Psychosocial aspects of antiretroviral medication use among HIV patients.

@article{Aversa1996PsychosocialAO,
  title={Psychosocial aspects of antiretroviral medication use among HIV patients.},
  author={Sherril L. Aversa and Carole A Kimberlin},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={1996},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          207-19
        }
}
This study examines variables related to alteration of antiretroviral medication regimens by HIV infected persons, independent of medical advice. Perceived severity, susceptibility, benefits/barriers, cues to action, and locus of control were included in the analyses. Of 99 subjects, 37 reported discontinuing antiretrovirals on their own initiative and 36 subjects ('fiddlers') reported recent alterations in their medication regimens. Subjects who reported greater perceived barriers and… CONTINUE READING
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