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Issues in co-morbid severe mental illnesses in HIV infected individuals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18240066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
Andrew F Angelino; Glenn J Treisman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International review of psychiatry (Abingdon, England)     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1369-1627     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Rev Psychiatry     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-01     Completed Date:  2008-03-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8918131     Medline TA:  Int Rev Psychiatry     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-101     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bipolar Disorder / epidemiology*
Comorbidity
Delirium / epidemiology*
Dementia / epidemiology*
HIV Infections / epidemiology*
Humans
Schizophrenia / epidemiology*

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