Women Living With HIV Require Better Mental Health Diagnostics and Interventions


Infectious Disease Advisor, April 9, 2021

Mental health conditions affect women living with HIV (WLWH) at substantially higher rates compared with men living with HIV (MLWH) and HIV-negative women. However, treatment regimens and research literature related to mental health do not reflect the proportion of affected WLWH.

In a narrative review published online in the January 2021 issue of the Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, Elizabeth M. Waldron, MS,  and colleagues described various mental health interventions, and their feasibility and outcomes for WLWH.


By J Pope

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