Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Mar 1;45(2):71-78. Epub 2017 Mar 1.
Servicio de Psiquiatría, Parque Tecnológico de la Salud, Complejo Hospitalario Granada, Granada Departamento de Psiquiatría y grupo de investigación CTS-549, Instituto de Neurociencias, Centro de Investigación de Biomedicina (CIBM), Universidad de Granada, Granada.
Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 2009 May;12(2):115-28
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry at Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden.
Objective: To review the clinical features and current knowledge on the treatment of psychiatric symptoms and disorders in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
Method: We searched the PubMed database combining HIV/AIDS with different keywords for psychiatric diagnoses and symptoms (e.g. Read More
Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 2009 Aug;12(3):206-12
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Stockholm, Sweden.
Objective: The social and living conditions of mine workers in South Africa contribute to a rapid transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other sexually transmitted infections. HIV-associated dementia is a serious condition during HIV disease. Several other psychiatric symptoms and disorders, such as psychosis, secondary mania and depression, have also been associated with clinical HIV infection. Read More
HIV Med 2003 Apr;4(2):139-44
Section of Experimental Neuropathology and Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK.
Objective: We present a case of psychosis in an individual with known HIV infection whose symptoms developed approximately 1 month following the commencement of combination antiretroviral therapy consisting of abacavir (ABC), nevirapine and combivir. She presented with severe persecutory delusions, accompanied by mutism, posturing and catatonia. Following cessation of therapy and the introduction of a low-dose antipsychotic, her mental state resolved to a stable premorbid level, and no further disturbances of behaviour were noted. Read More
J Clin Psychiatry 1991 Sep;52(9):369-76
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego.
Background: Psychiatric symptoms and disorders are becoming increasingly evident in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. As psychotic symptoms may be severe and require immediate behavioral management, the authors sought to determine the frequency and clinical characteristics of new-onset psychosis not obviously attributable to substance abuse or delirium in these patients.
Method: The authors reviewed the English-language literature since 1981 by means of the Index Medicus and MEDLINE for reports of new-onset psychosis in HIV-infected patients and also examined the charts of 124 HIV-infected patients who had been followed up at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center since 1984. Read More