Who cares? Perceptions of the physician-patient relationship among youth with HIV.
The purpose of this study was to assess (a) perceptions of the physician-patient relationship among youth with HIV and (b) the relationship between the perceived physician-patient relationship and disease management variables. Participants were 72 youth with HIV ages 13-24. The Patient Reactions Assessment (PRA) and the Adolescent Patient-Provider Interaction Scale (APPIS) were administered. Results suggest positive perceptions among youth with HIV about their relationship with their physicians. There was a significant correlation between PRA and APPIS scores. However, there were no significant correlations between scores on the PRA and APPIS and demographic or disease management variables.
Chenneville, T., Hintz, S.M., Tan, R. Lujan-Zilberman, J., Emmanuel, P. & Rodriguez, C. (2014). Who cares? Perceptions of the physician-patient relationship among youth with HIV. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 13(1), 46-58. doi: 10.1080/15381501.2012.751888
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