Background: This study examined behavioral functioning and quality of life in South African children living with perinatally acquired HIV. Compared with controls, children living with perinatally acquired HIV had a higher mean total difficulties score assessed by the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire and lower mean quality of life scores assessed by the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory.
Author List: Shiau S, Evans H, Strehlau R, Shen Y, Burke M, Liberty A, Coovadia A, Abrams EJ, Yin MT, Violari A, Kuhn L, Arpadi SM.
Journal Name: J Pediatr. 2020 Dec;227:308-313.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.07.057. Epub 2020 Jul 23. PMID: 32712285.