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Author Topic: Good HIV Book  (Read 868 times)

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Offline wow1969

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Good HIV Book
« on: October 08, 2009, 05:58:52 PM »
I've been looking for a good book on HIV ... While I'm not newly diagnosed I'm still new in many ways ... There has got to be some good non-internet based literature out there that can provide information on HIV and living with it ... I don't have the time to sift through thousands of pages on Internet documents so a one-stop resource would be a true treasure.

Does anyone have suggestions? Thank you in advance.

Have a great day :-)

Offline confidentIwillbeOK

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Re: Good HIV Book
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2009, 08:35:15 PM »
Yes...here is a good one:

http://www.amazon.com/100-Questions-Answers-About-AIDS/dp/0763750425/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1255047946&sr=8-2

...and another one

http://www.amazon.com/First-Year-Essential-Guide-Diagnosed/dp/1600940137/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1255047986&sr=1-1

The fist one I read when I was diagnosed and it really helped me.  I liked it a lot and highly recommend it.  A few people here mentioned the second one so I bought that one a few weeks ago as well.  I did not like it as much as Gallant's book but it was still pretty good. Either one would be fine but I thought the first one had a more optimistic, positive, and humanistic tone. 

Steve

P.S. "100 questions" was indeed a "true treasure" to me.  I don't think I would be doing as well as I am today (diagnosed late July) if I had not read it.  It opened my eyes to info I didn't have, made me feel much more optimistic, made me realize I was not alone, and gave me pointers on how to find additional resources. 

 

Offline Inchlingblue

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Re: Good HIV Book
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2009, 11:07:49 PM »
I know you asked for books but I thought I'd mention thebody.com since it's a very good website for all things HIV.

 


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