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How Does Sociology Relate To Hiv

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Indiana: Purdue University Professor Turns HIV/AIDS Diagnosis Into Her Life's Work

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis sociology professor Carrie Foote is dedicated to eradicating stigmas regarding HIV/AIDS. Realizing most of her IUPUI students believe they have never known anyone with the disease, Foote announces on... Read more »
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"1 in 2, Could Be Me": On Being an HIV Statistic and the Violence of Numbers

Mathew Rodriguez When I was in college, my best friend and I used to get into a lot of spirited, friendly debates. He was a sociology-oriented person who always extolled the virtue of macro-scale studies with numbers and data, while I was a... Read more »
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The Body Positive Book Reading Club

Readings in the Sociology of AIDS Edited by Anthony J. Lemelle, Jr., Charlene Harrington and Allen J. LeBlanc Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2000, Paper 322 pp. $29.40 HIV/AIDS is very close to many of us. In fact, many of us are... Read more »
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My Apologies, Yes I did Sound Stupid

Okay Dr. Bob,Student of Sociology here again and I hope you forgive me for my previous inane and stupid post. So here I ask again about why two hiv positive persons having to use condoms because of different subtypes and strains, will then the same...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back. Apology accepted.Your confusion stems from an incomplete understanding of HIV types and subtypes as well as incomplete knowledge concerning how HIV-antibody tests are performed and what exactly HIV-antibody tests are designed to... Read more »

Dr. Bob Please You Are An HIV Specialist

Please help explain this to me, I can't even ask my primary care doc because he is not specialized in HIV. You however are. I will try to explain plainly and make sense of my question. Since it is that if two HIV positive people with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why would you ask me to "please help explain" something to you and then say something as stupid as "watch even you won't answer this question and ignore it because it's scary and disturbing this truth and induces... Read more »

Specific Treatment Issues for HIV+ Women & Mental Health

I am a graduate student with a concentration in mental health counseling and I would like to know of primary and secondary sources for doing a thesis on Treatment Issues for HIV+ Women - Anxiety, Depression and Mental Health....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not tremendously familiar with the literature in this area. The following should provide you with a good variety of places to begin your search.D. Aronstein and Bruce Thompson, (eds) HIV and Social WOrk: A Practitioner's Guide, 1998.C.... Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »
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do you feel discriminated against?

Posted by Anonymous
hi, im a final year sociology student in the UK and i am conducting my dissertation around the topic of AIDS and the stigmas faced still today. i am particularly interested in whether the media influenced peoples feelings by barraging the public... Read more »

Work From Home

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am recently diagnosed HIV+. I am in the process of establishing an online business that will secure my financial future as I realize now I will not always be able to work.

If you have access to the internet and can spare 10 hours a week you can... Read more »

homophobia, aids discrimination and corruption...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HOMOPHOBIA, AIDS DISCRIMINATION and CORRUPTION IN PUERTO RICO A
Person With AIDS Fights For Justice WANTED: A LAWYER WHO IS NOT
AFRAID TO FIGHT FOR GAY CIVIL RIGHTS AND TO TAKE ON THE PUERTO
RICAN COURTS. On Thanksgiving Day 1991 Victor Umpierre... Read more »

AIDS work openings in Philadelphia

Posted by Anonymous
BLACKS EDUCATING BLACKS ABOUT SEXUAL HEALTH ISSUES (BEBASHI) HAS THE
FOLLOWING THE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNIES:

ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR OF CASE MANAGEMENT-FULL TIME
Provide supervision for Case Managers working with people living with
HIV. Maintain a small... Read more »