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)


  • Psychiatric disorders are present at an increased prevalence in patients with HIV[Blank 2002; Himelhoch 2007; Kalichman 1997; Kelly 1993]
  • Primary care physicians must remain vigilant in monitoring for signs and symptoms of psychiatric illness in patients with HIV
  • Many conditions require expert diagnosis and treatment

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