Ageism makes older adults with HIV more vulnerable to Stigma

 

This is a reading, with Commentary of the article “Ageism makes older adults with HIV more vulnerable to Stigma” The article highlights research that demonstrates that “Discrimination negatively impacts the mental health of older HIV patients… & Older adults with HIV are being overlooked when it comes to prevention and treatment, scientists have said. Confronted to the dual stigma of their HIV status and their age, these patients may feel the negative effects of discrimination more acutely”.

The link to the original article is here: https://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ageism-makes-older-adults-hiv-more-vulnerable-stigma-1633571

 

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