Depression and substance use among patients in HIV care

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Latino and non-Latino White patients in HIV care did not differ in depression or alcohol use, but did in drug use. For all, depression and substance use were associated with increases in the odds for a detectable viral load. Other types of data not captured in EMR systems may explain viral suppression disparities. (J. Sauceda, N. Lisha, T. Neilands, & M. Johnson, CAPS/PRC)

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