Living with HIV/AIDS : the black person's guide to survival (Book, 2004) [Alabama State University Library]
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Living with HIV/AIDS : the black person's guide to survival

Author: Eric Goosby; Balm in Gilead (Organization)
Publisher: Roscoe, IL : Hilton Pub. Co., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this accessible and up-to-date book, Goosby clearly states what the subtitle implies and what statistics have shown-that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is hitting African American men and women harder than any other ethnic group. After a detailed explanation of the disease, Goosby goes on to advise readers how to prevent its spread, find a healthcare provider, and be responsible to oneself and significant others.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goosby, Eric.
Living with HIV/AIDS.
Roscoe, IL : Hilton Pub. Co., ©2004
(OCoLC)894567169
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Goosby; Balm in Gilead (Organization)
ISBN: 0971606706 9780971606708
OCLC Number: 53887302
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prevent the spread --
What is hiv, what is aids --
Your first visit to the health care provider --
Responsibilities to yourself and loved ones --
Hiv, progression and treatment --
Antiretroviral medications --
Opportunisitic infections --
Aids --
African american women and hiv, aids --
Being black and gay --
Hiv, aids and addiction --
Wellness --
Hiv, stress, and stress relief.
Other Titles: Black person's guide to survival
Responsibility: Eric Goosby.

Abstract:

In this accessible and up-to-date book, Goosby clearly states what the subtitle implies and what statistics have shown-that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is hitting African American men and women harder than any other ethnic group. After a detailed explanation of the disease, Goosby goes on to advise readers how to prevent its spread, find a healthcare provider, and be responsible to oneself and significant others.
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