AIDS: Women, Drugs and Social Care

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Examines the circumstances, experiences and needs of HIV-positive people in Britain and Ireland, and particularly focuses on female drug-users and ex drug-users.

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Overview

Examines the circumstances, experiences and needs of HIV-positive people in Britain and Ireland, and particularly focuses on female drug-users and ex drug-users.

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Presents recent research from Britain and Ireland on how people involved in caring for women with HIV are coping, and what women with the virus and members of the general public feel about AIDS and those who have it. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781850008743
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/28/1992
  • Series: Social Aspects of AIDS Series
  • Pages: 135
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Introduction: The Research in Context 1
Ch. 2 Living with the Virus: Perspectives from HIV-Positive Women in London 8
Ch. 3 Responding in a Crisis: Perspectives on HIV, Drugs and Women's Needs from Edinburgh 30
Ch. 4 Drugs, HIV and Ireland: Responses to Women in Dublin 51
Ch. 5 'Tempered Optimism': Perspectives from Professional and Voluntary Carers in Newcastle upon Tyne 70
Ch. 6 'It Came from Outer Space!': Perspectives from the General Population and from Generic Health and Welfare Professionals in England 85
Ch. 7 Conclusion: Progress, Prospects and Possibilities 109
Bibliography 117
Notes of Contributors 123
Index 125
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