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Psychosocial and mental health challenges faced by emerging adults living with HIV and support systems aiding their positive coping: a qualitative study from the Kenyan coast

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Background
In sub-Saharan Africa, there is little data on the challenges faced by young people living with HIV transitioning into adult life. Adapting the socio-ecological framework, this qualitative study investigated the challenges faced by emerging adults living with HIV from a rural Kenyan setting. Additionally, the study explored support systems that aid positive coping among these young adults.
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In April 2018, in-depth interviews... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12889-021-12440-x

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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
22
Article number:
76
Publication date:
2022-01-12
Acceptance date:
2021-12-17
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EISSN:
1471-2458
Pmid:
35022012
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1239143
Local pid:
pubs:1239143
Deposit date:
2022-02-18

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