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Botswana's positive adolescents : challenges of living with HIV

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Abstract: This article is about the way adolescents struggle to adhere to antiretroviral treatment because of their unwillingness to disclose their status among peers and extended family members, participating in school trips, sporting events and visiting family members. The pressure they are facing often leads to depression and risky behavior.
Authors: Sithole, J.
Country: Botswana
Category: General
End Page: 11
Serial number: 3
ISSN: [1871-7551]
Journal: Exchange on HIV/AIDS, sexuality and gender
Keywords: disease prevention and control , HIV and AIDS , reproductive health , social problems
Language: eng
Organization: KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
Year: 2011
Region: Southern Africa
Right: © 2011 KIT
Subject: Health and Nutrition
Start Page: 9
Title: Botswana's positive adolescents : challenges of living with HIV