The clinical implications of high rates of intimate partner violence against HIV-positive women.

INTRODUCTION Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with increased risk of HIV infection among women, however, whether IPV affects outcomes after HIV infection is uncertain. We assess the impact of IPV on HIV-positive women. METHODS All HIV-positive women who received outpatient HIV care in southern Alberta between March 2009 and January 2012 were… CONTINUE READING