Women at Risk: Issues in the Primary Prevention of AIDS / Edition 1

Women at Risk: Issues in the Primary Prevention of AIDS / Edition 1

by PhD O'Leary, Loretta Sweet Jemmott
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306450419
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Series:
AIDS Prevention and Mental Health Series
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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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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