Adherence discourse among African-American women taking HAART.

  title={Adherence discourse among African-American women taking HAART.},
  author={Andrea P Sankar and M. D. Lester Luborsky and Paula Schuman and G. E. Roberts},
  journal={AIDS care},
  volume={14 2},
Low adherence is the single most important challenge to controlling HIV through the use of high acting anti-retrovirals (HAART). Non-adherence poses an immediate threat to individuals who develop resistant forms of the virus as well as a public health threat if those individuals pass on treatment-resistant forms of the virus. To understand the concerns and perceptions that promote or deter adherence to antiretroviral medication by HIV-positive African-American women, we conducted in-depth… CONTINUE READING