A Look at HIV Education Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The tragic reality of AIDS is that this fatal condition remains incurable and kills thousands of people each year throughout the world. Education on HIV pertaining to abstinence and safe sex is posited to be a critically underemphasized method of preventing this virus from being contracted and transmitted. HIV education is often based on the audience being addressed rather than the format of stressing basic principles such as abstinence and safe sex. Bashook et al. (2010) argued that “ preresponses and postresponses indicated significant changes related to medical aspects of HIV, HIV test counseling, legal aspects of HIV...The end:
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