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Hiv Dementia Scale

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HIV associated Dementia: Modified HIV dementia scale

...Dear Dr HorwathI am a medical researcher at CSIR looking and cognition and depression in HIV positive workers. Is the modified HIV dementia scale a good screening tool for a non-neurologists (The Hopkins HIV report Vol 8 No. 4, November 1996)....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, the modified HIV dementia scale has been tested and compared to the original version. The modified version deletes the item on attention, which consists of testing Read more »

Spanish version of HIV Dementia Scale

...Horwath,Could you tell if there is a Spanish version of the HIV Dementia Scale that has been... Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively... Read more »
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HIV JournalView

...certain identified factors. Screening for HIV Dementia Made Simple Sacktor NC, Wong M, Nakasujja N, et al. The international HIV dementia scale: a new rapid screening test for HIV dementia . AIDS . September 2, 2005;19(13):1367-1374. HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and the Brain

...have designed tools to specifically diagnose and classify HIV-related neurocognitive impairment -- such as the International HIV Dementia Scale developed by Ned Sacktor and colleagues -- but investigators continue to use a wide variety of... Read more »
Project Inform

AIDS Dementia Complex

...Introduction Dementia is a brain disorder that affects a person's ability to think clearly and can impact his or her daily activities. AIDS dementia complex (ADC) -- dementia caused by HIV infection -- is a complicated syndrome made up of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Dementia Common in Africa, Study Finds

... A new study revealed 31 percent of HIV patients in Uganda had AIDS-related dementia. This alarmingly high rate could mean HIV/AIDS is one of the leading causes of dementia in the world, alongside Alzheimer's disease Read more »
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I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV DEMENTIA

Posted by mrc911, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV dementia. I am extremely depressed and have been out of work since June. My tcell count is 660 and viral load <60. I feel like I am Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »