Couples of Mixed HIV Status

Clinical Issues And Interventions. (Haworth Psychosocial Issues of HIV/AIDS) (Haworth Psychosocial Issues of HIV/AIDS) by Nancy L. Beckerman

Publisher: Haworth Press

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Subjects:

  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Social Science,
  • HIV Infections,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Sociology,
  • psychology,
  • Diseases - AIDS & HIV,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Couples,
  • HIV-positive persons,
  • Marital psychotherapy
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152730M
ISBN 100789018519
ISBN 109780789018519

  The library has a graphic novel (also known as a comic book) about a serodiscordant couple, Blue Pills, and a book called Couples of Mixed HIV Status: Clinical Issues and Interventions. We also have a documentary about two serodiscordant couples (one homosexual, one heterosexual), One+One, which you can read about and watch a clip of here.   Over the course of two years, the study tracked serodiscordant couples — that is, couples in which one partner is HIV-positive and one is HIV-negative. This included different-sex. Additionally, PARTNER2 – the extension study of PARTNER that aimed to gather data pertaining to mixed-HIV-status gay male couples – found that after an additio acts of condomless sex there were zero transmissions. Couples HIV testing and counselling was first used in Rwanda with heterosexual couples in the late s but it has expanded into many African countries over the past 20 years. Research suggests it is an effective approach to testing and has strong HIV prevention benefits. 5 In , the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.

  CVCT services consist of group pre-test counseling, rapid HIV testing, and joint post-test couple counseling. Client-level indicators (age, gender, pregnancy status, antiretroviral treatment (ART) status, and HIV serostatus) are collected for all couples as Cited by: Select Publications. By Dr Asha Sofia Persson. Book Chapters. Newman CE; Persson AS; Ellard J, , 'Pills, providers and partners: Exploring trust among serodiscordant couples in Australia', in Persson AS; Hughes S (ed.), Cross-cultural perspectives on couples with mixed HIV status: Beyond positive/negative, Springer, pp.   Title: Challenges and Coping Strategies among Couples of Mixed HIV Status Presenting at a Large Comprehensi, Author: Alexander Decker, Name: Challenges and Coping Strategies among Couples of Mixed. Other relationship factors that have been identified as possible contributors to increased HIV risk among gay male couples include partner’s sexual history [34–36], familiarity with the partner in general [31, 34], perceived monogamy, relationship status or partner types [24–26, 29, 30, 37–40], unknown or assumed partner’s HIV status Cited by:

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Research has shown that antiretroviral therapy (ART) can significantly reduce the risk of HIV in serodiscordant couples (in which one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative).

Strategies include treatment as prevention (TasP), in which ART reduces the infectivity of the HIV-positive partner, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), in which ART reduces the susceptibility in the.

The book presents the findings of a research study involving 44 mixed HIV status couples in the Northeast and is generously illustrated with tables that make complex research results easy to access and understand.

Topics covered in Couples of Mixed HIV Status include: various approaches to couples therapy; the historical context of HIV/AIDS4/4(3). A Mixed status couple is when one partner is HIV-negative and the other is HIV-positive. Also known as a serodiscordant couple or a serodifferent couple.

Using protection means that couples can have sex without passing HIV on. The book presents the findings of a research study involving 44 mixed HIV status couples in the Northeast and is generously illustrated with tables that make complex research results easy to access and understand.

Topics covered in Couples of Mixed HIV Status include: various approaches to couples therapy; the historical context of HIV/AIDS4/5(3). Couples of Mixed HIV Status: Clinical Issues and Interventions View larger image.

By: R Dennis Shelby and Nancy L Beckerman. Sign Up Now. Already a Member. Log In You must be logged into UK education collection to access this title. Learn about membership. The book shows how couples draw on diverse and sometimes contradictory cultural discourses of medicine, romance, and “normality” to make sense of and manage their mixed HIV status and any perceived risks, not uncommonly in ways that depart from prevailing HIV prevention messages.

Get this from a library. Couples of mixed HIV status: clinical issues and interventions. [Nancy L Beckerman] -- "Previous books on this subject - mostly written in the days when HIV/AIDS was considered a fatal rather than a chronic disease - focused on end-of-life issues.

This volume, however, addresses the. Sexual relationships between people with different HIV statuses were once widely considered off-limits. Now there are many resources available to mixed-status couples. To reduce the risk of HIV Author: Heather Cruickshank.

A NEW BOOK has been published on couples with mixed HIV status titled: “Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Couples with Mixed HIV Status: Beyond Positive/Negative”. Today an activist woman living with HIV sent me the link to this long overdue book. The book presents the findings of a research study involving 44 mixed HIV status couples in the Northeast and is generously illustrated with tables that make complex research results easy to access and understand.

Topics covered in Couples of Mixed HIV Status include: various approaches to couples therapy; the historical context of HIV/AIDS. Mixed HIV status, or serodiscordant, couples looking to start a family have a menu of options in addition to the traditional routes of adoption, surrogates, and egg or sperm donors.

