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Poverty and psychological health among AIDS-orphaned children in Cape Town, South Africa.

Abstract:

This study examined associations between AIDS-orphanhood status, poverty indicators, and psychological problems (depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, peer problems, delinquency, conduct problems) among children and adolescents in townships surrounding Cape Town, South Africa. One thousand and twenty-five children and adolescents completed standardized and culturally sensitive cross-sectional surveys. Children orphaned by AIDS had more psychological problems including depression, peer p...

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Publisher copy:
10.1080/09540120802511885

Authors


Gardner, F More by this author
Operario, D More by this author
Journal:
AIDS care
Volume:
21
Issue:
6
Pages:
732-741
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1360-0451
ISSN:
0954-0121
URN:
uuid:168fb1df-043b-44b8-9da3-684b8aa50000
Source identifiers:
60365
Local pid:
pubs:60365

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