The endangered self : managing the social risk of HIV / Gill Green and Elisa J. Sobo.

"To date, the majority of HIV/AIDS research has concentrated on education and prevention for those with a seronegative status, and studies of HIV positive individuals have been concerned with their potential to infect others. The Endangered Self, however, focuses on how the discovery of an HIV-...

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Main Author: Green, Gill, 1956-
Other Authors: Sobo, Elisa Janine, 1963-
Format: Book
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series:Health, risk and society.
Table of Contents:
  • Identity, social risk, and AIDS: what's the connection?
  • Dangerous identities: stigmas and stories
  • The landscape of risk: danger, identity, and HIV
  • Settings and methods
  • Living with HIV: coping with a new status
  • Telling
  • The danger of disclosure
  • Reported reactions in health care settings
  • Disclosure in sexual settings: identifying the issues
  • Reported reactions in sexual settings: our findings
  • Risk and reality: the social situation
  • Seropositivity, identity, and social risk.