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Title: Personal features and well-being as predictors of meaning in life among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAS) in Nigeria
Authors: Deko, A. O.
Asagba, R. B,
Agberotimi, S. F.
Wimberly, C.
Keywords: Life satisfaction
Meaning in life
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Edorium journal of psychology
Abstract: satisfaction and hopelessness as predictors of meaning in life among people living with HIV/ AIDS. Methods: Two hundred patients; 126 females and 74 males, aged between 17 and 70 years were used for the study. Their mean age was 38.9 years with a standard deviation of 10.2 years. Results: The findings revealed that self-esteem, life satisfaction and hopelessness significantly predicted meaning in life and they are important constructs in assessing meaning in the lives of PLWHAs. Conclusion: Therefore, it was recommended that meaning centered therapy programs should be put in place by health care givers and other stakeholders dealing with PLWHAs to increase patient’s meaning in life
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