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HIV and its psychological effects

I am an HIV-neg male. I recently met another guy who is HIV-poz. There's no way I can know what it feels like to live with the disease. But we tried dating. In the beginning he was TOTALLY comfortable with everything (kissing, cuddling, even a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,This is a difficult and not all that uncommon problem. (See below for an example. There are many more in the archives.) Everyone's situation is a bit different and therefore there is no one specific answer to your question. Magnetic... Read more »

psychological dimensions of AIDS

HelloI am a psychology student at the university of Athens GREECE.I am doing some kind of research... Read more »

psychological effects caused by HIV meds?

I am having two problems that are now one in the same. I will explain the details of the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longitudinal Association of Alcohol Use With HIV Disease Progression and Psychological Health of Women With HIV

...is associated with HIV disease progression. Our findings have implications for the provision of alcohol use interventions and psychological resources to improve the health of women with HIV." Back to other news for July 2009 Search the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Japan to Assign Counselors to Core Hospitals to Provide People Affected by HIV/AIDS With Psychological Support, Officials Say

...Welfare plans to assign counselors to certain hospitals nationwide to provide people living with HIV/AIDS and their families with psychological support, ministry officials announced Friday, Kyodo News/ Japan Today reports. The core hospitals... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychological Distress and Progression to AIDS in a Cohort of Injection Drug Users

...progression have focused on long-term outcomes, with five years to eight years of follow-up. More transient factors such as psychological distress may warrant a shorter follow-up period because its effects may only be relevant in the shorter... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Psychological Issues and HIV: Dealing with the Uncertainty of Changing Treatment Strategies

...aspects of HIV disease. The forum on March 7 was unique, however, because it was the first that moved me to tears. The topic was psychological issues in HIV, and I found it very difficult to acknowledge the many uncertainties that still exist in... Read more »
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Research Participation - Uni of Nottingham

Posted by phoenixmo
...much in advance and we are looking forward to hearing from you. Yours sincerely, Phoenix Mo MSc Doctoral Candidate in Health Psychology Supervisor: Dr Neil Coulson Associate Professor in Health Psychology Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Lavra] to work with her. Savina: Ever since I was a student of psychology at the Medicine Institute, I wanted to learn the psychological approaches of working with HIV patients. These approaches haven't been well explored. I've known Dr.... Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
...among the general population. Among "worried well" people who are scared of having HIV/AIDS, the actual problem is usually psychological, rather than medical. Psychological problems commonly associated with "worried well" people include: *... Read more »