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Hiv And Social Networking

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...contribute to the high rate of depression among HIV-positive women. These include having a lower household income, using drugs and alcohol, having been sexually and physically abused, being the primary caregiver, and/or lack of social support. How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Symptoms of depression include: Changes in appetite or weight Aches or pains for no clear reason Feelings of sadness, guilt, and/or low self-worth Irritability...
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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
...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 one's social health. I think that most... Read more »

AIDS social solutions project

1. Why don't people use proper prevention equippment?2. Does HIVAIDS affect any other part of the body other than the immune system?3. Why haven't I heard about AIDS prevention and transmission until I started this project? 4. Is there still a risk...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...primarily transmitted through an activity that everyone engages in, an activity that is essential to human life, and one that is socially, psychologically, and behaviorally complex.6) That's too big a question to answer here. Would having sex be... Read more »

HIV+ wife, brings worry into my family

Recently my wife and I went for HIV tests. the results were she turned out positve and I am negative. We have remained strong in the face of this result but it is undeniable a new chapter that I was not prepared has started in my life. we have one...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If your wife's CD4 count is 800 then she is not likely to be in any immediate danger to develop an AIDS related complication though TB, malaria and other infections can pose problems and need to be treated appropriately if present. Read more »

Obsessive Compulsive disorder and social contact with hiv-friend?

Hi! I have a friend who has been working 5 weeks in a hospital in south africa. There he worked in a heart and lung section for children. During his stay he slept with a girl (that he met. She worked as a waitress) but used a condom. How afraid...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If he used the condom correctly (put it on properly before inserting, and withdrew while securing the condom) then he should not be afraid. As for visiting your friend, you are not at risk unless you handle blood or other body fluids with open... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Accessing Social Networks With High Rates of Undiagnosed HIV Infection: The Social Networks Demonstration Project

... The study authors "evaluated the use of social networks to reach persons with undiagnosed HIV infection in ethnic minority communities and link them to medical care and HIV Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Alaska Organization Uses Online Social Networking to Spread HIV/AIDS Prevention Messages

... The Alaska AIDS Assistance Association is utilizing Internet outreach in an effort to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, KTVA.com reports. The project, Power-On Alaska.org , posts links to the Web site Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Internet Use, Social Networking, and HIV/AIDS Risk for Homeless Adolescents

... The study authors investigated the association between sexual health and Internet use, including social media sites like Facebook and MySpace, among a sample of homeless youths at high risk of contracting HIV. A survey of Internet Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black MSM More Than Twice as Likely as Other MSM to Be HIV-Positive; Social Networks Effective for Testing, Studies Show

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
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Minneapolis HIV+ Gay/Bi Men Social Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you are interested in what we are all about or would like to check out brunch this week. You can email us at positivelink@mnaidsproject.org. Looking forward to hearing from you. Read more »

Social group for HIV positive woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm looking to find a social group in Philadelphia (to meet upwardly mobile positive guys). Just diagnosed, 28 years old and single woman. Know of anything? Read more »

HIV+ Gay/Bi Social Group Minneapolis

Posted by Anonymous
...social/community building group of HIV+ gay/bi men in the TwinCities area. If you want more information email us at: positivelink@mnaidsproject.org, all inquiries are kept confidential. We are a service of the Minnesota AIDS Project. Read more »

HIV Website Needs Programming Help

Posted by Dave1969
...Hi, I work for a website called www.BeOneCity.com. We are a social network and informational website for HIV positive people. We are looking for a computer programmer to help with some changes Read more »