Effect of depressive symptoms and social support on weight and CD4 count increase at HIV clinic in Ethiopia.

@article{Alemu2012EffectOD,
  title={Effect of depressive symptoms and social support on weight and CD4 count increase at HIV clinic in Ethiopia.},
  author={Hibret Alemu and Damen Haile Mariam and Amy O Tsui and Saifudin Ahmed and Aster Shewamare},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={866-76}
}
Studies have reported an inverse relationship between depressive symptoms and weight and CD4 gain and a positive association between social support and weight and CD4 gain. The main objective of this study was to explore the effect of depressive symptoms and perceived social support on weight change and CD4 cell progression in an HIV clinic in Ethiopia. The… CONTINUE READING