Persistence of psychiatric disorders in a cohort of HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa: a 6-month follow-up study.

@article{Olley2006PersistenceOP,
  title={Persistence of psychiatric disorders in a cohort of HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa: a 6-month follow-up study.},
  author={Benjamin Oladapo Olley and Soraya Seedat and Dan J. Stein},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={479-84}
}
BACKGROUND Psychiatric disorders in HIV/AIDS are common, emerging soon after diagnosis or during the subsequent course of illness. However, there are few prospective studies on the rates of psychiatric disorders in HIV/AIDS, particularly in the context of the developing world. METHODS Sixty-five patients with recently diagnosed HIV were interviewed on presentation to a hospital-based HIV clinic and then 6 months later. On both interviews, the patients were assessed using the MINI… CONTINUE READING
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