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For People Living with HIV (PLWH), medication adherence is essential to prevent viral resistance, and disease progression. Most experts in HIV recommend adherences levels of 90% or better for antiretroviral (ARVs), an adherence level that challenges many patients.
Motivational interviewing—a patient-centered method to enhance intrinsic motivation by exploring, and resolving ambivalence—has gained a good reputation for increasing adherence. Researchers from the University of Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland found that no published literature has analyzed the actual content of motivational interviews associated ARV adherence, and set out to fill that knowledge gap.