Nursing’s Allsion Webel talks about her research on HIV and stress, isolation

Younger people with HIV may face more stress, isolation: Study

Huffington Post: Researchers found that people younger than age 50 with HIV feel more disconnected from their support group, largely because of stigma they felt because of their disease. “The younger, newly diagnosed individual may not know anyone in their peer group with a chronic illness, much less HIV,” said Allison Webel, an assistant professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.