Year: 1995 Source: Toronto, ON: Canadian Mental Health Association, National Office, (May 1995). 12p. SIEC No: 19950284

This pamphlet summarizes key points of the 1992 report & describes the psychosocial, spiritual, psychological, & psychiatric impact of HIV. It discusses stages of infection, adjustment reaction, & clinical depression. The impact of HIV on the mental health of caregivers (including partners, parents, families, & friends), & the stress of providing care are examined. A 10-point framework for action is outlined to meet the urgent needs of those affected by HIV disease.