Biradavolu, Monica Jia, Yujiang Withers, Keenan and Kapetanovic, Suad 2016. Factors Influencing the Delivery of HIV-Related Services to Severely Mentally Ill Individuals: The Provider’s Perspective. Psychosomatics, Vol. 57, Issue. 1, p. 64.
McKinnon, Karen Elkington, Katherine S. Cournos, Francine Pinho, Veronica Guimaraes, Mark D. C. and Wainberg, Milton L. 2016. Understanding the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States.
Withers, Keenan Biradavolu, Monica Jia, Yujiang and Kapetanovic, Suad 2016. How Locally Specific Factors May Impact the Delivery of HIV-Related Services to the Severely Mentally Ill in Washington, DC. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, Vol. 30, Issue. 2, p. 49.
Braz, M.V. and Silva Filho, N. 2015. Prevalência da Infecção pelo HIV em Pacientes Psiquiátricos que Fazem Uso de Um Serviço Público de Saúde Mental. Mudanças - Psicologia da Saúde, Vol. 23, Issue. 1, p. 21.
Brener, Loren Rose, Grenville Treloar, Carla Cama, Elena J. and Whiticker, Melanie 2014. Mental health support workers’ attitudes towards hepatitis C and injecting drug use: barriers to recovery?. Mental Health and Substance Use, Vol. 7, Issue. 3, p. 217.
Guimarães, Mark D.C. McKinnon, Karen Cournos, Francine Machado, Carla J. Melo, Ana Paula S. Campos, Lorenza N. and Wainberg, Milton L. 2014. Correlates of HIV infection among patients with mental illness in Brazil. AIDS Care, Vol. 26, Issue. 4, p. 505.
Joska, John A. Obayemi, Ade Cararra, Henri and Sorsdahl, Katherine 2014. Severe Mental Illness and Retention in Anti-Retroviral Care: A Retrospective Study. AIDS and Behavior, Vol. 18, Issue. 8, p. 1492.
Wagner, Todd Furin, Jennifer Gripshover, Barbara Jeenah, Yasmien and Jonsson, Greg 2014. Loss to Follow-Up among a Group of Patients with HIV and Severe Mental Illness in South Africa. World Journal of AIDS, Vol. 04, Issue. 01, p. 74.
Yehia, Baligh R. Cui, Wanjun Thompson, William W. Zack, Matthew M. McKnight-Eily, Lela DiNenno, Elizabeth Rose, Charles E. and Blank, Michael B. 2014. HIV Testing Among Adults with Mental Illness in the United States. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, Vol. 28, Issue. 12, p. 628.
Agénor, Madina and Collins, Pamela Y. 2013. Preventing HIV Among U.S. Women of Color With Severe Mental Illness: Perceptions of Mental Health Care Providers Working in Urban Community Clinics. Health Care for Women International, Vol. 34, Issue. 3-4, p. 281.
Lommerse, Kinke Stewart, Robert C. Chilimba, Queen van den Akker, Thomas Lund, Crick and Kazembe, Lawrence 2013. A Descriptive Analysis of HIV Prevalence, HIV Service Uptake, and HIV-Related Risk Behaviour among Patients Attending a Mental Health Clinic in Rural Malawi. PLoS ONE, Vol. 8, Issue. 8, p. e72171.
Sanger, C. Hayward, J. Patel, G. Phekoo, K. Poots, A. J. Howe, C. Bowden-Jones, O. and Green, J. 2013. Acceptability and necessity of HIV and other blood-borne virus testing in a psychiatric setting. The British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 202, Issue. 4, p. 307.
Carey, Michael P. Scott-Sheldon, Lori A. J. and Vanable, Peter A. 2012. Handbook of Psychology, Second Edition.
De Hert, Marc Trappeniers, Leen Wampers, Martien Van Damme, Pierre Van Hal, Guido and Peuskens, Joseph 2011. Knowledge about HIV in People with Schizophrenia: A General Population Comparison. Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses, Vol. 5, Issue. 2, p. 80.
DE HERT, MARC CORRELL, CHRISTOPH U. BOBES, JULIO CETKOVICH-BAKMAS, MARCELO COHEN, DAN ASAI, ITSUO DETRAUX, JOHAN GAUTAM, SHIV MÖLLER, HANS-JURGEN NDETEI, DAVID M. NEWCOMER, JOHN W. UWAKWE, RICHARD and LEUCHT, STEFAN 2011. Physical illness in patients with severe mental disorders. I. Prevalence, impact of medications and disparities in health care. World Psychiatry, Vol. 10, Issue. 1, p. 52.
Himelhoch, Seth Goldberg, Richard Calmes, Christine Medoff, Deborah Slade, Eric Dixon, Lisa Gallucci, Gerard and Rosenberg, Stanley 2011. Screening for and prevalence of HIV and Hepatitis C among an outpatient urban sample of people with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse. Journal of Community Psychology, Vol. 39, Issue. 2, p. 231.
Jackson-Malik, Pamela McLaughlin, Mary J. O'Hara, Katherine T. and Buxbaum, Laurence U. 2011. Rapid Oral Fluid Testing for HIV in Veterans With Mental Health Diagnoses and Residing in Community-Assisted Living Facilities. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Vol. 22, Issue. 2, p. 81.
Maling, Samuel Todd, Jim Van der Paal, Lieve Grosskurth, Heiner and Kinyanda, Eugene 2011. HIV-1 seroprevalence and risk factors for HIV infection among first-time psychiatric admissions in Uganda. AIDS Care, Vol. 23, Issue. 2, p. 171.
Souto Melo, Ana Paula Machado, Carla Jorge and Crosland Guimarães, Mark Drew 2011. HIV Testing in Psychiatric Patients in Brazil. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Vol. 57, p. S157.
The prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is elevated among individuals with a severe mental illness (SMI). Because of the benefits of HIV testing, it is important for individuals with SMI to have routine access to testing. The goals of this review are: to summarize knowledge about HIV testing prevalence, correlates, and interventions among individuals with an SMI; to identify research needs; and to discuss clinical implications of the studies reviewed.
Literature searches were conducted using PsycINFO, PubMed, and Medline. Additional articles were obtained from reference lists of relevant articles.
Fewer than one-half of individuals with an SMI have been tested for HIV in the past year. Engaging in sex or drug risk behavior was the only consistent correlate of HIV testing. Interventions for promoting HIV testing among individuals with an SMI have not been well developed or evaluated.
Research on HIV testing among individuals with an SMI is needed. Mental health settings may be opportune venues for HIV testing, even though providers face ethical challenges when implementing testing programs in these settings.
This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.
Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.