Lester V. Adorjany's research while affiliated with UNSW Sydney and other places

Publications (2)

Article
Objective To examine the extent of discrimination and stigmatisation related to hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, as experienced by injecting drug users in Sydney, Australia. Design Data were collected through a self-administered questionnaire from injecting drug users (IDUs). Questions included basic demo- graphics, injecting and sexual history,...
Article
The aim of the paper is to analyse, using Robert Stebbins’ theory of casual and serious leisure, the representations of leisure in the fiction of Robert G. Barrett, a contemporary Australian author whose 19 books have sold over a million copies. A key element of Barrett’s plots is the use of holidays. This device gives his principal character, Les...

Citations

... Harrington, Cuskelly, and Auld (2000, p. 432) found that those associated with motorsport in Australia, including the volunteers they studied, were generally working class. Adorjánÿ and Lovejoy (2003), using the novels of Australian writer Robert G. Barrett and arguing in contrast to the element of purpose in serious leisure, found that his principal characters indulged in a variety of casual leisure activities salted with the attitude of working-class resistance to middle-class values. ...
Reference: serious leisure
... (Joseph et al., 2000) Comorbidity between mental disorders and non-communicable diseases often occur in people with OUD that can result in multiple stigmas occurring simultaneously. (Conner and Rosen, 2008; J. C. Dean and Rud, 1984;Habib and Adorjany, 2003;Rasinski et al., 2005) Health practitioner related stigma is another form of stigma that creates a barrier to treatment. Qualitative studies have found that healthcare providers experience personal stigma towards OUD patients who seek-help for OUD treatment, (Bearnot et al., 2019;Horner et al., 2019) which leads to stigma-related inequity and treatment delay compared to those without OUD. ...