Mental distress in the general population in Zambia: Impact of HIV and social factors
- Depressive Symptoms, Utilization of Mental Health Care, Substance Use and Sexual Risk Among Young Men Who have Sex with Men in EXPLORE: Implications for Age-Specific Interventions. Salomon, Elizabeth A.; Mimiaga, Matthew J.; Husnik, Marla J.; Welles, Seth L.; Manseau, Marc W.; Montenegro, Arnel B.; Safren, Steven A.; Koblin, Beryl A.; Chesney, Margaret A.; Mayer, Kenneth H. // AIDS & Behavior;Aug2009, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p811
The EXPLORE study evaluated a behavioral intervention to prevent HIV infection among MSM. We examined depressive symptoms, utilization of mental health care, substance use and HIV risk taking behaviors in YMSM aged 16â€“25 years compared with their older counterparts. YMSM were more likely...
- Psychological stress and depression in older patients with intravenous drug use and human immunodeficiency virus infection: implications for intervention. Singh, Nina; Squier, Cheryl; Sivek, Carla; Wagener, Marilyn M.; Yu, Victor L. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Apr1997, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p251
We aim to assess the age-related differences in psychological stress and depression in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Prospective, longitudinal, observational study of patients with HIV followed at a university affiliated VA Medical Center. Fifty-six consecutive...
- Predictors of efficacy in depression prevention programmes: meta-analysis. // Current Medical Literature: Psychiatry;2004, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p38
Discusses research being done on population, program and research design characteristics that predict effectiveness of primary prevention programs targeting depression. Reference to a study by E. JanÃ©-Llopis, C. Hosman, R. Jenkins and P. Anderson, published in the 2003 issue of the "British...
- Life Beyond Therapy. Kimmel, Michael // Gay & Lesbian Times;9/23/2010, Issue 1187, p14
The article discusses how people can stay away from grief and depression when they are diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
- The Effect of Mental Illness, Substance Use, and Treatment for Depression on the Initiation of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected Individuals. Tegger, Mary K.; Crane, Heidi M.; Tapia, Kenneth A.; Uldall, Karina K.; Holte, Sarah E.; Kitahata, Mari M. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Mar2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p233
Information regarding the prevalence of mental illness and substance use among HIV-infected patients and the effect of these problems on HIV treatment is needed. We conducted an observational study of patients in the University of Washington (UW) HIV Cohort to determine prevalence rates for...
- Prevalence of depressive symptoms amongst highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) patients in AIDSRelief Uganda. Shumba, Constance; Atukunda, Ruth; Imakit, Richard; Memiah, Peter // Journal of Public Health in Africa;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p84
There is limited data on the prevalence of depression in HIV and AIDS patients in Sub- Saharan Africa and little resources have been allocated to address this issue. Depression affects patient adherence to treatment and predisposes patients to resistance which poses a public health threat. It...
- Aftercare of depressed inpatients: Service delivery and unmet needs. Ramana, R.; Paykel, E. S.; Melzer, D.; Mehta, M. A.; Surtees, P. G. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Mar2003, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p109
Background In contrast to acute treatment, delivery of aftercare to depressed patients has not been well studied. Poor care may contribute to poor outcomes for treated depression. Methods One hundred and two patients discharged from hospital with unipolar depression were followed up 18 months...
- A ONE-TWO PUNCH FOR TWO OF WINTER'S SIDE EFFECTS. // Running & FitNews;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p4
Provides information on several treatments for seasonal affective depression.
- Feeling Blue? Gayagoy, Gabrielle; Hammers, Maryann // Shape;Nov2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p34
Presents information on study which states that an average person feels down about three days a month.