Developing a Community-Based Definition of Needs for Persons Living with Chronic HIV.

@article{Sankar2003DevelopingAC,
  title={Developing a Community-Based Definition of Needs for Persons Living with Chronic HIV.},
  author={Andrea P Sankar and Mark R Luborsky},
  journal={Human organization},
  year={2003},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={153-165}
}
With the advent of antiretroviral therapy, HIV has become a chronic illness for those who have access to the medication. But unlike our understanding of acute disease experience which can be grasped within parameters defined by categories of medical diagnosis and treatment, understanding the experience of chronic illness requires that we expand our analytic frame to include variables and perspectives created by the beliefs, behaviors, context, and culture of the participants. Drawing on focus… CONTINUE READING