Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: “Studying depression among Arab adolescents: Methodological considerations, challenges, and lessons learned from Jordan”: Correction to Dardas et al. (2017).

Reports an error in “Studying depression among Arab adolescents: Methodological considerations, challenges, and lessons learned from Jordan” by Latefa A. Dardas, Susan Silva, Devon Noonan and Leigh Ann Simmons (Stigma and Health, Advanced Online Public…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Conceptualizing and measuring mental illness stigma: The mental illness stigma framework and critical review of measures.

Although the last decade has seen a proliferation of research on mental illness stigma, lack of consistency and clarity in both the conceptualization and measurement of mental illness stigma has limited the accumulation of scientific knowledge about me…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Health care discrimination, sex behavior disclosure, and awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis among Black men who have sex with men.

Perceived health care–related discrimination and disclosure of same-sex sex behaviors to health care providers may act as barriers to awareness of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for Black/African American men who have sex with men (BMSM). Given the ele…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Enacted HIV-related stigma and breast-health beliefs and practices among African American women living with HIV: The mediating roles of internalized HIV-related stigma and depressive symptoms.

Reducing HIV-related stigma among African American women living with HIV is a priority to improve HIV-specific health outcomes, but may also impact other health beliefs and practices. Testing this hypothesis is important because African American women experience worse health outcomes relative to non-Latino Whites, including for breast cancer. During this study, we examined the relationship between enacted HIV-related stigma and breast-health beliefs and practices and the mediating effects of depressive symptoms and internalized HIV-related stigma. We used baseline data from a stigma-reduction intervention trial for adult African American women living with HIV in Chicago, Illinois and Birmingham, Alabama (N = 237). Data were collected using computer-assisted self-interviewing software. After adjusting for covariates, enacted HIV-related stigma was associated with greater perceived threat of breast cancer, specifically in terms of breast-cancer fear (p

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Perception of discrimination in employment and health in refugees and immigrants.

Unemployment is associated with poor health among refugees and immigrants; however, the degree to which discrimination in employment contributes to poor health remains unclear because of methodological limitations. This cross-sectional study aims to investigate factors associated with perceived discrimination, ethnicity and migration status, and their implication on health (self-rated health [SRH] and depression). Perceived discrimination was investigated in 273 Iraqi skilled workers, refugees, and immigrants who are members of a professional scientific organization. It was hypothesized that unemployment, ethnicity (Arab), and migration status (refugee) would be associated with perceived discrimination. Additionally, it was hypothesized that participants who endorse discrimination are more likely to report poor health. Results revealed that more individuals who were unemployed (46.4%) reported perceived discrimination, χ2(1, N = 273) = 6.63, p

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Studying depression among Arab adolescents: Methodological considerations, challenges, and lessons learned from Jordan.

[Correction Notice: An Erratum for this article was reported in Vol 3(4) of Stigma and Health (see record 2017-47897-001). In the article, the author note should have included an acknowledgment of funding support from The University of Jordan.] The pur…

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