Prevalence and correlates of depression among HIV-infected and -affected older people in rural South Africa☆

@inproceedings{Nyirenda2013PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of depression among HIV-infected and -affected older people in rural South Africa☆},
  author={Makandwe Nyirenda and Somnath Chatterji and Tamsen Jean Rochat and Portia C. Mutevedzi and Marie-Louise Newell},
  booktitle={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about depression in older people in sub-Saharan Africa, the associated impact of HIV, and the influence on health perceptions. OBJECTIVES Examine the prevalence and correlates of depression; explore the relationship between depression and health perceptions in HIV-infected and -affected older people. METHODS In 2010, 422 HIV-infected and -affected participants aged 50+ were recruited into a cross-sectional study. Nurse professionals interviewed participants and a… CONTINUE READING
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