THE HIV‐INFECTED CHILD: Parental Responses and Psychosocial Implications

Lori Wiener, Seth M. Steinberg, Kristin A. Riekert, Philip A. Pizzo

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Abstract

Four dimensions of psychological adaptation of 101 parents of HIV‐infected children were examined. Heightened anxiety, depression, and anticipatory grief were associated with child's age at diagnosis, parent's HIV status, and parent's relationship to the child. Parents at higher risk for psychological distress were identified, and an optimum time point for intervention is suggested. 1994 American Orthopsychiatric Association

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-492
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume64
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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