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Intimate partner violence and HIV sexual risk behaviour among women who inject drugs in Indonesia: a respondent‑driven sampling study Claudia Stoicescu,
Women who inject drugs are disproportionately affected by HIV and intimate partner violence (IPV); however, the link between IPV and HIV remains under-researched among substance-using women in low- and middle-income ...
Mental health in South African adolescents living with HIV: correlates of internalising and externalising symptoms
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Although declining in all other age groups, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents are increasing. In the context of HIV, mental health problems are associated with negative health outcomes, including non-adherence to ...
STACKing the odds for adolescent survival: health service factors associated with full retention in care and adherence amongst adolescents living with HIV in South Africa
(Wiley Open Access, 2018)
INTRODUCTION: There are two million HIV-positive adolescents in southern Africa, and this group has low retention in care and high mortality. There is almost no evidence to identify which healthcare factors can improve ...
Suicidal thoughts and behaviour among South African adolescents living with HIV: Can social support buffer the impact of stigma?
BACKGROUND: Adolescents living with HIV represent a high-risk population for suicidal ideation and attempts, especially in low-income settings. Yet little is known about risk and protective factors for suicide in this ...
Multiple forms of discrimination and internalized stigma compromise retention in HIV care among adolescents: findings from a South African cohort
Efficacious antiretroviral treatment (ART) enables people to live long and healthy lives with HIV but young people are dying from AIDS-related causes more than ever before. Qualitative evidence suggest that various forms ...