Psychosocial and Public Health Impacts of New HIV Therapies

Hardcover | February 28, 1999

EditorDavid G. Ostrow, Seth C. KalichmanForeword byNicoli Nattrass

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This volume addresses the issues surrounding combination drug therapies and the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Each chapter, written by a leading researcher, provides the latest information on the pharmacology, clinical use - including adherence to treatment guidelines - prevention implications, mental health ramifications, and ethical and policy issues. By highlighting context as well as content, and focusing on general principles in addition to specific details, this necessary text remains relevant and valuable for future treatment advances.

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This volume addresses the issues surrounding combination drug therapies and the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Each chapter, written by a leading researcher, provides the latest information on the pharmacology, clinical use - including adherence to treatment guidelines - prevention implications, mental health ramifications, and ethical an...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:237 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:February 28, 1999Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306459736

ISBN - 13:9780306459733

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1. Combination Antiretroviral Chemotherapy: Shifting Paradigms and Evolving Praxis; K.H. Mayer. 2. Pharmacokinetics of Protease Inhibitors and Drug Interactions with Psychoactive Drugs; S.K. Chuck, et al. 3. Treatment Adherence to HIV Medications: The Achilles Heel of the New Therapeutics; J.G. Rabkin, M. Chesney. 4. Combination Antiretroviral Therapies for HIV: Some Economic Considerations; S.D. Pinkerton, D.R. Holtgrave. 5. Ethical Issues in the Use of New Treatment for HIV; E. Heitman, M.W. Ross. 6. Mental Health Implications of new HIV Treatments; S.C. Kalichman, B. Ramachandran. 7. Practical Prevention Issues; D.G. Ostrow. 8. Postexposure Prophylaxis: A Community Member's Perspectives; M. Shriver. 9. Behavioral Research Needs and Challenges of Nnew Treatments: AIDS as a Chronic Illness; W. Pequegnat, E. Stover. Glossary. Index.