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)


  • Anxiety disorders are common in HIV-infected patients
  • Most important anxiety disorders seen by HIV practitioners are panic, generalized anxiety, and PTSD
    • Panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder are associated with lower adherence to HIV therapies[Tucker 2003]

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