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

  • Symptomology of HIV-related cognitive impairment has evolved since the advent of ART
    • Development and progression of HIV-related disease may be confused with age-related impairment, neurotoxicity from treatments, and insults from other causes
  • Prevalence
    • The prevalence of HAD, seen in up to two thirds of patients in the pre-ART era,[Navia 1986] has declined substantially after the introduction of ART[Sacktor 2001; Sacktor 2002]
    Etiology
      Clinical Presentation
        Management

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