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Hajat and Co-authors Assess the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on HIV Care Engagement and HIV Outcomes

Posted: 1/12/2024 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Affiliate Dr. Anjum Hajat (Epidemiology) co-authored new research in AIDS Care, titled “Associations between adverse childhood experiences, viral suppression, and quality of life among persons living with HIV in Washington state“. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have been linked to numerous negative health outcomes in adulthood and have been recognized as a hurdle to participating in HIV care. However, few studies have examined the cumulative impact that different types of childhood trauma have on HIV care engagement and HIV outcomes. This study characterized the relationship between ACEs, viral suppression, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among persons living with HIV (PLWH).

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