Living with constant suffering: a different life following the diagnosis of HIV.

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We used grounded theory in semi-structured interviews with 32 persons living with HIV (PLWH) in Barcelona, Spain, and found that PLWH live with constant suffering, a core category combining four realities: I need help; My life is constantly controlled; I have a new imposed life; and I have an uncertain reality. Participants described being constantly… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jana.2015.04.006

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@article{LeyvaMoral2015LivingWC, title={Living with constant suffering: a different life following the diagnosis of HIV.}, author={Juan Manuel Leyva-Moral and Rosa de Dios S{\'a}nchez and Alicia Lluva-Casta{\~n}o and Lourdes Mestres-Camps}, journal={The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC}, year={2015}, volume={26 5}, pages={613-24} }