By Mary Ann Cohen, Jack M. Gorman
One of the big and quickly transforming into box of AIDS learn, there's an considerable physique of proof aiding the truth that psychiatric remedy can lessen transmission, minimize agony, increase adherence, and reduce morbidity and mortality. there's most likely no different disease within which the connections among brain and physique are so inextricably woven. yet earlier there was no accomplished textbook of AIDS psychiatry to lead clinicians in the direction of delivering a lot wanted care. utilizing a biopsychosocial process, this 41-chapter quantity bargains perception into the interface among the psychiatric, clinical, and social dimensions of HIV and AIDS. Drawing on medical adventure in addition to evidence-based medication, this textbook offers a easy figuring out of the comorbid scientific and psychiatric stipulations that reason misery, morbidity, and mortality in folks with HIV and AIDS, whereas while interpreting the epidemic from the viewpoints of public health and wellbeing and public coverage specialists.
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Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry by Mary Ann Cohen, Jack M. Gorman