Distress and coping among women with HIV infection: preliminary findings from a multiethnic sample.


In a multiethnic sample of 53 women with HIV/AIDS, nearly 40% reported clinically significant levels of depression symptomatology and anxiety. Compared to a nonpatient norm, distress levels were higher among the Latina, African-American, and white women who made up the HIV sample. Prayer and rediscovery of self were their most frequent coping responses… (More)


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