AIDS and Mental Health Practice: Clinical and Policy Issues by R Dennis Shelby,Michael Shernoff

By R Dennis Shelby,Michael Shernoff

Addressing modern concerns confronted through people with HIV/AIDS, AIDS and psychological overall healthiness perform: scientific and coverage concerns presents psychologists, psychiatrists, social staff, and counselors with learn and case reviews that gives versions for potent scientific perform at this level of the epidemic. each one bankruptcy is written by way of specialists within the box and demonstrates how one can offer larger providers to assorted populations, lots of whom are overlooked in AIDS and psychological health and wellbeing literature. hence, this ebook will offer execs within the box and scholars in education with the most up-tp-date perform information regarding psychological healthiness perform and HIV/AIDS. AIDS and psychological wellbeing and fitness perform may also help you recognize the varied wishes of individuals with HIV/AIDS and manage providers to help those populations.

AIDS and psychological overall healthiness perform discusses concerns that have an effect on a number of diverse teams with a purpose to assist you comprehend the original occasions of your consumers. you are going to tips on how to layout remedies that may be most dear to Latinos, intravenous drug clients, orphaned young ones, African americans, HIV-negative homosexual males, HIV nonprogressors, HIV-positive transsexuals, end-stage AIDS consumers, of combined HIV prestige, and members being affected by HIV-associated Cognitive Motor sickness. This publication will give you ways that might enhance prone for those populations, including:

  • talking to sufferers in regards to the confident and hazards of taking protease inhibitors and discussing their emotions of wish, skepticism, and worry of being disenchanted through the treatment
  • preparing consumers to return to paintings by means of exploring the that means of labor and referring them to vocational prone if necessary
  • providing help teams for individuals dwelling with AIDS (PLWAs), their household, their households, and participants in bereavement because of an AIDS-related death
  • organizing a HIV-negative homosexual men’s help staff that makes use of routines and homework to target the members’ambivalent connection to the AIDS group, how they continue to be HIV destructive, and how you can take care of separation and grief issues
  • assessing and/or correcting underlying racism in AIDS provider organizations

    The prevention and intervention concepts in psychological healthiness and AIDS perform may also help you tackle and deal with psychological healthiness matters linked to HIV/AIDS and provide consumers more desirable and appropriate services.

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