Psychiatric Aspects of HIV/AIDS

Psychiatric Aspects of HIV/AIDS

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This comprehensive text focuses on psychiatric issues associated with HIV/AIDS and provides clinicians with a basic understanding of epidemiology, virology, transmission, and medical treatments inclusive of occupational exposures. Psychosocial, spiritual, and sociocultural aspects of HIV/AIDS are covered, describing implications of HIV/AIDS across minority groups. The treatment section allows clinicians to organize an effective psychiatric treatment plan for all mental disorders associated with HIV/AIDS. Issues of adherence, prevention, and public well-being are emphasized throughout. The management of medical problems such as delirium, dementia, and pain management in special HIV/AIDS patients with co-morbid substance abuse as well as end of life care is also included.The most common viral infections include HSV-2, HPV, CMV, HBV, and HCV. With the exception of HBV, none of these ... CMV is a member of the herpesvirus family and can remain dormant for long periods. CMV is transmitted via body fluidsanbsp;...

Title:Psychiatric Aspects of HIV/AIDS
Author:Francisco Fernandez, Pedro Ruiz
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2006


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