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Social Worker Ethics And Hiv Postive Clients And Duty To Disclose

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...treatable. Treatments include psychotherapy, social support, medication, alternative therapies, or any combination of these. Various mental health professionals can provide psychotherapy, including psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. It may also be helpful to seek the support of other HIV-positive women through support groups or peer counseling. Social support from friends and family has been found to help HIV-positive people...
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Disclose

I diognised in November 2009, I did checkup because of my pregnancy, my baby is fine and my baby's father doesn't know I'm scared to tell him what going to do?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...know how you contracted your HIV and if your baby's father is HIV negative or HIV positive. My advice is that you talk to a social worker or your doctor and determine the best way to tell him especially if there is a possibility of any violence... Read more »

What are the ethics of disclosing a partner's status when in an open relationship?

Dear Dr Frascino, a boy I have been dating (non-exclusively) for several months just told me that he's positive. Although I'm very annoyed and upset that he didn't tell me for so long, I'm at least considering the possibility of still seeing him as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...definitely agree with you and not your therapist on this issue. You certainly have a moral and ethical duty to disclose your own HIV status to potential sexual partners, but certainly not the HIV status of other people you are involved with! In... Read more »

WEPA! (CDC's REVISED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HIV TESTING)

That's the spanish WOO-HOO! I just got my results and passed. That Home access test takes 3 days not the advertised 1 :O/Thanks for this site. What your doing is wonderful and encourages many like myself to do what we must and just get tested.My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...input from clinicians and other medical providers, we believe efforts to involve people living with HIV, community advocates, social workers, outreach workers, local administrators of HIV services, and other workers responsible for conducting HIV... Read more »

Ethics on Health Care Worker disclosing patients HIV status

Can a health care worker disclose the status of clients HIV status to a third person, to protect that person from harm?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...Only one class of health care worker can disclose a person's HIV status to a third party to my knowledge, and that is the treating MD. The law varies by state, so make sure you know the law Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

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Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
...I am not sure what I should do...I but for the grace of God didnt get HIV from my exboyfriend he didnt tell me until after we had been together quiet awhile and then I forced the issue because of the Read more »