Men's serostatus disclosure to parents: associations among social support, ethnicity, and disease status in men living with HIV.

Citation data:

Brain, behavior, and immunity, ISSN: 1090-2139, Vol: 23, Issue: 5, Page: 693-9

Publication Year:
2009
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Repository URL:
https://nsuworks.nova.edu/hpd_com_faculty_articles/271
PMID:
19486655
DOI:
10.1016/j.bbi.2009.01.007
PMCID:
PMC2724722
Author(s):
Fekete, Erin M; Antoni, Michael H; Lopez, Corina R; Durán, Ron E; Penedo, Frank J; Bandiera, Frank C; Fletcher, Mary Ann; Klimas, Nancy; Kumar, Mahendra; Schneiderman, Neil
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV; NSUWorks
Tags:
Immunology and Microbiology; Neuroscience; Medical Specialties; Medicine and Health Sciences; Osteopathic Medicine and Osteopathy
article description
Directly disclosing a positive HIV serostatus to family members can affect psychological and disease status. Perceptions that one is in a supportive family environment may moderate these effects; however, ethnic differences may exist in the support processes of families coping with HIV.