Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 21, issue 1, P181-200 2007 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.01.005 View full text
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Carla J. Berg, Susan E. Michelson, Steven A. Safren

Abstract: A variety of psychosocial stressors are involved in living with HIV, maintaining a regimen of highly active antiretroviral therapy, and negotiating necessary self-care behaviors. Because health care providers are in regular contact with HIV-infected individuals in care, these contacts allow for the opportunity to assess and intervene on important variables related to quality of life and HIV outcomes. This article reviews information about four important behavioral aspects of HIV care: treatment adherence, depr…

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