Cognitive, Academic, and Behavioral Correlates of Medication Adherence in Children and Adolescents with Perinatally Acquired HIV Infection
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 05/15/2012
Nichols SL et al. – Consideration of youth cognitive or academic status may be helpful in evaluating medication adherence in patients with perinatally acquired HIV infection, particularly when using self– or caregiver reports to assess adherence. Vigilance for adherence problems is indicated when youth are older, responsible for medications, report poor caregiver relationships, and/or sense a lack of control over their lives.