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Title Women and AIDS : coping and care / edited by Ann O'Leary and Loretta Sweet Jemmott
Published New York : Plenum Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 248 pages) : illustrations
Series AIDS prevention and mental health
The language of science
AIDS prevention and mental health.
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Chapter 1. Epidemiology, Manifestations, and Treatment of HIV Infection in Women -- The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Women -- Manifestations of HIV Infection in Women -- Health Care Issues for Women with HIV Infection -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 2. Psychosocial Stress and Adaptation Processes for Women Coping with HIV/AIDS -- Women, Gay Men, and HIV -- The Psychosocial Context of HIV in Women's Lives -- Women Coping with Illness -- Women Confronting HIV Infection -- Studies of Stress, Coping, Social Support. and Adaptation -- Future Research and Treatment Priorities -- References -- Chapter 3. Intervening with Adolescent Girls Living with HIV -- Epidemiology -- Identification of HIV+ Youths -- Adaptation to Living with HIV -- Intervention Context and Components -- Content of the Intervention -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 4. Drug-Using Women and HIV: Access to Care and Treatment Issues -- Introduction -- HRSA/NIDA Study -- Overcoming Barriers to Care -- Current Research Priorities -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5. "Selective Kin": Defining the Caregivers and Families of Children with HIV Disease -- Introduction -- Selective Kin -- Family Studies Project -- Factors Influencing "Selective Kin" Structures -- Discussion -- Policy Implications -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6. Clinical and Psychosocial Issues of Women with HIV/AIDS -- Safe-Sex Behavior for Women -- Lesbians Can Get AIDS? -- Denial about Women and AIDS -- Cultural and Ethnospecific Factors -- Women as Caregivers -- Treatment Goals -- Treatment across the HIV Spectrum -- General Considerations in Treatment of HIV Patients -- Treatment Goals over the Course of HIV Disease -- Rational Suicide -- Rewards of This Work -- References -- Chapter 7. Women's Reproductive Decisions in the Context of HIV Infection -- Women, Children, and HIV -- HIV Serostatus and Reproductive Behavior -- Social-Psychological Factors and Reproductive Decisions in the Context of HIV -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter 8. The Design, Participants, and Selected Early Findings of the HIV Epidemiology Research (HER) Study: A Prospective Cohort Study of the Impact of HIV Infection on the Health of American Women . -- Introduction -- Recruitment -- Core Visit Protocols -- Sample Characteristics and Early Findings -- Future Plans -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter 9. For Whose Benefit? Women and AIDS Public Policy -- HIV Prevention -- HIV Counseling and Testing -- Access to Care -- Women's Inclusion in Research -- Conclusion -- References -- About the Authors
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease) in women.
Form Electronic book
Author Jemmott, Loretta Sweet.
O'Leary, Ann.
LC no. 96032542
ISBN 0306452588 (Cloth)
030647140X (electronic bk.)
9780306452581 (Cloth)
9780306471407 (electronic bk.)