At the Intersection of HIV/AIDS Disparities

Brian Mustanski*, Amy Johnson, Robert Garofalo

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter reviews the HIV/AIDS epidemiology of young African American men who have sex with men (MSM) and the characteristics that affect prevention efforts within the African American MSM community. It also reviews the racial disparities in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Young Men's Survey, as well as findings from another study of young MSM conducted in Chicago (Project Q) which examines the psychosocial and sociodemographic characteristics that underlie racial disparities. Finally, it offers practical policy solutions and implications for social work practice, and suggests areas for future research and advocacy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSocial Work with African American Males
Subtitle of host publicationHealth, Mental Health, and Social Policy
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199865567
ISBN (Print)9780195314366
StatePublished - Jun 10 2010


  • AIDS
  • African American men
  • HIV
  • Project Q
  • Racial disparities
  • Young men's survey

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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