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Interventions for improving the psychosocial well-being of children affected by HIV and AIDS

King E, De Silva M, Stein A, Patel V
Published Online: 
8 July 2009

Many children have lost a parent or have parent living with HIV or AIDS. These children experience greater psychological and social challenges than other children their own age. While there are various programs and interventions that try to improve the psychosocial well-being of these children, no studies were found that rigorously assessed the effectiveness of such interventions.