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Factors Influencing Attitudes Towards Stigmatization and Discrimination Amongst People Living with HIV/AIDS

Adeusi, Sussan O and Adekeye, Olujide A and Amodu, L. O. (2011) Factors Influencing Attitudes Towards Stigmatization and Discrimination Amongst People Living with HIV/AIDS. International journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review, 2 (1). pp. 30-38. ISSN 0781 - 3232

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Abstract

This research study was designed to explore stigmatization and Discrimination of people living with HIV/AIDS. The study employed the descriptive survey of By means of a self 116 participants. A research questionnaire elicit~d information on demography and stigmatization and discrimination amongst the people living with HIVIAIDS and the general population. Two hypotheses were formulated and tested The re.sult confirmed a significant combined contribution of family and workplace attitude, towards people living with HIV/AIDS. (r == .408, r2 == .166; F r2. IIJJ == 11.261; p < 0.005). The second hypothesis showed that there is no significant difference between male and female respondents in their workplace attitude towards people living with HIV/AIDS (t == J.200, df== 114, p > 0.05, one-tailed). The study concludes that the society should be encouraged to have a change of attitude towardl' (!C'O(! /e ! i l · i n r: 1\'ifh H!f/!1 rns F l l l f l ( l l l n · support and care should be demonstrated to victims of H1V/AIDS in place of stigmatization and discrimination

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attitude, Stigma, Stigmatization, Discrimination, HIV, AIDS, Transmission.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2014 12:52
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2014 12:52
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2395

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