Coping with AIDS-related bereavement in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

@article{Demmer2007CopingWA,
  title={Coping with AIDS-related bereavement in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa},
  author={Craig Demmer},
  journal={AIDS Care},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={866 - 870}
}
  • Craig Demmer
  • Published in AIDS care 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • AIDS Care
  • Abstract This qualitative study explored how South Africans view and cope with AIDS-related loss. In-depth interviews were conducted with a purposive sample of 18 bereaved adults living in KwaZulu-Natal, a province that has been severely impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Data were analysed according to the conventions of qualitative research. Participants felt quite powerless and accepted AIDS-related deaths as a part of their life. They tried to reframe their loss as something positive… CONTINUE READING

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