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Long Term Survivors Of Hiv Not On Medication

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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 (30 years) new diseases

Have you had or have any information linking ALS to AIDS. I live in Northern MN. and am a 30 years... Read more »

long term survivor crisis

Hello,I am a person living with HIV/AIDS. I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1995 and due to my failing... 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

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 »
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 »
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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 »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
As many of you know, I was diagnosed in September 1985 in Atlanta by the Red Cross after I gave blood at a company sponsored blood drive. I was lucky I found out early in my infection. I have always had the best of care since my diagnosis and... 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 »