Healthy Minds

Lucie D Cluver, Malega C Kganakga, Mark E Boyes and Mihyung Park

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199765126
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199918942 | DOI:
Healthy Minds

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This chapter focuses on interventions that foster social integration, reduce psychosocial problems, and promote resilience among school-aged children affected by HIV/AIDS. The chapter discusses the psychosocial needs specific to this population group, describes the mechanisms by which familial HIV/AIDS may affect the psychosocial development of children, and analyzes the effectiveness of a range of existing psychosocial interventions.

Keywords: HIV/AIDS; children; families; social integration; psychosocial problems; child development; psychosocial interventions

Chapter.  11289 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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