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Orphanhood and self-esteem: an 18-year longitudinal study from an HIV affected area in Tanzania

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The HIV epidemic exacerbated the prevalence of prime-aged adult death in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, resulting in increased rates of orphanhood. Little is known about whether this will coincide with adverse psychosocial wellbeing in adulthood for those who were orphaned at childhood.We studied a cohort of 1,108 children from Kagera, a region of Tanzania that was heavily affected by HIV early in the epidemic. During the baseline data collection in 1991-94 these children were aged 0-16 ye...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1097/qai.0000000000001504

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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William and Flora Hewlett Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes Journal website
Volume:
76
Issue:
3
Pages:
225-230
Publication date:
2017-08-02
Acceptance date:
2017-07-07
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EISSN:
1944-7884
ISSN:
1525-4135
Pmid:
28777261
Source identifiers:
713301
Language:
English
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pubs:713301
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uuid:c992d598-fe16-4f26-ab8d-9587257b385e
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pubs:713301
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2017-08-21

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