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The Impact of AIDS

psychological and social aspects of HIV infection
  • 250 Pages
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  • English

Harwood Academic Publishers , Amsterdam
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects., AIDS (Disease) -- Psychological aspects., AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention., AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment., HIV Infections -- psychology, HIV Infections -- eti
Statementedited by José Catalán, Lorraine Sherr, Barbara Hedge.
ContributionsCatalán, José, 1949-, Sherr, Lorraine., Hedge, Barbara.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 I465 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 250 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL139780M
ISBN 109057020416, 9057020408
LC Control Number99526593
OCLC/WorldCa37049333

The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States: National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic: : Author: National Research Council.

You can say much the same of AIDS, a plague that wiped out some of the brightest and greatest of a generation — and continues to devastate lives, albeit against a growing sense of hope that it. The book is written keeping in mind the varied nature of its readership.

While providing broad nuances of HIV/AIDS to the general reader, it provides extensive data-based information useful to researchers and deeper insights to government agencies and NGOs.5/5(1). The Social Impact of AIDS in the United Statesaddresses 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, by: 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. It also shows that the AIDS epidemic will continue to have devastating consequences for decades to come for virtually The Impact of AIDS book sector of society. Divided into two parts, part one is an attempt to provide a comprehensive survey of available studies on the impact of AIDS while part two presents summaries of selected studies, with particular.

The numbers of AIDS cases and HIV infection count as an impact: cumulatively, they state the effect on the population of the United States and on particular subpopulations. Each case has many dimensions—personal, professional, and institutional—through the many social organizations that touch the life of each infected person.

The AIDS epidemic has caused adverse psychosocial and economic consequences leading to change in dthe family structure, and thus disturbed the capacity of the nuclear and extended family to respond to the needs of members afflicted by HIV and by:   In the s and early s, the outbreak of HIV and AIDS swept across the United States and rest of the world, though the disease originated decades earlier.

HIV is the same virus that can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Researchers found the The Impact of AIDS book case of HIV in a blood sample of a man from the Democratic Republic of Congo. HIV in Books and Publishing TheBody's senior editor discusses the recent explosion of HIV/AIDS-focused arts and culture in the U.S.

-- and its long-overdue focus on marginalized communities. Data, sources and methods --Demographic impact of aids --Impact on households --Impact on firms --Impact on agriculture --Impact on education --Impact on the health sector --Impact on economic growth --Conclusions --Summaries of selected studies on the impact of HIV/AIDS.

Series Title: Population studies (New York, N.Y.), no.

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Responsibility. InRyan White’s story made such an impact that those who lobbied for the passage of a bill designed to help cover the costs associated with HIV/AIDS named it the Ryan White Care Act, specifically because he did not fit the public view of a stereotypical person with HIV/AIDS.

The book chronicles the discovery and spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) with a special emphasis on government indifference and political infighting—specifically in the United States—to what was then perceived as a specifically gay : Randy Shilts.

Book Description This volume contains a selection of key contributions to the discussion on the psychological and social implications on HIV infection.

It contains authoritative papers by senior practitioners and researchers in the field of the psychological and social aspects of HIV infection. HIV/AIDS: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants provides comprehensive coverage of oxidative stress in HIV/AIDS, focusing on both the pathological process around molecular and cellular metabolism and the complications that can arise due to nutritional imbalance.

It provides a pathway for researchers and clinicians to gain an in-depth. 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.

The AIDS epidemic is having a profound effect on Americans and their communities, in areas ranging from public health to religion. As many as 1 million people in the United States may be infected.

Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS on Individuals and Households book.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Very good product5/5. care, HIV still leads to AIDS and early death. Since the beginning of the epidemic, nearlypeople with AIDS in the United States have died, and even today, nea people with AIDS in the United States die each year.

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AUGUST 2. AIDS Diagnoses and Deaths, Engagement in care: AIDS-related deaths occur when. AIDS epidemic is beginning to have a serious impact on the education sector, specifically on the demand for, supply of, and the management and quality of education provided at all levels.

As a result of HIV/AIDS, there are relatively fewer children needing education. Fewer children are being born because of the early death of one or both parents.

Page A-1 - Although it has been dear for a number of years that mortality estimates and projections for many countries would have to be revised because of AIDS mortality, the lack of accurate empirical data on AIDS deaths, the paucity of data on HIV infection among the general population, and the absence of tools to project the impact of AIDS epidemics into the future have all hampered these.

HIV/AIDS affects economic growth by reducing the availability of human capital. Without proper prevention, nutrition, health care and medicine that is available in developing countries, large numbers of people are falling victim to AIDS.

People living with HIV/AIDS will not only be unable to work, but will also require significant medical care. The forecast is that this will probably cause a. The impact of HIV infection on medical services in drug abuse treatment programs.

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Vol Issue 5, September-OctoberPages ; Abstract. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has had a profound impact on the organization and delivery of clinical services in drug abuse treatment programs.

Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS on Households This book addresses an issue of international, national and local importance—HIV/AIDS—an issue where the predominant attention is on the humanitarian and developmental catastrophe that it is accused of leading to, particularly in the developing world.

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