Characteristics of HIV-infected adolescents enrolled in a disclosure intervention trial in western Kenya.

@article{Vreeman2015CharacteristicsOH,
  title={Characteristics of HIV-infected adolescents enrolled in a disclosure intervention trial in western Kenya.},
  author={Rachel C Vreeman and Michael L. Scanlon and Irene Marete and Ann W. Mwangi and Thomas S. Inui and Carole Ian McAteer and Winstone M. Nyandiko},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
  pages={6-17}
}
Knowledge of one's own HIV status is essential for long-term disease management, but there are few data on how disclosure of HIV status to infected children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa is associated with clinical and psychosocial health outcomes. We conducted a detailed baseline assessment of the disclosure status, medication adherence, HIV stigma, depression, emotional and behavioral difficulties, and quality of life among a cohort of Kenyan children enrolled in an intervention study… CONTINUE READING
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