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Author Halkitis, Perry N., author.

Title The AIDS generation : stories of survival and resilience / Perry N. Halkitis
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Contents 30 years and counting : the story of AIDS in the gay community -- The men of the AIDS generation : a study of gay men surviving AIDS -- Enter HIV : disease, diagnosis, and devastation in the pre-ART era -- Surviving AIDS : strategies for managing a life with HIV -- And then middle age : gay men aging with HIV -- Resilience : a lifetime of living with AIDS
Summary 'The AIDS Generation' documents the lived experiences of HIV-positive gay men who are presently middle aged, long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Through the use of ethnography and life history interviews, the book delineates the resiliencies that these fifteen long-term survivors have demonstrated in coping with a life-threatening disease throughout the course of their adult lives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 17, 2013)
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Patients.
HIV-positive gay men.
Older HIV-positive persons.
AIDS (Disease)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Epidemics -- history
HIV Long-Term Survivors
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
Homosexuality, Male -- psychology
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
AIDS (Disease) -- Patients
HIV-positive gay men
Older HIV-positive persons
SUBJECT United States
Genre/Form History
Personal narratives.
R├ęcits personnels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199352470