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Am J Orthopsychiatry. 1997 Jan;67(1):144-51.

HIV-positive and AIDS-infected women: challenges and difficulties of mothering.

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  • Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Hospital, Mass., USA.

Abstract

The impact of HIV/AIDS on the ability of 12 mothers to raise their children was explored. Three key themes emerged: disclosure, fear of infecting children through casual contact, and impact of grief. The implications of these findings for research and provision of services are discussed.

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