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Living and Dying with AIDS : Language of Science - Paul I. Ahmed

Living and Dying with AIDS

Language of Science

By: Paul I. Ahmed (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st January 1992
ISBN: 9780306438516
Number Of Pages: 274

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In this nation, in this decade, there is only one way to deal with an individual who is sick-with dignity, with compassion, care and confidentiality, and without discrimi- nation. Statement made by President George Bush at the National Business Leadership Conference This book is about the care of sick human beings. It is about the heroic struggle of individuals with AIDS. It is about their daily coping in the workplace and at home; about economic problems, the loss of friendship and family support, and physical and emotional pain. But it is also about empowering them to deal with their disease, viewing them not as victims but as warriors, vital and active par- ticipants in their battle against AIDS. This book is also about the social context in which HIV-infected persons and people with AIDS live. It is about how we must learn to deal with sickness in more compassionate and humanitarian ways and what we yet need to learn. It touches on the health care system that confronts those who are ill, on programs of prevention and education, and on the personal implications of broader national and local policies.

Coping with AIDS: Living with AIDS: An Overview
AIDS Care Providers and the Medical Care System: Ethical and Legal Issues
AIDS Adolescents and AIDS: Coping Issues
Mothers with AIDS
Psychotherapy of the HIVPositive Patient and the Family: An Integrated Approach
Living with AIDS: Coping Processes, Strategies, and Personal Resources among Persons with HIV Spectrum Disease
Workplace Issues and Strategies Concerning HIV
Coping with AIDS and Substance Abuse
Dying with AIDS: Dying with AIDS
Living with AIDS: Surviving Grief
A Personal Perspective on Living and Dying with AIDS
AIDS and Special Groups: Coping with HIV Disease in the Army
The Impact of Human Immunodefiency Virus on minority Populations
Coping with AIDS in Hemophilia
Index
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ISBN: 9780306438516
ISBN-10: 0306438518
Series: Language of Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 31st January 1992
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.32