Joanna Dognin

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OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of a couple-based intervention to improve medication-taking behavior in a clinic population with demonstrated adherence problems. DESIGN A randomized controlled trial (SMART Couples Study) conducted between August 2000 and January 2004. SETTING Two HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics in New York City. PARTICIPANTS Heterosexual(More)
There is a dearth of evidence on the relative efficacy of intervention modalities to improve and maintain patient adherence to antiretroviral medications. Although empiric findings from research on HIV/AIDS, other diseases, and chronic medical conditions consistently demonstrate that social support plays an important role in facilitating adherence, few(More)
INTRODUCTION The impact of sexual violence (SV) on mental health, self-care, and interpersonal relationships is profound and poses special challenges to health care delivery. Reproductive health care merits special attention because the care required may be linked to reminders of past abuse. We explored facilitators and barriers affecting the use of(More)
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