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Children affected by HIV. Clinical experience and research findings.


Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2000 Apr;9(2):451-64, viii. Unique

This article describes the plight of HIV affected children, and the work of mental health professionals with HIV affected children and their families, and presents pertinent research findings on the topics. The concepts of prevention, resilience, and family and child development are applied to the organizing of mental health care for HIV affected children.

JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW, TUTORIAL Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/*PSYCHOLOGY Adolescence Adult Child Child of Impaired Parents/*PSYCHOLOGY Child, Preschool Family/PSYCHOLOGY Female Human HIV Infections/*PSYCHOLOGY Infant Infant, Newborn Parenting/PSYCHOLOGY Patient Care Team Pregnancy Research *Sick Role Social Adjustment Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.


Information in this article was accurate in July 30, 2000. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.