Experiences of patients with primary HIV diagnosis in Kermanshah-Iran regarding the nature of HIV/AIDS: A qualitative study

Background: A diagnosis of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection causes a wide range of mental challenges regarding the meaning and understanding of such a diagnosis because of the specific nature of HIV and its social consequences. AIDS patients perceived their disease as multidimensional St...

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Main Authors: Fatemeh Gh.Barkish, Rostam Jalali, Amir Jalali
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2019-08-01
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405844019359389