Title: A Qualitative Study on Coping Mechanisms of
People Infected with and Affected by HIV/AIDS
Abstract: This study
aim was to exploring and analyzing the major socio-economic and
psychological problems and challenges faced by people infected with
and affected by HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs). The study ascertained the coping
mechanisms/strategies of PLWHAs. The study analyzed the major
problems, issues and challenges of PLWHAs. The study assesses the
access of PLWHAs to treatment services; effects on women and children
of the HIV- infected families; home-based care and community support
for PLWHAs. The study adopted an anthropological qualitative technique
to gain the understanding of the coping mechanisms of infected with
and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Sponsored By: UNDP,
HIV/AIDS Program: August 2006. 165p.
Availability: Not available