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| Published: December 25, 2015

Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Outcomes among HIV-AIDS Patients during One Year Study

Haleema Khatoon

Clinical Psychologist & Research Associate at Institute of Psychiatry & WHO Collaborating Centre, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi Pakistan Google Scholar More about the auther

, Fareed Aslam Minhas

Professor of Psychiatry, Head Institute of Psychiatry & WHO Collaborating Centre, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.513/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.513

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Objective: The objective of this study was to examine the effect of psycho-social rehabilitation outcome on the psychological issues of HIV patients, during one year study. Method: This study was conducted at Institute of Psychiatry, Benazir Bhutto Hospital Rawalpindi. Sample was solely selected from injecting drug users (IDUs). It was both mixed method approach, based on pre and post testing. Result: Statistical analysis showed significant results and describe the marked reduction in psychological symptoms. Conclusion: Although symptoms of HIV-AIDS is difficult to revert but the associated psychological symptoms can be catered by strengthening the coping skills of the patient.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.513/20150301

10.25215/0301.513

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