Depressive symptoms and social support among people living with HIV in Hunan, China.

@article{Wang2014DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptoms and social support among people living with HIV in Hunan, China.},
  author={Honghong Wang and Caihong Zhang and Ye Ruan and Xianhong Li and K. P. Fennie and Ann Bartley Williams},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={568-76}
}
Depressive symptoms are common among people living with HIV (PLWH) and are associated with poor adherence to antiretroviral treatment and poor treatment outcomes. Our study investigated the prevalence of and factors associated with depressive symptoms in PLWH in one Chinese province. Data were collected from 496 PLWH between July 2009 and July 2010 at two HIV treatment sites in Hunan Province, China. Sixty-two percent (n = 309) of participants scored 16 or more on the Center for Epidemiological… CONTINUE READING
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