Children living in HIV families : a review

Islam, Md Shahidul, Minichiello, Victor, & Scott, John (2015) Children living in HIV families : a review. Journal of Child and Adolescent Behaviour, 2(5), p. 1000170.

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Abstract

This review article summarizes the current knowledge about children born or living in families affected by HIV, a topic of recent interest in the HIV field. It also presents a case study of a child's narrative about the implications of living with a HIV parent. The case study is part of a larger study involving both parents and children living with HIV in Bangladesh. The paper discusses the implications of HIV for children, their families, and social services to gain a better understanding of some of the social issues, such as stigma, associated with this illness. The paper recommends that the development of effective social and service interventions using appropriate language, information, and access to social support services are urgently needed to reduce the concerns and increases the life opportunities of children living in HIV families.

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ID Code: 81740
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Children; Parents; HIV; Family; Stigma; Bangladesh; Social services
DOI: 10.4172/2375-4494.1000170
ISSN: 2375-4494
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Md Shahidul Islamet al.
Copyright Statement: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits
unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Deposited On: 10 Feb 2015 23:08
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2015 05:21

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