Lance: a gay recovering alcoholic misdiagnosed as HIV-positive.

  title={Lance: a gay recovering alcoholic misdiagnosed as HIV-positive.},
  author={R J Kus and M A Carpenter},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  volume={5 5},
Lance is a 29-year-old gay alcoholic who was misdiagnosed as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive. In reaction to the diagnosis, Lance subsequently engaged in a series of destructive behaviors towards himself and others. When he was told that his diagnosis was in error, Lance was able to break out of his self-destructive cycle. This article explores… CONTINUE READING