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Cumulative effects of HIV illness and caring for children orphaned by AIDS on anxiety symptoms among adults caring for children in HIV-endemic South Africa.

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Adults caring for children in HIV-endemic communities are at risk for poor psychological outcomes. However, we still have a limited understanding of how various HIV impacts--including caregiver's own HIV illness, responsibilities of caring for a child orphaned by AIDS, or both--affect psychological outcomes among caregivers. Furthermore, few studies have explored the relationship between stigma, HIV, and psychological outcomes among caregivers of children in HIV-endemic communities. A cross-s...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1089/apc.2013.0225

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Name:
National Institute for Mental Health
Grant:
K01 MH096646
L30 MH098313
R24 HD077976
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National Department of Social Development (South Africa)
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National Research Foundation (South Africa)
Publisher:
Mary Ann Liebert
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AIDS patient care and STDs More from this journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
6
Pages:
318-326
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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1557-7449
ISSN:
1087-2914

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