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Treatment Of Hiv Associated Psychosis

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HIV and Psychosis

I have a good friend who has been HIV+ for 12 or more years and refuses to get treatment. he has always had mood swings and been suspicious of others but has lately become very delusional and paranoid. He does not seem to have dementia in the sense...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Psychosis is one manifestation of HIV-associated dementia. It tends to be more common in people who have a history of prior psychiatric disorder or drug abuse (especially amphetamines and other stimulants). Psychosis is sometimes also a sign of... Read more »

bipolar with psychosis and HIV

Im bi-polar with psychosis and just told that Im poz. Ive had no insurance for over a year and... Read more »

HIV, psychosis, and health insurance

I have an acquaintance who has been HIV+ for 6 years without receiving treatment because he... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Substance Use, Sexual Risk Taking and HIV Treatment Adherence Among Homeless People Living With HIV

The interconnections between substance use, HIV risk, and lack of adherence to HIV medications are particularly strong among homeless individuals, as has been noted in earlier research. In the current study, the authors described patterns of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canada: Ontario Hospital Association Sending Health Care Workers to Lesotho to Help Begin Lesotho's HIV/AIDS Treatment Program

The Ontario Hospital Association plans to send Canadian health care workers to the small African country of Lesotho over the next few months to "kick start" the country's "desperately needed" antiretroviral drug program for HIV/AIDS patients,... Read more »
TheBody.com

A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)

For years now, it has been clear that HIV-positive people are especially prone to developing unusual increases of fat in specific parts of their bodies. What has been less clear is exactly what a person with this type of fat gain, known as... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Metabolic Complications Associated With HIV Disease

Also see parts one , two and four . HIV treatment has shown remarkable results starting in 1995 by lowering the death rate, decreasing hospitalizations and lengthening people's lives. But around 1997, following the respite from the years of AIDS... Read more »
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Information and Advocacy Associate SF

Posted by Anonymous
Information and Advocacy Associate
Information and Advocacy Department

Project Inform is a San Francisco-based national HIV/AIDS organization that serves over 150,000 individuals each year with up-to-the-minute treatment information and advocacy.... Read more »

Hotline Associate SF

Posted by Anonymous
Hotline Associate;
Project Inform
San Francisco, CA

Project Inform is a San Francisco-based national HIV/AIDS organization that serves over 150,000 individuals each year with up-to-the-minute treatment information and advocacy. Project Inform has a... Read more »

Associated Press On Abbott's Price Gouging

Posted by BabyPeanut
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (AP)--Abbott Laboratories Inc. is hiking the U.S. price of an important AIDS drug more than fourfold, citing its sharp increase in treatment value and the costs of improving its formulation.

The company informed doctors, AIDS... Read more »

IS ROSACEA ASSOCIATED WITH HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,
I was just wondering if anyone could tell me if the skin condition rosacea is associated with HIV. I have read that it is and that it isn't. Does anyone know the exact answer? Thanks. Read more »