HIV/AIDS and Sexuality

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In this important book, editor Michael Ross brings together the latest knowledge and research concerning the relationship between HIV and AIDS and sexual functioning. HIV/AIDS and Sexuality explores the experiences of being HIV infected and the impact of infection on an individual's sexuality. It describes differences that may be associated with individuals who are infected or concerned about infection, and it provides new in-depth analyses of the effect of HIV on sexuality and sexual risks. The book provide clinical perspectives on sexual problems associated with HIV infection as well as some treatment approaches.
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Presents research concerning the relationship between HIV and AIDS and sexual functioning among hetero- and homosexual men and women, encompassing cross-sectional and cohort study designs as well as qualitative, quantitative, and clinical approaches. Describes personality variables among those infected or at risk, analyzes the effect of HIV on sexual risk-taking, and offers treatment approaches. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Also published as Journal of Psychology & Human Sexuality, v.7, nos. 1/2, 1995. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

The Little Deaths: Perceptions of HIV, Sexuality and Quality of Life in Gay Men 1
Calendars on the Wall: The Influence of Sexuality on Provider/Client Communication About HIV/AIDS 21
Sexual Attitudinal Conflict and Sexual Behavior Changes Among Homosexual HIV-Positive Men 41
Sexual Aspects of Adaptation to HIV/AIDS 59
Sexual Dysfunction in HIV-Seropositive Women Without AIDS 73
Sexual Risk Behavior Among Women with Injected Drug Use Histories 99
Stages of Sexual Behavior Change to Reduce the Risk of HIV/AIDS: The Chicago MACS/CCS Cohort 121
Associations Among Coping Style, Personality, Unsafe Sexual Behavior, Depression, Conflict over Sexual Orientation, and Gender Nonconformity: HIV Status as a Modulating Variable 135
HIV as a Catalysts for Positive Gay Men's Desire for Clarification, Enhancement and Promotion of Intimacy in Significant Relationships 161
Issues of Isolation and Intimacy for the HIV Infected, Sexually Addicted Gay Male in Group Psychotherapy 181
Index 191
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