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

  • Psychiatric disorders are present at an increased prevalence in patients with HIV infection[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 infection
  • Many conditions require expert diagnosis and treatment

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