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Study pinpoints barriers to preventive care for people at high risk for HIV

Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID Many high-risk people eligible for medication to prevent HIV infection face barriers to obtaining a prescription, according to research by University of Massachusetts Amherst psychologist Avy Skolnik. Those barriers include knowledge gaps and attitudinal roadblocks among providers and systems, and the …

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Training in mental ill-health a determinant of managers’ preventive actions

Monica Bertilsson, Senior Lecturer in Public Health Science at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Credit: Photo by Cecilia Hedstrom Managers who have received training in mental health issues, and whose workplaces run general information campaigns on mental health, are significantly more likely to work preventively in this area vis-à-vis their …

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