The role of chronic pain and current substance use in predicting negative social support among disadvantaged persons living with HIV/AIDS.


Chronic pain and substance use can strain the supportive relationships of persons with serious chronic illness, which may increase the likelihood of receiving negative, rather than positive, social support from informal caregivers and social network members. To our knowledge, this is the first study to longitudinally examine the effects of chronic pain and… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1168916