Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Hardcover | November 21, 2007

EditorMary Ann Cohen, Jack M. Gorman

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Among the vast and rapidly growing field of AIDS research, there is an ample body of evidence supporting the fact that psychiatric treatment can decrease transmission, diminish suffering, improve adherence, and decrease morbidity and mortality. There is probably no other illness in which theconnections between mind and body are so inextricably woven. But until now there has been no comprehensive textbook of AIDS psychiatry to guide clinicians towards providing much needed care. Using a biopsychosocial approach, this 41-chapter volume offers insight into the interface between thepsychiatric, medical, and social dimensions of HIV and AIDS. Drawing on clinical experience as well as evidence-based medicine, this textbook provides a basic understanding of the comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions that cause distress, morbidity, and mortality in persons with HIV and AIDS,while at the same time examining the epidemic from the viewpoints of public health and public policy experts.

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Among the vast and rapidly growing field of AIDS research, there is an ample body of evidence supporting the fact that psychiatric treatment can decrease transmission, diminish suffering, improve adherence, and decrease morbidity and mortality. There is probably no other illness in which theconnections between mind and body are so ine...

Dr. Mary Ann Cohen has been a physician for 40 years and has devoted 34 years to the psychological care of the medically ill in the field of psychosomatic medicine. During those years, she has demonstrated her dedication to teaching clinical excellence and providing compassionate care to persons with medical and psychiatric illness an...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 6.89 × 10 × 1.61 inPublished:November 21, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195304357

ISBN - 13:9780195304350

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Psychiatric Relevance and Implications of AIDS Psychiatry1. Mary Ann Cohen: History of AIDS Psychiatry- A Biopsychosocial Approach- Paradigm and Paradox2. Sagar A. Vaidya, Mary Klotman, and Viviana Simon: HIV/AIDS at Twenty-Five: History, Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment3. Adam W. Carrico, Michael H. Antoni, Lawrence Young, and Jack M. Gorman: Chapter 3: Psychoneuroimmunology and HIV4. Francine Cournos and Karen McKinnon: Epidemiology and Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders Associated with HIV and AIDS5. Robert E. Fullilove: Sociocultural Factors Influencing the Transmission of HIV/AIDS in the United States: AIDS and the Nations PrisonsComprehensive AIDS Psychiatric Assessment6. Mary Ann Cohen and David Chao: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Psychiatric Consultation in Persons with HIV and AIDS7. Elizabeth Ryan and Desiree Byrd: Neuropsychological EvaluationPsychiatric Disorders and HIV Infection8. Philip Bialer, Rosalind G. Hoffman, and Jeffrey Ditzell: Substance Use Disorders- The Special Role in HIV Transmission9. Harold Goforth, Mary Ann Cohen, and James Murrough: Mood Disorders10. Stephen J. Ferrando and Constantine Lyketsos: HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders11. Mary Ann Cohen, Sharon Batista, and Jack M. Gorman: Anxiety Disorders12. Julie Skapik, Alexander Thompson, Andrew Angelino, and Glenn Treisman: Psychotic Disorders and Severe Mental Illness13. Heidi Hutton and Glenn Treisman: The Role of Personality in HIV Risk Behaviors: Implications for TreatmentUnique Psychiatric Manifestations of HIV Infection14. Harold W. Goforth, Mary Ann Cohen, Sami Khalife, and Alicia Hurtado: Distress in Persons with HIV and AIDS15. Mary Alice ODowd and Maria F. Gomez: Insomnia and HIV A Biopsychosocial Approach16. William Breitbart and Anna L. Dickerman: Fatigue and HIV17. James Murrough and Mary Ann Cohen: Unique Manifestations of HIV-Associated Dementia18. Cesar A. Alfonso and Mary Ann Cohen: SuicideNeuropathologic Manifestations of HIV Infection19. Ashley Reynolds, Georgette Kanmogne, Irena Kadiu, and Howard E. Gendelman: HIV and the Central Nervous System20. David Simpson and Jessica Robinson Papp: Neurological Complications of HIV in the Spinal Cord and the Peripheral Nervous SystemPsychiatric Aspects of Risk Behaviors, Prevention of HIV Transmission, and Adherence to Medical Care21. Christina Meade, Seth Kalichman, and David Stoff: The Role of Psychiatric Disorders in HIV Transmission and Prevention22. Jeffrey Weiss and David Bangsberg: Psychiatric Aspects of Adherence to Medical Care and Antiretrovirals23. Naomi Adler, Daniel B. Herman, Alan Berkman, and Ezra S. Susser: Homelessness and HIV TransmissionAIDS Psychiatry through the Life Cycle24. Maryland Pao and Lori Wiener: Childhood and Adolescence25. Marshall Forstein: Young Adulthood and Serodiscordant Couples26. Karl Goodkin and David Stoff: Older Age and HIV InfectionAIDS Psychiatric Treatment and Psychotherapeutic Modalities27. Jack M. Gorman, Karin Dorell, and Jocelyn Soffer: Psychiatric Interventions28. Mary Ann Malone: Social Service Interventions29. Carl Kirton: Nursing Support30. Anna L. Dickerman, William Breitbart, and Harvey Chochinov: Palliative Care and Spiritual Care of Persons with HIV and AIDS31. Mary Ann Cohen, Karin Dorell, Julio Riascos,a nd David Chao: Special Settings: Psychiatric Facilities, Nursing Homes, Correctional Facilities, and Homeless Outreach32. Kelly L. Cozza, Scott G. Williams, and Gary H. Wynn: Psychopharmacologic Treatment Issues in AIDS PsychiatryAIDS Psychiatry and Comorbid Medical Conditions33. Silvia Haflinger: Hepatitis C and HIV Coinfection34. Jonathan Winston, Harold W. Goforth, Norman Levy, and Mary Ann Cohen: HIV-Associated Nephropathy, End-Stage Renal Disease, Dialysis, and Kidney Transplant35. Jocelyn Soffer, Joseph Z. Lux, and Michael P. Mullen: Endocrine Comorbidities in Persons with HIV36. Joseph Z. Lux and Michael P. Mullen: Lipodystrophy, Metabolic Disorders, and Cardiovascular Disorders in Persons with HIV37. Michael P. Mullen and Joseph Z. Lux: Overview of HIV-Associated ComorbiditiesEthical and Health Policy Aspects of AIDS Psychiatry38. Asher D. Aladjem and Frances Wallach: Burnout, Occupational Hazards, and Healthcare Workers with HIV39. Rebecca Brendel and Mary Ann Cohen: End-of Life Issues40. Rebecca Brendel and Mary Ann Cohen: Ethical Issues, Advance Directives, and Surrogate Decision-Making41. James Walkup and Stephen Crystal: Health Services and Policy Issues in AIDS Psychiatry

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"This is truly a comprehensive overview of all of the major topics that are important in the psychiatric treatment of HIV/AIDS patients."--Doody's