The buddy volunteer commitment in AIDS care.

The buddy volunteer commitment in AIDS care. The buddy volunteer commitment in AIDS care. P Velentgas , C Bynum and S Zierler Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912. Buddy volunteers provide crucial assistance to people with HIV-related illnesses. Based on volunteers' self-administered questionnaires, our study describes the nature of buddy work. Volunteers indicated their satisfaction with both personal performance and buddy program administration. Several factors were associated with volunteer satisfaction. This report is a first attempt to describe this special relationship created in response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Public Health American Public Health Association

The buddy volunteer commitment in AIDS care.

American Journal of Public Health, Volume 80 (11): 1378 – Nov 1, 1990

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American Public Health Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1990 by the American Public Health Association
ISSN
0090-0036
eISSN
1541-0048
DOI
10.2105/AJPH.80.11.1378
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Abstract

The buddy volunteer commitment in AIDS care. P Velentgas , C Bynum and S Zierler Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912. Buddy volunteers provide crucial assistance to people with HIV-related illnesses. Based on volunteers' self-administered questionnaires, our study describes the nature of buddy work. Volunteers indicated their satisfaction with both personal performance and buddy program administration. Several factors were associated with volunteer satisfaction. This report is a first attempt to describe this special relationship created in response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic.

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American Journal of Public HealthAmerican Public Health Association

Published: Nov 1, 1990

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