Longitudinal study of mental health and psychosocial predictors of medical treatment adherence in mothers living with HIV disease.

@article{Mellins2003LongitudinalSO,
  title={Longitudinal study of mental health and psychosocial predictors of medical treatment adherence in mothers living with HIV disease.},
  author={Claude A Mellins and Ezer Kang and Cheng-Shiun Leu and Jennifer F. Havens and M. A. Chesney},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={407-16}
}
Cross-sectional studies to date that examine psychosocial correlates of antiretroviral adherence have insufficiently addressed the challenges of long-term adherence. This longitudinal study examined mental health, substance abuse, and psychosocial predictors of long-term adherence to antiretroviral medications and medical appointments among HIV-seropositive mothers recruited from an infectious disease clinic of a large urban medical center. Individual interviews were conducted at baseline and… CONTINUE READING

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