Depression

Chronic Depression Hurts Attendance, Treatment, and Mortality in Adults with HIV

  • Sep 18, 18
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Depression is known to be frequent in adults with HIV and to complicate management. However, what is not so clear is how the length of depression status over time can affect outcomes.

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Validated Method for Tracking Changes in Depression Status In Older Persons With HIV/AIDS

  • Sep 12, 18
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The frequency of depression in older adults with HIV is known to be higher than in matched populations. A challenge for assessment is the diagnosis of depression over time using a valid screening test.

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Increased Depression in HIV-infected Adults

  • Jan 26, 16
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As discussed in this site’s recently updated section Clinical Recommendation on depression, the condition is common and needs detection and treatment in HIV-infected adults.

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In the Crosshairs of Health Disparities: Older Latinos, HIV and Depression

  • Dec 04, 13
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Latinos are the largest and fastest growing ethnic group in the US, and comprise 17% of the population. They are often viewed as a monolithic group by mainstream culture. However, the term Latino, referring to people of Mexican, Central American, and South American origins, encompasses great diversity with regard to nationality, immigration history, language use, educational and occupational opportunities, and socio-economic position. 

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