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Health Seeking Behavior of Antiretroviral Therapy Users

 

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A qualitative research was deployed to explore the implication of health seeking behavior on adherence among Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) users in Zewditu Memorial Hospital. Study participants were selected purposely based on years of experience in attending ART in the Hospital and their self expressive ability. Among the major findings of the study, threat perception and perceived benefits has played the major role in influencing antiretroviral therapy adherence. Moreover, self efficacy, cues to actions, and perceived barriers to antiretroviral therapy have their contribution for adherence though it is less weighted as compared to threat perception and perceived benefits. The study forwarded integrating family and relatives'' involvement, development of ART users self esteem, education on misconceptions and coping mechanisms for stigma and discrimination, psychosocial support, and integrating the available care and support programs with the ART program as an essential component for adherence. Adherence is subject to perceived susceptibility, perceived benefits, perceived barriers, cues to actions and self efficacy of individuals who are taking ART.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC21407
AuthorArega Workneh
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages84
Publishing Year11/30/2010
ISBN978-3639313338
Edition1 st
Book TypeVeterinary medicine
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandVDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-28 00:00:00
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