International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015


Study of Psychiatric Manifestations in HIV Positive Cases

Devendra Ahirwar Md [2] | Kiran Tandia Md [3] | Shikha Agrawal Md


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Abstract: Introduction- To study the various psychiatric manifestations and their relative frequencies in HIV positive individuals Methods, A total of 40 HIV positive cases coming to Bundelkhand medical college Sagar were selected and enrolled in the study, After taking informed consent, these patients were assessed clinically for the presence of various psychiatric manifestations. Three scales ( mini mental scale, Zung depression scale and neuropsychiatric inventory,) were used for psychological assessment of candidates and the analysis of the relative frequencies of these disorders. Results, showed that almost all selected candidates were suffering from mild to moderate depression. Anxiety and altered night time behavior were the other common manifestations. Discussion, This study demonstrates that psychiatric manifestations of varied types and frequencies are present in HIV positive cases. s, informed consent, psychiatric manifestations, HIV positive cases, three scales for psychiatric assessments, minimental score, zung depression scale, neuropsychiatric inventory


Keywords: informed consent, psychiatric manifestations, HIV positive cases, minimental scale, Zung depression scale, neuropsychiatric inventory


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015,


Pages: 1967 - 1969


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Devendra Ahirwar Md, Kiran Tandia Md, Shikha Agrawal Md, "Study of Psychiatric Manifestations in HIV Positive Cases", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015, pp. 1967-1969, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB159205

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