Parents' and Children's Emotions Spanning the HIV Disclosure Process in Kenya

Grace Gachanja, Walden University
Gary J. Burkholder Jr, Walden University
Aimee Ferraro, Walden University


2014 APHA Annual Conference Tuesday, November 18, 2014 New Orleans, LA

HIV disclosure from parent to child is challenging. While disclosure is expected to be emotion for parents and children, the total disclosure experience has not been described. The purpose of this study was to understand the lived experiences of HIV - positive parents and their children in Kenya during the disclosure process.