Affiliation: University of South Carolina
- Social support, coping, and medication adherence among HIV-positive women with depression living in rural areas of the southeastern United StatesMedha Vyavaharkar
Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:667-80. 2007..The study findings have implications for designing, implementing, and testing interventions based on social support and coping theories for achieving better adherence to HIV medications...
- Health care utilization: the experiences of rural HIV-positive African American womenMedha V Vyavaharkar
Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Rural Women s Health Project, College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:294-306. 2008..The findings have significant implications for increasing resources and designing interventions that empower these women and enhance their quality of life...
- HIV-disclosure, social support, and depression among HIV-infected African American women living in the rural southeastern United StatesMedha Vyavaharkar
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 23:78-90. 2011..In long run, appropriate self-disclosure may help decrease depression and improve quality of life among HIV infected African American women living in limited resource settings...
- Relationships between stigma, social support, and depression in HIV-infected African American women living in the rural Southeastern United StatesMedha Vyavaharkar
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 21:144-52. 2010..Study findings have implications for designing and implementing interventions to increase social support and decrease HIV-related stigma in order to decrease depression among African American women with HIV disease...
- Patterns of risk of depressive symptoms among HIV-positive women in the southeastern United StatesLinda Moneyham
School of Nursing, University of South Carolina, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 16:25-38. 2005..The results suggest a number of intervention strategies for use with rural women with HIV/AIDS...
- A peer-based substance abuse intervention for HIV+ rural women: a pilot studyMary R Boyd
College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 19:10-7. 2005..Although limited by sample size, results suggest that this intervention was effective in helping women to acknowledge problems with their alcohol and drug abuse and to begin taking steps to achieve sobriety...
- Sleep disturbance and depression as barriers to adherenceKenneth D Phillips
College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
Clin Nurs Res 14:273-93. 2005..Results indicate that assessment and management of sleep disturbance and depressive symptoms in women with HIV disease is important to promote medication adherence...
- Embodied work: insider perspectives on the work of HIV/AIDS peer counselorsDeanne K Hilfinger Messias
College of Nursing and Women s and Gender Studies Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
Health Care Women Int 30:572-94. 2009..We discuss implications for the training and support of peer-based interventions for HIV and other women's health issues across diverse contexts and settings...