AIDS in South Africa: Therapeutic interventions to strengthen resilience among orphans and vulnerable children

@article{Heath2014AIDSIS,
  title={AIDS in South Africa: Therapeutic interventions to strengthen resilience among orphans and vulnerable children},
  author={M. Heath and D. Donald and L. Theron and R. Lyon},
  journal={School Psychology International},
  year={2014},
  volume={35},
  pages={309 - 337}
}
  • M. Heath, D. Donald, +1 author R. Lyon
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • School Psychology International
  • Worldwide, approximately 10% of the 34.2 million individuals infected by human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) are under the age of 18. Additionally, 17.8 million children have experienced one or both parents dying of HIV/AIDS. In comparison to other countries, South Africa has the highest per capita of recorded HIV/AIDS cases. These deaths have altered the social landscape by compromising the security and stability of communities and families. In order to… CONTINUE READING
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    Psycho-educational and social interventions provided for orphans and vulnerable children at a community-based organisation in Soweto, South Africa
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