Psychiatric morbidity among HIV-infected children and adolescents in a resource-poor Kenyan urban community.

@article{Kamau2012PsychiatricMA,
  title={Psychiatric morbidity among HIV-infected children and adolescents in a resource-poor Kenyan urban community.},
  author={Judy Wanjiru Kamau and Wangari Kuria and Matthews Mathai and Lukoye Atwoli and Rachael Kangethe},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={
          836-42
        }
}
The course of HIV/AIDS in children has been transformed from an acute to a chronic one with the advent of Anti-Retroviral Therapy. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and pattern of psychiatric morbidity in HIV-infected children and adolescents between 6 and 18 years of age and the relationship between their socio-demographic factors, immune suppression and psychiatric morbidity. The study was conducted at a paediatric HIV clinic in Nairobi, between February and April 2010… CONTINUE READING

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