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Support for basic psychological needs in the context of HIV disclosure for older youth


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  • Gillard, Ann
  • Roark, Mark F.
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    This study utilized Self-Determination Theory's sub-theory Basic Needs Theory (Deci & Ryan, 2000) to understand older youths' perceptions of support for their basic needs of autonomy, relatedness, and competence in the context of disclosing their HIV status.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Children and Youth Services Review.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 102-111

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:cysrev:v:35:y:2013:i:1:p:102-111

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    Keywords: Youth with HIV/AIDS; Self-Determination Theory; Basic psychological needs; Disclosure; Qualitative methods; Outcomes;


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    1. Chaudoir, Stephenie R. & Fisher, Jeffrey D. & Simoni, Jane M., 2011. "Understanding HIV disclosure: A review and application of the Disclosure Processes Model," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 72(10), pages 1618-1629, May.
    2. Mykhalovskiy, Eric, 2011. "The problem of "significant risk": Exploring the public health impact of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 73(5), pages 668-675, September.
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