Women at Risk: Issues in the Primary Prevention of AIDS

Overview

Women comprise the group that is rapidly becoming infected with HIV, and while some prevention efforts show signs of promise, many unresolved issues remain. This pivotal volume presents up-to-date research findings, offering an in-depth look into issues germane to preventing AIDS in women. Eminent researchers and health care providers focus on specific groups of women based on ethnicity, relationship factors, and behavior.

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Overview

Women comprise the group that is rapidly becoming infected with HIV, and while some prevention efforts show signs of promise, many unresolved issues remain. This pivotal volume presents up-to-date research findings, offering an in-depth look into issues germane to preventing AIDS in women. Eminent researchers and health care providers focus on specific groups of women based on ethnicity, relationship factors, and behavior.

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Editorial Reviews

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'... topics are comprehensive and current...rich with statistics and many studies with findings...a useful text for teaching and referencing in research...[recommended] for all researchers, program developers, grant writers, AIDS activists, and journalists.'
AIDS Education and Prevention, 8:5
'... timely and significant. The articles present clear and thoughtful expositions of theory, together with case illustrations that provide insights into treatment issues. Clinicians ... will find this a valuable source of information, organized so as to enhance its use as a resource.'
Readings (1996)
'... significant ... this book is a valuable resource for AIDS clinicians, researchers and policy makers.'
Journal of Feminist Family Therapy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781489910592
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/28/2013
  • Series: Aids Prevention and Mental Health Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
  • Pages: 278
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

General Issues in the Prevention of AIDS in Women; A. O'Leary, L.S. Jemmott. Interactions among HIV, Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), Socio-economic Status and Poverty in Women; S.O. Aral, J.N. Wasserheit. Women centered Prevention Techniques and Technologies; E.L. Gollub. Childhood Sexual Abuse and AIDS: Issues and Interventions; B. Perez, et al. The Impact of AIDS on Female Adolescents; M.J. Rotheram-Borus et al. AfricanAmerican Women and HIV Risk Reduction Issues; L.S. Jemmott, et al. Latinas and AIDS: Challenges to HIV Prevention Efforts; M.I. Fernandez. Drugusing Women and HIV: Risk Reduction and Prevention Issues; G. Weissman, V. Brown. Female Sex Workers: Scapegoats in the AIDS Epidemic; J.B. Cohen, P. Alexander. Women and AIDS in Developing Countries; M. Raffaelli, J. Pranke. Lesbian Women and HIV/AIDS: An Appeal for Inclusion; K.M. Morrow. Index.

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