Attitudes and beliefs around HIV and AIDS stigma: the impact of the film "The sky in her eyes"

by Lesko, Igor

Abstract (Summary)
AIDS with students at the University of the Western Cape and attempted to understand how these perceptions of the disease reinforce stigma and stigmatising attitudes towards people living with HIV/AIDS. This study investigated HIV/AIDS stigma as a social phenomenon and analysed the socio-cultural and historical roots of HIV/AIDS stigma.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:aids disease patients public opinion social conditions hiv positive persons stigma psychology


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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