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Bone Health and HIV/AIDS

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HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you could take the time to answer my question. I am wondering what the impact of this virus can have of the social health of an individual. Thank you for...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Chris, Thank you for your question. I want to begin by saying that my response is based upon my experience of journeying with many women and men living with HIV/AIDS but in no way can include the variety of effects which the virus can have on... Read more »

best graduate school for AIDS social work

I am planning to attend graduate school in social work and public health next fall and my focus is HIV affected families and adolescents. I did not expect to be accepted into as many schools as I have been and am wondering how much difference it...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
All three are wonderful schools. Your decision needs to be based on your interests. I am not intimately familiar with any of these schools curriculums so I am not able to advise you. You need to ask them about the possibility of doing your field... Read more »

do HIV meds adversely affect vein health or access? (HIV + hemophilia)

My husband, with severe hemophilia, began HIV meds in 1997. He requires daily self infusions of clotting factor to treat his severe hemophilia. In this past year, his veins have simply stopped allowing venous access - not just at usual access sites,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Frequent infusions and blood draws over a lifetime is hard on the veins of many patients making venous access frequently a challenge. I have not observed that venous access appears to be a problem caused by HIV medications (20+ years of HIV med use... Read more »

Stay on social security or try and work

I recently talked with my doctor about going back to work and what was going on with my HIV and why it got so bad for me while I read about others that dont seem to be so affected. I had an OI and was hospitalized and have cognitve issues due to...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am sorry that you are experiencing difficulty with others understanding the nature of your illness. I am sure that is very frustrating. Under Social Security Disability (SSD), there is a Trial Work Program that would allow you to continue on SSD... Read more »
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Social Security Mental Health Examination

Posted by DJones, 1 Reply
I filed for social security / disability and received notice that the Social Security Department has set up an appointment with one of their psychologists. The letter tells me I have to bring a friend they can question also. Has anyone been... Read more »

SURVEY:How does social stigma affect your coping?

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis

http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/

My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »

Social Worker Brooklyn, NYC

Posted by Anonymous
Social Worker
Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center Brooklyn , New York

Looking to extend mental health support to clients on Saturdays. Position requires mental health counseling to hiv affected and infected clients and families. Notes,... Read more »

From Social Butterfly to Party Pooper

Posted by Preston110409, 2 Replies
I am into the second week of knowing my diagnosis. It has been tough. My best friend knows as do the guy that I am dating. My ex suspects it probably since I have attempted to reach out to him. Lately I have had a lot of anxiety about changing... Read more »