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Women and HIV

Marene Gatali, Chris Archibald
2004 BMC Women's Health  
On an annual basis, women account for a growing proportion of positive HIV test reports among adults in Canada. This proportion increased from 10.7% in the period 1985-95 to 25% in 2001.  ...  HIV manifests itself differently among women and men, especially with regard to early symptoms and later from Women's Health Surveillance Report  ...  Note The views expressed in this report do not necessarily represent the views of the Canadian Population Health Initiative, the Canadian Institute for Health Information or Health Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6874-4-s1-s27 pmid:15345090 pmcid:PMC2096671 fatcat:jmulrkivznbv5cm5tf4zp6hnkq

HIV/AIDS-related services for women and the rural community context

D. Castañeda
2000 AIDS Care  
Comparison of AIDS knowledge and HIV-related sexual risk behaviors among adolescents in low and high AIDS prevalence communities. Journal of Adolescent Health, 14, 231-236. Dietz, S.M. (1991).  ...  Among women in rural areas, women of colour, particularly African-American women, appear to be more greatly affected by HIV/AIDS than White women (Graham et al., 1995).  ... 
doi:10.1080/095401200750003743 pmid:11218542 fatcat:xnt4b3w6ifh4jkossl5dupbhg4

Spotlight Shined on Hollywood's Unrealistic Portrayal of Women

Rich Daly
2010 Psychiatric News  
Studies have shown that adult men often misperceive friendliness in adult women as sexual interest (Abbey, 1982 (Abbey, , 1987 .  ...  For example, in her analysis of prime-time programs popular among children and adolescents, L. M.  ...  Appendix Empowering Girls: Media Literacy This list of resources was provided to APA's Council of Representatives with the Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls and has been filed  ... 
doi:10.1176/pn.45.23.psychnews_45_23_021 fatcat:eh564xqetzgt3comuug5sp2pym

Differences Found Between Women Injectors In and Out of Treatment: Implications for Interventions [chapter]

2014 Women and Substance Abuse  
Substance abusing women have been on the waiting list too long in every area!" Robin McGrath A ll rights reserved.  ...  As a treatement pro fessional responsible for the delivery of services to women for over a decade it is encouraging to finally see, in print, re search findings and discussions that are reflective of the  ...  The authors greatly appreciate the contribution of Project COPE II participants to the information reported here, and particularly those who shared in-depth information about their lives.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315821733-8 fatcat:7b65xry3ajbvnkqavouck7htay

Prostitution

Melissa Farley, Vanessa Kelly
2000 Women & Criminal Justice  
The literature of two time periods (1980-84 and 1992-1996) is critically reviewed in order to describe this trend.  ...  The normalization of prostitution in the medical and social sciences literature, the tendency to blame the victim of sexual exploitation, and the ways in which racism and poverty are an inextricable part  ...  (not yet AIDS) was "completely unrecognized among all adolescent, young adult, and older women."  ... 
doi:10.1300/j012v11n04_04 fatcat:f2of4azcdfbalo3zlyuv6npz74

Ratings of family functioning of suicidal and nonsuicidal African American women

Nadine J. Kaslow, Martie P. Thompson, Amy E. Brooks, Heather B. Twomey
2000 Journal of family psychology  
each partner has been actively engaged in individual and/or group therapy first.  ...  Other family risk factors for suicidal behavior among African American youth include having low family in- come (Dillihay, 1989) and coming from a bro- ken home (Cohen-Sandler, Berman, & King, 1982; Schreiber  ... 
doi:10.1037/0893-3200.14.4.585 fatcat:vu5smqwdavgr3h7ff7sag7vgky

Female Prostitution, Customers, and Violence

Martin A. Monto
2004 Violence against Women  
construct their encounters with prostitutes in ways that support their understandings of prostitution and their sexual desires, often working to maintain a sense of mutuality and consent.  ...  Police responses in the 1980s and 1990s also tended to focus on prostitutes, with customers constituting only an estimated 10% of arrests (Alexander,  ...  ," a label that associates them with the most reviled criminals in American society.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1077801203260948 fatcat:yq2sd2vhrbcbviyfadt3tfwibu

Sexual Intercourse, Abuse and Pregnancy Among Adolescent Women: Does Sexual Orientation Make a Difference?

