Short Communication - Virology Research Journal (2021) Volume 5, Issue 3
Variable host cell viral affinity due to distinct and multiple number of HIV variants remains challenges in management and control of HIV/AIDS- Wichitr Phantong- Boromarajonani College of Nursing Udonthani
This experimental study aimed to determine the effects of Psychosocial Adjustment and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Patient infection. Questions remain regarding the clinical utility of psychological interventions for HIV-positive persons because randomized controlled trials have utilized stringent inclusion criteria and intervention effects on the primary outcome measure (HIV transmission risk). Between January 2017 to May 2017, HIV-positive individuals were recruited from Seka Hospital. The present randomized controlled trial examined the efficacy of a 6-session, individually delivered cognitive-behavioral intervention (n = 12) compared to a wait-list control (n = 12) in a diverse sample of HIV-positive persons who reported HIV transmission risk behavior. Five intervention sessions that dealt with executing effective coping responses were delivered between baseline and the 2 months post-randomization. Additional assessments were completed through 4 months post-randomization. Despite previously documented reductions in HIV transmission risk, no intervention-related changes in psychosocial adjustment were observed across the 4-month investigation period.
Author(s): Wichitr Phantong