“I Have to Take Medication for the Rest of My Life.”

A complete guide to the psychology of adherence

Ana-Maria Schweitzer
Jul 5, 2020 · 16 min read
Photo by Randy Fath on Unsplash

For the past twenty years, I have been working for patients with chronic diseases, especially people living with HIV and AIDS. In Romania, as elsewhere at the beginning of the HIV pandemic, all that mattered was the acute and emergency care that the medical team could offer to the sick patients.