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The relationship between social support and anxiety among caregivers of children in HIV-endemic South Africa.

Abstract:

Caring for children can be a source of joy and fulfilment, but also a source of stress, especially for caregivers living with illness and/or coping with difficult socio-economic conditions. Risks for poor caregiver mental health are especially salient in many parts of southern Africa affected by a generalised HIV-epidemic, high rates of physical illness, difficult livelihood conditions and an increasing number of orphaned and vulnerable children in need of care. Given limited availability and...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/13548506.2013.832780

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division More from this funder
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychology, health and medicine Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
490-503
Publication date:
2014-01-26
DOI:
EISSN:
1465-3966
ISSN:
1354-8506
URN:
uuid:df6946b7-f3cb-49af-b30e-02278161c577
Source identifiers:
421080
Local pid:
pubs:421080

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