Medical News Today, Fri 1 March 2019 By Jon Johnson, Reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, CRNP Bipolar disorder causes a person to experience intense shifts in moods, sometimes from a manic state to a depressed state, for example. These shifts can occur with changes in sexual desire, confidence, or sexual function. Though the symptoms vary from person to person, bipolar disorder can disrupt several...
More Support for Young People with Complex Mental Health Needs
Adelaide phn, February 7 2019 Adelaide PHN and Sonder have opened the doors to emerge – a new, free service in Adelaide’s outer northern and outer southern metropolitan regions, specifically created to help people from 16-25 years old who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing severe and complex mental illness. The program aims to help young people who might otherwise “fall through the...
Patients with Severe Mental Illnesses Slip Between Cracks in HIV Testing
University of California San Francisco, January 2017
People with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression with psychosis may be up to 15 more likely than the general population to be HIV positive, but are only marginally more likely to be tested for the virus, according to a study headed by UC San Francisco.
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People with mental illness more likely to be tested for HIV
Science Daily, December 4, 2014
People with mental illness are more likely to have been tested for HIV than those without mental illness, according to a new study from a team of researchers in the USA.
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