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The dyadic effects of HIV stigma on the mental health of children and their parents in South Africa

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HIV stigma—both “self-stigma” toward positive individuals and “stigma by association” toward their families—is linked with adverse mental health. This study examined how stigma was associated with the mental health of parents and children in South Africa. Parent-child dyads (n = 2,477 dyads) in South Africa participated in a cross-sectional survey. For both parents and children, greater stigma was associated with their own reports of greater anxious and depressive symptoms. Parents’ reports o...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Wolfson College
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University of KwaZulu-Natal More from this funder
Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
South African National Research Foundation More from this funder
South African National Department of Social Development More from this funder
Claude Leon Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services Journal website
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-12
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EISSN:
1538-151X
ISSN:
1538-1501
Pubs id:
pubs:697300
URN:
uri:a4a5fc66-c392-4f92-a733-8b92d0b02c6d
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uuid:a4a5fc66-c392-4f92-a733-8b92d0b02c6d
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pubs:697300

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