Shared decision making

Interview 17- HIV

Male
Age at interview: 39
Age at diagnosis: 34

Brief outline: He took time to work out who to disclose to and to make treatment decisions (he currently takes Combivir and efavirenz). He initially suffered mental health side-effects (e.g. trouble sleeping, irritability) but now has few problems with medication.

Background: A gay man born in France who immigrated to the UK 19 years ago, and is in a long-term relationship. He was diagnosed following a period of poor health.

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