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Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention

Social and Behavioral Perspectives

  • Lisa A. Eaton
  • Seth C. Kalichman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Advances in HIV Prevention Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Douglas Krakower, Kenneth H. Mayer
      Pages 3-28
    3. J. Janet Kim, David R. Holtgrave, H. Irene Hall, Christopher Adkins, Laura Wehrmeyer, Cathy Maulsby
      Pages 41-52
    4. Marc-André LeBlanc, Jim Pickett
      Pages 53-65
  3. Behavioral Challenges and Opportunities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Lisa A. Eaton, Nelli Westercamp, Aushin Abraham
      Pages 109-137
    3. Aaron J. Blashill, Jonathan Lassiter, Johannes M. Wilson, Steven A. Safren, Jeffrey T. Parsons
      Pages 139-159
  4. Global Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Joseph KB Matovu, Nuala McGrath
      Pages 205-234
    3. Suwat Chariyalertsak, Kriengkrai Srithanaviboonchai, Nittaya Phanuphak
      Pages 235-250
    4. Pedro Goicochea, Orlando Montoya
      Pages 251-266
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 267-269

About this book


Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives


Lisa A. Eaton and Seth C. Kalichman, editors



Three decades into the epidemic, a great deal is known about HIV and its transmission, more people are living with the disease, and the virus is no longer seen as a death sentence. But new people continue to be infected with HIV each year, making prevention strategies that are medically effective and behaviorally engaging as urgent a priority as ever.


Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives assembles the latest improvements, barriers to implementation, and possibilities for--and challenges to--future progress. Innovations such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (antiretroviral regimens for the high-risk uninfected) and treatment as prevention (early use of ART to reduce infectiousness of new patients) are examined, as are current findings on ongoing prevention and treatment concerns.

Contributors illuminate the complex realities entailing adherence, pointing out technological, behavioral, and cultural roadblocks as well as opportunities to significantly reduce infection rates. Detailed up-to-the-minute coverage includes:


  • Prevention services for persons living with HIV
  • Adherence to HIV treatment as prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Advocating for rectal microbicides and safe lubricants
  • Mental health and substance use in the scale-up of HIV prevention
  • Risk compensation in response to HIV prevention
  • Implementing biomedical HIV prevention advances: reports from South Africa, Uganda, Australia, Thailand, United States, Ecuador, and Peru


Researchers, practitioners, and policy makers working in the fields of HIV/AIDS and public health will look toward Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives as both a means for developing and assessing current programs and a blueprint for the next generation of prevention efforts.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Lisa A. Eaton
    • 1
  • Seth C. Kalichman
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Human Develop. & Family StudiesUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA
  2. 2.Ctr for Health Intervention & PreventionUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA

About the editors

Seth C. Kalichman received his Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 1990. He has served on the faculties of Loyola University of Chicago, Georgia State University, and the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is currently a Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Connecticut. He is the Director of the Social Processes of AIDS graduate training program. Dr. Kalichman has conducted AIDS prevention and treatment research since 1990 and his research has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1994. He has published over 300 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, edited two books on AIDS. He dedicates his time to conducting HIV/AIDS behavioral research, focusing on developing and testing behavioral interventions to prevent the spread of HIV and minimize the adverse effects of HIV infection. He is the Director of the Southeast HIV-AIDS Research and Evaluation (SHARE) Project, community-based collaborative research group in Atlanta, Georgia and Cape Town, South Africa. He was the 1997 recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in Health, awarded by the American Psychological Association and the 2005 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for Behavioral Medicine. He is the Editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed scientific journal AIDS and Behavior and the author of five books, including Denying AIDS: Conspiracy Theories, Pseudoscience, and Human Tragedy.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention
  • Book Subtitle Social and Behavioral Perspectives
  • Editors Lisa A. Eaton
    Seth C. Kalichman
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4614-8844-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4939-4297-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4614-8845-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 269
  • Number of Illustrations 13 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Public Health
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Buy this book on publisher's site


From the reviews:

“A well-qualified international panel of authors provides an update on the latest effective biomedical technologies as well as a unique focus on the psychosocial factors that undermine implementation of the biomedical advances in HIV prevention. … Students, academics, clinicians, and policymakers all will find something of relevance in this book. … Detailed tables and figures in most chapters help summarize a wealth of information. The references are extensive and up to date.” (Thomas P. Guck, Doody’s Book Reviews, March, 2014)