The impact of mental illness on the management of HIV - Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine
People living with HIV (PLHIV) commonly experience mental illness, with epidemiological studies indicating approximately 47.9% of PLHIV are affected. This rate of psychological difficulties is significantly higher than the general population and can have a major impact on quality of life, complicate clinical care and adversely affect physical health outcomes.
This activity has been submitted for a total of 2 HIV CPD point with ASHM.
Professor David Castle
MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP
Chair of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
Chair of Psychiatry, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne
BSc(Hons), MBBS, FRACGP, FAChSHM, PhD
Staff Specialist in Sexual Health Medicine
Kirketon Road Centre, Kings Cross, Sydney