The role of individual psychological characteristics of patients in developing of adherence to tuberculosis and HIV therapy



The article is devoted to developing better psychological care to patients suffering from HIV and tuberculosis which are medically severe and socially difficult diseases. The sucсess of their treatment depends a lot on patience's adherence to therapy. The actual questions of developing the adherence to therapy of these diseases are examined in the article.

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Keywords: HIV infection, adherence to therapy, personality, psychological factors, therapy

Journal rubric: Theory and Methodology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Lubaeva E.V., Enikolopov S.N. The role of individual psychological characteristics of patients in developing of adherence to tuberculosis and HIV therapy. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2011. Vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 111–127. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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E. V. Lubaeva, e-mail:

Sergey N. Enikolopov, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Head of Department of Clinical Psychology, Mental Health Research Center, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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