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  • Patients With HIV Who Develop Depression Are Unlikely to Seek Treatment

    Pharmacy TimesPatients With HIV Who Develop Depression Are Unlikely to Seek TreatmentPharmacy TimesThe study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, examined the association between the length of time a patient remains depressed and care outcomes among 5927 HIV-positive adult patients. Participants took multiple depressive severity assessments that were ...

    10 August 2018 | Pharmacy Times
  • Feeling horny and sexy at Pride? We need to talk about chemsex too

    OPINION: This pride season we need to talk about the gay and bi men getting high and horny – they deserve our compassion. As renowned play The Chemsex Monologues comes to the all-new Above the Stag Theatre for the Pride in London 2018 festival, writer Patrick Cash reflects on how he first came across chemsex. The Chemsex Monologues follow four people with interconnecting stories on the high and horny scene.

    27 June 2018 | Gay Star News
  • No association found between efavirenz, suicide risk

    Contrary to previous findings, individuals with HIV treated with efavirenz demonstrated no increased risk for suicidal ideation or depression, according to new research published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

    26 June 2018 | Healio
  • Study finds high burden of psychosocial issues among PEP users

    74% had at least one psychosocial issue, including depression and/or problematic drug or alcohol use. Furthermore, nearly half of participants had more than one issue.

    15 June 2018 | CATIE
  • Major depression worsens with age

    Older age was associated with poorer major depressive disorder course, according to 2-year follow-up data published in The Lancet Psychiatry.

    11 June 2018 | Healio Psychiatic Annals
  • How Are Early Members of ACT UP Adjusting Today?

    A new study assesses the long-term impact of AIDS activism, including trauma, loss, posttraumatic growth and a belief in change.

    05 June 2018 | Poz
  • Why Treating Major Depressive Disorder Improves Outcomes in HIV

    Despite the prevalence of depression in people with HIV (estimates of up to 42%), few data exist on antidepressant efficacy in this population.

    04 May 2018 | Infectious Disease Advisor
  • More evidence shows Sustiva increases risk for suicidal behavior

    Patients with HIV on a Sustiva-containing ART regimen had a threefold increased risk for suicidal behavior compared with ART-naive patients, according to recent data published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

    26 March 2018 | Healio
  • UK Adolescents with Perinatally-Acquired HIV Are Not at Increased Risk of Anxiety, Depression

    Adolescents and Adults Living with Perinatal HIV (AALPHI) is an ongoing study in the United Kingdom that follows a cohort of young people with perinatally-acquired HIV (PHIV) and a control group of HIV-affected youth, who have a parent, sibling, or other household member living with HIV.

    24 March 2018 | MD Magazine
  • Patients with HIV Six Times as Likely to Have Schizophrenia

    There is a six-fold higher prevalence of schizophrenia in people with HIV than that of the population without the virus, according to the results of a Vancouver, BC, Canada-based study.

    12 March 2018 | MD Magazine
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