Use of antipsychotic medications among HIV-infected individuals with schizophrenia.

@article{Bagchi2004UseOA,
  title={Use of antipsychotic medications among HIV-infected individuals with schizophrenia.},
  author={Ann D. Bagchi and Usha Sambamoorthi and Elizabeth McSpiritt and Philip Theodore Yanos and James Walkup and Stephen Crystal},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2004},
  volume={71 2-3},
  pages={435-44}
}
Persons with schizophrenia face elevated risk of infection with HIV. While HIV therapy is demanding, patients diagnosed with both conditions also require appropriate and consistent management of their psychiatric illness, for the same reasons that generally apply to persons with schizophrenia and because untreated psychiatric illness can interfere with full participation in HIV care. This study examines the correlates of use of and persistence on antipsychotic medications among HIV-infected… CONTINUE READING