The Psychosocial Functioning of HIV+ and HIV− African American Recent Mothers

@article{Smith2004ThePF,
  title={The Psychosocial Functioning of HIV+ and HIV− African American Recent Mothers},
  author={Lila Smith and Daniel Feaster and Guillermo Willy Prado and Marisa Kamin and Nancy T. Blaney and Jos{\'e} Szapocznik},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={219-231}
}
African American HIV+ and HIV− recent mothers were compared on levels of psychosocial functioning. Participants included 82 HIV+ and 122 HIV− women. HIV risk behaviors, stressors, coping resources, close relationships, coping responses, and psychological distress were examined. There were fewer statistically significant differences than expected, indicating that psychosocial functioning was relatively well preserved for the HIV+ women. There were no statistically significant differences in… CONTINUE READING

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