American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With HIV/AIDS

American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With HIV/AIDS

by American Psychiatric Association
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890423180

ISBN-13: 9780890423189

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

This practice guideline seeks to summarize data and specific forms of treatment regarding the care of patients with HIV/AIDS. The purpose of this guideline is to assist the psychiatrist in caring for a patient with HIV/AIDS by reviewing the treatments that patients with HIV/AIDS may need.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Overview

This practice guideline seeks to summarize data and specific forms of treatment regarding the care of patients with HIV/AIDS. The purpose of this guideline is to assist the psychiatrist in caring for a patient with HIV/AIDS by reviewing the treatments that patients with HIV/AIDS may need.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890423189
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Developmental process. Part A: Background Information and Treatment Recommendations for Patients with HIV/AIDS. Summary of Treatment Recommendations. Coding system. General considerations. Disease Definition, Epidemiology, and Natural History. Basic facts about HIV infection, AIDS, and treatments. Associated features of neuropsychiatric and psychosocial importance. Prevalence of Comorbid psychiatric conditions. Formulation and Implementation of a Treatment Plan. Individuals at high risk for HIV infection. HIV-infected individuals. Clinical and Environmental Features Influencing Treatment. Sociodemographic variables. Clinical features. Special treatment situations. Part B: Review and Synthesis of Available Evidence. Data Regarding Prevention for Individuals at High Risk for HIV Infection. HIV-related risk assessment of behavior. HIV antibody testing. Interventions to reduce HIV risk behavior. Reducing maternal-fetal transmission. Postexposure prophylaxis. Special psychiatric populations. Data Regarding Psychiatric Treatments for Individuals with HIV Infection. Access to services. Pharmacologic treatment. Psychosocial treatment. Legal and ethical issues. Adherence to treatment. Specific syndromes. Part C: Future Research Needs. Individuals and organizations that submitted comments. References.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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