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Hiv Anxiety

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Student Riddled with HIV Anxiety: Should I go for a HIV Test? (VISIONS AND FEARS OF BEING SEXUALLY ASSAULTED WHILE SLEEPING, 2010)

Respected Dr BobYou are God's gift to us who are riddled with HIV anxiety, and wish to have a peace of mind. I am yet another such person who desperately need your valuable advice.For the past 6 weeks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Student Riddled with HIV Anxiety,It's important to realize that having "visions of being sexually assaulted while sleeping naked" and actually... Read more »

HIV anxiety!

I had HIV anxiety in 1998 and it almost drove me nuts! I was worried... Read more »
Articles
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Please Don't Leave Me Because I Need You: An HIV Take on Separation Anxiety

Dave R. This article originally appeared onPositiveLite.com, Canada's Online HIV Magazine . Pacey: "It wasn't supposed to end like that. We're not supposed to end like that. Right?" (Remember Dawson's Creek ?) My last article was about... Read more »
TheBody.com

(HIV) Testing Anxiety

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anxiety/Stress Among Mothers Living With HIV: Effects on Parenting Skills and Child Outcomes

In their introduction the authors noted, "Parental HIV infection has been associated with negative outcomes for children, and parenting skills appear to be one mechanism operating in that association." The current study examines the relations... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Chicago, Ill. -- Key findings of a national physician and patient survey conducted by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) demonstrate a strong link between HIV infection and the mental health of patients diagnosed with... Read more »
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Hiv Anxiety or Hiv

Posted by jsw1, 1 Reply
My story is I had (one time) unprotected vaginal sex with a married women 5 years ago, whom I've known all my life. Least to say I feel horrible about the whole incident. I also was diagnosed with anxiety disorder in 2000. The only symptoms I've... Read more »

HIV Anxiety...AGAIN

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 30 year old female who has suffered from the fear of HIV since I was date raped at age 20. Since then, I've had two long-time relationships (both safe) and a few short-term partners, also safe. Every now and then, I'll meet someone/start... Read more »

Mental Health and Hiv Anxiety

Posted by mustang77, 1 Reply
I too was a worried well. but rapid hiv blood test (finger prick) are accurate. as well as rapid salivia test are accurate. at 6 weeks and beyond. i too searched the internet and was blown away of all the false information that scared the shit out... Read more »

HIV Anxiety - Hypocondriats we are

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
For Most of us..... The risk of getting HIV is less than getting killed on the freeway going to work each morning. But, we still head out the door and into our cars daily. Staying away from particular behaviors is the key. Like wearing a seat... Read more »