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Social Stigma
Jan 17, 2001

I'm wondering what the common social problems are for people with AIDS. How can I expect the community to treat me once I reveal the fact that I have AIDS?

Response from Mr. Shernoff

There are not any "common social problems" but a host of potential issues that any individual may or may not have to face depending upon his or her individual coping style, support network and where he or she may live. Each individual in your life will probably respond differently depending upon their own coping style, how well educated he or she is about HIV, and the nature of your relationship with them.

Michael Shernoff, MSW



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