Race-based medical mistrust, medication beliefs and HIV treatment adherence: test of a mediation model in people living with HIV/AIDS

@article{Kalichman2016RacebasedMM,
  title={Race-based medical mistrust, medication beliefs and HIV treatment adherence: test of a mediation model in people living with HIV/AIDS},
  author={Seth C. Kalichman and Lisa Eaton and Moira O. Kalichman and Tama Grebler and Cynthia Merely and Brandi Welles},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={39},
  pages={1056-1064}
}
Race-based medical mistrust significantly predicts non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in people living with HIV. The current study builds on previous research that shows beliefs about medication necessity (i.e., “My medicines protect me from becoming worse”) and concerns (i.e., “Having to take my medicines worries me”) mediate the association between race-based medical mistrust and medication adherence. Racial and ethnic minority men and women living with HIV and receiving ART (N… CONTINUE READING

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