Download Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry by Mary Ann Cohen, Jack M. Gorman PDF

By Mary Ann Cohen, Jack M. Gorman

One of the colossal and swiftly becoming box of AIDS learn, there's an abundant physique of facts helping the truth that psychiatric remedy can reduce transmission, cut down anguish, enhance adherence, and reduce morbidity and mortality. there's most likely no different ailment within which the connections among brain and physique are so inextricably woven. yet in the past there was no accomplished textbook of AIDS psychiatry to steer clinicians in the direction of offering a lot wanted care. utilizing a biopsychosocial method, this 41-chapter quantity deals perception into the interface among the psychiatric, clinical, and social dimensions of HIV and AIDS. Drawing on scientific event in addition to evidence-based medication, this textbook presents a easy realizing of the comorbid clinical and psychiatric stipulations that reason misery, morbidity, and mortality in individuals with HIV and AIDS, whereas while interpreting the epidemic from the viewpoints of public overall healthiness and public coverage specialists.

Show description

Read or Download Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry PDF

Similar psychiatry books

Psychiatry Review and Canadian Certification Exam Preparation Guide

"Psychiatry assessment and Canadian Certification examination guidance advisor is the 1st examination instruction textual content meant in particular for applicants taking the Royal collage of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) psychiatry exam. This concise, unmarried quantity assessment comprises “Canadian-specific” content material in order that readers don't need to regulate different assets, yet may well depend upon it as their fundamental resource of coaching.

Dictionary of Neurological Signs

This up-to-date and elevated Fourth version is an alphabetical directory of usually featuring neurological symptoms designed to lead the health care provider towards the proper scientific analysis. The dictionary is concentrated, problem-based and concise.  The established entries during this useful, scientific source offer summaries of quite a lot of neurological indicators.

Interpersonal Psychiatry

A powerful quantity of labor, experimental, statistical and "observa­ tional" or "phenomenological" has been performed in psychiatry in past times 30 to forty years. even supposing Sullivan's achievements have put him within the first rank of psychiatry, many of the paintings performed for the reason that he died in 1949 might be assimilated to enchance his achievements.

The Frith Prescribing Guidelines for People with Intellectual Disability

The Frith Prescribing guidance for individuals with highbrow incapacity offers finished assistance on prescribing for sufferers with highbrow incapacity in addition to common info at the scientific care of this significant inhabitants. the information have been conceived and constructed via clinicians operating in highbrow incapacity prone.

Additional info for Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Example text

1–26). New York: St. Martin’s Press. Ruiz P (2000). Living and dying with HIV/AIDS: a psychosocial perspective. Am J Psychiatry 157:110–113. Sackoff JE, Hanna DB, Pfeiffer MR, and Torian LV (2006). Causes of death among persons with AIDS in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: New York City. Ann Intern Med 145:397–406. Selwyn PA, and Forstein M (2003). Overcoming the false dichotomy of curative vs. palliative care for late-stage AIDS. ’’ JAMA 290:806–814. Stoff DM (2004). Mental health research in HIV/ AIDS and aging: problems and prospects.

When the renter learned the subject of the elective, he informed the resident that he was a married man with a 3-year-old child. The renter refused to rent the apartment to the resident because he assumed that the resident was infected with HIV if he was taking an elective in AIDS psychiatry. AIDS stigma and AIDSism have implications not only for anguish in the individuals who experience them but also for health and public health. Stigma and AIDSism present a barrier to getting tested for HIV, to obtaining test results, to disclosing serostatus to intimate partners, to obtaining optimal medical care in a timely manner, and to engaging in safer sex practices.

9 BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF HIV AND AIDS AIDS is a severe, chronic, multiorgan, multisystem illness with multiple and severe comorbid psychiatric and other medical illnesses. AIDS is also a prevalent illness that presents with psychiatric responses to illness, is associated with psychiatric illness because of the affinity of HIV for brain and neural tissue, and occurs with comorbid psychiatric illness as well as other medical illnesses. In many ways, AIDS and other manifestations of HIV infection can be seen as a paradigm of a complex and severe medical illness, the model of illnesses that comprise the field of psychosomatic medicine.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 43 votes