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Living with AIDS: perceptions, attitudes and post-diagnosis behaviour of HIV/AIDS patients in Ghana

Awusabo-Asare, Kofi


AIDS infection has created a fear of stigmatization, isolation and panic among infected persons. There are, however, few studies that explore the perceptions and attitudes of HIV/AIDS patients in sub-Saharan Africa, partly because of the isolation and withdrawal of patients. Using data from a study on the social dimensions of AIDS infection in Ghana, this paper explores the attitudes and behaviour of patients and their perception of the attitudes of their relations and neighbours towards them....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1995
Type: Journal article


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