Effects of psychological factors and immunity on Hiv infection: stress,coping and social support
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It is believed that psychological factors like stressful events, coping and social support may have effects on individual's immunity, especially when one learn of his or her zero positive status in HIV infection. The study aimed at exploring the effect of psychological factors like stress, coping and social support on immunity in humans infected by HIV virus using qualitative and quantitative methods in collecting and analysis of data. A number of stressful events including care giving to the person infected with HIV have been found to have several effects on immune system
Ochieng, Ogunde P
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