Couples of Mixed HIV Status: Clinical Issues and Interventions

Couples of Mixed HIV Status: Clinical Issues and Interventions

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by R Dennis Shelby, Nancy L Beckerman
     
 

Beckerman (social work, Yeshiva U.) offers therapists a conceptual framework for conducting assessment and intervention with couples of mixed HIV status. Drawing upon the findings of a research study involving 44 couples, she provides examples of ways to help clients work through issues such as disclosure of HIV status, fear of disease transmission, and shifts in… See more details below

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Beckerman (social work, Yeshiva U.) offers therapists a conceptual framework for conducting assessment and intervention with couples of mixed HIV status. Drawing upon the findings of a research study involving 44 couples, she provides examples of ways to help clients work through issues such as disclosure of HIV status, fear of disease transmission, and shifts in emotional intimacy. The volume concludes with a chapter devoted to the implications of HIV/AIDS for family planning and parenting. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789018526
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Prologue
Rationale
Plan of the Book
Chapter 1. Introduction
Key Emotional Issues
Introduction to Research Study
How This Book Is Organized
Chapter 2. Literature Review
Historical Context of HIV/AIDS and Couples
Empirical Research on Serodiscordant Couples
Summary
Chapter 3. Theoretical Framework
Common Theoretical Frameworks in Couple Therapy
Medical Family Therapy
EFCT and Couples Affected by HIV/AIDS
Integrative Couple Therapy with Couples Affected by HIV/AIDS
Summary
Chapter 4. Methodology
Empirical Study
Qualitative Research
Chapter 5. Introduction to the Findings
Empirical Findings
Qualitative Data
Chapter 6. Fear of HIV Transmission
Overview
Quantitative Findings
Qualitative Findings
Summary
Chapter 7. Shifts in Emotional Intimacy
Overview
Quantitative Findings
Qualitative Findings
Summary
Chapter 8. Impact of Uncertainty
Overview
Quantitative Findings
Qualitative Findings
Summary
Chapter 9. Disclosure Issues
Overview
Quantitative Findings
Qualitative Findings
Summary
Chapter 10. Issues of Mistrust and Betrayal
Overview
Quantitative Findings
Qualitative Findings
Summary
Chapter 11. HIV and Family Planning
Overview
Quantitative Findings
Qualitative Findings
Summary
Epilogue
References
Index

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