AIDS and its Implications

Looking at the health and psychosocial implications of AIDS and how it effects every aspect of our society.

This paper addresses both the physiological and psychosocial aspect of AIDS, including epidemiology, treatment, cultural factors and future research. It shows how AIDS is so wide-spread that it has entered every facet of our society and culture. A look at how this disease has effected and changed modern society.
“At this point in time, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a fatal disease; once the condition has moved from the virus stage into full-blown AIDS, there is little that can be done other than to make the patient comfortable for the remainder of his or her life. Attacking the body’s immune system and rendering it virtually defenseless against outside invaders, AIDS slowly breaks down the body’s ability to fight, ultimately destroying the person a little bit at a time.”