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Psychological Impact Of Hiv On Human Sexuality

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social and Psychological Impact of HPV Testing in Cervical Screening: A Qualitative Study

Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing has been proposed for inclusion in the UK cervical screening program. Though testing may bring some benefits to the program, testing positive for the sexually transmitted virus could have adverse social and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychological Impacts Not Found for Casual Sex Among Young Adults

Federal abstinence-only sex education policy requires teaching students that there are likely to be harmful psychological consequences to sex outside of a committed marital partnership. However, this emotional damage may be overstated, according to... Read more »
Duke University Press

The Psychological Epidemic

Excerpt from The Shadow of the Epidemic: Being HIV-Negative in the Age of AIDS by Walt Odets, published by Duke University Press, September 1995. Copyright 1995 by Duke University Press . Available in paperback $14.95 plus $3.00 postage and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

psychological impact of ART tretment

Is there any studies regarding psychological impact of ART treatment among HIV-AIDS patients?is the side effects and prolong intake affect the mental status.pls show me references....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Most antiretroviral medications do not cause any adverse effects on mental status. However, efavirenz (Sustiva) is known to cause a variety of psychiatric side effects, including vivid dreams, insomnia, and depression. In many people, these side... Read more »

HIV impact on Sexual activity

How true is it that we you are HIV positive, sexual abstenancy prolongs your well being - life?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I have not seen any data on this at all. I think sex is an important part of good quality of life, unless it is associated with self destructive behaviors. nelson... Read more »

Impact on sexuality.

Dear Mr. Shernoff,I was wondering if you could give me some info on the effects of HIV/AIDS on sexuality? on gender role identity?Thanks so much.C....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sorry but your question is so broad that I really have no idea of what you are asking.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Human Bite & HIV

Dear Dr. Ryan, I have posted my question almost over 12 times, I did not get any response. This is very serious. A transexual person with HIV+ bite me with his teeth on my thumb on Dec 25/02. My thumb's skin was broken very badly, it was...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's understandable that you are concerned about this encounter, but I want to start off by saying that your exposure is not a likely route for HIV transmission. People are primarily infected through vaginal and anal sex.The person who is doing... Read more »
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My Dad has HIV and I need some resources to help us both psychologically..

Posted by Lovinglolo, 4 Replies
About 3 years ago my mom presented to my brother and I the possibility that my dad was cheating on her and doing crack as well.. We staged an intervention within the immediate family (just the 4 of us) to confront his drug problem and found out alot... Read more »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My name is Susy. My Dad died from AIDS 9 yrs ago. i am currently in graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe of my classes about the impact of HIV on the family. i would be interested... Read more »

Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia

Posted by Anonymous

Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia

Family Health International/IMPACT Cambodia is seeking a highly qualified
Behavior Change Communication Specialist with experience in BCC strategy
development and BCI program implementation to join its... Read more »

Sexual compulsivity and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just tested positive two months ago. I wasn't terribly suprised. I've been taking risks since I came out as a gay man 15 years ago. I am sexually compulsive and I have had very limited success controlling this problem. I've done therapy, 12... Read more »