Mental Health Practitioner's Guide to HIV/AIDS

Mental Health Practitioner's Guide to HIV/AIDS

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Although efforts have been made and continue to be made to reduce the rate of HIV transmission in the U.S. and globally, the rates continue to increase in the majority of countries. In the U.S., members of minority communities remain especially at risk of HIV transmission. An individuala€™s discovery that he or she has contracted HIV, or that a loved one has contracted the illness, often raises significant issues that necessitate interaction with mental health professionals. Mental Health Practitionera€™s Guide to HIV/AIDS serves as a quick desk reference for professionals who may be less familiar with the terminology used in HIV/AIDS care and services.... design, recruitment, conduct and evaluation of clinical trials, which was virtually nonexistent prior to the late 1980s. ... In May 1983, a spontaneous meeting of PWA during the Second National AIDS Forum at the Lesbian and Gay Health Conference in Denver resulted in what ... Participants returned to their home cities and created local PWA coalitions and a D.J. Oa#39;Shea (*) Public Health Service, Countyanbsp;...

Title:Mental Health Practitioner's Guide to HIV/AIDS
Author:Sana Loue
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-09


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