NELSON VARAS-DIAZ

Summary

Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of gender on HIV/AIDS stigma among medical students in Puerto Rico: implications for training and service delivery
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    Center for Social Research, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 31:220-2. 2012
  2. pmc Development and validation of a culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale for Puerto Rican health professionals in training
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    Graduate School of Social Work Beatriz Lassalle, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, Puerto Rico
    AIDS Care 21:1259-70. 2009
  3. pmc Stigmatization of illicit drug use among Puerto Rican health professionals in training
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    University of Puerto Rico Center for the Study of Social Differences and Health Graduate School of Social Work, San Juan
    P R Health Sci J 29:109-16. 2010
  4. pmc Testing the efficacy of an HIV stigma reduction intervention with medical students in Puerto Rico: the SPACES project
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    Center for Social Research, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18670. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an HIV/AIDS prevention intervention targeting Latino gay men and men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico
    Jose Toro-Alfonso
    University Center for Psychological Services and Research, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00931, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:445-56. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint The challenge of a positive self-image in a colonial context: a psychology of liberation for the Puerto Rican experience
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    CUSEP, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:103-15. 2003

Research Grants

  1. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of gender on HIV/AIDS stigma among medical students in Puerto Rico: implications for training and service delivery
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    Center for Social Research, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 31:220-2. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the role of gender on HIV/AIDS stigma among 507 medical students in Puerto Rico...
  2. pmc Development and validation of a culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS Stigma Scale for Puerto Rican health professionals in training
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    Graduate School of Social Work Beatriz Lassalle, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, Puerto Rico
    AIDS Care 21:1259-70. 2009
    ..These dimensions in turn were subcomponents of a higher-order general stigma factor. Implications and limitations of these findings are discussed...
  3. pmc Stigmatization of illicit drug use among Puerto Rican health professionals in training
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    University of Puerto Rico Center for the Study of Social Differences and Health Graduate School of Social Work, San Juan
    P R Health Sci J 29:109-16. 2010
    ..Results evidence the continued existence of stigmatizing attitudes among this population. We discuss some of the implications for public health and potential strategies for action...
  4. pmc Testing the efficacy of an HIV stigma reduction intervention with medical students in Puerto Rico: the SPACES project
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    Center for Social Research, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18670. 2013
    ..Furthermore, Latino health care professionals have been absent from these intervention efforts even though the epidemic has affected this population disproportionately...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an HIV/AIDS prevention intervention targeting Latino gay men and men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico
    Jose Toro-Alfonso
    University Center for Psychological Services and Research, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00931, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:445-56. 2002
    ..Participants demonstrated lower risk indexes after the intervention. This model represents a culturally competent and relevant intervention for similar communities...
  6. ncbi request reprint The challenge of a positive self-image in a colonial context: a psychology of liberation for the Puerto Rican experience
    NELSON VARAS-DIAZ
    CUSEP, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:103-15. 2003
    ..They also identified situations which promoted negative and positive emotions. The role of a community psychology of liberation in understanding these phenomena as well as in embracing resistance to colonization is discussed...

Research Grants5

  1. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Reducing HIV/AIDS stigma among this population can foster the provision of stigma free services which research has shown to better the lives of people with HIV/AIDS. ..
  2. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Reducing HIV/AIDS stigma among this population can foster the provision of stigma free services which research has shown to better the lives of people with HIV/AIDS. ..
  3. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reducing HIV/AIDS stigma among this population can foster the provision of stigma free services which research has shown to better the lives of people with HIV/AIDS. ..
  4. AIDS Stigma among Health Professionals in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reducing HIV/AIDS stigma among this population can foster the provision of stigma free services which research has shown to better the lives of people with HIV/AIDS. ..