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Perceived acceptability of home-based couples voluntary HIV counseling and testing in Northern Tanzania.
(AIDS Care, 2012)
It is estimated that 5.6% of the Tanzanian population ages 15-49 are infected with HIV, but only 30% of adults have ever had an HIV test. Couples' testing has proven to increase testing coverage and introduce HIV prevention, ...
The protective role of religious coping in adolescents' responses to poverty and sexual decision-making in rural Kenya.
(J Res Adolesc, 2012-03-01)
In this study, we explored how adolescents in rural Kenya apply religious coping in sexual decision-making in the context of high rates of poverty and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Semi-structured interviews were conducted ...
Pregnancy, alcohol intake, and intimate partner violence among men and women attending drinking establishments in a Cape Town, South Africa township.
(J Community Health, 2012-02)
The highest rates of fetal alcohol syndrome worldwide can be found in South Africa. Particularly in impoverished townships in the Western Cape, pregnant women live in environments where alcohol intake during pregnancy has ...
The development and psychometric properties of the HIV and Abuse Related Shame Inventory (HARSI).
(AIDS Behav, 2012-05)
Shame has been shown to predict sexual HIV transmission risk behavior, medication non-adherence, symptomatic HIV or AIDS, and symptoms of depression and PTSD. However, there remains a dearth of tools to measure the specific ...