Depressive symptoms increase risk of HIV disease progression and mortality among women in Tanzania.

@article{Antelman2007DepressiveSI,
  title={Depressive symptoms increase risk of HIV disease progression and mortality among women in Tanzania.},
  author={Gretchen Antelman and Sylvia F. Kaaya and Ruilan Wei and Jessie Mbwambo and Gernard I. Msamanga and Wafaie Wahib Fawzi and Mary Kay C Smith Fawzi},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={470-7}
}
The effect of depression on HIV disease progression was examined among 996 HIV-positive Tanzanian women participating in a trial on micronutrients and pregnancy outcomes, vertical transmission, and disease progression. Depression and social support were measured 2 months after HIV screening and every 6 to 12 months thereafter. Depression measures from pregnancy and more than 12 months postpartum were included in this analysis. Participants' clinical condition and access to supportive individual… CONTINUE READING