Psychosocial and Public Health Impacts of New HIV Therapies / Edition 1

Psychosocial and Public Health Impacts of New HIV Therapies / Edition 1

by David G. Ostrow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306459736

ISBN-13: 9780306459733

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Springer US

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306459733
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Series:
AIDS Prevention and Mental Health Series
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

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.

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