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By Lena Nilsson Schönnesson,Michael W. Ross

"I'm like a whirling leaf within the wind," acknowledged one in all Dr. Lena Nilsson SchOnnesson' s sufferers, and one other "I'm within the claws of HIV." Their voices and people of different HIV-positive sufferers body the humanistic and scholarly dialogue during this impor­ tant e-book. Dr. SchOnnesson, a Fulbright pupil on the HIV middle for medical and Behavioral reports, Columbia college in 1995, has strangely huge medical adventure in counseling HIV-positive homosexual males. Her paintings with 38 such sufferers taken care of among 1986 and 1995 is mentioned within the pages that stick to. Dr. SchOnnesson's longitudinal method of scientific info is very strange within the psychotherapy literature ordinarily, and within the literature on counseling HIV­ optimistic males specifically. development upon the event of such fresh pupil­ clinicians as Klitzman, Isay, Schaffner, and others, Dr. SchOnnesson provides a few­ factor targeted through examining her ongoing special notes of the psychotherapeutic approach in a scientific quantitative in addition to qualitative demeanour. The research of her facts is extra expert via her coauthor, Dr. Michael Ross, a therapist and investigator whose contribution to the medical and learn literature at the psychotherapeutic remedy of homosexual males has already been substantial.

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