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What Are Causes Of Hiv In Teens

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how does HIV/AIDS affect the sexual behavior of teens

I was wondering how the sexual behavior of teens has changed in recent years due to AIDS. Does it cause a paranoia type response?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Not being a researcher, not having read anything on the topic you are asking about and not working with any teenagers I have no way to respond to your question. Sorry not to be more helpful.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Pedi/Teen - HIV/HCV Treatment

My daughter is only 12 years old and was infected with HIV/HCV from my divorced drug abused father... Read more »

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: HIV Event Offers Teens Lessons, Peace of Mind

On Saturday, dozens of teens attended a health fair at Trinity United Church of Christ on Chicago's South Side aimed at encouraging young people to make HIV testing a habit. The organizers of the event, the Metropolitan Area Group for Igniting... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Actor Bobbe' J. Thompson Becomes Teen Ambassador for HIV and AIDS

Popular young actor Bobbe' J. Thompson recently announced that he will become a teen ambassador for HIV and AIDS. Thompson, whose credits include "Role Models" and "30 Rock" will use his celebrity to fight AIDS stigma, raise awareness about the... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

High Rates of HSV-2 Infection in HIV-Positive Teens in United States

Rates of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection were much higher in teens with HIV or with a high risk of HIV than in the general population, according to results of a large study at 15 centers across the United States. 1 HSV-2 prevalence,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Teens: The Transition Into Adulthood

Table of Contents Introduction Physical Changes Mental Development Social and Emotional Growth Support for the HIV+ Teen Introduction The teen years bring a variety of physical, mental, and emotional changesthat can be both... Read more »
Connect With Others

RIP Tyler Clementi / Gay Teen Suicides

Posted by bartleby
OK, this doesn't have to do with HIV, but I just wanted to vent my outrage over what happened to this kid. If you haven't heard already, essentially what happened is Tyler Clementi, a Rutgers student asked his roommate, Dharun Ravi, if he could have... Read more »

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below):

"The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for... Read more »

when and how to tell my teen kids

Posted by Francis1211, 7 Replies
Hi, I am a white str8 male, married but in a major crisis since diagnosed in 2007, and am currently working on scenario on when and how to tell my kids. Wife (negative) has known -of course- since beginning but what are the considerations and... Read more »

Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »