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Poor quality of life and incomplete self-reported adherence predict second-line ART virological failure in resource-limited settings.

Thiago S Torres, Linda J Harrison, Alberto M La Rosa, Lu Zheng, Sandra W Cardoso, Godwin Ulaya, Nazim Akoojee, Dileep Kadam, Ann C Collier, Michael D Hughes, ,

We evaluated health-related quality of life (QoL) and self-reported incomplete adherence as predictors of early second-line antiretroviral (ART) virological failure (VF). ACTG A5273 study participants completed the ACTG SF-21 measure which has 8 QoL domains. We used exact logistic regression to assess the association of QoL at baseline and week ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-10]

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Improving the benefits of HIV testing and referrals in large household surveys through active linkages to care: lessons and recommendations from the Namibia population-based HIV impact assessment (NAMPHIA), 2017.

Michael A Grasso, Ndapewa Hamunime, Andrew D Maher, David Cockburn, Dan B Williams, Negussie Taffa, Steven Y Hong, Keisha Jackson, Adam Wolkon, Andrea Low, Sally C Stephens,

In household-based surveys that include rapid HIV testing services (HTS), passive referral systems that give HIV-positive participants information about how and where to access ART but minimal follow-up support from survey staff may result in suboptimal linkage. In the 2017 Namibia Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (NAMPHIA), we piloted a system ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-4]

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Exploring real-world experiences of early PrEP adopters in southern Germany.

Anna-Sophie Plomer, Megan McCool-Myers, Christian Apfelbacher,

Germany authorized reimbursement for PrEP and established PrEP provider training in 2019, much later than its Western European counterparts. Understanding the lived experiences of early adopters of PrEP could inform the ramp-up phase of PrEP implementation in Germany. The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of southern ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-6]

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Sleep satisfaction and cognitive complaints in Chinese middle-aged and older persons living with HIV: the mediating role of anxiety and fatigue.

Shuyu Han, Yan Hu, Yaolin Pei, Zheng Zhu, Xiang Qi, Bei Wu,

Middle-aged and older persons living with HIV (PLWH) suffer from sleep distress and cognitive disorders due to HIV infection and aging. We aim to explore the relationship between sleep satisfaction and cognitive complaints, and the mediating role of anxiety and fatigue in this relationship among middle-aged and older PLWH. We ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-9]

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Challenges to the conceptualization and measurement of resilience in HIV research.

Tiffany Peless, Tiffany Chenneville, Kemesha Gabbidon,

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the conceptualization and measurement of resilience in HIV research. Terms related to resilience and HIV were searched in three databases to identify peer-reviewed research articles. Of the 156 articles identified, 49 were included in the analyses. Applied thematic analysis was used to ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-9]

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Understanding and avoiding late presentation for HIV diagnosis - study protocol of a trial using mixed methods (FindHIV).

Frederik Valbert, Eva Wolf, Stefan Preis, Sven Schellberg, Knud Schewe, Nikola Hanhoff, Birgit Mück, Christine Kögl, Paul Lauscher, Jürgen Wasem, Silke Neusser, Anja Neumann,

Many patients infected with HIV are diagnosed at an advanced stage of illness. These late presenters are individuals with a CD4 cell count of less than 350 cells/µL and/or an AIDS defining disease at initial HIV diagnosis. Purpose of FindHIV is to develop and distribute a questionnaire/scoring system aimed at ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-5]

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Drug and alcohol use among people living with HIV in care in the United States by geographic region.

Heidi M Crane, Robin M Nance, Bridget M Whitney, Stephanie Ruderman, Judith I Tsui, Geetanjali Chander, Mary E McCaul, Bryan Lau, Kenneth H Mayer, D Scott Batey, Steven A Safren, Richard D Moore, Joseph J Eron, Sonia Napravnik, W Chris Mathews, Rob J Fredericksen, Andrew W Hahn, Michael J Mugavero, William B Lober, Michael S Saag, Mari M Kitahata, Joseph A C Delaney,

Substance use in the U.S. varies by geographic region. Opioid prescribing practices and marijuana, heroin, and methamphetamine availability are evolving differently across regions. We examined self-reported substance use among people living with HIV (PLWH) in care at seven sites from 2017-2019 to understand current regional substance use patterns. We calculated ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-8]

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The efficacy of a lay health workers - led physical activity counselling program in patients with HIV and mental health problems: a real-world intervention from Uganda.

Davy Vancampfort, Peter Kayiira Byansi, Hilda Namutebi, Eugene Kinyanda, Richard Serunkuma Bbosa, Philip B Ward, Hafsa Lukwata, James Mugisha,

<b>ABSTRACT</b> This study explored the efficacy of a lay health worker (LHW)-led physical activity (PA) counselling program for inactive patients with HIV/AIDS and mental health problems living in a Ugandan farming community. In total 49 (35 women) community patients (40.0 ± 11.2 years) followed an 8-week once weekly LHW-led PA counselling program ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-7]

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Key and general population HIV-related stigma and discrimination in HIV-specific health care settings: results from the Stigma Index Brazil.

