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Psychological Effects Of Hiv

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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 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 »


What is the psychological effect of HIV on the human body? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...caregivers. PEPFAR also provides prevention and treatment of AIDS-related infections and cancers, pain and symptom management, psychological, social, spiritual, and preventive services. Testing positive can link people to prevention, treatment,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...This can be from medications that manage the physical symptoms of withdrawal. It might also be therapies that deal with the psychological addiction to smoking. Nicotine withdrawal can be treated with medications. Some are available over the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment Interruptions

...People ending a treatment interruption might have a hard time re-starting medications. This can be due to side effects, or due to psychological difficulties in getting back on treatment. The Bottom Line HIV patients stop ART for various... Read more »
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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 »

Research Participation - Uni of Nottingham

Posted by phoenixmo
...Organisation, the University of Nottingham. As part of my doctoral research I am conducting a survey which aims to explore the effects of health-related online support group use on health and quality of life for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. ... Read more »


Posted by bradford
...the Face Forward Foundation, , a non-profit foundation that supports people dealing with the physical and psychological side effects of HIV infection. Read more »


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 »