Digitale Bibliotheek
Sluiten Bladeren door artikelen uit een tijdschrift
 
<< vorige    volgende >>
     Tijdschrift beschrijving
       Alle jaargangen van het bijbehorende tijdschrift
         Alle afleveringen van het bijbehorende jaargang
           Alle artikelen van de bijbehorende aflevering
                                       Details van artikel 2 van 15 gevonden artikelen
 
 
  Are we meeting the psychological needs of Black African HIV-positive individuals in London? Controlled study of referrals to a psychological medicine unit
 
 
Titel: Are we meeting the psychological needs of Black African HIV-positive individuals in London? Controlled study of referrals to a psychological medicine unit
Auteur: Malanda, S.
Meadows, J.
Catalan, J.
Verschenen in: AIDS care
Paginering: Jaargang 13 (2001) nr. 4 pagina's 413-419
Jaar: 2001-08-01
Inhoud: The changing pattern of HIV infection in the UK includes an increase in the number of infections acquired as a result of heterosexual contact and Black African individuals represent a sizeable proportion of those affected. In most UK centres for the treatment of HIV infection, clinicians have limited experience in caring for Black African patients, and there is a dearth of information about the recognition and management of mental health problems in this patient group. In this investigation the proportion of Black African individuals looked after in a large centre for the care of HIV infection in London was compared with the proportion of such patients referred for specialist mental health help, the results revealing that Black Africans were almost three times less likely to be referred for specialist mental health care. A case control investigation of those referred to mental health services showed that Black Africans were more likely to be suffering from AIDS at the time of referral, be referred for assessment of possible organic brain disease, and more likely to be found to be suffering from major depression or organic brain disease. Reasons for the lesser likelihood of referral to the mental health service are considered, including the possible failure of staff to recognize psychological morbidity in Black Africans, or reluctance and fear on the part of patients to be referred to services that may be perceived as threatening.
Uitgever: Routledge
Bronbestand: Elektronische Wetenschappelijke Tijdschriften
 
 

                             Details van artikel 2 van 15 gevonden artikelen
 
<< vorige    volgende >>
 
 Koninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland
Toegankelijkheidsverklaring