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Long Term Hiv Survivors

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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. Due to my "good" health during these 20 years (I even get colds and the flu less frequent than most people I know) I feel I developed strict blocking...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...have to talk with her about what you can possibly do to regain her trust and confidence. After all trust is fundamental for any long term relationship in order for it to flourish. You just have to live with the consequences of what you did, and... Read more »

Definition of long-term survivor full blown AIDS.

Although one of the articles at this site has answered this, regarding CDC defined cases of AIDS,... Read more »

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... Read more »
The Body

Long-Term HIV Survivor Discovers the Power of Twitter

...important issues. The Chicago Tribune reported on the impact that Rae Lewis-Thornton , a popular blogger and long-term HIV survivor, has had using Twitter to spread the word about HIV, especially among African Americans. Lewis-Thornton,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...earlier HIV vaccine trials. For the study, Rockefeller University researchers examined antibodies present in the blood of six long-term HIV survivors who appeared to have a degree of natural immunity to the virus (Connor, Independent , 3/16).... 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 Read more »
Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

...Temoshok on how the mind and emotions impact the immune system. The purpose of their study was to understand how "long-term survivors" of HIV are different from people who follow the expected course of HIV disease. Through their research they... Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles that compare the incidence, age of onset and cause of ageing-related diseases in the general population with long-term survivors of HIV. However, experts say they do not see HIV-negative people in their mid-50s with hip replacements... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of this "gay lost generation." With past focus on gay men dying of AIDS, the present blackout of information about long-term survivors, and the current interest to forget history and move to the next "hot news" groups of infected, we stand the... 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. Read more »

Looking for Long term Survivors

Posted by RevAnn, 2 Replies
Until three weeks ago, I did not know anyone who had made it past the 10 year mark. I felt kinda alone as I have known for 19 years and have been infected 26 years this year. Alot of people did not understand what is was like to find out in the... Read more »