Skip to main content

Childbearing Among Daughters of Parents With HIV

Buy Article:

$31.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Objective: To examine first childbearing and its predictors among daughters of parents with HIV. Method: Pairs of parents with HIV and their adolescent daughters (n = 181) participated in a randomized, controlled-inter-vention trial designed to improve coping skills within the family, and were monitored up to 7 years. Results: Overall, daughters of HIV parents had a high rate of early childbearing compared to national and local rates. First childbearing tended to be delayed by (a) being in a coping intervention, (b) being less emotionally distressed, (c) receiving academic counseling, and (d) having a positive perception of their family's finances. Conclusions: HIV has a negative intergenerational impact, particularly on depressed young people, which may be buffered by interventions enhancing coping and academic counseling.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: HIV; childbearing; family; family relations; intervention

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine and Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, CA. 2: Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA. 3: City University of New York, New York, NY. 4: Department of Psychiatry, and Director, Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

Publication date: 2006-01-01

More about this publication?
  • The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors.

    The Journal aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact of personal attributes, personality characteristics, behavior patterns, social structure, and processes on health maintenance, health restoration, and health improvement; to disseminate knowledge of holistic, multidisciplinary approaches to designing and implementing effective health programs; and to showcase health behavior analysis skills that have been proven to affect health improvement and recovery.

  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Review Board
  • Reprints and Permissions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more