Simon A. Lunn

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OBJECTIVE To investigate MRI and proton spectroscopy changes in five patients with HIV associated dementia complex (HADC) treated with antiretroviral therapy. METHODS Three markers were evaluated: (1) CSF/intracranial volume ratio; (2) T2 weighted signal ratio between parieto-occipital white and subcortical grey matter; and (3) metabolite ratios from long(More)
The neuropsychologic sequelae of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus were studied by comparing the results of a neuropsychologic test battery administered to the following three groups of Danish homosexual men: 20 patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, 20 asymptomatic subjects who tested positive for the human(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify by clinical examination, EEG, MRI, and proton spectroscopy, and neuropsychological assessment the prevalence of signs of CNS involvement in patients infected with HIV, and to relate such findings to the evidence of immunosuppression. METHODS The design was a cross sectional analysis of a cohort of male patients with infected HIV(More)
The psychosocial consequences of HLV-infection were studied using a semi-structured interview and the psychiatric questionnaire SCL-90-R, in 3 matched groups of homosexual men: 20 patients with Aids, 20 asymptomatic HIV-infected and 20 non-infected controls. The data was collected before the HAART (Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy) era. The results(More)
Elevated major ions (or salinity) are recognised as being a key contributor to the toxicity of many mine waste waters but the complex interactions between the major ions and large inter-species variability in response to salinity, make it difficult to relate toxicity to causal factors. This study aimed to determine if the toxicity of a typical saline(More)
DEDICATION To my family iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Over the past few years, I have been tremendously fortunate to have the company and mentorship of the most wonderful and smartest scientists I know. My advisor, Prof. Eva Feldman, guided me through my graduate studies with constant support, encouragement, enthusiasm and infinite patience. I would like to thank her(More)
The first part of this paper presents a review of the many psychiatric diagnoses and different kinds of treatment which have been used in relation to Anorexia Nervosa (AN). The difficulties in solving the enigma of AN are seen as connected with the conception of AN as a specific nosological entity. Contrary to this, AN is conceived as a specific kind of(More)
Using a case illustration, this paper describes how AIDS has affected psychiatric practice on an inpatient unit. The clinical, ethical and administrative issues are discussed from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The issues are discussed as 1. clinical issues (diagnostic and management), 2. effects on ward milieu, 3. staff issues, 4. family counselling and(More)
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