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Ask the Experts

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 »

Cognitive Issues for 16yr HIV survivor

I'M WORRIED THAT THE HIV HAS TAKEN CONTROL OVER SOME OF MY COGNITIVE AREAS. LAST 12 MONTHS, I... Read more »

Hiv&HepB Survivor

My friend was diagnosed with Hiv in 1985.In 1992 he got Hep B, 2years later a leg scratch turned... Read more »
Articles
Volunteer Positive

HIV Survivor and "Global Nomad" Creates International Volunteer Service Organization for People Living With HIV

During the past many years, I have traveled to various parts of the globe and have seen firsthand the devastating effects HIV and HIV-related stigma have had on many different kinds of people in many diverse communities. Understanding the... Read more »
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

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

Although giving a "rape survivor the option of forcing a suspect to be tested for HIV under court order would seem to be useful for the survivor's health and peace of mind," mandatory "HIV testing doesn't get rape survivors access to what they need... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

North Dakota Legislature Passes Bill to Reduce Sexual Assault Survivors' Wait Time for Results of Alleged Attackers' HIV Test

The North Dakota House on Thursday voted 92-1 to pass a bill (SB 2358 ) that would reduce the time sexual assault survivors must wait for the results of an HIV test on their alleged attackers, the Associated Press reports (Associated Press, 3/15).... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

I am a 15 year HIV positive survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a 15-year HIV positive long-term asymptomatic survivor. I
have been vvery fortunate with my meds... I have never had a drug
reaction from anything I have taken to control the replication of
my virus. I have had an undetectable viral load since... Read more »

HIV+ brain cancer survivor marathon runner

Posted by richardbpc
NEWS FROM THE RICHARD M. BRODSKY FOUNDATION
1247 Mara Court, Atlantic Beach, NY 11509
Contact Richard at 516/432-1254 cell ph 516-770-7724
or at www.richardmbrodsky.org or www.worldaidsmarathon.com
E-mail: richardbpc@aol.com
HIVers & cancer... Read more »