Alcohol Use, Depressive Symptoms and the Receipt of Antiretroviral Therapy in Southwest Uganda

@article{Martinez2007AlcoholUD,
  title={Alcohol Use, Depressive Symptoms and the Receipt of Antiretroviral Therapy in Southwest Uganda},
  author={Priscilla Martinez and Irene Andia and Nneka Emenyonu and Judith A Hahn and Edvard Hauff and Larry Pepper and David R. Bangsberg},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={605-612}
}
Alcohol use and depressive symptoms are associated with reduced access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the developed world. Whether alcohol use and depressive symptoms limit access to ART in resource-limited settings is unknown. This cross-sectional study examined the association between alcohol use, depressive symptoms and the receipt of ART among randomly selected HIV-positive persons presenting for primary health care services at an outpatient HIV clinic in Uganda. Depressive symptoms… CONTINUE READING
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