Women at Risk: Issues in the Primary Prevention of AIDS by Ann O'Leary, PhD

Women at Risk: Issues in the Primary Prevention of AIDS

EditorAnn O'Leary, PhD, Loretta Sweet Jemmott

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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.

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Title:Women at Risk: Issues in the Primary Prevention of AIDSFormat:HardcoverDimensions:292 pagesPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306450410

ISBN - 13:9780306450419

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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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`... 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