Discuss how a theoretical understanding of stigma may help nurses understand why patients, or their families, may experience stigma for a condition

Discuss how a theoretical understanding of stigma may help nurses understand why patients, or their families, may experience stigma for a condition.

Discuss the notion of social capital and how drawing on community assets, social capital can be used to address some health needs of a specified vulnerable group
Two questioned essay:
question 1:Discuss how a theoretical understanding of stigma may help
nurses understand why patients, or their families, may
experience stigma for a condition. Illustrate your answer
with reference to a specific group or population.

For question one discuss how stigma affects HIV medication adherence and individuals socially , and how nurses understand this due to evidence based literature.
use theories from Goffman 1963 and other sociologist that spoke about stigma and relate that to HIV and stigmatisation today. use about other 10 references besides the theories.
references/ sources used in this to be located under question 1 only.

question 2:Discuss the notion of social capital and how drawing on
community assets, social capital can be used to address
some health needs of a specified vulnerable group

For question two discuss how social capital affects those with HIV and there choice of treatment of coping method. use theories such as bourdieu to understand how HIV has a increased risk of social isolation because of less social participation. use theory of Putnam (2000) to show how social isolation applies to his theory of bonds, bridges and linkages. use 10 references besides the theories.
use referencing style Harvard.

Discuss how a theoretical understanding of stigma may help nurses understand why patients, or their families, may experience stigma for a condition

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