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Missed opportunities to address common mental disorders of people living with HIV in Zomba, Malawi: A cross sectional clinic survey

posted on 2022-10-17, 10:04 authored by Katherine SorsdahlKatherine Sorsdahl, Crick Lund, Thandi Davies, Harry Kawiya

A descriptive cross-sectional clinic survey conducted at three ART clinics in the Zomba district. Random sampling was conducted for all clients attending their ART clinics on specific days.  The study surveyed 382 participants living with HIV. In addition to socio-demographic and HIV related variables, measures of  depression, anxiety, substance use were included in the survey. 


This study was supported by African Mental Health Research Initiative funded by the Welcome Trust through the DELTAS Africa Initiative [DEL-15-01].



Alan J. Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, University of Cape Town