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Author Odets, Walt

Title In the shadow of the epidemic : being HIV-negative in the age of AIDS / Walt Odets
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 1995

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Description 1 online resource (x, 314 pages)
Series Series Q
Series Q
Contents Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A Word about the Writer and the Reader -- 1. Why We Need a Book about Being HIV-Negative -- 2. The Psychological Epidemic -- 3. Survivor Guilt and Related Family Matters -- 4. Life in the Shadow: Loss and Mourning -- 5. Being Outsiders: The HIV-Negative Identity -- 6. Being Alone -- 7. Being Together: The Relations of Positives and Negatives -- 8. Being Sexual: The Politics and Humanity of Gay Sex in the Epidemic -- 9. Being Here: Other Kinds of Survival -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index
Summary For gay men who are HIV-negative in a community devastated by AIDS, survival may be a matter of grief, guilt, anxiety, and isolation. In the SHADOW OF THE EPIDEMIC is a passionate and intimate look at the emotional and psychological impact of AIDS on the lives of the survivors of the epidemic, those who must face on a regular basis the death of friends and, in some cases, the decimation of their communities
Analysis AIDS (Disease) Psychological aspects
AIDS phobia
Gay men Mental health
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-300) and index
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Subject Gay men -- Mental health
AIDS (Disease) -- Psychological aspects
AIDS phobia.
Homosexuality, Male -- psychology
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- psychology
HIV Seronegativity
Phobic Disorders
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- Lifespan Development.
PSYCHOLOGY -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Health.
AIDS (Disease) -- Psychological aspects
AIDS phobia
Gay men -- Mental health
Homosexueller
Psychische Gesundheit
Phobie
Aids
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822379232
0822379236