An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study.

@article{Haffejee2010AnAO,
  title={An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study.},
  author={Sadiyya Haffejee and Iris F Groeneveld and Diane Fine and Rabia Patel and Brett Bowman},
  journal={African journal of AIDS research : AJAR},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={367-72}
}
An increasing body of literature shows that HIV/AIDS and mental health issues are closely related. In spite of this, the mental health correlates of HIV and AIDS remain largely unacknowledged and under-researched in sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, despite guidelines by the World Health Organization insisting that counselling with integrated psychological or mental healthcare helps people living with HIV or AIDS (PLHIV) to deal with their disease status and thus increases their quality of life… CONTINUE READING

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