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By Charles A. Emlet MSW PhD

This quantity makes a speciality of the ways that HIV/AIDS can impact older adults. The chapters during this e-book speak about the range of HIV/AIDS difficulties that we are facing on the person, family members, and group degrees. themes tested contain demographics and epidemiological features of HIV sickness with this inhabitants; prevention of HIV illness; matters impacting participants in a clinical, mental, and social context; and repair wishes. initially released as a distinct factor of the magazine of psychological overall healthiness and getting older, the amount includes new chapters on demographics, HIV prevention and schooling, and potent coalition construction between platforms of care. members contain Diane Zablotsky, Michael Kennedy, Janice Nichols, and Timothy Heckman, between others. For additional info, Please click on the following!

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Nichols HIV RISK AMONG OLDER ADULTS The face of the HIV epidemic in the United States has changed since its early years. According to recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2003), the median age at AIDS diagnosis, the median age at death, and median age of persons living with HIV has risen in the past nine years. In addition, risk factors for HIV infection have changed in the older adult population. Although blood products were a significant source of HIV infection among older adults in the early years of the epidemic, that is no longer the case.

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