Published in AIDS Weekly, September 20th, 1999
The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has dramatically improved life for many people with HIV. It is a sad paradox that it may just as dramatically shatter the lives of people who believe it is a cure for AIDS.
A study by Sheila Murphy of the University of Southern California and Gary Marks of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that optimism over HIV protease inhibitors (PIs) - the major component of most HAART regimens - is linked to increased risk behavior in gay men.
"The data suggest that the...
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