Major depression and generalized anxiety disorder among human T-lymphotropic virus types I- and II-infected former blood donors.

@article{Guiltinan2013MajorDA,
  title={Major depression and generalized anxiety disorder among human T-lymphotropic virus types I- and II-infected former blood donors.},
  author={Anne M Guiltinan and Zhanna Kaidarova and Dee Behan and Cheryl Marosi and Sheila T. Hutching and Mandi L Kaiser and Elane Moore and Deborah A Devita and Edward Laurence Murphy},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2013},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={60-8}
}
BACKGROUND Other studies have reported high rates of depression and anxiety among human T-lymphotropic virus Type I (HTLV-I)-infected subjects and have even suggested that HTLV-I causes psychiatric disease. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS We interviewed HTLV-I, HTLV-II, and demographically similar HTLV-seronegative blood donors with the Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview. Prevalences of major depression and generalized anxiety disorder in each group were calculated and compared to… CONTINUE READING
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