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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...and HIV care, treatment, and disease progression. For example, HIV-positive women with chronic (long-lasting) depression go to their medical visits less regularly and are more likely to progress quickly to AIDS. Starting HIV treatment and adhering to HIV medications (taking your HIV drugs correctly) are less likely in chronically-depressed HIV-positive women. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression, you may miss doses, take the...
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HIV+ without treatment

hi,Dr.Josephmy Brother has been HIV+ since last year, unfortunately he still couldnt face the truth, he has psychological problems now and also refuses to receive any I would like to ask u how long a HIV+ patient will live without any...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...experienced medical provider who can work with him to accept his diagnosis and explore easy to take treatments. He may also need some counseling and therapy to address his "psychological problems" at the same time.Best of luck,Joe Read more »

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test Read more »

hiv counseling

how to counsel the pre and after testing hiv patients?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV testing is best accompanied by counseling to provide education about HIV and how it is transmitted. The testing process in the US is undergoing "streamlining" in order Read more »

Group Therapy and Counseling Resources

Dear Michael, I am writing as a graduate student in Counseling and an HIV Positive gay man. I'm interested in any/all resources in counseling (individually), marital/family therapy models and group psychotherapy with gay men with HIV Disease. I've...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...College/London PressShernoff, M (1999) AIDS and Mental Health Practice: Clinical and Policy Issues Haworth PressShernoff & Smith (2000)HIV Treatment: Mental Health Aspects of Antiviral Therapy, San Francisco, UCSF AIDS Health ProjectI strongly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment in Coping With HIV/AIDS in Uganda: A Qualitative Analysis

... The current qualitative study explores the role of HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) and treatment in helping HIV-positive Ugandans cope with the disease. The researchers conducted 12 predetermined Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Advocacy Group Encourages HIV-Positive Couples to Marry, Offers Counseling, Other Services

...spreading to HIV-negative people, the AP/ reports. The program is run by the Bauchi Action Committee on AIDS and offers counseling and money to couples who are living with HIV/AIDS and are planning to marry. According to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

...set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys of 15-... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambia's HIV/AIDS Council Director Urges People to Be Tested on National Voluntary Counseling, Testing Day

...traditional leaders, civil society, the private sector and communities to "mobilize" people to access HIV services and to scale up HIV treatment and prevention programs. He added that HIV prevention programs should include a multifaceted,... Read more »
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Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies
...even though it can cause liver damage since he's on inh. i'm trying to be a supporter and not a mother here but i know he NEEDS counseling. can any of u manly men or wives w/ one tell me how i can get him to counseling? orders do not take well.... Read more »

Couples counseling?

Posted by Carrie
...I'm just curious if anyone knows of counseling places that help with serodiscordant couples. I live in Minnesota and have contacted the Minnesota AIDS Project and they don't Read more »

What is HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...or local Ministry of Health through their Web site or telephone services to determine where to find local HIV screening and counseling services. What do I do if I test HIV-positive? Do not panic. Most health practices, clinics, and centers have... Read more »

please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
please answer my questions. I have two questions. The first is how long a person will stay with HIV before he turns to Aids without having treatments. And how long will he stay with HIV if he had treatment before turning to AIds. I have tested... Read more »