Social Attitudes Of Hiv
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Asia-Pacific: Instability, Conservative Social Attitudes Hamper Fight Against AIDS, UN Official SaysOn Monday, UNAIDS Director for Asia and the Pacific Prasada Rao warned that regional efforts to control HIV's spread are being hampered by growing political instability, stigma, and conservative social attitudes. Every year in the region, almost a... Read more »
Reports Suggest that Socially Conservative Attitudes, Common in Southern Cities Such as Jacksonville, Make It More Difficult to Fight the Spread of AIDSA report released in July by the Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC) cites "social conservatism" as one of the key reasons why the South leads the nation's four regions in the number of AIDS cases. "Shame and fear of stigmatizing reactions on the part of... Read more »
Chicago Tribune Examines Advocates' Efforts to Change Sexual Behavior, Attitudes of South African Men to Curb Spread of HIVThe Chicago Tribune on Friday examined efforts by South African advocates to curb the AIDS epidemic by changing men's sexual behavior and their attitudes toward women. "Notions of men are still very bound up in conquest and multiple sexual... Read more »
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University of Miami School of MedicineLet me quote from a recent encouraging note sent in by another reader (Response to send in the clowns):"...Just wanted to say I noticed in the post "send in the Clowns" that a repeating theme is this person is "all alone".... Read more »
Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.I am sorry that you are experiencing difficulty with others understanding the nature of your illness. I am sure that is very frustrating. Under Social Security Disability (SSD), there is a Trial Work Program that would allow you to continue on SSD... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineTreatment sophistication has progressed enormously. We know more and more about which treatments are more suited for certain situations. New medications have been developed in the last 10 years, and research continues on treatments, vaccines and... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESSorry to hear of your situation.I do agree with your doctor about your prognosis-- yes, it is likely that you won't require medications for some time. Many large studies allow us to make predictions of the rate of CD4 cell decline and the risk... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesHi,
I am a student at Fordham and our professor gave us a research project concerning "The attitudes towards HIV/AIDS.
We are to find a research problem and a research question.
I would like to ask all of you, as to what do you think my research... Read more »
Posted by matthewAZ, 1 ReplyI have been learning to live well with HIV for the past three years and I have determined that attitude and perspective are vital to doing well. I once thought that I was going to die and I did very poorly, in health, in social circumstances, in... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMichael Carter
Lipodystrophy too high a price for two years of extra life, say patients
The majority of HIV-positive Californians would be prepared to have their life expectancy shortened by over two years if it meant avoiding the disfigurement of... Read more »
Posted by BigDay99, 2 RepliesHello, my name is BigDay, I have partner for 12 years, he doesn't have hiv, I have hiv..
I want to know how can I change my behavioral, since I got hiv infection. But they can't find my virus.. I only have 20% infection.. So can I get curse? Just... Read more »
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