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Effects of stigma on the mental health of adolescents orphaned by AIDS.

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PURPOSE: By 2010, an estimated 18.4 million children in Sub-Saharan Africa will be orphaned by AIDS. Research in South Africa shows that AIDS orphanhood is independently associated with heightened levels of psychological problems. This study is the first to explore the mediating effects of stigma and other factors operating on a community level, on associations between AIDS orphanhood and mental health. We assessed the associations of four risk factors that can potentially be addressed at a ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
4
Pages:
410-417
Publication date:
2008-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-1972
ISSN:
1054-139X
Source identifiers:
54932
Language:
English
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pubs:54932
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uuid:417af496-a26a-4bc5-b00c-ca52ad581ce8
Local pid:
pubs:54932
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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