Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore PLWHAs’ possible selves (Marcus & Nurius, 1986). A secondary analysis was conducted using data from 36 individuals’ indepth interviews. Participants’ past selves, current selves and feared selves were unearthed. These findings have implications for health educators.

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“I Want to Be a Drug Counselor:” Possible Selves in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

The purpose of this study was to explore PLWHAs’ possible selves (Marcus & Nurius, 1986). A secondary analysis was conducted using data from 36 individuals’ indepth interviews. Participants’ past selves, current selves and feared selves were unearthed. These findings have implications for health educators.