Mental Health Screening: A Quick Reference Guide for HIV Primary Care Clinicians

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Mental Health Screening: A Quick Reference Guide for HIV Primary Care Clinicians

Description

This reference card helps primary care clinicians conduct mental health screening assessments of HIV-infected patients. It includes sections on:

  • Mental health screening
  • Triggers that may exacerbate mental distress for people with HIV
  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Screening and managing suicidal or violent patients
  • When to refer to a mental health professional
  • Prescribing considerations
  • Resource

Developer:

New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Funding Sources:

New York State Department of Health; New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: November 2008
Last Updated: 07/14/10

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