Posttraumatic stress disorder in response to HIV infection.

@article{Kelly1998PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder in response to HIV infection.},
  author={Brian J. Kelly and Beverley Raphael and Fiona Judd and Michael Perdices and G J Kernutt and Paul C Burnett and Mandy Dunne and Graham Dene Burrows},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={345-52}
}
This study investigated the psychological impact of HIV infection through assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder in response to HIV infection. Sixty-one HIV-positive homosexual/bisexual men were assessed for posttraumatic stress disorder in response to HIV infection (PTSD-HIV) using a modified PTSD module of the DIS-III-R. Thirty percent met criteria for a syndrome of posttraumatic stress disorder in response to HIV diagnosis (PTSD-HIV). In over one-third of the PTSD cases, the disorder… CONTINUE READING

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