TITLE

Neurocognitive Decline in HIV Infection

AUTHOR(S)
Goodkin, Karl; López, Enrique; Hardy, David J.; Hardy, W. David
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Psychiatric Annals;May2013, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p204
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND), the result of the virus infecting the brain during the acute stage of infection. It states that 31% to 57% of the global HIV population and more than 50% of the U.S. HIV patients have acquired HANDS. Prevalence rates may reportedly be sustained at similar levels over the course of the treatment on patients with combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) regimens.
ACCESSION #
87629974

 

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