The Social and behavioral aspects of AIDS

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JAI Press , Greenwich, CT
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects., AIDS (Disease) -- Psychological aspects., AIDS (Disease) -- Risk fac
Statementvolume editors: Gary L. Albrecht, Rick S. Zimmerman.
SeriesAdvances in medical sociology -- v. 3.
ContributionsAlbrecht, Gary L., Zimmerman, Rick S.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 227 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22399719M
ISBN 101559384395

This book has assembled an array of chapters on the social and psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS and their impact on HIV/AIDS and related behaviours. The book addresses key areas of HIV and AIDS, including, but not in any way limited to, care-seeking behaviour, adherence, access, psychosocial needs and support services, discrimination and the impact the epidemic Cited by: 8.

This readable volume looks at the impact of AIDS since its emergence and suggests its effects in the next decade, when a million or more Americans will likely die of the disease. The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States addresses some of the most sensitive and controversial issues in the public debate over : National Research Council.

The Social Aspects of HIV series of books offers readers authoritative introductions and overviews, together with summaries of enduring and cutting edge concerns.

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The series is international and multidisciplinary in focus, including contributions from psychology, sociology, anthropology, education, economic, political and social theory, and international development. 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 in providing care for people with HIV infections, be they physicians and nurses or psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists, as well as those involved in preventing the spread of the HIV infection.

An epidemic is both a medical and a social occurrence. Medically, it is the appearance of a serious, often fatal, disease in numbers far greater than normal. Socially, it is an event that disrupts the life of a community and causes uncertainty, fear, blame, and flight.

Most prom­ ising are the strides which have been made in understanding those aspects of human behavior which have contributed to the spread of HIV infection and which must be substantially modified if AIDS is to be controlled and eventually eradicated.

The basis of that understanding has roots in a diverse set. Publishes open access research on social factors relating to HIV/AIDS with a particular focus on research in sub-Saharan Africa and other developing countries.

Covers care, support, behavior change, behavioral surveillance, counselling, impact. The journal publishes original peer-reviewed papers addressing all areas of AIDS behavioral research including: individual, contextual, social, economic and geographic factors that facilitate HIV transmission; interventions aimed to reduce HIV transmission risks at all levels and in all contexts; mental health aspects of HIV/AIDS; medical and behavioral consequences of HIV.

THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF AIDS IN THE UNITED STATES. Albert R. Jonsen and Jeff Stryker, editors. Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic. Committee on AIDS Research and the Behavioral, Social, and Statistical Sciences. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

National Research Council. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) pandemic has caused far-reaching effects in sub-Saharan Africa. The pandemic has effectively diminished the workforce, increased poverty rates, reduced agricultural productivity, and transformed the structure of many rural by: Accept.

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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. Volume 3 in a series which provides current research and conceptual papers in the broad area of the sociology of health.

This volume aims to address the social and behavioural aspects of AIDS. AIDS internationally with mixed results. Only one of the psychosocial models discussed below, the AIDS risk reduction model, was developed specifically for AIDS.

Psychosocial models of behavioural risk can be categorized into 3 major groups: those predicting risk behaviour, those predicting behavioural change and those predictingFile Size: KB.

Advances in Medical Sociology: The Social And Behavioral Aspects of AIDS: [Albrecht, Gary L., Zimmerman, Rick S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Advances in Medical Sociology: The Social And Behavioral Aspects of AIDS: For the more than 1 million Americans living with HIV, the social effects of this diagnosis can be distressing and disruptive.

Infection with HIV can lead to AIDS, if left untreated. Prior to the introduction of combination antiviral therapy in the mids, an HIV diagnosis was more intimidating and life-threatening. While there is a growing list of publications devoted to the AIDS epidemic, Africa, with two-thirds of the world's cases, still receives scant attention.

This book may change the way we think about AIDS and how it is being addressed in Africa and the rest of the book.

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While each of these aspects of treatment plays an important part in attaining social validity, one of the most important aspects may lie in the quality, accuracy, and specificity of treatment goals.

