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Depressive symptoms and AIDS-related mortality among a multisite cohort of HIV-positive women.
OBJECTIVES We examined associations between depressive symptoms and AIDS-related mortality after controlling for antiretroviral therapy use, mental health treatment, medication adherence, substanceExpand
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Depressive Symptoms in the Immediate Postpartum Period Among Hispanic Women in Three U.S. Cities
The aim of this was to examine rates and determinants of depressive symptomatology in the immediate postpartum period among Hispanic women in the United States. A total of 3952 Hispanic women who hadExpand
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Effects of depressive symptoms and mental health quality of life on use of highly active antiretroviral therapy among HIV-seropositive women.
This study examines the effects of depressive symptoms and mental health quality of life on utilization of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among HIV-seropositive women. Data wereExpand
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Medically eligible women who do not use HAART: the importance of abuse, drug use, and race.
OBJECTIVES We investigated the prevalence and characteristics of HIV-positive women who do not report highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) use. METHODS We analyzed HAART use among 1165Expand
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Measuring Retention in HIV Care: The Elusive Gold Standard
Background:Measuring retention in HIV primary care is complex, as care includes multiple visits scheduled at varying intervals over time. We evaluated 6 commonly used retention measures in predictingExpand
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Patterns and predictors of changes in adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy: longitudinal study of men and women.
BACKGROUND Adherence to therapy is a dynamic behavior. However, few studies have identified factors associated with changes in adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among men andExpand
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Crack cocaine, disease progression, and mortality in a multicenter cohort of HIV-1 positive women
Background:Longitudinal associations between patterns of crack cocaine use and progression of HIV-1 disease are poorly understood, especially among women. This study explores relationships betweenExpand
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HIV and sexually transmitted infection risk behaviors and beliefs among Black West Indian immigrants and US-born Blacks.
OBJECTIVES We compared Black West Indian immigrants' and US-born Blacks' sexual and drug-use risk behaviors and their beliefs related to using condoms and informing partners of sexually transmittedExpand
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Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of depression among HIV-infected pregnant women.
This study addressed two aims: (1) to assess the level of depressive symptoms among pregnant, HIV-infected racial and ethnic minority women and (2) to identify potentially modifiable factorsExpand
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Increase in Single-Tablet Regimen Use and Associated Improvements in Adherence-Related Outcomes in HIV-Infected Women
Introduction:The use of single-tablet antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens and its implications on adherence among HIV-infected women have not been well described. Methods:Participants were enrolledExpand
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