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New PDF release: Aging with HIV: Psychological, Social, and Health Issues

By Janice E. Nichols,David C. Speer,Betty J. Watson,Mary Watson,Tiffany L. Vergon,Colette M. Vallee,Joan M. Meah

ISBN-10: 0125180519

ISBN-13: 9780125180511

In 1998, nearly 30 million humans all over the world have been residing with HIV/AIDS, approximately five million of whom turned contaminated that yr. The epidemic keeps to extend, with an envisioned doubling time of 10 years, making AIDS the major infectious reason for demise sooner than tuberculosis and malaria. Even within the U.S.A. the place the dying fee from AIDS is declining because of potent drug treatments, HIV an infection premiums proceed to climb in different inhabitants teams. the superiority of AIDS between humans over the age of fifty is gradually expanding, and so much older individuals are unprepared to handle it for a couple of purposes, together with the frequent ache with issues sexual and gay and the idea that aged everyone is now not sexually lively and consequently now not at risk.

This advisor for care services seeks to coach and tell readers concerning the problems and issues that accompany the disorder in older humans. hence, whereas the appendix comprises technical descriptions of method, facts, and effects, the narratives within the chapters describing the findings and their functional implications are written in layman's language. themes coated contain biomedical points, demographics, sexuality, stressors, psychological overall healthiness, older ladies, and sufferer care, all of that are supported by means of case studies.

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