AIDS as a Gender Issue: Psychosocial Perspectives

AIDS as a Gender Issue: Psychosocial Perspectives

by Lydia Bennett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0748402314

ISBN-13: 9780748402311

Pub. Date: 02/01/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This international collection examines a wide range of psycho-social aspects of AIDS and HIV infection, including prevention, education, healthcare and policy in terms of gender challenges.  See more details below

Overview

This international collection examines a wide range of psycho-social aspects of AIDS and HIV infection, including prevention, education, healthcare and policy in terms of gender challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748402311
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/1997
Series:
Social Aspects of AIDS Series
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Ch. 1Sexuality Issues, Reproductive Choices and Gynaecological Concerns Affecting Women Living with HIV1
Ch. 2Tomorrow's Era: Gender, Psychology and HIV Infection16
Ch. 3Stigma and Social Relationships of People with HIV: Does Gender Make a Difference?46
Ch. 4AIDS, Women and Power64
Ch. 5Health-related Quality of Life in Women with HIV Infection78
Ch. 6AIDS, Socioeconomic Decline and Health: A Double Crisis for the African Woman99
Ch. 7Medical Care of Women Living with HIV Infection119
Ch. 8Female Prostitutes in North America: What are their Risks of HIV Infection?149
Ch. 9Women Drug Users and their Partners163
Ch. 10Issues for Women as Carers in HIV/AIDS177
Ch. 11Care Needs and Access to Care among Women Living with HIV191
Ch. 12Children in Mourning: Impact of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic on Mothers with AIDS and their Families197
Ch. 13Don't Forget the Children: Families Living with HIV Infection215
Ch. 14HIV and Development: Learning from Others235
Ch. 15A Personal Testament: Before and After254
Notes on Contributors276
Index280

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