Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 20, issue 4, P1012-1035 2009 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0210 View full text
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Sheba George, Belinda Garth, Amy Rock Wohl, Frank H. Galvan, Wendy Garland, Hector F. Myers

Abstract: AbstractThe change in HIV from acute to chronic disease due to the introduction of HAART in the mid-1990s increased the importance of its successful management and imposed substantial lifestyle adjustments on HIV-positive persons and their support networks. Few studies have examined the sources and types of social support and the areas of care relevant for engagement in HIV treatment among HIV-positive Latinos and African Americans. This paper reports the results of twenty-four semi-structured in-depth interv…

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