Management of Psychiatric Disorders in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Glenn J. Treisman, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Main symptom is moods that become “stuck” and impairment in the processing of pleasurable experiences
    • In a euphoric hypomanic or manic episode, patients cannot stop feeling pleasure from their experiences
    • Patients with hypomania or mania will describe feeling wonderful and may have an elated mood

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