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The effects of enhanced access to antiretroviral therapy: a qualitative study of community perceptions in Kampala city, Uganda
(Makerere University Medical School, 2008)
Introduction: Since 2001, Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) has been integrated as part of the Uganda National Program for Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care and Support. If patients take Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) as prescribed, ...
Life events associated with major depression in Ugandan Primary Healthcare (PHC) patients: issues of cultural specificity
(SAGE Publications, 2008)
Objective: The study compared life events experienced by depressed patients seen at primary healthcare (PHC) centres with those among healthy community controls. Method: Data was collected from 74 depressed patients and ...
Caregivers' experience with major depression concealed by physical illness in patients recruited from Central Ugandan Primary Health Care centers
(Sage Publications, 2008)
In this article, we present caregivers’ grapples with major depression seen among their physically ill patients. A thematic analysis of 29 in-depth caregiver interviews identified four themes: (a) caregivers’ perceptions ...
Life events and depression in the context of the changing African family: the case of Uganda
Introduction: Traditionally, the African extended family gave psychosocial support to all members, which cushioned any illness effects including depression. Recent changes in the African family, notably urbanization and ...