AIDS and ARC: Pastoral issues in the hospital setting

Eight areas of fear for persons with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and its related conditions are explored: change and stress, uncertainty and the unknown, waiting, the fear of symptoms, fear of contagion, abandonment, dependency and spiritual distress. Some particular issues of sub-population...

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Published in:Journal of religion and health
Subtitles:Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and AIDS-Related Complex
Main Author: Phillips, Jennifer M.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [1988]
In:Journal of religion and health
Year: 1988, Volume: 27, Issue: 2, Pages: 119-128
Further subjects:B Hospital Setting
B Related Condition
B Common Concern
B Deficiency Syndrome
B Immune Deficiency
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:Eight areas of fear for persons with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and its related conditions are explored: change and stress, uncertainty and the unknown, waiting, the fear of symptoms, fear of contagion, abandonment, dependency and spiritual distress. Some particular issues of sub-populations with HIV infection are detailed. Suggestions for helpful pastoral responses to the common concerns and anxieties of patients and their loved ones are offered.
ISSN:1573-6571
Contains:Enthalten in: Journal of religion and health
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1007/BF01532069