Examining transdiagnostic vulnerabilities among HIV positive smokers seen at three inner city community based organizations.

@article{Lubetkin2018ExaminingTV,
  title={Examining transdiagnostic vulnerabilities among HIV positive smokers seen at three inner city community based organizations.},
  author={Erica Ilene Lubetkin and John A. Guidry and Andrew Webb and Alex Ocampo and Jack E. Burkhalter},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2018},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          140-145
        }
}
Investigators have proposed a "transdiagnostic vulnerability framework" that examines the relationship between smoking and broader emotional factors, including anhedonia, anxiety sensitivity, and distress tolerance. Because smoking and depression are more common in persons living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) than in the general population, understanding the… CONTINUE READING