Authors: Donte Boyd, Gamji Rabiu Abu-Ba'are, Edem Yaw Zigah, Antonio T Williams, Dalmacio D Flores.
Publication date: 2023/5/12
Journal: Sexually transmitted diseases
This study addresses the gap in the literature on protective factors for Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) stigma and attitudes among Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) and young adults using the Developmental Assets Framework to examine how external assets (e.g., family support, open family communication, and communication with parents about sex and drugs) can help reduce stigma and increase positive attitudes toward PrEP use. Methods A cross-sectional survey was administered to participants (N = 400, mean age = 23.46, standard deviation =2.59) using Amazon Mechanical Turk, social media sites, and community-based organization. A path analysis was conducted to examine associations between stigma and positive attitudes toward PrEP among external assets (family support, communication with parents about sex and drugs, and open family communication).Results Communication …
Scholar articles: Family Support, Open Communication, and Black Gay and Bisexual Young Men's Attitudes and Stigma Around Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. D Boyd, GR Abu-Ba'are, EY Zigah, AT Williams… - Sexually transmitted diseases.