Correlates of HIV antiretroviral adherence in persons with serious mental illness.

@article{Wagner2004CorrelatesOH,
  title={Correlates of HIV antiretroviral adherence in persons with serious mental illness.},
  author={Glenn J Wagner and David E. Kanouse and Paul Koegel and Gary E. Sullivan},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={501-6}
}
Although several studies have examined the relationship between symptoms of depression or psychological distress and medication adherence, this is the first published study of HIV antiretroviral adherence and its correlates among persons diagnosed with serious mental illness. Forty-five of 47 (96%) participants completed a two-week study in which their adherence to antiretroviral medication was measured using electronic monitoring caps. Mean adherence (proportion of prescribed doses taken) was… CONTINUE READING