Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (R21-HD069194)
National Institute of Mental Health (R01-MH54907, K23-MH095655, K24-MH87227)
Canada Sub-Saharan Africa HIV/AIDS Network
Sullivan Family Foundation
Received: 2 March 2017
Accepted: 16 January 2018
First Online: 29 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All participants provided written, informed consent prior to study enrollment. Approval was granted by the Institutional Review Committee, Mbarara University of Science and Technology; the Partners Human Research Committee, Massachusetts General Hospital; and the Research Ethics Board of Simon Fraser University. We received study clearance from the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology and the Research Secretariat in the Office of the President. Given the sensitive nature of the research topic, a Ugandan psychiatrist (SA) trained interviewers to recognize symptoms of depression and/or severe distress and refer participants to the Mental Health Clinic for follow-up.
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