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What about survivor's guilt: long term AIDS survivors

Is there any research or information available about survivor's guilt; thosewith HIV or AIDS who become long term survivors? Especially in light of thenew medication therapies and idea of AIDS shifting from terminal to chronic....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dr. Walt Odets has written extensively about survivor guilt of HIV negativemen in his book Life in the Shadows: Being HIV-Negative in the Age of AIDS(1994). A little has been written about the survivor guilt of people who arelong term survivors and... Read more »

Long-Term Survivor HIV Denial

Drs,I am a Venezuelan 25-year-old- haemophiliac that got infected in the US when I was 5 years old.... Read more »

A Long Term, Long Sleeping Survivor

Dear Dr. Bob,It's been a long time since I've visited this site, but you're... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "prematur[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with aging, the New York... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Aging Among Long-Term HIV Survivors in U.S.

The Los Angeles Times on Tuesday examined issues surrounding aging among long-term HIV survivors in the U.S. According to physicians, people living with HIV/AIDS experience signs of aging about 10 to 20 years earlier than HIV-negative people. ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Long-Term Survivors of HIV and Wellness

HIV Wellness Oxymoron Either of two retroviruses that infect and destroy helper T-cells of the immune system, causing the marked reduction in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibodies Present in Long-Term HIV Survivors Could Contribute to Vaccine Development, Study Says

HIV-positive people who do not develop AIDS and do not require antiretroviral medication could provide insight for new strategies in vaccine development, according to a study published Sunday in the journal Nature , London's Independent ... Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
From KaiserNet

January 8, 2008

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

HIV/AIDS LONG-TERM SURVIVORS sought for in-depth i

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gay men who have lived consciously aware of their HIV+ status since at least 1986 are sought to provide their personal experiencesemotional, psychological, spiritual, medical, social, legal, &c.for a book to document and preserve the experiences... Read more »

looking for other long-term survivors

Posted by maninDC, 5 Replies
Came out in 1972, have been HIV+ since 1986, am healthy long-term non-progressor - looking for other guys like me who've outlived their social circle and are having a hard time making new friends. I'm a great guy, fun to be with, but have been... Read more »

Long term survivor

Posted by DAF, 4 Replies
I am aperson living with AIDS, I have srvived three opertunistic infections. I have known about my status for 22 years and in retrospect I was one of the early cases to be infected,. In the time period from 1978 to 1981.

My qyestion is are there any... Read more »