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Towards a family-centered approach to HIV treatment and care for HIV-exposed children, their mothers and their families in poorly resourced settings

Tamsen Jean Rochat, Ruth Bland, Hoosen Coovadia, Alan Stein, Marie-Louise Newell
2011 Future Virology  
Attention is drawn to the complexity of problems arising within the family context and the need for improvements in the integration of aspects of treatment, care and support.  ...  This report synthesizes current evidence on maternal, paternal and family experiences of HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment, adherence and disclosure, with special focus on HIV-infected mothers and HIV-exposed  ...  Living positively on ART, achieving optimal adherence and dealing with the social aspects of HIV disclosure all reside in the family context.  ... 
doi:10.2217/fvl.11.45 pmid:22003360 pmcid:PMC3191857 fatcat:7ris4bqbt5bz5fdrodbmirzlfi

Page 1177 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 85, Issue 3 [page]

1998 Psychological Abstracts  
Three work contexts are exam- ined. Part one explores the effect of this disease on the career development and employment of the HIV-infected individual.  ...  —Examined the effects of HIV infection on the family system as reported by 48 caregivers (mean age 38.1 yrs) of HlV-exposed children. Respondents com- pleted the Impact on Family Scale (R. E.  ... 

Strengthening families through early intervention in high HIV prevalence countries

U. Chandan, L. Richter
2009 AIDS Care  
Within this context, there is consensus that strengthening the capacity of families to care for children is one of the most important strategies for mitigating the impacts of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on children's  ...  Families have been at the forefront of the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in high-prevalence countries.  ...  Its companion document, Enhanced Protection for Children Affected by AIDS, makes the important point that investing in family support services is a critical aspect of social protection (UNICEF, 2007)  ... 
doi:10.1080/09540120902923097 pmid:22380981 pmcid:PMC2903776 fatcat:rsibail6zvgftnkllzpavgtz2e

The role of families in population health: the case of reproductive health of women and adolescents in Mozambique

Leonardo Chavane
2019 Journal of Health Inequalities  
The family is a key social context within which health is maintained, illness occurs and health-related decisions are made. The family is also a mirror of what happens at the macro-level of society.  ...  Despite the role women play in fostering family health, some practices hinder their possibility to enjoy healthier reproductive life.  ...  In many contexts, women have been socialized to provide care and maintenance to the family unit by procuring and preparing food, giving care to dependent family members, and by socializing children to  ... 
doi:10.5114/jhi.2019.91396 fatcat:vs7fhu6opbduvi7hbqc5rpdytq

The effects of HIV and AIDS on fertility in East and Central Africa

P Setel
1995 Health Transition Review  
This article addresses the potential effects of AIDS on fertility and reproductive decisions in East and Central Africa.  ...  These biological conditions are compounded among those for whom fertility is a highly valued marker of adult status, where the social and economic marginality of young women contributes to reliance on  ...  women indicate a need to combine a clear understanding of cultural and social responses to AIDS with an analysis of the cultural context of fertility.  ... 
pmid:10159889 fatcat:7fcij23rljgudovyzpbkllvgqu

Mothers living with HIV: replacing breastfeeding by infant formula

Willyane de Andrade Alvarenga, Lucila Castanheira Nascimento, Camila Lima Leal, Marcia Regina Cangiani Fabbro, Jamile Claro de Castro Bussadori, Simone Santos e Silva Melo, Denisse Cartagena-Ramos, Giselle Dupas
2019 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Objective: To explore factors that interact and shape the meaning and experience of mothers of HIV-exposed children in relation to replacing breastfeeding by infant formula.  ...  Results: The social symbols of breastfeeding, the (un)availability of the milk formula and the (lack of)support of health professionals influenced the mothers' experience with formula feeding.  ...  Providing emotional and informational support, as well as nursing care based on the specific needs and situations of the family, social and cultural context of mothers and children exposed to HIV, enhances  ... 
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2017-0880 pmid:31531635 fatcat:antjxapcufexdik4cjvumfufha

The 'family' context of HIV: A need for comprehensive health and social policies

D. DeMatteo, L. M. Wells, R. Salter Goldie, S. M. King
2002 AIDS Care  
and concerns; the dilemmas of disclosure; and the social aspects or challenges of HIV.  ...  Information about family experiences of HIV including its extent and effects on multiple generations is limited.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09540120120076940 pmid:11940283 fatcat:h3ti756conerje3jfx2gyfhpjm

Child Bearing Decisions among Women Enrolled In PMTCT Programme: A Comparative Study of the Rural and Semi-Urban Setting of Malawi Chiradzulu District

Olive Jean Makuwira
2017 Texila international journal of public health  
Religious doctrines, beliefs about having a healthy baby, personal desire and familial desires to have a baby, combined with the social stigma that accompanies HIV, puts women who are HIV-positive in a  ...  HIV-positive women must be appropriately counselled about the risks of childbearing rather than focusing only on issues related to mother-to-child transmission of HIV.  ...  It is clear that there is a gap as to the understanding of the impact of social networks, families and husbands on child bearing decision of HIV positive women in the implementation of the PMTCT services  ... 
doi:10.21522/tijph.2013.05.04.art040 fatcat:2coz3glghjbyfdarrw4wjm5qx4

