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What Is The Social Effects Of Hiv

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Articles
Haworth Press

Getting Started: Basic Skills for Effective Social Work with People with HIV and AIDS

In: HIV and Social Work: A Practitioner's Guide David M. Aronstein and Bruce J. Thompson, Editors ©1998 The Haworth Press, Binghamton, N.Y. Printed copies of this article are available from The Haworth Document Delivery Service: 1-800-HAWORTH... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Using Social Networks Effective Strategy to Reach Populations at Risk of HIV/AIDS, Study Finds

Using HIV-positive people's social network is "an efficient, high-yield" method of contacting their partners who are at high-risk for the virus and providing them with testing and other HIV-related services, CDC researchers said in a recently... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black MSM More Than Twice as Likely as Other MSM to Be HIV-Positive; Social Networks Effective for Testing, Studies Show

Black men who have sex with men in the United States are more than twice as likely to be HIV-positive as white and Latino MSM, according to a study published in the June 24 issue of CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , Reuters Health ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
Dear Chris, Thank you for your question. 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... Read more »

Social Effects of Steroid Treatment

I recently went on an online dating service looking at men in my age range (40-60), and I noticed something striking: nearly all of the men with really muscular bodies listed their status as positive.I was in my 20's when steroids treatments...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You really think that steroid use is "fueling the epidemic" and that physicians who limit the use of these potent agents to those who have a documented indication for their use are "creating a perverse incentive"???... Read more »

Is depression a physiological or social phenomenon?

I recently saw the psychiatrist at my provider's office due to some depressive thoughts, and most recently, a lot of fuzzy concentration and memory problems. My memory has slowly stabilized if not improved, but I just wanted to know is...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Depression, while common among those with the HIV virus (up to 50% lifetime occurrence), is not well understood. Research does indicate that the virus itself can cause depressive symptoms, including those you experienced. Some people have... Read more »

meds and social life.

have been positive since i was 16 yrs and im now 33 yrs.i started my med in 2009 but defaulted caz it was not easy to accept my status as taking meds was forcing me to accept my status.in november i stated taking my meds after i gave myself a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Sorry to learn about your difficulties.Seems to me that your sleepiness is a side effect of your Atripla- a common event. I'd suggest talking to your doctor about your symptoms and options.Do know that modern HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

Social Security Mental Health Examination

Posted by DJones, 1 Reply
I filed for social security / disability and received notice that the Social Security Department has set up an appointment with one of their psychologists. The letter tells me I have to bring a friend they can question also. Has anyone been... Read more »

Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketin

Posted by Anonymous
Job Listing: Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing

The Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing Programme is widely considered
to be one of the most successful of its kind in the world. The programme
has achieved national coverage and currently... Read more »

From Social Butterfly to Party Pooper

Posted by Preston110409, 2 Replies
I am into the second week of knowing my diagnosis. It has been tough. My best friend knows as do the guy that I am dating. My ex suspects it probably since I have attempted to reach out to him. Lately I have had a lot of anxiety about changing... Read more »

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?
D.H.

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