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Book Chapters

Newman CE; Persson AS; Ellard J, 2016, 'Pills, providers and partners: Exploring trust among serodiscordant couples in Australia', in Persson AS; Hughes S (ed.), Cross-cultural perspectives on couples with mixed HIV status: Beyond positive/negative, Springer, pp. 265 - 276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42725-6_21

Persson AS; Newman CE; Miller A, 2016, ''There's more to you than just this virus': Young people growing up with perinatally acquired HIV in Australia', in Liamputtong P (ed.), Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS : a cross-cultural perspective, edn. Cross-Cultural Research in Health, Illness and Well-Being, Springer International Publishing, pp. 107 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-29936-5_6

Persson AS; Hughes SD, 2016, 'Making “difference”: New perspectives on HIV serodiscordance.', in Persson AS; Hughes SD (ed.), Cross-cultural perspectives on couples with mixed HIV status: Beyond positive/negative., edn. 1, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 1 - 12, http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-42725-6_1

Edited Books

Persson AS; Hughes SD, (ed.), 2016, Cross-cultural perspectives on couples with mixed HIV status: Beyond positive/negative., 1, Springer, Switzerland, http://www.springer.com/in/book/9783319427232

Journal articles

valentine K; Persson A; Newman CE; Hamilton M; Bryant J; Wallace J, 2020, 'Commentary on Alex Stevens (2020) Critical realism and the ‘ontological politics of drug policy'', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102879

Persson A; Kelly-Hanku A; Mek A; Mitchell E; Nake Trumb R; Worth H; Bell S, 2020, 'Polygyny, Serodiscordance and HIV Prevention in Papua New Guinea: A Qualitative Exploration of Diverse Configurations', Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, vol. 21, pp. 248 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14442213.2020.1758202

valentine K; Persson A; Newman CE; Hamilton M; Bryant J; Wallace J, 2020, 'Experience as Evidence: The Prospects for Biographical Narratives in Drug Policy', Contemporary Drug Problems, pp. 009145092091624 - 009145092091624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0091450920916244

Philpot SP; Persson A; Prestage G; Bavinton BR; Ellard J, 2020, 'The ‘normality’ of living as a gay serodiscordant couple in Sydney, Australia', Sociology of Health and Illness, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13171

Persson A; Smith AKJ; Wallace J; valentine K; Bryant J; Hamilton M; Newman CE, 2020, 'Understanding ‘risk’ in families living with mixed blood-borne viral infection status: The doing and undoing of ‘difference’', Health (United Kingdom), http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459320946469

Drysdale K; Newman CE; Persson A; Gray RM, 2020, 'Mapping Experiences of Serodiscordance: Using Visual Methodologies to Construct Relationality in Families Living With or Affected by Stigmatized Infectious Disease', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 30, pp. 793 - 808, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732319890304

Drysdale K; Newman CE; Persson A; Gray RM, 2019, 'Mapping Experiences of Serodiscordance: Using Visual Methodologies to Construct Relationality in Families Living With or Affected by Stigmatized Infectious Disease.', Qual Health Res, pp. 1049732319890304 - 1049732319890304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732319890304

Mitchell E; Kelly-Hanku A; Mek A; Nake Trumb R; Persson A; Worth H; Bell SA, 2019, 'Caring Masculinities in the Context of HIV Serodiscordant Relationships in Papua New Guinea', Men and Masculinities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1097184X19889659

Newman C; Persson A; Kumar S; Lea T; Aggleton P, 2019, 'Experiences of Family Belonging among Two Generations of Sexually Diverse Australians', Family Relations, vol. 69, pp. 292 - 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fare.12411

Persson A; Newman C; valentine K; Hamilton M; Bryant J; Wallace J, 2019, 'The embodied relationality of blood-borne viruses: How families matter in the context of a stigmatised viral infection', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 243, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112620

Persson A; Newman CE; Manolas P; Holt M; Callander D; Gordon T; de Wit J, 2019, 'Challenging Perceptions of “Straight”: Heterosexual Men Who Have Sex with Men and the Cultural Politics of Sexual Identity Categories', Men and Masculinities, vol. 22, pp. 694 - 715, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1097184X17718586

