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HIV Subtype D Is Associated with Dementia, Compared with Subtype A, in Immunosuppressed Individuals at Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Kampala, Uganda
(Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2009)
Background. In the United States, clade B is the predominant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) subtype, whereas in sub-Saharan Africa, clades A, C, and D are the predominant subtypes. HIV subtype may have an impact on ...
Cognitive dysfunction among HIV positive and HIV negative patients with psychosis in Uganda
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Background: Cognitive impairment is an established phenomenon in HIV infected individuals and patients that have psychosis. However there is need to establish the severity of the impairment if patients are co morbid with ...
Second assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa
(Informa Healthcare, 2008)
In July of 2006, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS (CMHRA) sponsored the second conference on the Assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa, which was held in Arusha, ...
The International HIV Dementia Scale: a new rapid screening test for HIV dementia
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005)
Objective: HIV dementia is an important neurological complication of advanced HIV infection. The use of a cross-cultural screening test to detect HIV dementia within the international community is critical for diagnosing ...
Depression symptoms and cognitive function among individuals with advanced HIV infection initiating HAART in Uganda
(BMC Psychiatry, 2010)
Background: Among patients with HIV infection, depression is the most frequently observed psychiatric disorder. The presence of depressive symptoms and cognitive dysfunction among HIV patients has not been well studied in ...