4195.0 Research on HIV/AIDS and Mental Health

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to mental health within the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the role of mental health in the context of HIV treatment, prevention efforts, opportunities to improve mental health, and challenges that continue to face HIV-infected populations related to mental health. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to mental health in the context of the epidemic today. Participants will have opportunities to discuss both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Analyze mental health predictors of HIV health outcomes Describe factors that are related to mental health in the context of HIV treatment

HIV medication adherence among Latino and African American clients accessing mental health and substance abuse services
Lucy Napper, PhD, Dennis G. Fisher, PhD, Grace L. Reynolds, DPA and Kathryn I. Romo, AA
Understanding the influence of depression on social, economic and health-related outcomes among HIV patients in Uganda
Glenn Wagner, PhD, Ian Holloway, MSW, MPH, Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar, PhD, Gery Ryan, PhD, Cissy Kityo, MBChB and Peter Mugyenyi, MBChB
Associations of psychological and physiological stress among HIV-infected individuals
Jason R. Jaggers, MS, PhD, Wesley D. Dudgeon, PhD, CSCS, Stephanie Burgess, PhD, J. Larry Durstine, PhD, G. William Lyerly, PhD, Kenneth D. Phillips, PhD, RN, Steven N. Blair, PED and Gregory A. Hand, PhD MPH
Duration of AIDS and Its Influence on Service Use for Serious Mental Illness, Anxiety and Sexual Disorders
William Mkanta, PhD, Grace Lartey, PhD, Maria Mejia, MD, Tina Abrefa-Gyan, MSW, Shalini Singh, Huma Ansari and R. Paul Duncan, PhD, MS
Serious mental illness, HIV, substance abuse, and antipsychotic use
James Walkup, PhD, Ayse Akincigil, PhD, Scott M. Bilder, MS, Michele Siegel, PhD and Stephen Crystal

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Latino Caucus, Mental Health, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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