Neuropsychological deficits in tests of executive function in asymptomatic and symptomatic HIV-1 seropositive men.

@article{Sahakian1995NeuropsychologicalDI,
  title={Neuropsychological deficits in tests of executive function in asymptomatic and symptomatic HIV-1 seropositive men.},
  author={Barbara J. Sahakian and Rebecca Elliott and Nicola Low and Mehul Mehta and Robin T. Clark and Anton Louis Pozniak},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1233-46}
}
There has been much debate about the exact nature and time of onset of the cognitive impairments associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). Studies to date have not reached consistent conclusions. The present study comprised 22 asymptomatic and 18 symptomatic HIV-1 seropositive men, whose only risk factor for contraction of the virus was sexual intercourse, and 18 seronegative controls matched for age and IQ. Subjects were given computerized neuropsychological… CONTINUE READING