Mental disorders in HIV-1 infection and AIDS
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Published by Hogrefe & Huber in Seattle .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Psychological aspects.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Mental health.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- complications.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- psychology.,
  • Mental Disorders -- etiology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [69]-84).

StatementMario Maj, Fabrizio Starace, Norman Sartorius.
SeriesWHO expert series on biological psychiatry ;, v. 5
ContributionsStarace, Fabrizio, 1958-, Sartorius, N.
LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 M465 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1742152M
ISBN 100889370966
LC Control Number92049133

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Summary: HIV-1 infection has become a subject of increasing interest for psychiatrists. This book covers "organic" and "psychogenic" mental disorders, and other disorders such as mood and acute psychotic disorders which can occur in HIV-seropositive subjects, and whose origins often remain unknown. HIV-1 infection, AIDS, organic mental disorders, dementia, mild cognitive impairment, delirium, organic schizophrenia-like disorders, organic affective disorders Search for Similar Articles You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search. DSM-IV mental disorders and neurological complications in children and adolescents with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection (HIV-1). European Psychiatry: The Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists, 19 (3), – doi: /Cited by: 1.   Mental health impairment that results from having a mental health disorder (e.g. major depression, alcohol or other substance use abuse or dependence) or significant levels of psychiatric distress (e.g. elevated depressive, anxiety, or PTSD symptoms) can interfere with regular HIV testing and learning one's HIV status, as well as successfully linking to HIV healthcare Cited by: 4.

First published in , this book provides a concise, critical account of the mental health aspects of HIV infection as it affected patients, their partners and families, health professionals and other carers in the early s. The author, whose research, teaching and practice were conducted in an academic department of psychiatry, offers a considered and objective .   Mental health refers to a person's overall emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Good mental health helps people make healthy choices, reach personal goals, develop healthy relationships, and cope with stress. If you have HIV, it's important to take care of both your physical health and your mental health.   A person infected with HIV is diagnosed with AIDS when he or she has one or more opportunistic infections (which occur when your immune system is damaged by HIV), such as pneumonia or tuberculosis, and has a dangerously low number of CD4+ T cells (less than cells per cubic millimeter of blood). THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR INFECTIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS (The Research Institute for Infectious Mental Illness is no longer open.). In considering an infectious etiology to any chronic mental illness there are at least four categories to consider. First are those infections already recognized to induce psychiatric symptoms.

It has become increasingly evident that the vast majority of HIV-1 infected people will eventually develop AIDS or an AIDS-related condition (De Wolf and Lange, ) with a median time of progression to AIDS of years from infection in adults (Lui et al., ; Bacchetti and Moss, ) and shorter periods in infants and elderly patients Author: Rehana Basri, Wan Mohamad Wan Majdiah. Neurocognitive disorder was noted to be associated with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) even before HIV-1 was suspected of being the agent responsible for by: ). Mental illness may also be a risk factor for HIV infection due to impaired judgment and high-risk be-haviors (Collins et al. ; Smit et al. ). Despite the high prevalence of mental health disorders related to HIV, indications are that mental health conditions in PLHIV are under-diagnosed and undertreated (WHO ).File Size: KB.   Neurologic manifestations of HIV infection. The first cases of HIV-related infections were reported in , and the virus was identified 2 years later. 2 Neurologic complications were recognized very early in the epidemic. 3 It is now known that HIV can be isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and can also be found in brain tissue, which Cited by: