Asha Persson

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Facing HIV: body shape change and the (in)visibility of illness
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Robert Webster Building, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Med Anthropol 24:237-64. 2005
  2. ncbi Notes on the concepts of 'serodiscordance' and 'risk' in couples with mixed HIV status
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Glob Public Health 8:209-20. 2013
  3. doi HIV-negativity in serodiscordant relationships: the absence, enactment, and liminality of serostatus identity
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Med Anthropol 30:569-90. 2011
  4. doi Human rights and universal access for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs: a qualitative analysis of the 2010 UNGASS narrative country progress reports
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Robert Webster Building, Level 2, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 73:467-74. 2011
  5. doi Reflections on the Swiss Consensus Statement in the context of qualitative interviews with heterosexuals living with HIV
    A Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    AIDS Care 22:1487-92. 2010
  6. doi Vulnerability, gender and "proxy negativity": women in relationships with HIV-positive men in Australia
    Asha Persson
    University of New South Wales, National Centre in HIV Social Research, Robert Webster Building, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 67:799-807. 2008
  7. doi Sero-silence and sero-sharing: managing HIV in serodiscordant heterosexual relationships
    A Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 20:503-6. 2008
  8. doi Making monsters: heterosexuality, crime and race in recent Western media coverage of HIV
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Sociol Health Illn 30:632-46. 2008
  9. ncbi From closet to heterotopia: a conceptual exploration of disclosure and 'passing' among heterosexuals living with HIV
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Cult Health Sex 10:73-86. 2008
  10. ncbi Potency and vulnerability: troubled 'selves' in the context of antiretroviral therapy
    Asha Persson
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:1586-96. 2006

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Publications18

  1. ncbi Facing HIV: body shape change and the (in)visibility of illness
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Robert Webster Building, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Med Anthropol 24:237-64. 2005
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  2. ncbi Notes on the concepts of 'serodiscordance' and 'risk' in couples with mixed HIV status
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Glob Public Health 8:209-20. 2013
    ..Such insights are timely as HIV research and prevention grapple with emerging scientific data that challenge traditional understandings about HIV transmission risk...
  3. doi HIV-negativity in serodiscordant relationships: the absence, enactment, and liminality of serostatus identity
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Med Anthropol 30:569-90. 2011
    ....
  4. doi Human rights and universal access for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs: a qualitative analysis of the 2010 UNGASS narrative country progress reports
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Robert Webster Building, Level 2, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 73:467-74. 2011
    ....
  5. doi Reflections on the Swiss Consensus Statement in the context of qualitative interviews with heterosexuals living with HIV
    A Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    AIDS Care 22:1487-92. 2010
    ..The interviews also revealed that participants were sceptical towards the Statement's prevention message. These findings call into question the central concerns that drive this debate...
  6. doi Vulnerability, gender and "proxy negativity": women in relationships with HIV-positive men in Australia
    Asha Persson
    University of New South Wales, National Centre in HIV Social Research, Robert Webster Building, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 67:799-807. 2008
    ..As a result, this paper makes an important contribution by showing how vulnerability to HIV infection can hinge on the different ways serodiscordant couples manage gendered meanings around serostatus emotionally and sexually...
  7. doi Sero-silence and sero-sharing: managing HIV in serodiscordant heterosexual relationships
    A Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 20:503-6. 2008
    ....
  8. doi Making monsters: heterosexuality, crime and race in recent Western media coverage of HIV
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Sociol Health Illn 30:632-46. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi From closet to heterotopia: a conceptual exploration of disclosure and 'passing' among heterosexuals living with HIV
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Cult Health Sex 10:73-86. 2008
    ..Foucault's idea of heterotopia is proposed as an alternative way of conceptualising the lived worlds of disclosure and passing in this research study, with the hope of opening out future discussion and theorising...
  10. ncbi Potency and vulnerability: troubled 'selves' in the context of antiretroviral therapy
    Asha Persson
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:1586-96. 2006
    ....
  11. doi No ordinary mainstream illness: how HIV doctors perceive the virus
    Asha Persson
    1University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Qual Health Res 24:6-17. 2014
    ..These rarely explored perspectives can contribute to the social reframing of HIV and to strategies to build a dedicated HIV workforce in Australia and elsewhere. ..
  12. doi Fear, complacency and the spectacle of risk: the making of HIV as a public concern in Australia
    Christy Newman
    University of New South Wales, Australia
    Health (London) 13:7-23. 2009
    ..Together they construct Australian publics as passive, vulnerable, unaware and potentially uncaring, yet do little to engage the mainstream as more than spectators of public concern about HIV...
  13. doi Non/infectious corporealities: tensions in the biomedical era of 'HIV normalisation'
    Asha Persson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sociol Health Illn 35:1065-79. 2013
    ..These findings pose challenges to the imperative of HIV normalisation and the related tendency in HIV prevention to universalise the notion of 'infectiousness'. ..
  14. doi Expert perspectives on the contribution of HIV general practice nursing to the 'extraordinary story' of HIV medicine in Australia
    Max Hopwood
    1Research Fellow, National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 15:180-9. 2014
    ..It highlights specific contributions that HIV general practice nurses make to HIV medicine and considers how nurses' clinical practice has been shaped by past experiences of the AIDS crisis and subsequent developments in HIV medicine...
  15. ncbi 'We just don't know': ambivalence about treatment strategies in the Australian community-based HIV media
    Christy Newman
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Health (London) 10:191-210. 2006
    ..This article participates in ongoing engagements between the communities and clinicians affected by HIV/AIDS and, more broadly, in the production of knowledge around medicine and the media...
  16. doi When HIV-positive children grow up: a critical analysis of the transition literature in developed countries
    Asha Persson
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Qual Health Res 22:656-67. 2012
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  17. ncbi Bridging Worlds, Breaking Rules: Clinician Perspectives on Transitioning Young People with Perinatally Acquired HIV Into Adult Care in a Low Prevalence Setting
    Christy Newman
    1 Centre for Social Research in Health, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 28:381-93. 2014
    ..New conversations are needed to design a stronger and more sustainable transition process for both young people living with HIV, and their clinicians who care for them, in low prevalence settings. ..
  18. pmc At the coalface and the cutting edge: general practitioners' accounts of the rewards of engaging with HIV medicine
    Christy E Newman
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Level 3 John Goodsell Building, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:39. 2013
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