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This study examined patterns of disclosure and psychological adjustment among mothers infected or affected by HIV. All participants were followed through a family AIDS clinic at a midwestern children's hospital. With respect to disclosure, results indicated that high perceived stress (r = 0.50, p...
The encouraging outcome of new antiretroviral therapies has not been accompanied by a decrease in the incidence of HIV disease. There are reports of increases in AIDS in select geographical areas, minorities, and women. In 1997, 39% of cases in women were from heterosexual contact, whereas in men...