The first in-depth, cross-cultural book focused on couples living with mixed HIV status Demystifies a highly stigmatized and little understood population in the global HIV epidemic Provides original and empirically grounded insights into the cultural interplay of illness, intimacy, gender, and biomedicine in diverse settings with relevance beyond HIVProvides new and unique ways to.

If you are in a mixed status relationship, there are many ways to ensure that your child will be HIV-negative. Before highly effective HIV treatment, about one in four children born to HIV-positive mothers was also HIV-positive, according to McCord.

Today, we know how to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to a newborn to nearly zero. WHAT ARE THE SPECIAL ISSUES FOR MIXED COUPLES.

People in mixed-status relationships face all the same things as other couples. But there are some extra issues: The HIV-positive partner might focus on not infecting their partner. The HIV-negative partner may concentrate on taking care of. Couples of Mixed HIV Status Article in Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy 1(4) May with 18 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Mixed HIV-status couples attempting conception can also reduce the risk for sexually transmitting HIV by decreasing the frequency of sexual contact Cited by: 3. mixed-status couples can have an HIV-negative baby together. na na na-+ + - - + +--+--HIV treatment and timed, unprotected sex & Both types of serodiscordant couples could take HIV treatment and conceive naturally.

The HIV-positive partner can take HIV treatment to lower their viral load. CONTENTS Prologue Rationale Plan of the Book Chapter 1. Introduction Key Emotional Issues Introduction to Research Study HowThis Book Is Organized Chapter 2.

Literature Review Historical Context of HIV/AIDS and Couples Empirical Research on Serodiscordant Couples Summary Chapter 3. The book presents the findings of a research study involving 44 mixed HIV status couples in the Northeast and is generously illustrated with tables that make complex research results easy to access and />lbr />Topics covered in Couples of Mixed HIV Status include:lbr />lul>lli> various approaches to couples therapylbr />lli> the.

Relationships and Sex for People Living With HIV helps increase awareness, and helps normalize HIV-positive status.” ‘Raw’ Is the Book That Contemplates What It Means to Bareback.

Latest by Raymond A. Smith. Body Positive Book Reading Club. And the Band Played On: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic Mixed-HIV Status Couples: Navigating the Challenges of Everyday. This is not true. If you learn that your partner is HIV positive and you know for sure that you are HIV negative, you are in what is called a mixed status relationship (also known as a sero-different couple).

Here are ways to help keep yourself and your partner safe. Know Your Status. Communication is key in any relationship.

So is knowing and. Sperm washing is intended to isolate individual sperm from the HIV virus in the semen. These methods require the assistance of a reproductive specialist or fertility clinic.

For couples with different HIV status, these services are legal in some states, but not in all. (See related question: Can two HIV-positive parents have an HIV-negative child?). All three options are available to HIV-mixed status couples only after they’ve also paid $ or more for a process called sperm washing, which separates sperm from the seminal fluid via.

This study was conducted with 75 HIV serodiscordant (mixed HIV status) male couples. The goals were to assess the types and prevalence of sexual risk behaviors within these dyads, to identify reasons given for engaging in risk behavior with their partner of opposite HIV status, and to examine the association, if any, between risk behaviors and Cited by:   Since miscegenation in the United States, interracial marriages have been on the rise.

As ofPew Research Center reported that 17% of newlywed couples were interracial interracial couples become mixed race families, these statistics are only more likely to grow, so does the need for representation, which has always been : Abby Hargreaves.

Sharing my thoughts on the stigma around HIV and the importance of being clued up, knowing your status, protecting yourself and others.

As a community we hav. Abstract. The ambition of this book is to illuminate and understand mixed HIV status relationships outside the confines of clinical trials and biomedical definitions, especially in the context of an epidemic characterised by both rapid, revolutionary change and tenacious by: 1.

Couples in serodiscordant, or mixed status, relationships, can face challenges due to HIV status more easily, due to better information and medical advances. With World Aids Day on Tuesday, the couple hope more people in mixed-status relationships will speak up. Psychiatrist Sibongile Mashapu has counselled a number of couples in mixed-status.

Part II Family, children and couples - exploring therapy for homelife: mental health treatment of children and families affected by HIV/AIDS; family therapy with HIV/AIDS- affected families; psychotherapy with HIV-affected adolescents; couples of mixed HIV status - .One + One is a powerful film about serodiscordant couples (of mixed HIV status) living with HIV and AIDS.

John and Noel are in a panic. The condom broke during sex, and John happens to have AIDS. Joanne breaks down when the counselor asks about her HIV-positive husband Robert.

In their six-year marriage, Joanne has been tested twice a year, each time more stressful than the last.Book Reviews: Couples of Mixed HIV Status: Clinical Issues and Interventions ().

Nancy L. Beckerman Article in The Family Journal 15(2) April