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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Figueroa, J. Peter
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Myths, beliefs, taboos: Current attitudes towards HIV/AIDS.
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Cajanus
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Date of Publication
1996
Volume ID
29
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
53-61
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Abstract
Posits the view that although much has been achieved in educating Jamaicans about HIV and AIDS, and that although awareness of AIDS is virtually universal among the population, the changes in behaviour are insufficiently widespread or consistent to stop or inhibit the spread of the HIV epidemic. Explores a number of myths, beliefs and taboos related to HIV/AIDS and its control.....
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