Coping in Adolescent Children of HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Substance-Abusing Fathers

  title={Coping in Adolescent Children of HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Substance-Abusing Fathers},
  author={D. Brook and J. Brook and M. Whiteman and O. Arencibia-Mireles and M. A. Pressman and E. Rubenstone},
  journal={The Journal of Genetic Psychology},
  pages={23 - 5}
  • D. Brook, J. Brook, +3 authors E. Rubenstone
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Genetic Psychology
  • Abstract The authors examined coping in the adolescent children of drug-abusing fathers who have, or are at risk for contracting, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The ability to cope is an important factor in the adolescent's own risk behaviors, including drug use and associated problems. Each father and his adolescent child were separately administered a structured interview regarding personality, drug use, relationships, coping, and other behaviors. Adolescent adaptive coping was found to… CONTINUE READING

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