Sources and types of social support that influence engagement in HIV care among Latinos and African Americans.

@article{George2009SourcesAT,
  title={Sources and types of social support that influence engagement in HIV care among Latinos and African Americans.},
  author={Sheba M. George and Belinda Garth and Amy Rock Wohl and Frank H. Galvan and Wendy H Garland and Hector F. Myers},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={1012-35}
}
The change in HIV from acute to chronic disease due to the introduction of HAART in the mid-1990s increased the importance of its successful management and imposed substantial lifestyle adjustments on HIV-positive people and their support networks. Few studies have examined the sources and types of social support and the areas of care relevant for engagement in HIV treatment among HIV-positive Latinos and African Americans. This paper reports the results of 24 semi-structured in-depth… CONTINUE READING
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