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Risk and protective factors for psychological well-being of children orphaned by AIDS in Cape Town: a qualitative study of children and caregivers' perspectives.

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By 2020, an estimated 2.3 million South African children will be orphaned by HIV/AIDS (Actuarial Society of South Africa, 2005), but little is known about risk and protective factors for their emotional and behavioural well-being. This qualitative study explores perspectives of affected families. Orphaned children (n = 60), caregivers of orphaned children (n = 42) and social care professionals (n = 20) completed semi-structured interviews and focus groups. Participants were recruited from sch...

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Publisher copy:
10.1080/09540120600986578
Journal:
AIDS care More from this journal
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
318-325
Publication date:
2007-03-01
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EISSN:
1360-0451
ISSN:
0954-0121
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:60361
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uuid:fd39d741-658b-49b3-b29c-9f22d3f4d2da
Local pid:
pubs:60361
Source identifiers:
60361
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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