Psychological Trauma and PTSD in HIV-Positive Women: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Machtinger2011PsychologicalTA,
  title={Psychological Trauma and PTSD in HIV-Positive Women: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Edward L. Machtinger and T. C. Wilson and Jessica E. Haberer and Daniel S. Weiss},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={2091-2100}
}
Women bear an increasing burden of the HIV epidemic and face high rates of morbidity and mortality. Trauma has been increasingly associated with the high prevalence and poor outcomes of HIV in this population. This meta-analysis estimates rates of psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in HIV-positive women from the United States. We reviewed 9,552 articles, of which 29 met our inclusion criteria, resulting in a sample of 5,930 individuals. The findings demonstrate highly… 

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