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AuthorRussell, Charles H. author
TitleAIDS in America [electronic resource] / by Charles H. Russell
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1991
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Descript XII, 147 p. online resource


Whether one views it as an indictment of our lifestyle or merely as a The present volume is offered as a contribution to the information failure in the progress of science and medicine, the AIDS epidemic is campaign in the battle against the epidemic. It rests on the conviction undoubted I y one of the most agonizing experiences of our time. There that the increase of knowledge about AIDS will help to elevate the is hope for control of the disease--especially so in the development of power of public judgement, including a sense of moral restraint, to the an anti-AIDS vaccine-but the following stark facts are too overยญ point necessary to bring about control and halt further spread of this powering for anyone to behold without sensing pain. Already close to terrible disease. The study as a whole, as well as the epidemic itself, 100,000 (or possibly more at this date) Americans have died of the raises questions about social ethics and about whether we may have disease, another 161,000 cases have been diagnosed, and estimates adopted a social philosophy which allows us to exceed appropriate place the additional number of infected persons at 1 million. 35,000 limits of independent personal behavior on the assumption that the new AIDS cases are reported annually in America, with a nearly equal consequences of our acts can always be managed by some sort of distribution among heterosexual and homosexual persons. technological fix


Section I Characteristics of Persons Who Have Known Individuals with AIDS -- Section II Age and Responses to Questions about AIDS -- Section III Gender and Responses to Questions about AIDS -- Section IV Race and Response to AIDS Questions -- Section V Number of Persons Known with AIDS and Responses to AIDS Questions -- Section VI Region and Response to AIDS Questions -- Section VII Income and Response to AIDS Questions -- Section VIII Education and Response to AIDS Questions -- Section IX Religion and Response for AIDS Questions

Medicine Infectious diseases Psychiatry Psychology Medicine & Public Health Infectious Diseases Psychiatry Psychology general


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