Optimizing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Author: Nancy Reynolds, PhD, RN, C-NP, FAAN (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/21/18 (What's New)


  • Psychoeducational counseling approaches, such as motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy, may improve confidence and motivation to adhere to treatment (Management Guidelines)[Thompson 2012; Chaiyachati 2014]
  • These techniques may be provided by healthcare professionals and require minimal training

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Keywords: Adherence