Understanding mental health difficulties and associated psychosocial outcomes in adolescents in the HIV clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya

Abstract Background Globally adolescents continue to have an upward trend in HIV incidence and AIDS-related mortality. The interplay between the rapid physical growth, sexual maturation, and enormous albeit slow-evolving cognitive and psychological changes in adolescence may partly explain this tren...

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Main Authors: Douglas Gaitho, Manasi Kumar, Dalton Wamalwa, Grace Nduku Wambua, Ruth Nduati
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-07-01
Series:Annals of General Psychiatry
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12991-018-0200-8