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Major depression and demoralization in cancer patients: diagnostic and treatment considerations
Abstract. Major depression and demoralization are very common in patients with cancer. A discussion of the diagnostic specificity of major depression and demoralization (also known as adjustment… Expand
Interrelation between psychiatric disorders and the prevention and treatment of HIV infection.
Psychiatric disorders, particularly major depression, have a profound affect on the use of and adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among patients with human immunodeficiency… Expand
Management of psychiatric disorders in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.
Psychiatric disorders increase the risk of acquiring human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and increase morbidity from HIV-related illness by impeding treatment. The response to highly active… Expand
The Psychiatry of AIDS: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
HIV/AIDS has become a psychiatric epidemic. The disease causes or exacerbates such psychiatric disorders as depression, dementia, schizophrenia, and bipolar disease. At the same time, the presence of… Expand
Psychiatric issues in the management of patients with HIV infection.
Approximately 1 million persons are now infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States. Evidence exists that psychiatric disorders are common in patients with HIV and that… Expand
Evidence-informed assessment and treatment of depression in HCV and interferon-treated patients
More than 4 million people are currently infected with Hepatitis C an RNA virus that may ultimately result in complete hepatic failure and is often a silent infection until late in the course of… Expand
Issues in co-morbid severe mental illnesses in HIV infected individuals
Patients with comorbid HIV and serious mental illnesses pose particular difficulties for clinicians. Presentation of several mental disturbances can be similar, and often significanlty complicate the… Expand
A neuropsychiatric perspective of phenylketonuria I: overview of phenylketonuria and its neuropsychiatric sequelae.
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an autosomal recessive metabolic genetic disorder that is associated with neuropsychiatric sequelae of varying severity. The natural history, epidemiology, and a history of… Expand
Impact of psychiatric disorders on the HIV epidemic.
- A. Angelino
- Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the…
- 1 June 2008
Mental illness continues to fuel the HIV epidemic. There is a high prevalence of mental disorders in the HIV-infected population and a high prevalence of HIV infection in the mentally ill. Without… Expand
Update on mental health issues in patients with HIV infection
HIV infection remains a major world health problem more than 20 years after discovery of the virus. Mental disorders make individuals more vulnerable to behaviors that transmit HIV and interfere with… Expand