- Effects of Future Writing and Optimism on Health Behaviors in HIV-Infected Women. Mann, Traci // Annals of Behavioral Medicine;2001, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p26
Examines the effects of future writing and optimism on health behaviors in HIV-infected women. Attempt to alter individuals' level of optimism and their health behaviors; Results indicating that a future-oriented writing intervention may have the potential as technique to increase medication...
- Perceptions of Local HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Risks for HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections: Preliminary Study of Intuitive Epidemiology. Kalichman, Seth C.; Cain, Demetria // Annals of Behavioral Medicine;2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p100
Background: Risk perceptions are theoretically important in predicting health behavior but have only shown modest evidence in predicting sexual risk behavior. Purpose: Our purpose is to investigate whether perceptions of the local prevalence of disease serve as a predictor of health behavior,...
- The association of benefit finding to psychosocial and health behavior adaptation among HIV+ men and women. Littlewood, Rae A.; Vanable, Peter A.; Carey, Michael P.; Blair, Donald C. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Apr2008, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p145
Psychological and behavioral adaptation to HIV is integral to long-term survival. Although most research on coping with HIV has focused on factors associated with poor adaptation, recent research has expanded to include positive concomitants of adaptation, such as benefit finding. This study...
- Contraceptive Use among U.S. women with HIV. Massad, L. Stewart; Evans, Charlesnika T.; Wilson, Tracey E.; Golub, Elizabeth T.; Sanchez-Keeland, Lorraine; Minkoff, Howard; Weber, Kathleen; Watts, D. Heather // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Jun2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p657
Objective: To describe trends in and correlates of use of contraception and sterilization among women with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Methods: This was a longitudinal cohort study of HIV-infected and uninfected women at risk for pregnancy, including structured questions on...
- HIV positive mothers' beliefs about mother-to-child transmission. // Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE);sep/oct2006, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p14
Beliefs can influence health behavior. This qualitative study aimed to understand the beliefs that influence HIV positive mothers' behaviors towards prevention methods against mother-to-child transmission. Fourteen women were interviewed. Our research was based on the theoretical Health Belief...
- HIV disease in women: A growing worry. Legg, Jill J.; Minkoff, Howard S. // Patient Care;5/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p147
Focuses on HIV disease in women in the United States. AIDS as a leading cause of death among young minority women; Growth of heterosexual contact as a mode of transmission; Need for prompt diagnosis, skilled care and effective prevention.
- SOVIET UNION. // Advocate;1/31/89, Issue 517, p19
Reports that a 31-year-old woman in Russia who is seropositive for HIV antibodies was sentenced to a four-year prison term for defying her physician's orders to refrain from sex to avoid transmitting the virus. Police's identification of eight of the sexual partners she has had since...
- Coping behaviors of mothers with HIV/AIDS. Rose, Molly A.; Clark-Alexander, Barbara // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Feb1996, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p44
Presents information from a study carried out on mothers with HIV/AIDS and their coping behaviors. Statistics on infected women of reproductive age; How study was carried out; Meditation, drugs, and coping; Findings of study.
- GEORGIA: Woman with HIV gets three years for spitting in face. // Gay & Lesbian Times;7/31/2008, Issue 1075, p22
The article reports that HIV-positive woman Audrey D. Lewis was sentenced to a three-year imprisonment for spitting in another woman's face hoping the person gets her HIV virus in Columbus, Georgia.