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Hiv Anxiety Disorder

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Hiv and anxiety disorder

Hi Dr. Robert. I just want to write this letter to thank you for inspiring me over the past 6 months. My story is strange but not unusual.. I was robbed in May and lost 40 thousand dollars worth check cashing money. And during that time, SARs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Feng,Thanks for writing and for your kind words. I'm delighted you have realized that stress and anxiety are the causes of your symptoms, not HIV. It's not transmitted by handing money. By the way, how did you know the guy had... Read more »

Anxiety Disorder and HIV

Hi - I guess I am one of many facing a great deal of anxiety over HIV. I am a 32 year old female.... Read more »

anxiety disorder caused by hiv fear?

I was wondering if you knew how common it is to doubt the accuracy of the hiv tests. After a low... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anxiety/Stress Among Mothers Living With HIV: Effects on Parenting Skills and Child Outcomes

In their introduction the authors noted, "Parental HIV infection has been associated with negative outcomes for children, and parenting skills appear to be one mechanism operating in that association." The current study examines the relations... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Presentation Diagnosis Management of Survivors of Trauma Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) References Further Reading I. Introduction Exposure to a traumatic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stressful or Traumatic Life Events, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms and HIV Sexual Risk Taking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

The researchers designed the current study to assess "the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in response to stressful or traumatic life events and their impact on HIV risk behaviors and associated psychosocial variables among... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Cognitive Disorders Are Common in French Cohort but Are Not HIV-Related

A French study has reported that neurocognitive impairment (NCI) was common in a group of unselected HIV positive adults, but that this was not related to either HIV or HIV treatment. The study highlighted the importance of preventative measures... Read more »
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who to see about anxiety disorder, G.p. or shrink?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am thinking of getting help for my severe panic and anxiety. I just dont know who I should go and see. I really dont want to disclose why I am having this situation but after looking at facts and taking advise + reading back posts from former... Read more »

Hiv Anxiety or Hiv

Posted by jsw1, 1 Reply
My story is I had (one time) unprotected vaginal sex with a married women 5 years ago, whom I've known all my life. Least to say I feel horrible about the whole incident. I also was diagnosed with anxiety disorder in 2000. The only symptoms I've... Read more »

HIV + Panic Disorder = Terror

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
My situation keeps going from bad to worse, here's my story:

I suffer from panic disorder and anxiety issues with a history of hypochondriasis, HIVphobia and OCD. Not currently on meds.

For the first time in my life I had unprotected vaginal... Read more »

Do I have a mental disorder from HIV? PLEASE REPLY

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It's me again. Sorry to keep making threads. My only "risk" is masturbating with a pair of worn panties, with a light yellow stain. I know it was sick and wrong. No matter how much evidence I hear against being able to contract HIV from this, I... Read more »