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dc.contributor.advisor Idemudia, E.S. Maepa, Mokoena Patronella 2012-09-17T12:42:04Z 2012-09-17T12:42:04Z 2009
dc.description Thesis (M.A. (Clinical psychology) --University of Limpopo, 2009. en_US
dc.description.abstract The study aimed at assessing and understanding the unmet needs and well-being among people living with HIV/AIDS. People living with HIVAIDS experience many challenges. Challenges may be characterized by medical, social and psychological challenges. Method: A cross sectional design was used. A total of (N = 200) young and adult age ranged from 20-71 years ( = 43.70, SD = 12.420) women (62%) and 75 men (37, 5%) living with HIV/AIDS who attend HIV/AIDS clinic/unit in Polokwane/Mankweng hospital complex was selected with purposive sample. Results: Four hypotheses were tested with one-way ANOVA. The findings indicated that social support (p < .001) and age (p < .04) plays a significant role in the psychological well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS. Medical challenges and gender revealed no significant results. Conclusion: It is concluded that PLWHA attend some form of support groups which will aid in alleviating the psychological distress associated with HIV/AIDS. en_US
dc.format.extent xii, 123 leaves : CD-ROM en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Limpopo en_US
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dc.subject People living with HIV/AIDS en_US
dc.subject.ddc 616.07968 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- South Africa en_US
dc.title Assessment of unmet needs and well-being among people living with HIV/AIDS in Polokwane Mankweng Hospital complex en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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