Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17699
Title: Children Living in HIV Families: A Review
Contributor(s): Islam, Md. Shahidul (author); Minichiello, Victor (author); Scott, John (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2014
DOI: 10.4172/2375-4494.1000170
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17699
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 increase the life opportunities of children living in HIV families.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Journal of Child and Adolescent Behaviour, 2(5), p. 1-7
Publisher: OMICS Publishing Group
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 2375-4494
Field of Research (FOR): 111708 Health and Community Services
111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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