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Associations among Experienced and Internalized Stigma, Social Support, and Depression among Male and Female Sex Workers in Kenya

Citation

Stockton, Melissa A.; Pence, Brian W.; Mbote, David; Oga, Emmanuel A.; Kraemer, John; Kimani, Joshua; Njuguna, Stella; Maselko, Joanna; & Nyblade, Laura (2020). Associations among Experienced and Internalized Stigma, Social Support, and Depression among Male and Female Sex Workers in Kenya. International Journal of Public Health, 65(6), 791-9.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: This study (1) estimated the association between experienced sex work-related stigma and moderate-to-severe depressive symptoms (hereafter depression), (2) examined independent associations between internalized stigma, experienced stigma, and depression among sex workers, and (3) investigated the potential modifying role of social support.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00038-020-01370-x

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

International Journal of Public Health

Author(s)

Stockton, Melissa A.
Pence, Brian W.
Mbote, David
Oga, Emmanuel A.
Kraemer, John
Kimani, Joshua
Njuguna, Stella
Maselko, Joanna
Nyblade, Laura

Year Published

2020

Volume Number

65

Issue Number

6

Pages

791-9

NIHMSID

NIHMS1610786

Reference ID

12725