Title

Counseling Gay Males with AIDS:: Psychosocial Perspectives

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services

Publication Date

1994

Abstract

As the incidence of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) increases, persona with AIDS will present themselves for counseling in both the private and public sector. Counselors will therefore need to be aware of psychical issues affecting gay men who have the virus. This article highlights some of these critical issues. Specifically, the author discusses informational needs, management of distressing feelings, hope and denial, physical intimacy, and psychosocial interventions

DOI

10.1300/J041v01n01_02

Keywords

Education

Disciplines

Education

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