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Persisting mental health problems among AIDS-orphaned children in South Africa.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND:

By 2008, 12 million children in sub-Saharan Africa were orphaned by AIDS. Cross-sectional studies show psychological problems for AIDS-orphaned children, but until now no longitudinal study has explored enduring psychological effects of AIDS-orphanhood in the developing world.

METHODS:

A 4-year longitudinal follow-up of AIDS-orphaned children with control groups of other-orphans and non-orphans. 1021 children (M = 13.4 years, 50% female, 98% isiXh...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/j.1469-7610.2011.02459.x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
4
Pages:
363-370
Publication date:
2012-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
Source identifiers:
175155

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