Without correctly identifying and aiming toward an important treatment goal, the chances of achieving a socially valid treatment may be greatly. Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) goes beneath the surface to uncover the causes of behaviors, the social structures that drive the epidemic and the factors that increase risk and vulnerability.

FHI experts are global leaders in both the response to HIV/AIDS and in the implementation of SBCC. Aging with HIV Psychological, Social, and Health Issues.

Book • Psychiatric morbidity, alcohol and drug abuse, and behavioral disorder have also been viewed as risk factors for suicide.

The chapter focuses on the process of dying and the unique aspects of preparing for a death from AIDS. While many aspects regarding death and. AIDS and Behavior "AIDS and Behavior provides an international venue for the scientific exchange of research and scholarly work on the contributing factors, prevention, consequences, social impact, and response to HIV/AIDS.

The journal publishes original peer-reviewed papers addressing all areas of AIDS behavioral research including: individual, contextual, social.

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Psycho-Social Aspects of AIDS as a Chronic Illness: Social Worker Role Perspective Tanzima Zohra Habib * Md. Siddiqur Rahman ** INTRODUCTION Illness is an inevitable fact of human life. Man does not live in a vacuum. Therefore, like all other events of his life, illness is influenced by socio-cultural as well as biological factors.

Illness File Size: KB. "Epidemic" comes from the ancient Greek epi demos, meaning "upon the people or the community". 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 with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but its ultimate impact will extend far.

The AIDS epidemic is an evolving phenomenon. Instead of one epidemic, we ended up with a set of epidemics: the HIV epidemic, the AIDS epidemic, and the epidemic of fear. It started as a medical problem and was converted into a multidimensional process.

Ethical, political, social, managerial, and economic issues emerged in connection with : J. Santos Lucas. HIV and AIDS requires addressing social factors and behaviors that put people at risk.

Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) goes beneath the surface to uncover the causes of the behaviors as well as the social structures that drive the epidemic and the factors that increase risk and vulnerability.

Through media campaigns, peerFile Size: KB. This is the fourth edition of the HIV Curriculum for the Health Professional, a book written and produced by the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative in.

HIV and AIDS social issues. In many regions, social issues increase the risk of HIV infection making it difficult to tackle the global HIV epidemic effectively. Certain groups of people are more affected by HIV than others. Sometimes this is because they engage in high-risk behaviours, while others experience stigma and discrimination that.

“Social and Psychosocial Aspects of HIV/AIDS and their Ramifications” to reflect the multi-dimensionality of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The book addresses key areas of HIV and AIDS, including, but not. They suggest that culture influences the nature of behavioral and mental processes.

They argue that our genetic heritage influences our physical characteristics. They argue that our genetic inheritance determines aspects of our personality and social behavior.

They do not go beyond Darwin's original arguments. The epidemiological triangle to HIV/AIDS will also be discussed.

Determinants of Health Determinants of health are the physical and social dynamics comprising: education, income, food insecurity, race occupation status, social exclusion, housing, social safety net, aboriginal status, health services, gender and debility which may trigger risky or unhealthy behavior and.

AIDS & Behavior provides an international venue for the scientific exchange of information on the neurobehavioral factors in the initial spread, behavioral consequences, and social impact and response to HIV infection.

AIDS Care: Psychological Socio-medical Aspects of HIV/AIDS.The ARRM was proposed by Catania, Kegeles and Coates in and, among health behavior models, it provides a structure that covers several psychosocial and behavioral factors associated to the risk of STD/AIDS, approaching the individual vulnerability aspects mentioned by Mann and Tarantola (9).

Behavioral and Social Sciences and Public Health at CDC. Deborah Holtzman, PhD, 1 M. Neumann, PhD, 2 E. Sumartojo, PhD, 3 A. Lansky, PhD 4 1 Office of Scientific Regulatory Services, Office of the Chief Science Officer, Office of the Director; 2 Division of HIV/AIDS PreventionIntervention, Research, and Support, National Center for HIV/AIDS.