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Cumulative psychosocial risk is a salient predictor of depressive symptoms among vertically HIV-infected and HIV-affected adolescents at the Kenyan Coast.

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Background

Little is known of mental health outcomes among vertically HIV-infected or HIV-affected adolescents in Africa.

Objectives

The current study set out to describe depressive symptoms and their correlates among vertically HIV-infected and HIV-affected adolescents at the Kenyan Coast.

Methods

130 adolescents (vertically HIV-infected [n = 44], HIV-affected [n = 53], and unexposed [n = 33]) and their caregivers participated in this cross-sectio...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1016/j.aogh.2017.10.024

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Abubakar, A More by this author
Van de Vijver, FJR More by this author
Hassan, AS More by this author
Fischer, R More by this author
Nyongesa, MK More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of Global Health Journal website
Volume:
83
Issue:
5-6
Pages:
743-752
Publication date:
2017-12-05
Acceptance date:
2017-10-25
DOI:
EISSN:
2214-9996
ISSN:
2214-9996
Pubs id:
pubs:811790
URN:
uri:256cf0aa-7dff-49be-b847-a777d9675d8e
UUID:
uuid:256cf0aa-7dff-49be-b847-a777d9675d8e
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pubs:811790

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