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Getting Mental Hep

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Viral loads and mental health issues

I recently had an intake with a psychiatrist who claimed that a high viral load count can cause mental health issues. I mentioned this to my regular dr. and he was not aware of this. Was I being fed a line by the psych so she could just write me...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...high HIV viral loads with psychiatric problems. That's not to say that having HIV won't add significant stress, or add to the mental health stress of someone who already had psychiatric illness.I hope this helps.BY Read more »

Mental State of HIV+ child

Hi Dr Horwath2 Question if you dont mind.I have an HIV+ 3,5 year old foster childr who is on ARV's... Read more »

In need of mental help!

I am going crazy with this "Worried Well" syndrome I have and need a little bit of "mental help!" ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Scientists Plan Help for HIV Patients With Mental Illness

... Scientists at the University of Cape Town's (UCT) psychiatry and mental health department are developing guidelines to help health care professionals identify and care for HIV-positive patients with Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Devotes Weekly Issue to Mental Health

... In light of the Global Mental Health Summit held this week in Athens, Greece, the Lancet devotes its weekly issue to mental health. The issue seeks "to Read more »
University of California-Los Angeles

Sexual Minorities More Likely to Seek Mental Health Services, Study Finds

... Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are twice as likely as heterosexual men and women to seek help from mental health professionals, according to a new study by the UCLA School of Public Health. The study, published today in the journal Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mentally Ill at Higher Risk of Hepatitis C Infection; Treatment Can Cause Additional Mental Problems

...Almost 20% of people in United States with severe mental illness have hepatitis C infection, compared with 1.8% of the general U.S. population, because many people with mental illness Read more »
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Social Security Mental Health Examination

Posted by DJones, 1 Reply
...diagnosed with AIDS in January 2009 and meet the health requirements, for good or bad. I guess they now want to see how bad my mind is? Any help posted or emailed to me at is appreciated. Thank you. Read more »

besides obvious mental issue lol,can i go woohoo?

Posted by bios23, 3 Replies
...than 1 is non reactive, if its equal or more to 1.00 its HIV+. That would be reassuring to me, right? no. because my silly mind started thinking that 0.41 s/co ratio (signal to cut-off ratio or OD ratio i think its called as well) was too high... Read more » do you get mentally prepped?

Posted by sugarplum, 5 Replies
...nervous b/c I dont trust him anymore and his past is a bit shady (he also used drugs but no needles). How do I prepare myself mentally for the test? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much Read more »

Mental Help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can someone please tell me what a bug chaser is and what the do i need mental health is really about ? Read more »