With regard to the psychiatric and psychosocial aspects of HIV disease, the community plays an essential role in issues of prevention, early testing, provision of clinical services, counseling, and public education.
San Francisco has been a leader in establishing comprehensive and effective community programs that deals with all aspects of the epidemic.
The AIDS Health Project has developed community-based programs that address the psychological aspects of HIV disease.
This article describe the progress of these programs from the beginning of the AIDS epidemics in the 1980s to the 1990s.
It discusses how these programs emerge and change in the face of new information, demographic changes, and community needs.
The project represents a unique effort of public-private partnership in providing innovative service and education in the fight against AIDS.
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Immunopathologie, Hémopathie, Effet psychologique, Aide thérapeutique, Psychiatrie communautaire, Traitement communautaire, Toxicomanie, Psychiatrie liaison, Prévention, Support social, Education sanitaire, Organisation santé, Santé mentale, Article synthèse, Homme, Programme sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Immunopathology, Hemopathy, Psychological effect, Therapeutic assistance, Community psychiatry, Community treatment, Drug addiction, Liaison psychiatry, Prevention, Social support, Health education, Public health organization, Mental health, Review, Human, Sanitary program
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0330109
Code Inist : 002B18H05A. Création : 199406.