Living with haemophilia and HIV/AIDS: support and coping.


This paper describes sources and types of support, appraisal of support, and use of social support as a strategy for coping with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-related stresses. Thirty people with haemophilia, 23 family caregivers and 17 bereaved relatives participated. The study was conducted in two stages: individual interviews and mailed… (More)