Affiliation: University of London
- Beliefs about antiretroviral therapy, treatment adherence and quality of life in a 48-week randomised study of continuation of zidovudine/lamivudine or switch to tenofovir DF/emtricitabine, each with efavirenzVanessa Cooper
Department of Practice and Policy, Centre for Behavioural Medicine, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
AIDS Care 23:705-13. 2011..Switching from CBV to TVD may improve patient reported outcomes including slightly better adherence, a greater reduction in concerns about adverse effects and less treatment intrusiveness...
- The impact of once-nightly versus twice-daily dosing and baseline beliefs about HAART on adherence to efavirenz-based HAART over 48 weeks: the NOCTE studyVanessa Cooper
Department of Practice and Policy, Center for Behavioural Medicine, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, Mezzanine Floor, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP, United Kingdom
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:369-77. 2010..To determine the impact of once-nightly versus twice-daily dosing and beliefs about highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on adherence to efavirenz-based HAART in antiretroviral-naive patients...
- Patients' perceptions of highly active antiretroviral therapy in relation to treatment uptake and adherence: the utility of the necessity-concerns frameworkRobert Horne
Centre for Behavioural Medicine, Department of Policy and Practice, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, and Brighton University Hospital, National Health Service Trust, The Lawson Unit, United Kingdom
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:334-41. 2007..To test the utility of the necessity-concerns framework in predicting highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) uptake and adherence...
- Initiation of therapy with a subcutaneously administered antiretroviral in treatment-experienced HIV-infected patients: understanding physician and patient perspectivesRob Horne
Department of Practice and Policy, Centre for Behavioural Medicine, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
AIDS Care 20:1029-38. 2008..Our findings emphasize the need for patients to discuss their treatment goals with their physicians so that they can work together to find the regimen that is most likely to achieve these goals...
- Understanding patients' adherence-related beliefs about medicines prescribed for long-term conditions: a meta-analytic review of the Necessity-Concerns FrameworkRob Horne
Centre for Behavioural Medicine, Department of Practice and Policy, UCL School of Pharmacy, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e80633. 2013..The Necessity-Concerns Framework postulates that adherence is influenced by implicit judgements of personal need for the treatment (necessity beliefs) and concerns about the potential adverse consequences of taking it...
- The perceived sensitivity to medicines (PSM) scale: an evaluation of validity and reliabilityRob Horne
The UCL School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
Br J Health Psychol 18:18-30. 2013..Design. The internal consistency, test-retest reliability, criterion-related, and predictive validity of the PSM Scale were evaluated using data collected as part of four previously published studies and one unpublished data set...
- Prescribing and using self-injectable antiretrovirals: how concordant are physician and patient perspectives?Robert Horne
Centre for Behavioural Medicine, Department of Policy and Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
AIDS Res Ther 6:2. 2009..This study investigated attitudinal motivators and barriers to the use of self-injectable antiretroviral agents among physicians and patients and measured the degree of concordance between physician and patient perspectives...
- An observational study of comorbidity and healthcare utilisation among HIV-positive patients aged 50 years and overRoshani Patel
HIV GUM Research, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
Int J STD AIDS 27:628-37. 2016..Further research examining the quality, safety and patient experience of healthcare is needed to inform development of services to optimally meet the needs of older HIV-positive patients. ..
- Patient-reported side effects, concerns and adherence to corticosteroid treatment for asthma, and comparison with physician estimates of side-effect prevalence: a UK-wide, cross-sectional studyVanessa Cooper
Centre for Behavioural Medicine, UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK
NPJ Prim Care Respir Med 25:15026. 2015..Non-adherence to corticosteroid treatment has been shown to reduce treatment efficacy, thus compromising asthma control...