STDS in the United States: A Reference Handbook

ABC-CLIO (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 12. April 2018
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  • 350 Seiten
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STDs in the United States: A Reference Handbook provides extensive background on the diagnosis, treatment, consequences, and public understanding of STDs. It also makes available to readers a host of tools and resources with which they can expand that understanding by carrying out additional research on the topic. While this book provides much of the information about STDs found in other books for young adults, it does so in greater detail, which will help readers to make informed choices related to their sexual health. An array of resource materials includes information about important individuals and organizations in the field of STDs, a collection of data and relevant documents about STDs, an extensive annotated bibliography, a chronology, and a glossary. The first two chapters deal with the history and spread of STDs, along with detailed analysis of current related problems and possible solutions. An additional chapter includes essays by individuals writing on specific topics in the field.
  • Englisch
  • Santa Barbara
  • |
  • USA
978-1-4408-5858-1 (9781440858581)
1-4408-5858-6 (1440858586)
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  • Cover
  • Half Title
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • 1 Background and History
  • Sexual Diseases
  • History of STIs in the Ancient World
  • Mesopotamia
  • Greece and Rome
  • The Middle Ages
  • The Appearance of Syphilis
  • Treatments for STIs in History
  • STIs: What and How?
  • Theories of Miasma
  • Cell Theory to Germ Theory
  • The Discovery of Causative Agents for STIs
  • The Viral Infections
  • Herpes
  • Hepatitis
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Vaccines
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 2 Problems, Controversies, and Solutions
  • "Cautious Exuberance" to "Troubled Concern"
  • The Battle against Gonorrhea
  • Syphilis: A Disheartening State of Affairs
  • A New Kind of Challenge: Chlamydia
  • A Harbinger of Cancer: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • HIV: An Epidemic under Control?
  • Vaccine Successes: Hepatitis
  • The Silent Epidemic: Herpes
  • Emerging Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 3 Perspectives
  • Introduction
  • Syringe Access and HIV
  • Expedited Partner Therapy and the Role It Can Play in Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Using Public Transportation to Increase Awareness of Syphilis
  • A New Era in the Stirrups
  • Stigma and STIs
  • Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Missed Opportunity for Prevention
  • Economic Coverage of HPV Vaccination
  • HIV and Condom Negotiation
  • 4 Profiles
  • Introduction
  • Advocates for Youth
  • American Sexual Health Association
  • American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association
  • amfAR: The Foundation for AIDS Research
  • Baruch S. Blumberg (1925-2011)
  • John C. Cutler (1915-2003)
  • Division of STD Prevention
  • Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915)
  • Ian Frazer (1953-)
  • Gay Men's Health Crisis
  • Ludwig Halberstädter (1876-1949)
  • Hippocrates (ca. 460 BCE to ca. 370 BCE)
  • International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research
  • International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Larry Kramer (1935-)
  • Luc Montagnier (1932-)
  • National Coalition of STD Directors
  • National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers
  • Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (1855-1916)
  • Hideyo Noguchi (1876-1928)
  • Thomas J. Parran Jr. (1892-1968)
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Project Inform
  • Philippe Ricord (1800-1889)
  • Fritz Schaudinn (1871-1906)
  • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
  • Stanislaus Josef Mathias von Prowazek (1875-1915)
  • August Paul von Wassermann (1866-1925)
  • Harald zur Hausen (1936-)
  • 5 Data and Documents
  • Introduction
  • Data
  • Table 5.1. Incidence of Certain STIs in the United States, 1941-2015
  • Table 5.2. Cases of Chlamydia in the United States, by Age and Sex, 2015
  • Table 5.3. Cases of Gonorrhea in the United States, by Age and Sex, 2015
  • Table 5.4. Cases of Primary and Secondary Syphilis in the United States, by Age and Sex, 2015
  • Table 5.5. States with Highest and Lowest Rates of Certain STIs, 2015
  • Table 5.6. HIV Infection Statistics, United States, 2015
  • Table 5.7. Prevalence of Any Genital HPV among Adults Aged 18-59
  • Documents
  • BN v. KK (1988)
  • GL v. ML (1988)
  • Doe v. Roe (1990)
  • United States v. Staff Sergeant Adolphus A. Young (2016)
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2015 (2016)
  • National Overview of Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2015 (2016)
  • Federal Legislation (as of 2017)
  • Payment of Cost of Testing for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (1994)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Prevention and Control Projects and Programs (2017)
  • State Laws (as of 2017)
  • Reportable Disease
  • Confidentiality
  • STI Education
  • Partner Notification
  • Testing of Prisoners
  • Anyone Convicted (or Accused) of a Sexual Assault
  • Reasonable Cause
  • Quarantine
  • Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
  • 6 Resources
  • Introduction
  • Books
  • Articles
  • Reports
  • Internet
  • 7 Chronology
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • About the Author

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