"I Thought There Was No Hope for Me": A Behavioral Intervention for Urban Mothers With Problem Drinking

Rebecca de Guzman, Noelle R. Leonard, Marya Viorst Gwadz, Rebecca Young, Amanda S. Ritchie, Gricel Arredondo, Marion Riedel
2006 Qualitative Health Research  
In this article, the authors evaluate the effects of a behavioral intervention for mothers with problem drinking who were infected with, or at risk for, HIV.  ...  The authors conclude from these results that treatment approaches that take into account the complexity of urban mothers' lives and substance use patterns can successfully engage and treat these women  ...  Acknowledgments We express our appreciation to the women who participated in the study; and project staff members, particularly Emily Hardcastle, MSSW, and Jodi Potere, MA.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1049732306294080 pmid:17038756 pmcid:PMC2846429 fatcat:hfxyhqaubnfj7d7cmqw3xr7jdi

The Contextual Environmental Factors Shaping Disclosure of HIV Status across Populations Groups in Sub-Saharan Africa [chapter]

Sphiwe Madiba
2017 HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges  
As some of the children have been exposed to the devastating effects of HIV and had seen their parents or other significant family members die [30] .  ...  The context of disclosure of HIV status to perinatally infected children is fraught with complexities that relate to the social, familial, and cultural environment of the child in which caregivers are  ... 
doi:10.5772/66682 fatcat:fidbkc5flfe4niyybxoj4giuze

Relational contexts in adjustment to pregnancy of HIV-positive women: relationships, social support and personal adjustment

Marco Pereira, Maria Cristina Canavarro
2009 AIDS Care  
Acknowledgements This study (Pregnancy and motherhood: A longitudinal study among HIV-infected women) was funded by the Coordena-c¸a˜o Nacional para a Infecc¸a˜o VIH/SIDA (Proc. 11-7.3/ 2004).  ...  It is important, however, to examine the conditions in which the network structure and perceived social support have effects on a better adjustment of HIV-infected women.  ...  In the specific context of pregnancy and HIV, some strategies for the prevention of vertical transmission include: HIV screening for all women in reproductive age (with informed consent and as soon as  ... 
doi:10.1080/09540120802183453 pmid:19280407 fatcat:xi2ftbhvwvfdpjfgh4g3iim7za

Living with Discordance: A Qualitative Description of the Challenges Faced by HIV Negative Married Women

Mona Larki, Narjes Bahri, Javad Moghri, Robab Latifnejad Roudsari
2020 International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery  
Serodiscordant couples are faced with many social, sexual and relationship challenges in all aspects of their lives.  ...  , and role conflict in the family.  ...  The research team wishes to thank the Research Deputy of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences for the financial support of this research and the study participants who shared their stories and time with  ... 
doi:10.30476/ijcbnm.2020.82845.1093 pmid:32309452 pmcid:PMC7153425 fatcat:juyqb7o22vauvdqvd3557iryae

Maternal ability to take care of children exposed to HIV

Julyana Gomes Freitas, Léa Maria Moura Barroso, Marli Teresinha Gimeniz Galvão
2013 Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem  
OBJECTIVE: to assess the ability of mothers to take care of children exposed to HIV, using the Assessment Scale of Care Skills for Children Exposed to HIV at Birth and to check the association between  ...  METHOD: this cross-sectional study involved 62 HIV+ mothers whose children of up to one year old had been exposed to the virus at birth.  ...  This process requires articulation with other aspects of these women's life though, like the family and social context.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0104-11692013000400019 pmid:23970235 fatcat:4ziuzpajtfaa5mtigwvkktoxda

Contextualising women's mental distress and coping strategies in the time of AIDS: A rural South African case study

Rochelle Burgess, Catherine Campbell
2014 Transcultural Psychiatry  
We contribute to the small qualitative literature extending these findings through exploring HIV/AIDS-affected women's own accounts of their distress -focusing on the impacts of social context, and women's  ...  Women highlighted family conflicts (particularly abandonment by men), community-level violence, poverty and HIV/AIDS as drivers of distress.  ...  The case of Sisi illustrates the complex mix of strategies that she drew on from day to day: some passive, some active; some more and some less effective: Sisi is a 35 year old HIV positive mother of two  ... 
doi:10.1177/1363461514526925 pmid:24670517 fatcat:x7puav4vn5gqxfw7fkcc5nybya

Child Psychosocial Adjustment and Parenting in Families Affected by Maternal HIV/AIDS

Tanya L. Tompkins, Gail E. Wyatt
2008 Journal of Child and Family Studies  
Child adjustment and parenting were examined in 23 9-through 16-year-old youth from families affected by maternal HIV infection and 20 same-age peers whose mothers were not infected.  ...  Better mother-child relationship quality and less impairment in parental supervision/monitoring of age-appropriate youth behaviors were associated with fewer externalizing difficulties among the HIV-positive  ...  Thus, it appears that these three aspects of parenting are more effective predictors of child problems in families affected by maternal HIV infection.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10826-008-9192-3 fatcat:xmhgigp3evb2lbr3x634zcp32i
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