Angelo Brandelli Costa, Jair B de Moura Filho, Josineide M Silva, Jorge A Beloqui, Yura Espindola, Cleonice F de Araujo, Silvia Andrea V Aloia, Cleiton Euzébio de Lima,

HIV-related stigma and discrimination lead to poorer mental health, lower levels of services usage, and less adherence to antiretroviral medications. Due to the overlap of different kinds of stigmas, HIV-positive key populations are the most susceptible to negative health outcomes. The Stigma Index is an instrument that measure worldwide trends ... Read more >>

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Intention to initiate and uptake of PrEP among women who injects drugs in a demonstration project: an application of the theory of planned behavior.

Nguyen K Tran, Marisa Felsher, Barbara Van Der Pol, Scarlett L Bellamy, Jade McKnight, Alexis M Roth,

Some women who inject drugs (WWID) would benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), yet there are few studies of issues related to uptake in real-world settings. In this study, participants (<i>n</i> = 95) were offered PrEP and responded to items measuring PrEP-related attitudes, norms, and perceived behavioral control based on the Theory of ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-8]

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Perceived acceptability and feasibility of HIV self-testing and app-based data collection for HIV prevention research with transgender women in the United States.

Motolani Akinola, Andrea L Wirtz, Aeysha Chaudhry, Erin Cooney, Sari L Reisner, ,

In the United States, transgender women are disproportionately burdened by HIV infection. Research aimed at curbing the HIV epidemic for this population may benefit from innovative technology to engage participants in research. Adult transgender women (n = 41) from six cities in the southern and eastern United States participated in seven online ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-9]

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Physical symptoms and sleep disturbances activate coping strategies among HIV-infected Asian Americans: a pathway analysis.

Feifei Huang, Wei-Ti Chen, Cheng-Shi Shiu, Wenxiu Sun, Abigail Radaza, Lance Toma, Binh Vinh Luu, Judy Ah-Yune,

How to activate adaptive coping strategies has an important and practical meaning for the quality of life of people living with HIV (PLHIV); however, few studies have focused on the effects of sleep disturbances and HIV-related physical symptoms on coping strategies. The specific relationships among coping strategies, sleep disturbances and ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-8]

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Personalized feedback improves cardiovascular risk perception and physical activity levels in persons with HIV: results of a pilot randomized clinical trial.

Patricia A Cioe, Jennifer E Merrill, Rebecca E F Gordon, Kate M Guthrie, Matthew Freiberg, David M Williams, Patricia Markham Risica, Christopher W Kahler,

People with HIV (PWH) have an elevated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared with the general population. This study examined the feasibility, acceptability and preliminary efficacy of a tailored intervention aimed at increasing CVD risk perception and the adoption of heart-healthy behaviors in PWH. Forty adults were randomized to receive ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-9]

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A qualitative study of antiretroviral therapy adherence interruptions among young Latino men who have sex with men with HIV: Project D.A.I.L.Y.

Diana M Sheehan, Yazmine De La Cruz, Daisy Ramírez-Ortiz, Dallas Swendeman, Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, Dustin T Duncan, Miguel Ángel Cano, Jessy G Devieux, Mary Jo Trepka,

Consistent antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence is necessary for HIV viral suppression. However, adherence may fluctuate around daily routines and life events, warranting intervention support. We examined reasons for ART adherence interruptions, using in-depth, semi-structured qualitative interviews, among young (18-34-year-old) Latino men who have sex with men (YLMSM) with HIV. Interviews ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-8]

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"I have failed to separate my HIV from this pain": the challenge of managing chronic pain among people with HIV.

V Baker, K Nkhoma, R Trevelion, A Roach, A Winston, C Sabin, K Bristowe, R Harding,

Pain is a highly prevalent and burdensome symptom among people with HIV (PWH). This study aims to identify how the experience of living with HIV and chronic pain influences pain beliefs, health-seeking and pain management. Thirty-nine purposively sampled PWH with chronic pain (sample characteristics = 61% women, 79% Black, Asian and minority ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-9]

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Impact and correlates of sub-optimal social support among patients in HIV care.

R J Fredericksen, L E Gibbons, E Fitzsimmons, R M Nance, K R Schafer, D S Batey, S Loo, S Dougherty, W C Mathews, K Christopoulos, K H Mayer, M J Mugavero, M M Kitahata, P K Crane, H M Crane,

Social support (SS) predicts health outcomes among patients living with HIV. We administered a brief, validated measure of SS, the Multifactoral Assessment of Perceived Social Support, within a patient-reported outcomes assessment of health domains in HIV care at 4 U.S. clinics in English and Spanish (<i>n</i> = 708). In univariate analysis, low ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-11]

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"Belt and braces approach; added benefit and … extra reassurance": a multi-stakeholder examination of the challenges to effective provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Northern and Central England.

