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  • AIDS
  • Lending her support to social causes like AIDS is not just the cliched "Miss World" talk, she said, adding over the years she has taken one step at a time and given her voice to causes as effectively as she could at that point in time. (jagran.com)
  • Aishwarya said not many women in India, affected with HIV/AIDS come forward and seek help due to fear of social stigma, lack of awareness and education. (jagran.com)
  • Objectives While health-related stigma has been the subject of considerable research in other conditions (obesity and HIV/AIDS), it has not received substantial attention in diabetes. (bmj.com)
  • When the South Asia Development Marketplace for innovative ideas to tackle stigma and discrimination relating to HIV/AIDS was launched in November 2007 by the HIV/AIDS Group in the South Asia Region of the World Bank and its partners, civil society groups across South Asia sent in almost a thousand proposals. (worldbank.org)
  • This compounds the fear and stigma around HIV/AIDS, as sex workers, injecting drug users, and men having sex with men are already stigmatized. (worldbank.org)
  • Not only in South Asia, but around the globe, efforts to prevent new HIV infections and allowing people with HIV/AIDS to live without the burden of social exclusion are severely hampered by the persistence of stigma. (worldbank.org)
  • Twenty-six civil society organizations from across South Asia won grants of US$40,000 each to try out innovative ideas to reduce stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS. (worldbank.org)
  • AIDS-related stigma, HIV testing, and transmission risk among patrons of informal drinking places in Cape Town. (springer.com)
  • Food insecurity, depression and the modifying role of social support among people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Uganda. (springer.com)
  • Internalized stigma, discrimination, and depression among men and women living with HIV/AIDS in Cape Town, South Africa. (springer.com)
  • Television soap operas in some developing countries are credited with "saving lives, promoting social change and leading the fight against AIDS," Reuters/New York Times reports. (thebody.com)
  • Stigmatization
  • Depression, social anxiety, and stigmatization often accompany diagnosis and need to be addressed by the medical and psychological community. (counseling.org)
  • In his upcoming talk, he will raise the role of stereotyping and stigma as a factor in the population health disparities between regions and will explore the possibility of addressing this in health and social science research without furthering stigmatization and stereotyping of the Appalachian region. (uky.edu)
  • Further, stigmatization is contingent on a social structure in which differential access to social, economic and political power determines who is stigmatized. (harvard.edu)
  • symptoms
  • Many women going through menopause avoid talking to their doctors about their symptoms because of social stigmas surrounding this transitional period. (reachmd.com)
  • Despite the fact that their symptoms deeply affect their lifestyles, social lives, and work productivity, these women continue to say nothing due to feeling pressured that menopause should be something to put up with in silence. (reachmd.com)
  • Effects of unsupportive social interactions, stigma, and symptoms on patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome. (prohealth.com)
  • It is possible that a number of factors including stigma, unsupportive social interactions, and severe symptoms could lead to the development of depression, suicidal ideation, and heightened risk of suicide in this patient population. (prohealth.com)
  • Women often conceal their symptoms for fear of social isolation, rejection and divorce and we identified a lack of education and knowledge about the causes of and availability of treatment for pelvic floor disorders, both among women and among their communities. (le.ac.uk)
  • Practice
  • CfSC is a field of research and practice focusing on the use of communication as a means to facilitate enhanced knowledge, understanding, voice, dialogue, and participation with the aim of achieving positive social change. (le.ac.uk)
  • rejection
  • First, if concern about social and professional rejection makes people fearful to learn their HIV status, efforts to offer testing will be less effective and they will continue to spread their virus unknowingly. (worldbank.org)
  • Second, if those who know they are HIV positive fear stigma and rejection, they might refrain from using condoms with their regular partner - often their spouses - to avoid the risk that the partner will suspect that they are living with HIV. (worldbank.org)
  • barriers
  • Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the newly appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS, says she does not want to be just a "poster girl" for the organisation but will help break social barriers and stigmas that are attached with the disease. (jagran.com)
  • She said she is exchanging ideas with UNAIDS on what steps need to be taken and how to work with women in educating them and helping them break social barriers and stigmas that are attached with the disease. (jagran.com)
  • perception
  • The aim of the current study was to explore the social experiences of Australian adults living with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), with a particular focus on the perception and experience of diabetes-related stigma. (bmj.com)
  • experience
  • United States, University of Marburg , University of Leipzig ) indicate overweight and obese individuals experience higher levels of stigma relative to their thinner counterparts. (wikipedia.org)
  • An individual does not have to be overweight or obese, to experience weight-related stigma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific themes about the experience of stigma were feeling blamed by others for causing their own condition, being subject to negative stereotyping, being discriminated against or having restricted opportunities in life. (bmj.com)
  • The dissertation examines the experience of living with stigmatized health conditions in the social context. (harvard.edu)
  • quarterly
  • He has published recent articles on suicide in the U.S. in "Social Science Quarterly," "Social Science & Medicine," and "the Annual Review of Sociology. (uky.edu)
  • impact
  • What I understood instead was the terrible impact of social stigma that still prevails in this stratum. (onlymyhealth.com)
  • The aim of this study was to explore the impact of social stigma on the process of obtaining consent for a study on the genetics of podoconiosis in Southern Ethiopia. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Impact of HIV-related stigma on HIV treatment adherence: Systematic review, meta-synthesis, and conceptual model. (springer.com)
  • health
  • Social stigma is a major barrier to breastfeeding, and more must be done to support women to continue breastfeeding beyond the first few weeks according to new recommendations published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). (fifetoday.co.uk)
  • Teen Pregnancy, Stigma and Differential Provision of Health Care 22. (routledge.com)
  • In preparation for a series of intervention studies led by Prof. Tincello, we learned that there is significant stigma in relation to urinary incontinence and prolapse, and that the issue is given low priority by health services. (le.ac.uk)
  • I argue that health-related stigma is based on the ever-changing understandings about disease causality that reflects contemporary ideas about morality. (harvard.edu)
  • He says: "Social injustice impacts on health and opportunities in very significant ways. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • disease
  • Cold sores are highly contagious, but the fact that more than 30 per cent of Canadian children already carry the virus by the age of 10 refutes the myth that cold sores are a sexually transmitted disease, and should help dispel the stigma associated with the condition. (marketwired.com)
  • support
  • Psychosocial reserve is a term that behavioral scientists have coined for psychological and social resources or support that a person can draw on when needed. (mscare.org)
  • We used multilevel regression to model the contemporaneous and 3-month-lagged associations between social support and both enacted and internalized stigma. (springer.com)
  • Internalized stigma and emotional social support had reciprocal lagged associations. (springer.com)
  • Improved social support may in turn have a protective influence against future enacted and internalized stigma. (springer.com)
  • condition
  • Themes relating to the consequences of this stigma were also evident, including participants' unwillingness to disclose their condition to others and psychological distress. (bmj.com)
  • individual
  • PCI is a not-for-profit agency that works with governments, nongovernmental organizations and individual radio and television stations throughout the world to develop and fund locally produced soap operas "to inspire and motivate social change," Reuters/Times reports. (thebody.com)
  • The social psychology literature describes stigma as a product of individual traits and personalities that has roots in the biological instinct to avoid poor partners of social exchange. (harvard.edu)
  • In contrast, the historical, anthropological, and autobiographical literatures highlight the role of social forces outside of the individual in the production of stigma. (harvard.edu)
  • similar
  • Weight stigma is similar and has been broadly defined as bias or discriminatory behaviors targeted at individuals, because of their weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • either
  • In early North America the most common form of smoking by indigenous peoples was in pipes, either for social or religious purposes (which varied between different cultures). (wikipedia.org)