Assessment of Emotional Status of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zambia
Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 05/08/2012
Kirkpatrick SM et al. – More research to evaluate the efficacy of intervention programs for loss and grief, normal and abnormal reactions to grief, and positive coping skills is needed to assist both children and their caretakers. In the population studied, caregivers and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) could benefit from additional support for promoting emotional health and managing emotional distress in vulnerable children.