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Mental health and HIV/AIDS: the need for an integrated response

AIDS | June 2019

HIV and Mental Health

aidsinfo | January 14, 2019

The impact of mental health across the HIV care continuum

American Psychological Association

Depression Kills in HIV+

Best Practices for Meaningful involvement of People Who Use Drugs

AIDS United | November 2018

Higher depression and anxiety rates with HIV across ART and viral load categories
22nd International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 23-27, 2018
The Case for Behavior Health Screenings in HIV Care Settings
Mental Health Screening: A Quick Reference Guide for HIV Primary Care Clinicians (updated June 2012)
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Frailty Associated with NeuroPsych Illness/22% HIV+ Frail/55% Pre-Frail/Age 60/Women Higher Rates/Risk Factors

Heavy drinking and HIV don't mix 

EurekAlert | August 22, 2019

Increased Risk of Subjective Cognitive Decline in the LGBT Community

NATAP | August 14, 2019

Aerobic Exercise Tied to Improved Depression in People With HIV

POZ | August 13, 2019

Implications of Co-Occurring Diagnosis of a Mental Condition and HIV/AIDS

Infographic courtesy of AAA+ | August 2019

Meta-Analysis Confirms Aerobic Exercise Benefit on Depression With HIV

10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019), July 21-24, 2019, Mexico City

Substance Use--Especially Meth--Tied to Depression in Young HIV+/HIV- MSM

10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019), July 21-24, 2019, Mexico City

Reduction in Drinking was Associated With Improved Clinical Outcomes in Women With HIV Infection and Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Results From a Randomized Clinical Trial of Oral Naltrexone Versus Placebo

Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2019 Aug;43(8):1790-1800. doi: 10.1111/acer.14130. Epub 2019 Jul 10

Profile of neuronal exosomes in HIV cognitive impairment exposes sex differences

AIDS 2019; 33:1683–1692

HIV persists in CSF of patients on ART; linked to cognitive impairment 

Healio | July 22, 2019

Persistent HIV in central nervous system linked to cognitive impairment

NIH | July 16, 2019

One in five Americans living with HIV experience severe anxiety on an almost daily basis 

aidsmap | July 4, 2019

Progressively Intensifying Alcohol Treatment Tied to Better Results in Those With HIV

POZ | June 3, 2019

UVA Improves Outcomes Among Patients with HIV by Expanding On-Site Mental Health Services

NBC 29 | May 20, 2019

Medicare and Dementia

Boomer Benefits | May 4, 2018

People living with HIV in the UK have a higher risk of progression to CNS disorders and other comorbidities than matched counterparts

BHIVA 2019 April 2-5 Bournemouth International Centre, UK

American Heart Association Recommends Depression Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Patients Cardiovascular Disease / 'Double the Concern in Older HIV+'

NATAP | April 10, 2019

Depression Plus HIV Can Turn Deadly

WebMD | April 4, 2019

Specialist memory clinic in Brighton shows that HIV-associated cognitive disorder is being over ...

aidsmap | February 27, 2019

SAMHSA Urges Focus on Synergistic Epidemics of Substance Use Disorder, HIV, and Viral Hepatitis

HIV.gov | February 15, 2019

Diagnosis and Treatment of Cognitive Impairment in HIV Patients

Behavioral and Clinical Characteristics of People Living with HIV, 2016

HIV Surveillance Report

Systemic inflammation during midlife and cognitive change over 20 years

NATAP | February 15, 2019

More Time Spent Depressed Tied to Higher Risk of Death in Women With HIV

POZ | February 5, 2019

34.7% (95% CI 33.9–35.5%) of patients had an indication for depression treatment…..29% had evidence of full panic symptoms


NATAP: Depression CNICS US Cohort

The Challenges of Improving Treatments for Depression

NATAP | December 25, 2018

New pathways for implementing universal suicide risk screening in healthcare settings

NIH | December 20, 2018

Creating Innovative Oral Health Care Programs: Tools from the Integrating HIV Innovative Practices Program

Target HIV | December 2013

Note from Dr. Reznik – although the information presented is a few years old, it is as pertinent today as it was when originally presented.

Knowledge can help prevent social isolation, depression that come with HIV

Victoria Advocate | December 3, 2018

The Correlation Between Mental Health and HIV/AIDS

the well project | November 21, 2018

Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Technical Assistance for Providers

Clinical Consultation Center

Depression and Alcohol Misuse Lower Odds of Achieving Viral Suppression in HIV

Infectious Disease Advisor | November 7, 2018

Neuro Impairment in Over One Third of London HIV Group--Anxiety Doubles Risk
HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Factors associated with HIV associated neurocognitive disorder in an unselected cohort in East and South London-The HAND study

HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Older HIV patients struggle with loneliness and depression — and lack of services

San Francisco Chronicle | October 20, 2018

Internet-based interventions can be effective in the treatment of depressive symptoms in people ...

aidsmap | October 16, 2018

Mentally ill at higher risk of poor dental outcomes

Dentistry Today | October 12, 2018

Mood disorders and risk of non-communicable disease multi-morbidity among aging adults living with HIV …"major” depression & bipolar affective disorder prevalent among HIV+ - those with mood disorders had greater risk for comorbidities and higher mortality
9th Aging and HIV Workshop Sept 13-14, NYC
What is Cognitive impairment?

What do older people living with HIV do to look after their own mental health?

aidsmap | Sep 7, 2018

Guided internet-based intervention for people with HIV and depressive symptoms: a randomised ...

The Lancet | Sep 1, 2018

Cell Phone Support Helps Lower Stress, Depression, Substance Use in Young Adults With HIV

Infectious Disease Advisor | Aug 23, 2018

The Nature of Stigma-Pain Relation in People Living With HIV

Infectious Disease Advisor | Aug 21, 2018

Previous Missed Appointments Predict Likelihood of Trend in Patients With HIV

Infectious Disease Advisor | Aug 15, 2018

A multilevel examination of sleep, depression, and quality of life in people living with HIV/AIDS

Journal of Health Psychology | August 2018

Study: AIDS Drug Not Linked to Depression, Suicide
VOA Learning English | July 3, 2018