Direct and indirect effects of perceived social support on health-related quality of life in persons living with HIV/AIDS
AIDS Care, 07/11/2012
Bekele T et al. – It also had significant indirect effect on both PHS and MHS, mediated by depressive symptoms. Interventions that enhance social support have the potential to contribute to better HRQOL either directly or indirectly by decreasing the deleterious effect of depressive symptoms on HRQOL.