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Moving beyond Counseling and Knowledge-Enhancing Interventions

A Plea for Community-Level AIDS Prevention Strategies
  • Larry L. Bye

Abstract

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) prevention campaigns are usually part of a broader education effort designed to accomplish the following objectives:
  • Increase general public awareness and knowledge about AIDS, its transmission, and risk reduction strategies.

  • Reduce general public fears and correct misinformation about the dangers of casual contagion and ordinary social contact with HIV-infected individuals.

  • Create support for constructive action by increasing general public understanding of the severity of the crisis, its complexity, and costs.

  • Reduce the rate of HIV transmission/infection by changing the behaviors of at-risk individuals.

Keywords

Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Sexually Transmitted Disease Small Group Discussion Prevention Campaign Substance Abuse Treatment Program 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry L. Bye
    • 1
  1. 1.Communication TechnologiesSan FranciscoUSA

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