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

  • Prevalence is reported to be 22% to nearly 60% in HIV-infected populations[Komiti 2003; Bhatia 2014; Sudfeld 2015; Kee 2015]
  • Associated with delayed virologic suppression on treatment,[Pence 2007] rapid decline in CD4+ cell counts, and increased mortality[Ickovics 2001]
  • Risk factor for HIV transmission and consequence of HIV infection

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