Aims to assist voluntary helpers and professional workers in the area of HIV and AIDS to reflect on their general aims in helping and to look carefully at their day-to-day practice. In addition to this primary aim, the book presents helpers with useful information about HIV and related matters.
Introduction, Charles Anderson and Patricia Wilkie. Part 1 Clarifying purposes: aspects of helping in HIV - a personal view, Charles Anderson. Part 2 Medical, psychiatric and epidemiological aspects of HIV: the human immunodeficiency virus, Alexander McMillan; HIV-related illnesses and AIDS, Alexander McMillan; psychiatric and neuropsychological aspects of HIV infection, Alison Richardson; the current epidemiology of HIV infection and AIDS, David Wilkie. Part 3 Coping with HIV: giving information, handling information, Charles Anderson; counselling and HIV antibody testing, Charles Anderson; living with HIV, Charles Anderson; coping with illness, Charles Anderson. Part 4 Looking at particular needs: women and HIV, Patricia Wilkie; gay men and HIV, Patricia Wilkie; drug users and HIV, Alan Ferry and Charles Anderson; people with haemophilia and HIV, Patricia Wilkie; particular issues in working with partners, Patricia Wilkie. Part 5 The needs of the helper: organizing support for helpers, Norah Smith. Part 6 Sources of information and services: resources.
Reflective Helping in HIV and AIDS by Charles Anderson
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