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HIV/AIDS and Employment
This paper looks at research regarding HIV/AIDS positive individuals and their employment.
# 103735 | 807 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper examines a research survey delivered to individuals who were HIV/AIDS positive. The paper discusses the research that centered on work/life issues and, in particular, the aspect of remaining at work through treatment or returning to work once treatment progress was made. The paper looks at the results that indicate that there are some very real and significant issues related to HIV/AIDS positive individuals and employment.

Modal Behavioral Beliefs
Modal Normative Beliefs
Modal Control Beliefs

From the Paper:

"There are numerous conclusions that can be drawn from this study which merit discussion and continued research. Initially, the study's survey responses regarding modal behavioral beliefs, which are taken to be considered the most probable outcomes resulting from working or going back to work, whichever the case may be, for a person or people living with HIV/AIDS. This is such an important issue because informal research and anecdotal evidence suggests that continued employment in the life of HIV/AIDS positive individuals is thought to be important ongoing mental health and stability (McReynolds, 2001). The results indicate that most of the manifested behavioral beliefs of the study respondents seemed to center on the self-esteem aspects related to working and work-life issues."

Sample of Sources Used:

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