Confronting AIDS-related loss and grief: an exploratory study of professional caregivers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

@article{Demmer2006ConfrontingAL,
  title={Confronting AIDS-related loss and grief: an exploratory study of professional caregivers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.},
  author={Craig Demmer},
  journal={African journal of AIDS research : AJAR},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={97-107}
}
As a result of the high mortality rate associated with AIDS, professional caregivers witness ongoing loss among clients. Besides finding ways to assist the dying and the bereaved, caregivers must cope with their own feelings surrounding loss. The purpose of this descriptive exploratory study is to examine caregivers' perceptions of the impact of AIDS… CONTINUE READING