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Comparative Validity of Screening Instruments for Mental Distress in Zambia
(Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., 2010)
Background: The recognition of mental health as a major contributor to the global burden of disease has led to an increase in the demand for the inclusion of mental health services in primary health care as well as in ...
Practicing provider-initiated HIV testing in high prevalence settings: consent concerns and missed preventive opportunities
(BioMed Central, 2011-04-21)
Background: Counselling is considered a prerequisite for the proper handling of testing and for ensuring effective HIV preventive efforts. HIV testing services have recently been scaled up substantially with a particular ...
Conceptual models for Mental Distress among HIV-infected and uninfected individuals: A contribution to clinical practice and research in primary-health-care centers in Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2011-01-10)
Background: Mental distress is common in primary care and overrepresented among Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals, but access to effective treatment is limited, particularly in developing countries. ...
Home-based voluntary HIV counselling and testing found highly acceptable and to reduce inequalities
(BioMed Central, 2010-06-17)
Background Low uptake of voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) in sub-Saharan Africa is raising acceptability concerns which might be associated with ways by which it is offered. We investigated the acceptability ...