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AIDS in New York City with Particular Reference to the Psycho-Social Aspects

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 January 2018

Neil Deuchar
Affiliation:
Guy's Hospital Medical School, London SE1

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The condition known as AIDS (Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) was first described by the Centre of Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta in June 1981. A subsequent nationwide survey soon revealed that similar cases had been occurring since 1979. At the time of writing, 3064 cases have been reported to the CDC of which 1,292 (42.2%) have died; 1,275 (41%) have occurred in New York City.

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Copyright © 1984 The Royal College of Psychiatrists 

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