engagement, including the author's support for Aboriginal community-based HIV research.
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Diseases
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Mantell, J. E.; DiCarlo, A. L.; Remien, R. H.; Zerbe, A.; Morris, D.; Pitt, B.; Nkonyana, J. P.; Abrams, E. J.; El-Sadr, W. – Health Education Research, 2014
HIV testing has the potential to reduce HIV transmission by identifying and counseling individuals with HIV, reducing risk behaviors, linking persons with HIV to care and earlier treatment, and reducing perinatal transmission. In Lesotho, a high HIV prevalence country in which a large proportion of the population has never tested for HIV,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Screening Tests, Public Health, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Odsess-Rubin, Adam – Teaching Artist Journal, 2018
This article demonstrates the therapeutic benefits of storytelling and testimony through qualitative interviews with HIV+ Black gay men in Jackson, Mississippi, in 2017. Sponsored by Project + Connect, a story preservation nonprofit based in New York, the research trip was inspired by a "New York Times" article claiming that 50% of all…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Males, Interviews, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Harper, Gary W.; Jadwin-Cakmak, Laura; Cherenak, Emily; Wilson, Patrick – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Black gay/bisexual male youth are one of the groups most affected by HIV in the United States, but few behavioral interventions have been created specifically to address this health inequity. Oppression related to these youths' multiple social identities--including racism, heterosexism, and HIV stigma--contribute to increased health risks. Primary…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Consciousness Raising, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Haynes, Carion R. – Educational Gerontology, 2016
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is steadily increasing among the baby boom population. Among this population, there is a gap between knowledge and behavioral choices. HIV risk perception is multifaceted and shaped by different sociodemographic factors. Baby boomers' perception of risk and sociocognitive determinates that impact their decision…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Baby Boomers, Knowledge Level, Health Behavior
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Holloway, Ian W.; Traube, Dorian E.; Kubicek, Katrina; Supan, Jocelyn; Weiss, George; Kipke, Michele D. – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2012
African-American young men who have sex with men and transgender persons are at elevated risk for HIV infection. House and Ball communities, networks of mostly African-American gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals who compete in modeling and dance, represent a prime venue for HIV prevention with these difficult-to-reach populations; however,…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, African Americans
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Wenzel, Suzanne L.; Rhoades, Harmony; Tucker, Joan S.; Golinelli, Daniela; Kennedy, David P.; Zhou, Annie; Ewing, Brett – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2012
HIV is a serious epidemic among homeless persons, where rates of infection are estimated to be three times higher than in the general population. HIV testing is an effective tool for reducing HIV transmission and for combating poor HIV/AIDS health outcomes that disproportionately affect homeless persons, however, little is known about the HIV…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Medical Services, Homeless People, Testing
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Rose, India D.; Friedman, Daniela B. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Sex education takes place in a wide range of contexts including through the media. Media use among young men who have sex with men is high and gender identity and sexual orientation are topics often integrated into today's media. Little is known about young men who have sex with men's perceptions of how the media frames messages about gender…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, African Americans, Males
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Owczarzak, Jill; Broaddus, Michelle; Pinkerton, Steven – American Journal of Evaluation, 2016
Evaluation has become expected within the nonprofit sector, including HIV prevention service delivery through community-based organizations (CBOs). While staff and directors at CBOs may acknowledge the potential contribution of evaluation data to the improvement of agency services, the results of evaluation are often used to demonstrate fiscal…
Descriptors: Accountability, Evidence Based Practice, Community Organizations, Nonprofit Organizations
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Hergenrather, Kenneth C.; Zeglin, Robert J.; Conyers, Liza; Misrok, Mark; Rhodes, Scott D. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: For persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy has increased their longevity and quality of life. As HIV progresses, many PLWHA present declined domains of functioning that impede their ability to work. The authors explore employment as a social determinant of health to identify issues…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Employment Level, Influences, Literature Reviews
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