Psychosocial factors and treatment adherence in paediatric HIV/AIDS.

  title={Psychosocial factors and treatment adherence in paediatric HIV/AIDS.},
  author={Sylvie Naar-King and Cynthia L. Arfken and Martin Frey and M. W. Harris and Elizabeth Secord and Donald Ellis},
  journal={AIDS care},
  volume={18 6},
A social ecological model provides a promising framework for understanding the individual, family, and societal factors contributing to non-adherence to treatment of paediatric HIV. This study explored which factors relevant to this model are associated with caregivers' adherence and child health outcomes. A cross-sectional design was utilized to assess relationships among current individual, familial, extra-familial factors, caregiver adherence, and viral load. Data were collected from 43… CONTINUE READING

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