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Ethical Issues With Treatment Of Aids

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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 »
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 »
Ask the Experts

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 - client confidentiality relating to HIV/AIDS. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thank you....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Since I am not a psychologist and do not practice in New Jersey I am unable to be of assistance to you. I suggest that you contact the New Jersey state psychological association or the NJ state chapter of APA.Michael Shernoff, MSW... 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 I finally obtained one. I guess you could say it was a whim because I did not plan, I simply went to a Tattoo convention. I talked with several...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Inked-Guy,You've done nothing wrong nor breached any ethical boundaries. You report you asked questions about sterility and were reassured all precautions were taken. You "observed the process of cleaning and universal... Read more »

Question about morals and ethics

Hi, I've been positive for 17 years and living with AIDS now for seven. I'll spare all the details on how bad it was, but I almost died. Now that I've survived I've gone from being a man with a career and a home and a high...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. Many of the symptoms you describe could be explained by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This can occur when there is an event (or increasingly we are understanding it can be a series of events, not just a single... 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 »

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 »

An ECONOMICAL ISSUE

Posted by Anonymous
I agree with Mark 2000. Its also an ECONOMICAL FACTOR. Everyone knows how expensive hiv treatment are. Also we know that in most of the countries of the world there has been trials about human rights protection and in all of the courts they have... 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 »