| Published: December 25, 2015
Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Outcomes among HIV-AIDS Patients during One Year Study
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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© 2015 I H Khatoon, F Minhas
Received: December 11, 2015; Revision Received: December 15, 2015; Accepted: December 25, 2015
Published in Annual Special Issue on HIV And Psychological Issues