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The authors describe the relationship of three coping styles to affective state (mood) and perceived social support in 29 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected homosexual/bisexual men between the ages of 18 and 45 years. Active-behavioral coping was significantly related to enhanced mood and greater perceived social support. Avoidance coping was(More)
To assess the risk of exposure to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among health care workers in a southern urban setting, random screening for antibodies to HIV was undertaken. Patients who were admitted for major trauma, for medical emergencies, or in labor were screened. Of 534 sera screened, 11 (2%) were seropositive. All but two of the(More)
This study evaluated twenty-nine symptomatic and asymptomatic HIV-infected homosexual/bisexual men between eighteen and forty-five in the areas of psychiatric/psychosocial, neuropsychological, family, and immunological functioning. The subjects were referred by physicians, nurses, and mental health professionals from the Tulane/Louisiana State University(More)
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