Robert A. Hayes, Christopher Vaughan, Traci Medeiros, Erick Dubuque
Abstract: In the mid-1980s, research reported that people living with HIV were viewed differently on measures of competence, dependence, morbidity, depression, and moral worth from those living with other chronic illnesses. 443 students were surveyed to evaluate present attitudes in comparison to this earlier research. The usefulness of imaginal exposure, i.e., imagining a loved one living with HIV, in reducing stigma toward people with HIV was also investigated. Analysis indicated no difference in the rating of AIDS a…
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