In this article, the authors examine the spectrum of HIV disease as it affects parents and their children from the initial diagnosis through the progression of the disease. The psychosocial factors affecting access to health care, family relationships, and issues of loss are focused on. Practitioner guidelines for assisting families to deal with the psychosocial challenges presented by HIV infection are provided.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||The Nursing clinics of North America|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 1996|