Attitudes and Risk Behavior for Healthcare Providers and Their HIV+ Patients

These instruments were used with the EPPEC Project. Instruments: Scoring: N/A Reliability and/or validity: RISK ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: Morin et al. Predicting HIV Transmission Risk among HIV-infected MSM: Findings from the Healthy Living Project. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Oct 1;40(2):226–233. STIGMA QUESTIONS: Westbrook LE and Bauman LJ (1996). Perceived Stigma of HIV/AIDS Scale. Bronx, New York: Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Purcell DW, Metsch L, Latka M, et al. Behavioral prevention trial with HIV-seropositive injection drug users: rationale and methods of the INSPIRE Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004;37(Suppl 2):S110–S118. ATTITUDINAL QUESTIONS: Myers et al. Written clinic procedures enhance delivery of HIV “prevention with positives” counseling in primary health care settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Oct 1;37 Suppl 2:S95–S100. Morin et al. Missed Opportunities: Prevention with HIV+ Patients in Clinical Care Settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Aug 1;36(4):960–966. Steward et al. Provider fatalism reduces the likelihood of HIV-prevention counseling in primary care settings. AIDS Behav. 2006 Jan;10(1):3–12. TREATMENT OPTIMISM QUESTIONS: Vanable PA, Ostrow DG, McKirnan DJ (2003). Viral load and HIV treatment attitudes as correlates of sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive gay men. J of Psychosomatic Research 54:263–269.
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