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ERIC Number: EJ420455
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0361-4336
The Dilemmas of Childhood HIV Infection.
Rudigier, Anne F.; And Others
Children Today, v19 n4 p26-29 Jul-Aug 1990
Increase in number of children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and consequential developmental disabilities of these children are discussed. Families caring for HIV-infected children express four recurrent themes: psychological stress, grief and mourning, guilt and self-blame, and isolation and fear of discrimination. Flexible programmatic alternatives are necessary for both child and family. (GH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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