Psychology 2036A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Erotophilia, Masturbation, University Of Western Ontario
Part 1: a brief history of aids and hiv. Syndrome is named: acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids) Part 2: epidemiology of aids: correlates of original 50 cases: Do they share anything in common: gay men, used drug (amyl nitrate) to enhance sex; Many of those who used this drug did not have signs of aids so if they drug wasn"t the cause, what was: multiple sexual partners (biological agent?) His connection to the aids epidemic became evident when 40 aids patients directly linked to him. He eventually died of aids: but: other transmission routes: An infectious agent that is transmitted through exchange of body fluids causes: aids. So researchers began to suspect it was a virus. It could easily go through filters that removed bacteria and fungi: 1984: aids retrovirus (arv) isolated. Part 3: the biology of hiv infection: background. All viruses are basically parasites in the sense that they reproduce by infecting.