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Depression among pregnant rural South African women undergoing HIV testing

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dc.date.accessioned 2006-04-21 en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-04T23:52:14Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-04T23:52:14Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/6802
dc.description.abstract Rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in southern Africa are high, with up to 45% of pregnant women being HIV-positive. Depression is associated with lowered adherence to antiretroviral medication and poor use of antenatal care. It frequently persists into the postnatal period, raising the risk of adverse child outcomes. Because little is known about the rates of depression among women undergoing HIV testing in prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs (PMTCT), we undertook this prevalence study. A secondary aim was assessment of perceptions among these women about adverse consequences of an HIV diagnosis, and whether these perceptions were related to depression status. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject WOMEN en
dc.subject PREGNANCY en
dc.subject DEPRESSION en
dc.subject RURAL COMMUNITIES en
dc.subject HIV-ANTIBODY TESTING en
dc.subject HIV/AIDS en
dc.title Depression among pregnant rural South African women undergoing HIV testing en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.Volume 295(12) en
dc.BudgetYear 2005/06 en
dc.ResearchGroup Child, Youth, Family and Social Development en
dc.SourceTitle Journal of the American Medical Association en
dc.ArchiveNumber 3819 en
dc.PageNumber 1376-1378 en
dc.outputnumber 2367 en
dc.bibliographictitle Rochat, T.J., Richter, L.M., Doll, H.A., Buthelezi, N.P, Tomkins, A. & Stein, A. (2006) Depression among pregnant rural South African women undergoing HIV testing. <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i>. 295(12):1376-1378. en
dc.publicationyear 2006 en
dc.contributor.author1 Rochat, T.J. en
dc.contributor.author2 Richter, L.M. en
dc.contributor.author3 Doll, H.A. en
dc.contributor.author4 Buthelezi, N.P en
dc.contributor.author5 Tomkins, A. en
dc.contributor.author6 Stein, A. en


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