Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 26th, 2006
"Enacted and perceived HIV stigma was examined among substance-using young people living with HIV (YPLH) in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City (N=147). Almost all YPLH (89%) reported perceived stigma, and 31% reported enacted experiences in the past 3 months; 64% reported experiences during their lifetime," investigators in the United States report.
According to D. Swendeman and colleagues at the University of California, Los Angeles AIDS Institute & Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, & Treatment Services, "The HIV stigma questions were...
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