George Maris
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  • Charlottesville, VA
  • United States
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Title:
Educator,Behavioral Counselor
Location (City or Town):
United States
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I am interested in the education and welfare of people living with and influenced by HIV/AIDS for prevention and awareness.
I am a:
non-profit employee, consultant, other
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
all
Web Site (if applicable):
http://options.ning.com
Blog (if applicable):
http://georgemaris.blog.com

George Maris's Blog

Stigma Associated with HIV/AIDS

The stigma associated with HIV-AIDS has resulted in persons disassociating with the disease. This can be seen in increase in HIV and newly diagnosed AIDS cases. AIDS is a sign that HIV has gone undiagnosed because of lack of care. HIV testing is an important component to the prevention of HIV/AIDS. Education and awareness about HIV testing will result in lowering the statistics of newly diagnosed cases and preventing the… Continue

Posted on December 5, 2010 at 2:02pm

Running out of options

I have studied articles on frustration and anger, Wikipedia describes it as, a common emotional response to opposition. We can identify it, put labels on it, cover it up, but eventually we may respond in a negative way, Our feelings get the best of us, Frustration can be considered a problem-response behavior, and can have a number of effects, depending on the mental health of the individual. In positive cases, this frustration will build until a level that is too great for the individual to… Continue

Posted on January 30, 2010 at 10:57am

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