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The Attitudes toward Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Scale: Development and Validation
PrEP is a novel, clinically effective biomedical HIV prevention tool but it has not met with widespread public acceptance. In this article, the results of a study designed to develop a scale for measuring attitudes toward ...
HIV in men who have sex with men in Lebanon: Clinical & psychosocial aspects
(BMJ Publishing, 2019-04-15)
A concerted global effort to end HIV transmissions is necessary. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), men who have sex with men (MSM) constitute a hard-to-reach population, due to the social stigma and criminalisation ...
Social identity & attitudes towards HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: a structural equation model
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-03-08)
This study focuses on the role of social identity and prejudice as causal variables in public attitudes toward pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in a UK sample. Two hundred and twenty-two individuals participated in an ...
Perceptions of HIV Testing Venues among men who have sex with men in London and the Midlands, UK
(Taylor and Francis, 2018-01-09)
Undiagnosed HIV and late HIV diagnosis increase the risk of poor disease prognosis in infected individuals and of onward HIV transmission. It is vital to encourage regular HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM), ...
A minority within a minority? Identity and Sexual Health in Black and Minority Ethnic Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United Kingdom
Identity refers to the individual’s self-construal. It is characterized by multiple elements, such as sexuality, ethnicity, and religion, and not all identity elements are simultaneously salient (Jaspal & Breakwell, 2014). ...
Social Representation, Identity and HIV Prevention: The Case of PrEP among Gay Men
HIV remains a major public health challenges four decades after its first clinical observations. In the last few years, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has emerged as a significant biomedical tool for preventing HIV. ...