Year: 1991 Source: Journal of Counseling & Development, v.69, no.3, (January/February 1991), p.285-287 SIEC No: 19910765

Describes women at risk for infection with HIV & offers suggestions for counsellors working with such women or those diagnosed with AIDS. Concerns specific to women are outlined, & resources for women are discussed. Issues that counsellors need to address include grief work, suicide, safer sexual practices, self-blame & hatred in mothers with HIV infection, & neutral abortion counselling for seropositive women. (13 refs.)