Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients With HIV

  • Author: Glenn J. Treisman, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/5/21 (What's New)

Summary

  • Etiology in patients with HIV includes genetic or immune causes[Hepgul 2010]
    • Profound anemia, hypothyroidism, syphilis, and hypogonadism should be ruled out or addressed
  • Symptoms include sadness, trouble sleeping, fatigue, feelings of hopelessness, and loss of the pleasure associated with usual activities

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