Issues in co-morbid severe mental illnesses in HIV infected individuals

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Abstract

Patients with comorbid HIV and serious mental illnesses pose particular difficulties for clinicians. Presentation of several mental disturbances can be similar, and often significanlty complicate the management of advancing HIV disease. In this article, we will review the assessment and management of four serious mental conditions in HIV-infected patients: delirium, dementia, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-101
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Review of Psychiatry
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2008

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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