Elizabeth M. Saewyc, Linda H. Bearinger, Robert Wm. Blum, Michael D. Resnick
1999 Family planning perspectives  
While large-scale surveys are appropriate to monitor trends in sexual risk behaviors among lesbian and bisexual adolescents, it is also important to explore these issues in greater depth through qualitative  ...  activity among lesbian and bisexual adolescents. 4 Several reasons may explain why lesbian and bisexual teenagers might have heterosexual experience.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2991695 pmid:10379429 fatcat:ctczitz345amfd5dsc5hxvlluq

Factors related to obesity and overweight among Black adolescent girls in the United States

Megan R. Winkler, Gary G. Bennett, Debra H. Brandon
2016 Women & health  
In the United States, Black adolescents have the highest prevalence of pediatric obesity and overweight among girls.  ...  and over-weight among Black adolescent girls.  ...  An examination of eating behaviors, physical activity, and obesity in African American adolescents: Gender, socioeconomic status, and residential status differences.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03630242.2016.1159267 pmid:26933972 pmcid:PMC5050158 fatcat:hfi72cmdq5hg5atkekyzckyy7e

Reproductive Health Disparities: A Focus on Family Planning and Prevention among Minority Women and Adolescents

Sadia Haider, Cynthia Stoffel, Geri Donenberg, Stacie Geller
2013 Global Advances in Health and Medicine  
women and adolescent females of all races and ethnicities are disproportionately affected by unintended pregnancy in the United States.  ...  Adolescents also experience an additional proportion of the burden compared to other age groups, as 82% of pregnancies among women 19 years old and younger are unintended.  ...  1982 to 1% in 1995 to 2% in 2002, and the most recent data show an increase to 5.5%. 16 IUD use has increased among the better educated and highest-income groups but remains low for minority women and  ... 
doi:10.7453/gahmj.2013.056 pmid:24416701 pmcid:PMC3833575 fatcat:3e2henltdbetllsdh64wdxruia

Dimensions of Desire

Deborah L. Tolman, Laura A. Szalacha
1999 Psychology of women quarterly  
This study is a response to an acute absence of acknowledgment in psychological research of sexual desire as a normative aspect of female adolescent development (Tolman, 1994a) .  ...  The goal of the study was to begin to understand adolescent girls' experiences of sexual desire.  ...  This research was supported in part by a grant from the Spencer Foundation Siriall Grants Program. The authors wish to thank Michelle Porche, John B.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1471-6402.1999.tb00338.x fatcat:g6pelns34fdv7dnnjn2bodtyf4

Antenatal clinic-based HIV prevalence in Zambia: Declining trends but sharp local contrasts in young women

Ingvild F. Sandoy, Gunnar Kvale, Charles Michelo, Knut Fylkesnes
2006 Tropical medicine & international health  
Support in terms of funding was provided by NORAD, SIDA and CDC.  ...  Zambia: co-operation in research and institution capacity building".  ...  year among sexually active young urban men and women.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2006.01629.x pmid:16772014 fatcat:aqqezqfakbgafcwxzhl35y3gsa

1. Women, Employment and Exclusion [chapter]

Caroline Sweetman
1996 Women, Employment and Exclusion  
In terms of sexual behaviour, there was a high level of sexual experience among respondents; only 14 per cent reported themselves as sexually inexperienced.  ...  The majority of sexually active respondents had one sexual partner at the time of the survey, but one in four had more than one sexual partner.  ...  Top Shop and C&A to ensure that the clothes they sell are made in humane working conditions by handing in coupons to the stores asking for the fair treatment of garment workers.  ... 
doi:10.3362/9780855988784.001 fatcat:cjmrcl3i3vgfnk5x4eh4jf2kvq

The Factors Influencing Community Attitudes In Relation To Violence Against Women: A Critical Review Of The Literature [article]

Michael Flood, Bob Pease
2006 Zenodo  
The project is one of a program of mental health promotion activities being undertaken by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation to address violence against women.  ...  Intimate Partner Violence alone contributes 9% to the total disease burden in women aged 15-44 years and 60% of this is contributed by associated mental health problems.  ...  For example, a study among female African American adolescents found that those exposed to violent rap videos were more likely to accept males' teen dating violence (Johnson, Jackson, and Gatto 1995)  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.890093 fatcat:j3unbtoscje25k37y6wesulx74

Gender Differences in Perceptions of Sexual Intent: A Qualitative Review and Integration

Kristen P. Lindgren, Michele R. Parkhill, William H. George, Christian S. Hendershot
2008 Psychology of women quarterly  
Men appear to interpret people's behaviors more sexually than do women.  ...  Theoretical explanations for gender differences in sexual intent perceptions are reviewed.  ...  In particular, she noted the trend that men are portrayed as having more interest in sexual matters than women (Abbey, 1982) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1471-6402.2008.00456.x pmid:19763282 pmcid:PMC2744967 fatcat:pqbnour2trav7fywm4s6mt5vie
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