n South African Journal of Psychiatry - Serious mental illness and HIV / AIDS : editorial

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9685
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6786



Extracted from text ... editorial Volume 12 No. 1 March 2006 - SAJP Serious mental illness and HIV / AIDS A previous editorial1 emphasised the need for leadership from all sectors of society in tackling the HIV / AIDS epidemic. This certainly does not exclude a critical role for mental health practitioners. There is growing global recognition of the interrelationship between mental health and HIV / AIDS and in developing countries, where the impacts of the pandemic are by far the greatest, we need increased efforts to better understand these interactions and to intervene effectively. In this editorial we look specifically at relationships between ..

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