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Social And Behavioral Aspects Of HIV

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AIDS social solutions project

1. Why don't people use proper prevention equippment?2. Does HIVAIDS affect any other part of the body other than the immune system?3. Why haven't I heard about AIDS prevention and transmission until I started this project? 4. Is there still a risk...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...primarily transmitted through an activity that everyone engages in, an activity that is essential to human life, and one that is socially, psychologically, and behaviorally complex.6) That's too big a question to answer here. Would having sex be... Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you... Read more »

Obsessive Compulsive disorder and social contact with hiv-friend?

Hi! I have a friend who has been working 5 weeks in a hospital in south africa. There he worked in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Social Support on Cognitive Symptom Burden in HIV/AIDS

... Up to 50 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS report cognitive difficulties, which can be associated with depression and objective neuropsychological impairments. Previous Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Presents "Opportunity" for Social Change, UNAIDS Chief Sidibe Says

... Although HIV/AIDS poses significant challenges, the disease also presents opportunities for social change, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Raleigh News & Observer Profiles UNC Researcher Who Investigates Social Factors Behind Higher HIV/AIDS Rates for Blacks

...on Sunday profiled University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill medical researcher Adaora Adimora, who has investigated why HIV/AIDS seems to affect blacks more than members of other races and ethnicities (Niolet, Raleigh News & Observer , 9/21).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS IMPACT Conference in South Africa Begins With Theme of Social Issues Related to HIV/AIDS

...Social issues related to HIV/AIDS -- such as urbanization, underdevelopment and gender equality -- are not being "adequately addressed" in South Africa, Zola Skweyiya, Read more »
Connect With Others

Social group for HIV positive woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm looking to find a social group in Philadelphia (to meet upwardly mobile positive guys). Just diagnosed, 28 years old and single woman. Know of anything? Read more »

HIV+ Gay/Bi Social Group Minneapolis

Posted by Anonymous
...Positive Link is a social/community building group of HIV+ gay/bi men in the TwinCities area. If you want more information email us at: positivelink@mnaidsproject.org, Read more »

Minneapolis HIV+ Gay/Bi Men Social Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you are interested in what we are all about or would like to check out brunch this week. You can email us at positivelink@mnaidsproject.org. Looking forward to hearing from you. Read more »

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »