Category Archives: Alcohol

Patient-reported outcome measures in adult HIV care: A rapid scoping review of targeted outcomes and instruments used

2024

Objective There is international interest in the integration of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) into routine HIV care, but little work has synthesized the content of published initiatives. We conducted a...

Effectiveness and acceptance of group therapy as a mental health intervention for people living with HIV in Africa—A scoping literature review

2024

Mental health problems are highly prevalent among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), yet mental health care in African countries is scarce. There is growing interest in understanding the effect of...

Pre-exposure prophylaxis adherence among men who have sex with men: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2024

OBJECTIVES: The effectiveness and efficiency of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in reducing the transmission of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) relies on how widely it is adopted...

Brief interventions for alcohol misuse among people living with HIV: A meta-analysis

2023

Background: One-third of people living with HIV (PLHIV) have alcohol misuse or alcohol use disorders which negatively affect course and outcome of HIV. Objectives: The meta-analysis sought to evaluate the effectiveness of...

Risky sexual behaviour among HIV-infected adults in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2023

BACKGROUND: Risky sexual behaviour raises serious public health concerns. The pooled prevalence of risky sexual behaviours among adults living with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa was unknown. This systematic review determined...

The burden of non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2023

BACKGROUND: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are increasing among people living with HIV (PLHIV), especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We determined the prevalence of NCDs and NCD risk factors among PLHIV in...

Interventions to reduce alcohol use and HIV risk among sexual and gender minority populations: A systematic review

2023

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals are diagnosed with HIV at disproportionate rates, and hazardous alcohol use can increase their HIV risk. This review assessed the state...

Alcohol use and associated risk factors among female sex workers in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2023

Due to its widespread use in the sex work industry, female sex workers (FSWs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are at high risk of harmful alcohol use and associated...

The impact of multiple-behavior HIV interventions as a function of regional disadvantages: An analysis of syndemics

2023

OBJECTIVE: Disadvantaged populations, including inhabitants of developing countries as well as racial/ethnic and sexual minorities in the United States, are disproportionally burdened by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, delayed HIV...

Barriers to condom negotiation and use among female sex workers in the United States and United States-Mexico border cities: A systematic review

2023

Despite the effectiveness of male condoms, many Female Sex Workers (FSWs) report using condoms infrequently with multiple clients during sexual activity. As such, inconsistent condom use by FSWs is a...

Substance abuse and mental health issues among HIV/AIDS patients

2023

Psychiatric morbidity commonly coexists with substance abuse and HIV/AIDS around the globe. This review study aimed to determine the available literature on the prevalence of common substance abuse/use and common...

Mapping the effectiveness of integrating mental health in HIV programs: A scoping review

2023

INTRODUCTION: Mental health and substance abuse issues are increasing among HIV-positive people, and it negatively impacts health outcomes like engagement, retention in HIV care, and adherence to ART. Thus, national...

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