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Ethical Issues In Hiv And Aids

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Information on Ethical Issues concerning Euthanasia and HIV patients

I am a Counseling student enrolled n a Professional and Ethical Issues course. As an assignment, we must address an Ethical Dilemma concerning a subject that we are interested in. With the issues of Dying with Dignity and Terminal Illnesses,...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Rather than give you a lengthly answer here I refer you to two chapters in my most recent book entitled AIDS and Mental Health Practice: Clinical and Policy Issues written by Michael Holtby that speaks to this topic in depth. I know you will find... Read more »

Ethical Principles relating to HIV/AIDS in New Jersey

I am trying to find out the NJ ethics and/or policy/law on the issue regarding psychologist -... Read more »

A Question about Ethics and Tattoo Art Work

After a few years of considering a Tattoo and researching HIV related issues with getting a tattoo... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Microbicides Trials Produce Mixed Results, Raise Ethical Issues

Seventeen years ago, a Ugandan woman, a peer educator in her community, stood up at the 1991 AIDS Prevention Conference and asked, "If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they make something we can use to protect ourselves from HIV?" Since... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethics and the Future of PrEP

"Ethical Issues Raised By PrEP Are Difficult, But Not Insurmountable" "The AIDS movement is at a pivotal point in history, where it will face scrutiny not only to demonstrate that interventions are cost-effective and equitably distributed, but also... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

The Ethics of Universal HIV Screening

Dr. Roland Merchant Seeking to encourage earlier and more widespread HIV testing, in 2006 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended an "opt-out" approach to testing, whereby healthcare workers would inform patients... Read more »
Agate Publishing

Sweet-Tea Ethics: Black Luv, Healthcare, and Cultural Mistrust

From Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community , edited by Gil L. Robertson IV. Copyright 2006. Excerpted with permission from Agate Publishing . There once was a Persian cat who had a tail worthy of marvel. In arrogant displays,... Read more »
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Biomedical ethics

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am an undergrad working on a biomedical ethics paper about AIDS/HIV+ disclosure. I would appreciate any input that anyone has on the matter. I would like to know how people feel about this issue. Who do you feels needs to know about HIV status?... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
Reuters 1/4/01

Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday.

The Centers for... Read more »

Lesbians Living with HIV: sexuality issues

Posted by Anonymous
Are you a lesbian living with HIV/AIDS? I am a writer for HIV Plus Magazine, a community oriented research and treatment magazine for people living with HIV /AIDS. Our Spring Issue will be dedicated completely to HIV positive women. I am writing a... Read more »