Complementary therapy use in persons with HIV/AIDS.

@article{Kirksey2002ComplementaryTU,
  title={Complementary therapy use in persons with HIV/AIDS.},
  author={Kenn M. Kirksey and Brian K Goodroad and Jeanne K. Kemppainen and William L. Holzemer and Eli Haugen Bunch and Inge B. Corless and Lucille Sanzero Eller and Patrice Kenneally Nicholas and Kathleen M Nokes and Catherine A Bain},
  journal={Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={264-78}
}
The purpose of this study was to describe the frequency and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies used by people with HIV/AIDS to manage illness and treatment-related symptoms. Data were collected from a convenience sample (N = 422) of people living with HIV disease. Demographic variables (e.g., education, age, and gender) were compared for those who reported using at least one CAM therapy. There were significant differences for gender (chi2 = 4.003, df = 1, p… CONTINUE READING

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