Trauma, stressful life events and depression predict HIV-related fatigue.

@article{Leserman2008TraumaSL,
  title={Trauma, stressful life events and depression predict HIV-related fatigue.},
  author={Jane L Leserman and Judith Tierno Barroso and Brian Wells Pence and Naima Salahuddin and James Les L Harmon},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={
          1258-65
        }
}
Despite the fact that fatigue is a common and debilitating symptom among HIV-infected persons, we know little about the predictors of fatigue in this population. The goal of this cross-sectional study was to examine the effects of early childhood trauma, recent stressful life events and depression on intensity and impairment of fatigue in HIV, over and above demographic factors and clinical characteristics. We studied 128 HIV-infected men and women from one southern state. The median number of… CONTINUE READING

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