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Therapists on the Front Line free pdf Despite lessening media attention, AIDS is still the leading cause of death among gay men in the United States. Although research and medical discoveries are producing vast amounts of biological information, less is known about the complex psychosocial pattern involved in preventing transmission of HIV, or about coping with the diagnosis of HIV infection and the development of disease. Therapists on the Front Line: Psychotherapy With Gay Men in the Age of AIDS explores how the AIDS epidemic has affected psychotherapists, their patients, and the therapeutic relationship. The book uses a multidimensional approach that includes psychodynamic, social, cultural, medical, and political factors. Therapists on the Front Line: Psychotherapy With Gay Men in the Age of AIDS is divided into five sections: -General Issues -Treatment Modalities -Specific Treatment Populations -Impact on the Therapist -When the Therapist Has HIV Disease

About Steven A. Cadwell

Steven A. Cadwell, Ph.D., is a Clinical Social Worker in private practice and Past Chair of the Massachusetts AIDS Action Mental Health Subcommittee. He has also served as consultant to Fenway Health Center and the group program of AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts in Boston and the faculty of Smith College School of Social Work. Robert A. Burnham, Jr., Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Brookline, Massachusetts, and has served on the faculty of the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. He is on the training faculty of the Family Institute of Cambridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Marshall Forstein, M.D., is Director of HIV Mental Health Services for the Department of Psychiatry at The Cambridge Hospital, and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the Chair of the American Psychiatric AssociationAs Commission on AIDS. He is also Medical Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services for the Fenway Community Health Center in Boston.

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Author : Steven A. Cadwell
Publisher : American Psychiatric Press Inc.
Data Published : 01 April 1994
ISBN : 0880485582
EAN : 9780880485586
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 646 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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