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I need to write an evaluation of a research article (article attached). It needs to include a brief description of the article and follow a systematic approach.

Article attached -- it tests the hypothesis that attitudes towards HIV/AIDS will improve after participation in an educational program.


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Here are my thoughts on the article. You can expand on this to write a critique of the article. Summary statements are in normal font, my opinions are in italics.

The authors of this study surveyed participants in a variety of HIV/AIDS educational programs to test the hypothesis that attitudes towards HIV/AIDS would improve after participation in a program. They found that there was an increase in attitude scores after participation in a program, but there were differences in amount of attitude improvement across the various types of groups.


A literature review found that some human services providers are fearful and/or misinformed about HIV/AIDS. These attitudes may limit ...