Persson A; Newman C; Rasmussen ML; Marshall D; Cover R; Aggleton P, 2019, 'Queerying Notions of “Difference” Among Two Generations of Australians Who Do Not Identify Heteronormatively', Sexuality and Culture, vol. 24, pp. 54 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09625-3

Persson A; Kelly-Hanku A; Bell S; Mek A; Worth H; Nake Trumb R, 2019, '“Vibrant Entanglements”: HIV Biomedicine and Serodiscordant Couples in Papua New Guinea', Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, vol. 38, pp. 267 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01459740.2018.1530670

Newman C; Hughes S; Persson A; Truong H-HM; Holt M, 2019, 'Promoting 'Equitable Access' to PrEP in Australia: Taking Account of Stakeholder Perspectives.', AIDS Behav, vol. 23, pp. 1846 - 1857, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2311-2

Newman C; Hughes S; Persson A; Truong H-H; Holt M, 2018, 'Promoting ‘equitable access’ to PrEP in Australia: accounting for stakeholder perspectives', AIDS and Behavior, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2311-2

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2018, 'Sexual Practices and Sexual Health Among Three Generations of Men in Bangladesh: Exploring Gender- and Sexuality-Assemblages', Sexuality and Culture, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12119-018-9566-7

Newman CE; Persson A; Ellard J, 2018, 'When HIV figures in family life: exploring the relational reach of serodiscordance', Sexuality and Culture, vol. 22, pp. 1527 - 1541, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12119-018-9542-2

Newman CE; Persson A; Manolas P; Schmidt HMA; Ooi C; Rutherford A; de Wit J, 2018, '“So Much Is at Stake”: Professional Views on Engaging Heterosexually Identified Men who Have Sex with Men with Sexual Health Care in Australia', Sexuality Research and Social Policy, vol. 15, pp. 302 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13178-017-0291-z

Mao L; Buchanan A; Wong HTH; Persson A, 2018, 'Beyond mere pill taking: SMS reminders for HIV treatment adherence delivered to mobile phones of clients in a community support network in Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 26, pp. 486 - 494, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12544

Hamilton M; Botfield J; Persson A; Newman C; Bryant J; valentine K; Wallace J, 2018, 'Hidden Carers? a Scoping Review of the Needs Of Carers of People with HIV in the Contemporary Treatment Era', International Journal of Care and Caring, vol. 2, pp. 529 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/239788218X15411705099442

Persson A; Newman CE; Ellard J, 2017, 'Breaking Binaries? Biomedicine and Serostatus Borderlands among Couples with Mixed HIV Status', Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, vol. 36, pp. 699 - 713, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01459740.2017.1298594

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2017, 'The makings of a man: social generational masculinities in Bangladesh', Journal of Gender Studies, vol. 27, pp. 347 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1388773

Persson A; Newman CE; Hamilton M; Bryant J; Wallace J; valentine K, 2017, 'Families Living with Blood-Borne Viruses: The Case for Extending the Concept of “Serodiscordance”', Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/4352783

Persson AS; Newman CE; Manolas P; Holt M; Callander D; Gordon T; de Wit J, 2017, 'Challenging perceptions of “straight”: Heterosexual men who have sex with men and the cultural politics of sexual identity categories', Men and Masculinities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1097184X17718586

Persson A; Newman CE; Miller A, 2017, 'Caring for ‘underground’ kids: qualitative interviews with clinicians about key issues for young people growing up with perinatally acquired HIV in Australia', International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02673843.2013.866149

Persson A; Newman CE; Mao L; de Wit J, 2016, 'On the Margins of Pharmaceutical Citizenship: Not Taking HIV Medication in the “Treatment Revolution” Era', Medical Anthropology Quarterly, vol. 30, pp. 359 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maq.12274

Persson A; Ellard J; Newman CE, 2016, 'Bridging the HIV Divide: Stigma, Stories and Serodiscordant Sexuality in the Biomedical Age', Sexuality and Culture, vol. 20, pp. 197 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12119-015-9316-z

Newman CE; Persson A; Bains A; De Wit J, 2016, 'Whose voices inform online representations of HIV treatment as prevention?', AIDS, vol. 30, pp. 808 - 810, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000000983

