Impact of family obligations on female patients’ adherence
- As well as motivators of adherence, social relationships and familial obligations can also negatively impact a woman’s adherence1,2
- Caring for others can take priority over own healthcare needs1
- A busy daily schedule can also hinder adherence2
- Interventions that target these unique barriers are needed2
1. Roberts KJ & Mann T. AIDS Care 2000;12:377–86
2. Ciambrone D, et al. Women Health 2006;44:61–77.