n African Journal of Psychiatry - HIV as an index stressor for PTSD : challenges and pitfalls in applying DSM criteria : guest editorial
|Article Title||HIV as an index stressor for PTSD : challenges and pitfalls in applying DSM criteria : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University, 3 Stellenbosch University and 4 Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Sep 2011|
|Pages||259 - 261|
HIV / AIDS carries a heavy burden for society, with between 31.4 and 35.3 million people infected and / or living with HIV / AIDS globally in 2009 and the largest proportion of these individuals living in Sub-Saharan Africa (22.5 million). At an individual level, the disease is associated with significant physical and psychiatric sequelae.
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