The psychological effect of orphanhood in a matured HIV epidemic: an analysis of young people in Mukono, Uganda.

@article{Kaggwa2010ThePE,
  title={The psychological effect of orphanhood in a matured HIV epidemic: an analysis of young people in Mukono, Uganda.},
  author={Esther B. Kaggwa and Michelle Jane Hindin},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 7},
  pages={1002-10}
}
As the HIV pandemic progresses, the number of orphans is expected to rise. Uganda is one of the countries that has been most impacted by the pandemic. A few studies have explored the effects of orphanhood on psychological well-being; however, most of these studies have not explored potential pathways through which orphanhood could affect psychological well-being. Using a school-based sample, this study sought to examine the differences in depressive symptoms and hopelessness between orphans and… CONTINUE READING

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