Category Archives: Psychiatric disorders

Effectiveness and acceptance of group therapy as a mental health intervention for people living with HIV in Africa—A scoping literature review


Mental health problems are highly prevalent among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), yet mental health care in African countries is scarce. There is growing interest in understanding the effect of...

From surviving to thriving: Integrating mental health care into HIV, community, and family services for adolescents living with HIV


Adolescents are a crucial generation, with the potential to bring future social and economic success for themselves and their countries. More than 90% of adolescents living with HIV reside in...

Addressing the unmet mental health needs of people living with HIV: A scoping review of interventions in sub-Saharan Africa


ABSTRACTSome mental health interventions have addressed mental health among people living with HIV (PLWH) using a variety of approaches, but little is known about the details of such interventions in...

Characteristics of psychosocial interventions to improve ART adherence in people living with HIV: A systematic review


The HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to be a significant global public health crisis. The main HIV/AIDS treatment is the antiretroviral therapy (ART), which is highly effective but depends on the patient’s...

Mapping the effectiveness of integrating mental health in HIV programs: A scoping review


INTRODUCTION: Mental health and substance abuse issues are increasing among HIV-positive people, and it negatively impacts health outcomes like engagement, retention in HIV care, and adherence to ART. Thus, national...

Reporting individual-level research results from neurocognitive and psychological research in people living with HIV: Lessons from dementia research


PURPOSE OF REVIEW: There are growing expectations for the return of individual-level research results (RoR), which promotes autonomy and potential clinical and personal benefits. There are ethical and practical challenges,...

Psychiatric disorders in perinatally HIV-exposed, uninfected children: A systematic review


The population of perinatally HIV-exposed but uninfected (HEU) children is growing rapidly globally. However, perinatal HIV and antiretroviral (ARV) medicine exposure in HIV-uninfected children has raised concerns about HEU children’s...

Suicidality among people living with HIV from 2010 to 2021: A systematic review and a meta-regression


OBJECTIVE: The association between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS and suicidality is not well understood, partly because of variability in results. This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the predictive value of HIV/acquired...

Prevalence and determinants of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt in people with human immunodeficiency virus in Africa: A systematic review


BACKGROUND: People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at higher risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. We reviewed the literature for the prevalence and determinants of suicidal ideation and...

Psychological and social impact of HIV on women living with HIV and their families in low- and middle-income Asian countries: A systematic search and critical review


Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection adds a significant burden to women in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs), often leading to severe detrimental impact, not only on themselves, but also on...

Prevalence of psychological distress among people living with HIV/AIDS: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Although people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are known to be vulnerable to psychological distress (PD), little is known about the prevalence of PD among PLWHA. A systematic literature search of...

Identifying and managing infectious disease syndemics in patients with HIV


PURPOSE OF REVIEW: We will present recent articles focusing on HIV synergistic interactions with other sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, and hepatitis, as well as recent advances in the study of...

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