Mental Health and HIV Infection / edited by Jose Catalan.
- First edition.
- Boca Raton, FL : Taylor and Francis, an imprint of Routledge, .
- Social Aspects of AIDS
Social Aspects of AIDS
1 online resource (254 p.)
- HIV infections.
- Electronic books.
- Mental Health and HIV Infection provides an up-to-date overview of the mental health consequences and of the kind of psychological, psychopharmaological and community forms of intervention available to deal with the adverse psychological effects of HIV infection. Divided into three parts, the book examines psychological and brain-related consequences of HIV infection, key areas of intervention, and three areas of controversial debate: euthanasia, psychoimmunology and complementary therapies. Assuming no specialist psychological, psychiatric or medical knowledge, this book is important reading for caregivers and healthcare workers to HIV positive individuals and their families, nurses, psychologists and counsellors.
- Book Cover; Title; Contents; Figures; Tables; Series Editor's Preface; Preface; Speaking in Tongues; Psychological Problems in People with HIV Infection; HIV Disease and Its Impact on the Mental Health of Children; The Impact of HIV Infection on Partners and Relatives; Dementia Associated with HIV Infection; Suicidal Behaviour and HIV Infection; Euthanasia, Physician-Assisted Suicide and AIDS; Psychological Interventions; Psychopharmacological Treatments; Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and HIV Risk Sexual Behaviour; Psychoneuroimmunology and HIV Infection; Notes on Contributors; Index
- Includes index.
- Catalan, Jose, editor.
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