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Social Implications Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...high prevalence of STDs in many parts of the United States and with emerging evidence that the U.S. HIV epidemic increasingly is affecting populations with the highest rates of curable STDs, the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention (CHAC) recommended the following: Early detection and treatment of curable STDs should become a major, explicit component of comprehensive HIV prevention programs at national, state, and...
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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 could take the time to answer my question. I am wondering what the impact of this virus can have of the social health of an individual. Thank you for...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
...I want to begin by saying that my response is based upon my experience of journeying with many women and men living with HIV/AIDS but in no way can include the variety of effects which the virus can have on one's social health. I think that most... Read more »

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 »

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 a heart and lung section for children. During his stay he slept with a girl (that he met. She worked as a waitress) but used a condom. How afraid...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If he used the condom correctly (put it on properly before inserting, and withdrew while securing the condom) then he should not be afraid. As for visiting your friend, you are not at risk unless you handle blood or other body fluids with open... Read more »

When Does AIDS Become A Public Problem Not A Social Liberty

Should people be forced to disclose if they are HIV positive, if the given circumstance, under which the specific line of emplyment, governs that there might be a risk of contraction to other people? If so what might that circumstance be? And how...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...in existence to govern these questions. AIDS is already a huge public problem. I'm not sure what you mean when you call it a "social liberty." Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Medical, Social Implications of Increasing Number of U.S. Middle-Aged People With HIV

...Times on Tuesday examined the medical and social implications of the increasing number of middle-aged people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. The virus is "rapidly" becoming a disease of the middle aged, as the number of HIV-positive... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social Circumstances of Initiation of Injection Drug Use and Early Shooting Gallery Attendance: Implication for HIV Intervention Among Adolescent and Young Adult Injection Drug Users

...to take place in these settings." Fuller and colleagues conducted a study to identify early high-risk practices and salient social circumstances associated with early SG attendance and HIV prevalence and incidence among new IDUs. They used... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Hindering Economic, Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Malawian President Mutharika Says

... HIV/AIDS is stunting economic growth and social development in sub-Saharan Africa, Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika said Tuesday 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 »