Offers an overview of pediatric HIV epidemiology Explores medical, developmental, and psychosocial issues facing youth with HIV
Discusses unique challenges of pediatric HIV within families, schools, and communities
Explores legal and ethical issues surrounding pediatric HIV
Examines the latest research on such topics as HIV disclosure and antiretroviral adherence
Addresses cross-cultural issues, HIV prevention, and stigma
This book examines the impact of pediatric HIV on children, adolescents, and their families. Beginning with an overview of pediatric HIV epidemiology, it traces the medical, psychological, and social dimensions of HIV through the trajectory of childhood and youth. It examines the latest research on a wide range of topics, including treatment adherence, cultural, legal, and ethical issues, and HIV stigma and its reduction. Chapters offer expert recommendations for clinicians working with children with HIV as well as researchers studying pediatric HIV. In addition, the book also discusses daily concerns associated with pediatric HIV, such as disease management, coping, access to services, risk prevention, and health promotion.
Topics featured in this book include:
The impact of pediatric HIV on families.
Psychosocial considerations for children and adolescents with HIV.
HIV prevention and intervention in the school setting.
HIV disclosure in pediatric populations.
How to design effective evidence-based HIV risk-reduction programs for adolescents.
A Clinical Guide to Pediatric HIV is a must-have resource for researchers, clinicians, and graduate students in child and school psychology, social work, and public health as well as pediatric medicine, nursing, epidemiology, anthropology, and other related disciplines.
Table of contents (12 chapters)
Epidemiology of Pediatric HIV Infection
Gillespie, Susan L.
Medical Implications of HIV Among Children and Adolescents
Rodriguez, Carina (et al.)
Developmental Considerations for Children and Youth with HIV
Psychosocial Considerations for Children and Adolescents with HIV
Albright, Jamie N. (et al.)
The Impact of Pediatric HIV on Families
Youssef, Maryann Koussa (et al.)
HIV Prevention and Intervention in the School Setting
John Walsh, Audra St. (et al.)
Antiretroviral Medication Adherence and Disease Management in Pediatric Populations
Thurston, Idia B. (et al.)
HIV Disclosure in Pediatric Populations: Who, What, When to Tell, and then What?
Marhefka, Stephanie L. (et al.)
Goodness-of-Fit Ethics for Practice and Research Involving Children and Adolescents with HIV
Fisher, Celia B. (et al.)
Cultural Considerations for Pediatric HIV Research and Practice
Rahill, Guitele J. (et al.)
HIV Prevention Among Youth: Designing Effective Evidence-Based HIV Risk-Reduction Programs for Adolescents
DiClemente, Ralph J. (et al.)
HIV-Related Stigma and Children
Stangl, Anne (et al.)