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Coping with HIV Infection: Psychological and Existential Responses in Gay Men (Aids Prevention and Mental Health)“I’m like a whirling leaf in the wind,” said one of Dr. Lena Nilsson SchOnnesson’ s patients, and another “I’m in the claws of HIV.” Their voices and those of other HIV-positive patients frame the humanistic and scholarly discussion in this impor­ tant book. Dr. SchOnnesson, a Fulbright scholar at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University in 1995, has unusually extensive clinical experience in counseling HIV-positive gay men. Her work with 38 such patients treated …

Being Positive: The Lives of Men and Women with HIVBeing Positive gives us the clearest picture we have of what life is like for people who have been diagnosed HIV positive. Based upon unique in-depth interviews with a broad cross-section of patients, the book is remarkable for its candor and compassionate analysis. The people speak for themselves. “Through these pages,” Robert Klitzman writes, “I have tried to present a picture―a group portrait―and a sense of the fabric and texture of these individual’s lives. Their stories taught me …

[(Coping with HIV Infection: Psychological and Existential Responses in Gay Men)] [Author: Lena Nilsson Schönnesson] published on (August, 1999)Being Positive gives us the clearest picture we have of what life is like for people who have been diagnosed HIV positive. Based upon unique in-depth interviews with a broad cross-section of patients, the book is remarkable for its candor and compassionate analysis. The people speak for themselves. “Through these pages,” Robert Klitzman writes, “I have tried to present a picture―a group portrait―and a sense of the fabric and texture of these individual’s lives. Their stories taught me …

Coping with HIV Infection: Psychological and Existential Responses in Gay Men (Aids Prevention and Mental Health)“I’m like a whirling leaf in the wind,” said one of Dr. Lena Nilsson SchOnnesson’ s patients, and another “I’m in the claws of HIV.” Their voices and those of other HIV-positive patients frame the humanistic and scholarly discussion in this impor­ tant book. Dr. SchOnnesson, a Fulbright scholar at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University in 1995, has unusually extensive clinical experience in counseling HIV-positive gay men. Her work with 38 such patients treated …

The Guide to Living with HIV Infection: Developed at the Johns Hopkins AIDS Clinic (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)“The Guide to Living with HIV Infection” is first and foremost a coping book – medically reliable, comprehensive, and marvelously human. It is for all people affected by the diagnosis of HIV infection; for patients and caregivers, for families and friends. “The book is about how to live with HIV infection”, the authors write, “that is, how to live as long and full and satisfying a life as possible”. In this thoroughly revised and updated edition, John G. Bartlett, Ann Finkbeiner offer straightfo…

Treating the Psychological Consequences of HIVA Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique Written by experts in the field, this book provides a solid theoretical orientation to the subject along with a wealth of practical clinical techniques. It offers specific recommAndations for working with various HIV client populations as well the uninfected survivors and caregivers….

People With HIV and Those Who Help Them: Challenges, Integration, Intervention (Haworth Social Work Practice)In this guidebook, People With HIV and Those Who Help Them, author Dennis Shelby uses the reported experiences of HIV-positive men to chart the course of living with HIV. He offers a consistent clinical-theoretical framework that encompasses the vast range of clinical problems clinicians may encounter in their work with HIV-positive individuals across the span of infection.This book provides a detailed account of the many psychological transformations that infected people experience. People With…

Coping with aids: Psychological and social considerations in helping people with HTLV-III infectionIn this guidebook, People With HIV and Those Who Help Them, author Dennis Shelby uses the reported experiences of HIV-positive men to chart the course of living with HIV. He offers a consistent clinical-theoretical framework that encompasses the vast range of clinical problems clinicians may encounter in their work with HIV-positive individuals across the span of infection.This book provides a detailed account of the many psychological transformations that infected people experience. People With…

Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection: Risk Reduction, Trauma, and AdaptationFull of enlightening and useful information, this book is a must resource for all professionals who wish to learn more about both the impact of HIV on people’s lives and the coping strategies of infected individuals. Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection focuses on the existential and adaptational aspects of this potentially deadly virus so that concerned professionals may know how to better address the pandemic into the next century. Diverse in content, methodology, and theoretical perspective, …