Internet health information seeking behavior and antiretroviral adherence in persons living with HIV/AIDS.

@article{Samal2011InternetHI,
  title={Internet health information seeking behavior and antiretroviral adherence in persons living with HIV/AIDS.},
  author={Lipika Samal and Somnath Saha and Geetanjali Chander and Philip Todd Korthuis and Rashmi K. Sharma and Victoria L Sharp and Jonathan A. Cohn and Richard D. Moore and Mary Catherine Beach},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={
          445-9
        }
}
Abstract While the Internet has the potential to educate persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), websites may contain inaccurate information and increase the risk of nonadherence with antiretroviral therapy (ART). The objectives of our study were to determine the extent to which PLWHA engage in Internet health information seeking behavior (IHISB) and to determine whether IHISB is associated with ART adherence. We conducted a survey of adult, English-speaking HIV-infected patients at four HIV… CONTINUE READING

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