Julio Acha

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Reply to Psychosocial support for MDR-TB patients

July 3, 2009
Dear Nida - In regards to your question on methodology, we at SES use an eclectic model for our psychological support groups. We encourage patients to accept their illness and support them through the different stages such as denial, guilt, anger, depression to acceptance and hope. We find that the ...

Reply to Psychosocial support for MDR-TB patients

July 3, 2009
In relation to the question posted regarding infection control measurements in group sessions, Socios En Salud (PIH Peru), began conducting psychosocial support groups with MDR TB patients in 1999 in the community. Our inclusion criteria is to have at least two negative sputum cultures. We exclude patients who still have ...


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