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Mental Health and HIV Infection : Social Aspects of AIDS - Jose Catalan

Mental Health and HIV Infection

Social Aspects of AIDS

By: Jose Catalan (Editor)

Paperback Published: 10th June 1999
ISBN: 9781857281712
Number Of Pages: 256

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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.

Figuresp. ix
Tablesp. x
Series Editor's Prefacep. xi
Prefacep. xii
Speaking in Tonguesp. 1
Psychological Problems in People with HIV Infectionp. 21
HIV Disease and Its Impact on the Mental Health of Childrenp. 42
The Impact of HIV Infection on Partners and Relativesp. 66
Dementia Associated with HIV Infectionp. 90
Suicidal Behaviour and HIV Infectionp. 114
Euthanasia, Physician-Assisted Suicide and AIDSp. 132
Psychological Interventionsp. 151
Psychopharmacological Treatmentsp. 164
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and HIV Risk Sexual Behaviourp. 180
Psychoneuroimmunology and HIV Infectionp. 204
Notes on Contributorsp. 228
Indexp. 231
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ISBN: 9781857281712
ISBN-10: 1857281713
Series: Social Aspects of AIDS
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 10th June 1999
Publisher: UCL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.62  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1