Persson A, 2016, ''The world has changed': Pharmaceutical citizenship and the reimagining of serodiscordant sexuality among couples with mixed HIV status in Australia', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 38, pp. 380 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12347

Newman CE; Persson A; Miller A; Brown RJ, 2015, ''Just take your medicine and everything will be fine': Responsibilisation narratives in accounts of transitioning young people with HIV into adult care services in Australia', AIDS Care, vol. 28, pp. 131 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2015.1069790

Newman CE; Mao L; Persson A; Holt M; Slavin S; Kidd MR; Post JJ; Wright E; De Wit J, 2015, ''Not Until I'm Absolutely Half-Dead and Have To:' Accounting for Non-Use of Antiretroviral Therapy in Semi-Structured Interviews with People Living with HIV in Australia', AIDS Patient Care and STDs, vol. 29, pp. 267 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/apc.2014.0301

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2015, 'Rethinking Gender, Men and Masculinity: Representations of men in the South Asian Reproductive and Sexual Health Literatures', International Journal of Men's Health, vol. 14, pp. 146 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.3149/jmh.1402.146

Newman C; de Wit J; Persson AS; Holt M; Slavin S; Kidd M; Post J; Wright E; Mao L, 2015, 'Understanding concerns about HIV treatment-as-prevention among people with HIV who are not using antiretroviral therapy', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 19, pp. 821 - 831, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-014-0959-9

Persson A, 2014, 'Significant ambivalence: perspectives of Australian HIV service providers on universal treatment-as-prevention (TasP) for serodiscordant couples', Critical Public Health, vol. 17 February, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2014.886005

Persson A, 2014, '"I don't blame that guy that gave it to me": Contested discourses of victimisation and culpability in the narratives of heterosexual women infected with HIV', AIDS Care, vol. 26, pp. 233 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2013.811207

Newman ; Persson AS; Miller A; Cama E, 2014, 'Bridging worlds, breaking rules: Clinician perspectives on transitioning young people with perinatally acquired HIV into adult care in a low prevalence setting', AIDS Patient Care and Stds, vol. 28, pp. 381 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/apc.2013.0346

Persson AS; Brown G; McDonald A; Korner H, 2014, 'Transmission and prevention of HIV among heterosexual populations in Australia', AIDS Education and Prevention: an interdisciplinary journal, vol. 26, pp. 245 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2014.26.3.245

Newman CE; Persson AS; de Wit J; Reynolds R; Canavan P; Kippax S; Kidd M, 2013, 'At the coalface and the cutting edge: General practitioners' accounts of the rewards of engaging with HIV medicine', BMC Family Practice, vol. 14, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-14-39

Hopwood MN; Newman C; Persson A; Watts I; de Wit J; Reynolds R; Canavan P; Kippax S; Kidd M, 2013, 'Expert perspectives on the contribution of HIV general practice nursing to the 'extraordinary story' of HIV medicine in Australia', Primary Health Care Research and Development, vol. 15, pp. 180 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1463423613000108

Hopwood MN, 2013, 'No ordinary mainstream illness: How HIV doctors perceive the virus', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 24, pp. 6 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732313514139

Persson AS, 2013, 'Non/infectious corporealities: tensions in the biomedical era of 'HIV normalisation'', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 35, pp. 1065 - 1079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12023

Newman CE; Persson AS; Paquette D; Kidd M, 2013, 'The new cultural politics of the waiting room: Straight men, gay-friendly clinics and 'inclusive' HIV care', Sexuality Research and Social Policy, vol. 10, pp. 87 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13178-013-0111-z

Persson AS, 2012, 'Notes on the concepts of serodiscordance and risk in couples with mixed HIV status', Global Public Health, vol. 8, pp. 209 - 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2012.729219

Persson AS, 2012, 'The undoing and doing of sexual identity among HIV-positive heterosexual men in Australia', Men and Masculinities, vol. 15, pp. 311 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1097184X12450015

Persson AS; Newman C, 2012, 'When HIV-positive children grow up: A critical analysis of the transition literature in developed countries', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 22, pp. 656 - 667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732311431445

Persson AS, 2011, 'HIV-negativity in serodiscordant relationships: The absence, enactment, and liminality of serostatus identity', Medical Anthropology, vol. 30, pp. 569 - 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01459740.2011.561456


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