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HIV-Associated Psychiatric Disorders: Related Resources
Journal Articles
Intensity, chronicity, circumstances, and consequences of HIV-related fatigue: a longitudinal study
Barroso J, Harmon JL, Madison JL, et al. Clin Nurs Res. 2013 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print.]
Interventions to improve psychological functioning and health outcomes of HIV-infected individuals with a history of trauma or PTSD
Seedat S. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2012 Dec;9(4):344-50.
Stress and coping in women living with HIV: a meta-analytic review
McIntosh RC, Rosselli M. AIDS Behav. 2012 Nov;16(8):2144-59.
Disclosure and nondisclosure among people newly diagnosed with HIV: an analysis from a stress and coping perspective
Hult JR, Wrubel J, Bränström R, et al. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Mar;26(3):181-90.
Pain, psychological symptoms and prescription drug misuse in HIV: A literature review
Tsao JC, Plankey MW, Young MA. J Pain Manag. 2012 Apr;5(2):111-118.
Psychological trauma and PTSD in HIV-positive women: a meta-analysis
Machtinger EL, Wilson TC, Haberer JE, et al. AIDS Behav. 2012 Nov;16(8):2091-100.
Stress management interventions for HIV-infected individuals: review of recent intervention approaches and directions for future research
Brown JL, Vanable PA. Neurobehavioral HIV Medicine. 2011:3 95-106. November 2011.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management and Secondary Prevention in HIV/AIDS
American Psychological Association; 2011.
Psychological Support Services for People Living with HIV
National AIDS Trust; July 2010. [PDF, 639K]

Policy report summarizing discussions and conclusions on psychological support for people living with HIV by locally commissioned health and social care service providers, presented at a seminar held in London in 2010.

HIV and Mental Health: The Challenges of Dual Diagnosis
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, American Psychological Association, July 2005. [PDF, 181K]
Patient and Community Education
Stress Management
The Well Project; February 2013.
Stress & HIV: the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
Toronto People with AIDS Foundation; January 2010. [PDF, 174K]
Caring for Someone with AIDS at Home: Providing Emotional Support
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The Body's Mental Health Page
Articles from HIV newsletters on depression, anxiety, stress, relationships, and other mental health issues.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Grassroots, self-help and family advocacy organization solely dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
(NIDA) One of the National Institutes of Health.
National Institute of Mental Health
(NIMH) One of the National Institutes of Health.
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National Mental Health Association
Mental health information and advocacy.
Neurologic AIDS Research Consortium
(NARC) Supported by the NIH to design and implement studies of HIV-associated neurologic disease.
Pets Are Wonderful Support
(PAWS) A non-profit organization that focuses on pets as a way to improve the mental health & well-being of people with HIV/AIDS. Includes information on health issues and international list of organizations.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA) An agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
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UCSF Alliance Health Project
(AHP) Premier HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ, and mental health agency, part of the University of California San Francisco.