Drivers of Sexual Inactivity Among Women Living with HIV and AIDS: Findings of the GENIH Study in São Paulo, Brazil.
- Adriana de Araujo Pinho,
- Regina Maria Barbosa,
- Sandra Brignol,
- Wilza Villela,
- Simone Souza Monteiro
Arch Sex Behav 2018 Feb 21. Epub 2018 Feb 21.
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The advances on HIV/AIDS diagnosis and treatment have enabled people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) better quality of life. However, the persistence of HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and the risks triggered by HIV disclosure, may be a barrier to the sexual exercise of PLHA. We investigated the prevalence of sexual inactivity and the reasons given for it among a representative sample of women of reproductive age living with HIV/AIDS (WLWHA) in the municipality of São Paulo, Brazil. Read More