Alyson Hillis, Jennifer Germain, Matthew Peter Hibbert, Vivian Hope, Marie Claire Van Hout,

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) involves HIV negative individuals taking antiretroviral drugs to reduce the probability of infection if exposed and is available through the IMPACT trial in England. This study aimed to explore men who have sex with men (MSM) and service provider (SP) perspectives on provision and accessibility of PrEP ... Read more >>

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Implementation Science Protocol: evaluating evidence-informed interventions to improve care for people with HIV seen in Ryan White HIV/AIDS program settings.

Beth Bourdeau, Starley Shade, Kim Koester, Greg Rebchook, Carol Dawson-Rose, Mary Guzé, Demetrios Psihopaidas, Stacy M Cohen, Janet Myers,

In 2017, the Health Resources and Services Administration's HIV/AIDS Bureau funded an Evaluation Center (EC) and a Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance (CCTA) to oversee the rapid implementation of 11 evidence-informed interventions at 26 HIV care and treatment providers across the U.S. This initiative aims to address persistent gaps in ... Read more >>

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Feasibility and potential benefits of a structured exercise program on cognitive performance in HIV.

Navaldeep Kaur, Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre, Lesley K Fellows, Marie-Josée Brouillette, Nancy Mayo,

Although exercise has been shown to improve cardiorespiratory and metabolic outcomes in people with HIV, its effect on cognitive ability remains understudied. Our study aimed to estimate the feasibility and efficacy potential of a 12-week aerobic and resistance training program on cognitive and physical performance outcomes. This is an externally ... Read more >>

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Examining HIV-related stigma among African, Caribbean, and Black church congregants from the Black PRAISE study in Ontario, Canada.

Jelani Kerr, Kelsey Burton, Wangari Tharao, Nicole Greenspan, Liviana Calzavara, Orville Browne, Henry Luyombya, Keresa Arnold, Joanita Nakamwa, Marvelous Muchenje-Marisa, Winston Husbands,

HIV-related stigma impedes adoption and implementation of effective HIV prevention and treatment strategies. It may also exacerbate racial/ethnic HIV disparities. Given high levels of religious observance within African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) communities and the social capital that faith-based organizations hold, these entities may be promising venues for stigma-remediation and ... Read more >>

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Treatment adherence mediates the relationship between HIV-related stigma and health-related quality of life.

Desmond Uchechukwu Onu,

There is a strong association between HIV-related stigma (HS) and health-related quality of life among people living with HIV/AIDS, yet few studies, to date, have examined mediators of this link. This study examined the mediating role of antiretroviral medication adherence (MA) on association between HS and HRQoL. Respondents were 969 ... Read more >>

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[2021, :1-5]

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Correlation between computerised and standard cognitive testing in people with HIV and HIV-negative individuals.

Davide De Francesco, Jonathan Underwood, Jane Anderson, Marta Boffito, Frank A Post, Memory Sachikonye, Patrick W G Mallon, Lewis Haddow, Jaime H Vera, Ken M Kunisaki, Caroline A Sabin, Alan Winston,

We investigated the correlations and agreement between cognitive assessments made using a computerised (CogState™, six domains) and a standard pen-and-paper battery (five domains) in PWH and lifestyle-similar HIV-negative individuals. Demographically adjusted domain and global <i>T</i>-scores were obtained and used to define cognitive impairment according to the multivariate normative comparison (MNC) ... Read more >>

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[2020, :1-12]

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"You are not alone": a qualitative study to explore barriers to ART initiation and implications for a proposed community-based youth treatment club among young adults newly diagnosed with HIV in South Africa.

Maria F Nardell, Yeonsoo Sara Lee, Elzette Rousseau, Robin Julies, Portia Klaas, Prisca Vundhla, Lisa Butler, Ingrid V Bassett, Claude A Mellins, Linda-Gail Bekker, Ingrid T Katz,

In South Africa, despite universal antiretroviral therapy (ART) availability, 60% of persons living with HIV (PLWH) ages 15-24 are not on treatment. This qualitative study aimed to identify barriers to ART initiation and the implications for a proposed community-based Youth Treatment Club to improve ART initiation for young PLWH in ... Read more >>

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[2020, :1-10]

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HIV Risk among trafficked women: a systematic review of the global literature.

Yeon Jung Yu, Sean Bruna, Christopher McCarty,

This review examines the global literature concerning HIV/STI risk among trafficked female sex workers (FSWs), in relation to sex trafficking and drug use. The compound effects of sexual and drug-related risk merit a systematic literature review to grant a better understanding of their role in HIV/STI transmission. The current review ... Read more >>

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[2020, :1-11]

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A review of prenatal HIV screening practices among physicians at a tertiary care center in Lebanon: is it culture?

Christophe Abi Zeid Daou, Nesrine Rizk, Fadi G Mirza, Zavi Lakissian, Rim Banat, Elsa Chahine, Rana Sharara-Chami,

HIV remains one of the major causes of mortality and morbidity among women of reproductive age; given the risk of vertical transmission to the fetus, timely prevention, monitoring and management are imperative (Melaku et al. [2014]. Causes of death among females-investigating beyond maternal causes: A community-based longitudinal study. <i>BMC Research ... Read more >>

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[2020, :1-7]

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