Saewyc, E.M., Carlson, S., Konishi, C., Drozda, C., Matthews, J., Kaiser, C. & DeLongis, A. (2013). Intersections of Stigma Among Adolescents: Development and Evaluation of a Non-Specific, Multidimensional Stigma Measure [abstract]. Journal of Adolescent Health, Volume 52, Issue 2, Page S73.
By bmiller on March 14, 2013
Purpose: In order to understand how multiple stigmas may influence adolescent health and stigma-related inequities, we need age-appropriate and relatively generic measures of layered stigma. The purpose of this study was to develop and test a multi dimensional measure of stigma across a range of stigmatizing conditions among older adolescents. Methods: This mixed methods study […]
Saewyc, E. & Miller, B.B. (2013). Beyond vulnerability: Breaking the link between violence and HIV risk for young people. Prevention in Focus, Spring 2013. CATIE: Toronto, ON.
By bmiller on February 14, 2013
A growing body of research reveals a link between young people’s exposure to violence and their risk for HIV. Connecting the dots can help us better understand the various ways in which violence and stigma are linked to HIV risk in the lives of youth, and how policies and programs that address this violence constitute […]
Saewyc, E., MacKay L., Anderson, J, and Drozda, C. (2008). It’s not what you think: Sexually exploited youth in British Columbia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia School of Nursing.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2008
The images of sexual exploitation of youth in Canada are pervasive and stereotyped, most commonly depicting an older teen girl in a short skirt and high heels standing on a street corner. The stereotypes of sexually exploited youth are wrong. The research in this report shatters some of the myths about sexual exploitation among youth […]