Guylaine Morin

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HIV-infected children, now maturing into adolescence and adulthood, must cope not only with adolescent developmental issues, but also with a chronic, socially stigmatised and sexually transmittable illness. Little research on this first generation of survivors has focused on romantic involvement and sexuality. This study, which employs a mixed-method(More)
Background For youth living with HIV, transition from childhood to adulthood is also a transition from child to adult HIV health care clinics. Related studies show the more youth are spending time in pediatric services the more difficult the transition is likely to be. It appears many factors can facilitate or cause difficulties in the transition process;(More)
This study explores how family, secrecy and silence contribute to the adoption of stigma management strategies among youth with perinatally acquired HIV (PAHIV). A qualitative method was used. Eighteen youths with PAHIV aged 13–22 years old took part in a semi-structured interview. An exploratory content analysis was performed. Analyses of interviews(More)
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