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AIDS Women Drugs and Social Care

AIDS  Women  Drugs and Social Care Author Nicholas Dorn
ISBN-10 9781135427788
Release 2005-07-28
Pages 142
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Examines the circumstances, experiences and needs of HIV-positive people in Britain and Ireland, and particularly focuses on female drug-users and ex drug-users.


AIDS Author Peter Aggleton
ISBN-10 0748402284
Release 1994
Pages 217
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This diverse collection of essays highlights progess in health education made over the last decade, and offers an agenda for future activism and research.

AIDS Responses Interventions and Care

AIDS  Responses  Interventions and Care Author Peter Aggleton
ISBN-10 9781135386146
Release 2003-09-02
Pages 294
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First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS

The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS Author Theodore J. Stein
ISBN-10 0195109422
Release 1998
Pages 258
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Although AIDS was originally viewed as a disease afflicting only homosexual men and intravenous drug users, HIV infection is now rising most rapidly among heterosexual women. Present estimates show that pediatric AIDS cases have also increased: there are approximately 20,000 children with AIDS in the United States alone. As the disease continues to spread, most rapidly among women and racial minorities, social workers and other service providers are forced to confront a wide range of new public policy problems. The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS examines the issues surrounding this growing epidemic, including discrimination in employment, housing, health care, and education, and explores such important topics as medical testing, confidentiality, reproductive freedom, income assistance, child welfare, and child custody. The text provides a comprehensive overview of public policy and legislation regarding these issues, focusing on the federal and state statutes that protect women and children with HIV and AIDS from discrimination. These statutes govern the operation of the public systems to which significant numbers of women with HIV and AIDS turn to for social services and financial, medical, and housing needs. The text also examines programs that affect the lives of women with children, such as child protective programs and foster care programs, and looks at specific issues of discrimination, including exclusion of children from regular classrooms; exclusion of women from experimental drug testing and research trials; and the denial of financial assistance to women because eligibility is based on signs and symptoms of HIV in men. The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS provides detailed information on court decisions which have set the precedents for the way the system deals with the problems facing today's growing HIV and AIDS infected population. It also considers the impact of the increasing number of women turning to the public sector for assistance with financial and medical problems in an era of government retrenchment. Written in clear and accessible language, The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS is vital reading for students and practitioners in social work, public health, and law and a valuable aid for students of women's studies.

The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States

The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States Author Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic
ISBN-10 9780309583862
Release 1993-01-15
Pages 301
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Europe's "Black Death" contributed to the rise of nation states, mercantile economies, and even the Reformation. Will the AIDS epidemic have similar dramatic effects on the social and political landscape of the twenty-first century? This readable volume looks at the impact of AIDS since its emergence and suggests its effects in the next decade, when a million or more Americans will likely die of the disease. The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States addresses some of the most sensitive and controversial issues in the public debate over AIDS. This landmark book explores how AIDS has affected fundamental policies and practices in our major institutions, examining How America's major religious organizations have dealt with sometimes conflicting values: the imperative of care for the sick versus traditional views of homosexuality and drug use. Hotly debated public health measures, such as HIV antibody testing and screening, tracing of sexual contacts, and quarantine. The potential risk of HIV infection to and from health care workers. How AIDS activists have brought about major change in the way new drugs are brought to the marketplace. The impact of AIDS on community-based organizations, from volunteers caring for individuals to the highly political ACT-UP organization. Coping with HIV infection in prisons. Two case studies shed light on HIV and the family relationship. One reports on some efforts to gain legal recognition for nonmarital relationships, and the other examines foster care programs for newborns with the HIV virus. A case study of New York City details how selected institutions interact to give what may be a picture of AIDS in the future. This clear and comprehensive presentation will be of interest to anyone concerned about AIDS and its impact on the country: health professionals, sociologists, psychologists, advocates for at-risk populations, and interested individuals.

Sexual Behaviour and AIDS in the Developing World

Sexual Behaviour and AIDS in the Developing World Author John G. Cleland
ISBN-10 0748403442
Release 1995
Pages 243
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Based on the findings of a research project conducted by the World Health Organisation, this book contains unpublished material on AIDS-related knowledge and sexual behaviour in countries in Africa, Asia and South America, including: Cote d'Ivoire; Kenya; Lesotho; Mauritius; Tanzania; Sri Lanka; Singapore; Thailand and Brazil. The book provides an in-depth comparative analysis of the findings from 16 key surveys in the original research programme, the aim of which was to identify baseline levels of sexual and other risk behaviours. The text is intended to be of use to a wide range of readers, including those working in health education, social and behavioural research, anthropology, social medicine and sexual behaviour research.

My Nerves Are Bad

My Nerves Are Bad Author Sana Loue
ISBN-10 9780826517555
Release 2011-06-17
Pages 240
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Mental Health Policy; Latin American studies; Medical Anthropology; Women's Health.

AIDS Sexual Behavior and Intravenous Drug Use

AIDS  Sexual Behavior  and Intravenous Drug Use Author Committee on AIDS Research and the Behavioral, Social, and Statistical Sciences
ISBN-10 9780309559294
Release 1989-01-15
Pages 563
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The AIDS virus is spread by human behaviors enacted in a variety of social situations. In order to prevent further infection, we need to know more about these behaviors. This volume explores what is known about the number of people infected, risk-associated behaviors, facilitation of behavioral change, and barriers to more effective prevention efforts.

