Factors associated with parents' decision to disclose their HIV diagnosis to their children.

@article{Wiener1998FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with parents' decision to disclose their HIV diagnosis to their children.},
  author={Lori Wiener and Haven B. Battles and N E Heilman},
  journal={Child welfare},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={115-35}
}
Parents report that trying to decide whether or not to disclose their HIV diagnosis to their children is as emotionally charged as learning of the diagnosis itself. As part of a larger study, interviews were conducted with 17 parent-child dyads recruited from patients being treated at the National Cancer Institute to understand the factors that affect the process of disclosure of a parent's HIV diagnosis and its consequences. Parents and HIV-infected children were also interviewed and were… CONTINUE READING

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