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Psychotherapy And Hiv Groups

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
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always tired and sometimes no labido

Hi Dr. BoB me againi am tired quite a bit of the time and have no energy. i know this is part of the disease but could it also be depression? im not sure and not looking forward to maybe taking more meds than i am now.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fatigue and decreased libido (as well as a host of other symptoms). (Check out the chapter "Fatigue and Depression" in the archives of the Fatigue and Anemia expert forum.) It's also worth noting we "positively charged HIVers" have a much higher... Read more »

no arms

dr. bob my arms are very skinny. i mean i lost so much fat. everyone can tell. im not making it up. what do you thhink now. i cant believe my arms are this skinny. so who loses fat in there arms . please i think it is hiv group 0 or n, , oh its ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You've tested HIV negative out to 21 months. If you continue to perseverate on a disease you couldn't possibly have, it is possible you could end Read more »

group o

hi . its hiv group o. im pretty sure. that is what is causeing the lipo, and its not showing on the test. i did test for hiv 1 and 2 , but not o. i just now did test for group o. please tell me what you think. i would like to know why you do not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for people like me . even if i am the one in a zillion. i am still human. i will not move on and just deal with my hiv or now aids dianosis, i will make sure people know that if you were exposed and have symptoms that keep going then there needs... Read more »

Someone to talk to

I relize i am crazy, one day while jacling off a guy touched my nut sack. with his hand, he was fully dressed and had not touched himself. I know i can not get HIV this way. However I can not let this go. do you know of some one us worried well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You are absolutely correct your HIV acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. You are not crazy, but you do harbor irrational fears. You are not alone as you can Read more »
Articles
Body Positive

The Challenge of Group Psychotherapy

... I am a 55-year-old HIV-positive woman who has enrolled in a psychotherapy group for people living with HIV. I have been with this group for about a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and Depression: Ohio University Tests HIV Phone Therapy

... Can depressed HIV/AIDS patients in rural settings benefit from weekly psychotherapy sessions by telephone? An Ohio University professor of geriatric Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...better with providers to optimize their own health and well-being. Kimberly Keller, MSc, recently served as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Research Analyst and helped to develop a peer-education program on acute HIV infection for the San... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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NYC Harm Reduction

Posted by Robert1
...New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV. Legally constituted in 1992, we... Read more »

More bad news

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...finished three days of tests at UCLA and the news is not good. My IQ has fallen 50 points, possibly as a result of the action of HIV on my brain. My short term memory is nearly gone, but the psychologists tell me that if I learn to make as many... Read more »

Yahoo group for Artists who are HIV positive

Posted by JohnCarlos
...Here is a Yahoo group for artists who are HIV positive: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/positiveartists/ All levels of experience are welcomed. Read more »

Celibate 21 years, now what?

Posted by stilllearning, 2 Replies
...not sure I want a lover. I think I would like a variety of guys for sex. I haven't had sex yet because I'm afraid of becoming HIV+. I've checked out several internet sites where guys want to meet each other to have sex. Most of the guys say they... Read more »