The Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry: A Paradigm for Integrated Care is the first book to provide insight into the interface between the psychiatric, medical, and social dimensions of HIV and AIDS and the need for a compassionate, integrated approach to the HIV pandemic with an emphasis on humanizing and destigmatizing HIV.
Drawing from the expertise of 135 contributors in clinical and evidence-based medicine, the book provides information on the prevalence, incidence, medical and psychiatric aspects of HIV, as well as on the prevention and care of persons with HIV/AIDS.
- The only comprehensive textbook of AIDS psychiatry that includes chapters on prevention, integrated models of care, and education and training.
- Draws from the editors' integrated clinical, academic, administrative, and research experience and expertise in the fields of global HIV, infectious disease, HIV psychiatry, vaccine development, and neuroAIDS throughout the course of the HIV pandemic from 1981 to the present
- Emphasizes compassionate, non-judgmental communication and care
- Pays explicit attention to the human aspects of the illness and the need to care for patients with dignity, respect, and compassion
New to this Edition:
- New integrative approach bridges the interface between the psychiatric, medical, and social dimensions of HIV and AIDS
- Updated information draws from the expertise of 135 contributors in clinical and evidence-based medicine
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Cohen, Mary Ann; Gorman, Jack M.; Jacobson, Jeffrey M.; Volberding, Paul; Letendre, Scott L.
Edition: 2nd Ed.