Evidence of impact: health, psychological and social effects of adult HIV on children

SOURCE: AIDS
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): L.Sherr, L.D.Cluver, T.S.Betancourt, S.E.Kellerman, L.M.Richter, C.Desmond
KEYWORDS: CHILD WELL-BEING, HEALTH, HIV/AIDS, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN (OVC), PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS, RISK BEHAVIOUR, SOCIAL PROBLEMS
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8283
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/9012

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Abstract

There is a growing evidence based on the immediate and short-term effects of adult HIV on children. The authors provide an overview of this literature, highlighting the multiple risks and resultant negative consequences stemming from adult HIV infection on the children they care for on an individual and family basis.