Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS: A by Pranee Liamputtong

By Pranee Liamputtong

This ebook specializes in the problems encountered by way of teenagers and youth who're residing with HIV/AIDS. It examines their lived reports linked to HIV/AIDS, and experiences teams of kids and kids from worldwide. Connecting empirical details with real-life events, the ebook brings jointly effects from empirical learn that pertains to those teenagers and teenagers. Its chapters can be utilized as facts for healthiness care services to enforce socially and culturally acceptable companies to help members and teams of kids and children who're dwelling with HIV/AIDS in lots of societies. lots of those adolescents are from the main marginalized and weak teams; and plenty of were orphaned by way of the loss of life in their HIV-positive mom and dad. Marginalized kids corresponding to refugees, migrants and road young children are such a lot in danger as a result use of illicit medicines, their publicity to unprotected intercourse (in trade for nutrients, cash and protection), and stigma linked to their marginalized lives. The effect that HIV/AIDS has at the possibilities for those kids in an effort to lead fit grownup lives is substantial. This booklet provides a voice to those young ones and youth and advances our knowing in their lived studies and needs.

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Evidence for a contribution of the community response to HIV decline in eastern Zimbabwe. AIDS Care, 25(S 1), 88–96. 1 Children, Young People and HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective 15 Gupta, G. , & Warner, A. (2011). Moving forward on women’s gender-related HIV vulnerability: The good news, the bad news and what to do about it. Global Public Health: An International Journal of Research, Policy and Practice, 6(3), 370–382. , & Kizza, R. (2010). The orphaning experience: Descriptions from Ugandan youth who have lost parents to HIV/AIDS.

Suggest, is “a sensible tactic to avoid social disapproval of an aspect of their life that they consider as marginal in their ‘psychic economies’ ” (Seidman et al. 1999: 18). Within a household, parents may keep the HIV status of their children secret. Often, they are concerned about emotional impact on their children and fear of stigmatization (Nöstlinger et al. 2006; Wiener et al. 2007; Zhang et al. 2013). Due to secrecy in families, young people growing up with HIV have been portrayed as “an isolated and hidden population” (Fielden et al.

Liamputtong, P. (2013a). Stigma, discrimination, and HIV/AIDS: An introduction. In P. ), Stigma, discrimination and living with HIV/AIDS (pp. 1–19). Dordrecht: Springer. Liamputtong, P. (2013b). ). Melbourne: Oxford University Press. , & Fernandez, S. (2015). The drawing method and Burmese refugee children’s perceptions of health and illness. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 40(1), 23–32. , & Haritavorn, N. (2015). To tell or not to tell: Disclosure and women living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand.

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