Sept. 17, 2020: HIV prevalence gaps between Latinx people and non-Latinx white people; Obamacare awareness and perceptions among HIV clinicians; the relationship between pain and HIV; cancer mortality trends among PLWH.
As CATIE reports, a Canadian study found that people living with HIV were more likely to be lonely than the average person—and that loneliness grew more common the younger a person with HIV was.
July 23, 2020: Depression and HIV risk mitigation among MSM; a consistent HIV provider is good for CD4 and viral load; spirituality and HIV prevention; HCV treatment access and reinfection risk.
July 16, 2020: Starting HIV treatment during hospitalization for people who use drugs; type of substance use affects viral suppression odds; benefits of a cross-disciplinary medical support team; does STI recency dictate PrEP necessity for women?
It’s more than just HIV, but comprehensive care systems aren’t as available as they should be.
A Chicago survey of people over 60 finds high self-reported viral suppression rates—but also clear signs that people need help navigating a range of other physical and mental health concerns.
June 11, 2020: Diagnosis rates within a year of infection; rates of intentional non-daily PrEP use; neurological development in children of birth parents with HIV; point-of-care urine test to assess tenofovir levels.
COVID-19 Impacts Gay and Bisexual Men's Mental Health, Sexual Behavior, and Access to HIV/STI Services
This new study is the first to look at the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on men who have sex with men.
Psychotherapy, as a part of comprehensive HIV care, may forever be transformed.
Giving good HIV care means taking into account the many marginalize identities patients can hold. And, being marginalized often comes with a lot of trauma.