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Title:Posttraumatic Stress among Women with HIV in Zambia
Authors:Arnison, T.
Menon, J.A.
Malambo, C.
Nilsson, D.
Year:2017
Periodical:Medical Journal of Zambia (ISSN 0047-651X)
Volume:44
Issue:2
Pages:100-105
Language:English
Geographic terms:Zambia
Central Africa
Subjects:AIDS
mental disorders
women
External link:http://dspace.unza.zm/handle/123456789/5859
Abstract:This article examines whether HIV-Positive women in Lusaka District, Zambia, display a higher degree of PSTD-Symptoms than HIV-Negative control group. The study targeted 50 HIV positive women from four ART Clinics and 42 HIV negative women from corresponding VCT units. All sites were located in Lusaka district of Zambia. The HIV positive women were compared with the controlled group in regard to PSTD, PSTD symptoms, dyssociative symptoms and history of traumatic experiences.
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