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ERIC Number: EJ482929
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-8046
Testing the Sexually Abused Child for the HIV Antibody: Issues for the Social Worker.
Gellert, George A.; And Others
Social Work, v38 n4 p389-94 Jul 1993
Discusses identifying children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through sexual abuse. Reviews testing guidelines. Sees social workers contributing to test decision making when perinatal HIV transmissions is possibility, when assailant may be tested, and when parents/legal guardians insist on testing child. Discusses family education and coping, physician education and support, work with pedophiles, and service needs. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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