The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of current and past psychiatric morbidity in HIV seropositive asymptomatic subjects belonging to three transmission categories (gay men, intravenous drug users, and heterosexuals) compared with that found in HIV seronegative controls from the same groups. A cross-sectional, controlled study including 279 seropositive subjects belonging to groups II and III defined by the Center for Disease Control (94 gay men, 157 intravenous drug users, and 28 heteroxexuals) and 159 seronegative subjects (38 gay men, 91 intravenous drug users, and 30 heterosexuals) is reported. Outcome measures included standardised, self-reported questionnaires and a semistructured interview to assess current psychopathological status and past psychaitric history.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||British Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication status||Published - 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health