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AIDS Orphans and Other Children Affected by HIV

Getrude Makurumidze, Anna Gamell and Emili Letang.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 6059 words.

Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the number of deaths in reproductive age groups has led to nearly 18 million children being left orphaned. Orphans are not only faced with the...

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Anxiety Disorders

Antoine Douaihy, Meredith Spada, Nicole Bates, Julia Macedo and Jack M. Gorman.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 10777 words.

HIV practitioners are increasingly confronted with complex co-occurring medical and psychiatric disorders among their patients. Depressive and anxiety disorders are among the most commonly...

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A Biopsychosocial Approach to Psychiatric Consultation in Persons with HIV and AIDS

Kenneth Ashley, Daniel Safin and Mary Ann Cohen.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 10687 words.

Persons with HIV and other severe and complex medical illness referred for psychiatric evaluation deserve a comprehensive and empathic psychosocial assessment. A biopsychosocial approach to...

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Cardiovascular Disease, Metabolic Complications and Lipodystrophy in Persons with HIV

Luis F. Pereira, Harold W. Goforth, Esteban Martínez, Joseph Z. Lux, Maria Ferrara and Michael P. Mullen.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 8243 words.

The introduction of effective antiretroviral therapy has contributed to a dramatic reduction in HIV-related mortality. As patients live longer, evidence suggests an increased incidence of...

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Childhood and Adolescence

Suad Kapetanovic, Lori Wiener, Lisa Tuchman and Maryland Pao.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 18893 words.

Mental health professionals need to understand how the psychosocial and mental health needs of HIV-infected youth evolve over time and to be able to identify salient clinical challenges...

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Clinician Burnout in HIV/AIDS Healthcare

Asher D. Aladjem and Mary Ann Cohen.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 7496 words.

Caring for persons with any severe and complex illness in increasingly complex healthcare environments can lead to clinician distress and burnout and at times bereavement overload. The...

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Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Edited by Mary Ann Cohen, Jack M. Gorman and Scott L. Letendre.

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 708 pages.

Psychiatric factors play a significant role in the ongoing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic. In less than four decades, advances in HIV medical care and research have transformed...

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Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

Antoine Douaihy, Matthew Conlon and Maria Ferrara.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 6578 words.

Depressive disorders are highly prevalent among persons living with HIV/AIDS. Depressive disorders significantly negatively affects adherence to antiretroviral therapy and HIV viral...

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Distress in Persons with HIV and AIDS

Mary Ann Cohen, Anna L. Dickerman and Harold W. Goforth.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 6351 words.

Persons with HIV have multifactorial and multidimensional sources of distress. Distress has a profoundly negative impact on persons with HIV and their loved ones. While the term distress is...

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Endocrine Comorbidities in Persons with HIV

Jocelyn Soffer and Harold W. Goforth.

in Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Infectious Diseases. 12284 words.

A wide range of endocrine abnormalities commonly accompany and complicate HIV infection, many of which have implications for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals working with...

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