Lena Nilsson Schönnesson

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The purposes of the study were to measure adherence with antiretroviral therapy to dose, schedule, and dietary instructions in a sample of patients with HIV infection in Stockholm, Sweden, over a 2-year period and identify baseline predictors of the three types of adherence. The study cohort consists of 144 patients who completed at least six out of seven(More)
Little is known on female sexual dysfunction (FSD) among HIV-positive women. A cross-sectional survey in seven European HIV centres was performed and data on medical history, antiretroviral treatment and laboratory results were collected. Sexual function was evaluated by the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). The data from 166 women were available(More)
PURPOSE To describe lipoatrophy of the plantar pedis fat pads in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients with or without long-term antiretroviral therapy (ART); to compare the characteristics of ART patients with and without plantar pedis lipoatrophy; and to examine the effects of HIV and metabolic/cardiovascular risk parameters and treatment history on(More)
The objective of this longitudinal study of 41 Swedish men with HIV disease was to assess what variables or combination of variables might predict loss to retention at 12 months. The variables of focus were of patients' characteristics, quality of life, psychological, and medical characters. It appears that it is psychological variables relating to coping(More)
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