The Impact of AIDS Psychological and Social Aspects of HIV Infection 3rd Edition

The Impact of AIDS  Psychological and Social Aspects of HIV Infection  3rd Edition Author Jose Catalan
ISBN-10 9781482283389
Release 2014-04-21
Pages 250
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This volume contains a selection of key contributions to the discussion on the psychological and social implications on HIV infection. It contains up-to-date and authoritative papers by senior practitioners and researchers in the field of the psychological and social aspects of HIV infection. The book will appeal to those involved in providing care for people with HIV infections, be they physicians and nurses or psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists, as well as those involved in preventing the spread of the HIV infection. From the start of the HIV epidemic, the psychological and social aspects of the AIDS infection have been recognized. What could have been regarded simply as an infectious disease was soon acknowledged as a global problem that raised important issues about its transmission and prevention; economic, ethical and legal questions regarding the mental health consequences and the need for access to medical and social care.

Women Families and HIV AIDS

Women  Families and HIV AIDS Author Carole A. Campbell
ISBN-10 0521566797
Release 1999-04-13
Pages 257
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Years later? What factors have influenced the course of the epidemic for women?

Behavioral Aspects of AIDS

Behavioral Aspects of AIDS Author David G. Ostrow
ISBN-10 9781475793864
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 414
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As we enter the last decade of the twentieth century, the AIDS epidemic looms ever larger and threatening. The specter of upwards of a million deaths in the United States and perhaps many millions worldwide from a sexually transmitted virus shakes our belief in modem medical science, while challenging the foundations of democratic society. Almost ten years into the epidemic, and with an enormous body of basic science research on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), we still do not know why AIDS emerged when it did or how to stop its spread. A very humbling experience for scientists, clinicians, public health experts, politicians, and the general public. Yet there are signs that a well coordinated multidisciplinary research program can conquer the epidemic and, perhaps, provide the basis for preventing future epidemics. The HIV family of viruses is now better understood, both in terms of structure and function, than any other virus. Genetically engineered peptides and nucleic acids are being tested as specific treatments or vaccines against HIV infection/disease. Most prom ising are the strides which have been made in understanding those aspects of human behavior which have contributed to the spread of HIV infection and which must be substantially modified if AIDS is to be controlled and eventually eradicated. The basis of that understanding has roots in a diverse set of disciplines which have converged in the work presented in this book.

Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with HIV AIDS

Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with HIV AIDS Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:44647042
Release 2000
Pages 316
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Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with HIV AIDS has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with HIV AIDS also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with HIV AIDS book for free.

Working with Women and AIDS

Working with Women and AIDS Author Judy Bury
ISBN-10 9781134902125
Release 2002-08-26
Pages 176
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Women now account for one third of the ten million people with HIV infection worldwide. Yet until very recently most services were geared towards men, and doctors and other professionals were often unprepared for the particular issues that women would raise. Working with Women and AIDS provides a unique and readable combination of up-to-date medical information, a discussion of social issues, personal accounts and practical advice about ways of working with women affected by HIV and AIDS. Written by people working in the field, the book explores issues such as contraception, pregnancy and prostitution, which are of central concern to those involved in the care of the increasing number of women affected by HIV infection and AIDS.

HIV Prevention

HIV Prevention Author Kenneth H. Mayer
ISBN-10 0080921299
Release 2009-03-13
Pages 696
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HIV/AIDS continues to be the pandemic of our times and there has not been a comprehensive medically based AIDS prevention book published in the last 5 years. It is estimated that 36 to 45 million people including 2-3 million children already are infected worldwide and an additional 4-7 million more are infected each year. There are about 6,000 new infections daily and about 12 million AIDS orphans. People receiving AIDS treatments feel well and have no detectable viral load, but still can infect others. And even when a vaccine is found, it will take many years before it can be administered across the developing world. * Discusses all aspects of AIDS prevention, from epidemiology, molecular immunology and virology to the principles of broad-based public health prevention interventions. * Special focus on the array of interventions that have been proven effective through rigorous study * Identifies new trends in HIV/AID epidemiology and their impact on creating and implementing prevention interventions * Incorporates virology, biology, infectious diseases, vaccinology, microbicides and research methodologies into AIDS prevention

AIDS Drugs For All

AIDS Drugs For All Author Ethan B. Kapstein
ISBN-10 9781107036147
Release 2013-08-29
Pages 337
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Uses the success of the AIDS treatment advocacy movement to show how social movements can successfully transform global markets.

AIDS Bibliography

AIDS Bibliography Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105009858510
Release 1994
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AIDS Bibliography has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from AIDS Bibliography also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full AIDS Bibliography book for free.

AIDS Activism and Alliances

AIDS  Activism and Alliances Author Peter Aggleton
ISBN-10 9781135740696
Release 2003-09-02
Pages 224
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From the start of the AIDS epidemic there have been calls for greater solidarity between affected groups and communities, and public health services. This can be seen both in the move towards healthy alliances in health service work, and in the demands of AIDS activists worldwide. This text brings together specially selected papers addressing these and related themes given at the Eighth Conference on Social Aspects of AIDS held in London in late 1995. Among the issues examined are profession and policy; the heightened vulnerability of groups such as women and younger gay men; and issues of drug use, disability and HIV prevention.