HIV and Psychiatry (WPA Series in Evidence & Experience in by John A. Joska,Dan J. Stein,Igor Grant

By John A. Joska,Dan J. Stein,Igor Grant

Mental future health and HIV/AIDS are heavily interlinked.  psychological issues, together with substance-use issues, are linked to elevated danger of HIV an infection and have an effect on adherence to and efficacy of antiretroviral treatments.  Conversely, HIV an infection can elevate hazard for neuropsychiatric problems together with rigidity, temper, and neurocognitive disorders. 

This booklet presents clinicians with a finished evidenced-based and sensible method of the administration of sufferers with HIV an infection and co-morbid psychological issues. It offers updated and transparent overviews of present scientific concerns, in addition to the appropriate uncomplicated science.  info and information from reviews of other HIV teams (eg males who've intercourse with males) make the textual content appropriate to a huge spectrum of clinicians, together with these operating with low socioeconomic prestige teams in excessive source of revenue nations and people operating within the constructing world.

The ebook makes use of the preferred structure of the area Psychiatric Association’s facts and adventure series.  evaluation chapters summarize the facts at the epidemiology, pathogenesis and scientific points of psychological problems in HIV,and interventions (both psychotherapy and psychopharmacology together with drug-drug interactions).  those are complemented by means of commentaries addressing specific features of every subject and delivering perception won from scientific experience. 

Psychiatrists, psychologists and all psychological healthiness employees operating with HIV-infected sufferers will locate this e-book of serious benefit.

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