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Bague Aboubacar

Department of Psychiatrics, CHU Yalgado Ouedraogo, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

  • Research Article   
    Depression and Psychological Experience of Adolescents Living with HIV in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Author(s): Yonaba Okengo C*, Kazyomo L, Bague Aboubacar and Ouedraogo P

    Introduction: People living with HIV infection are more luckily to experience mental health issues than their pairs HIV negative. High prevalence of depression has been reported among people living with HIV in Africa varies from 12% to 60%. Furthermore, little is known about the mental health status of adolescents living with HIV. In 2014, the World Health Organization’s global adolescent health report revealed that depression was the leading cause of illness and disability among adolescents. In most cases, painful life experience explains mental health disorders. Objectives: The objective was to describe the psychological experience and depression in Adolescents Living With HIV (ALHIV) in the pediatric departments of CHU Yalgado Ouedraogo (CHUYO) and Saint Camille Hospital (HOSCO ), Ouagadougou. Materia.. Read More»

    DOI: 10.35248/2090-7214.22.19.440

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