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The HIV mental health spectrum
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations
  • Michael D. Knox, University of South Florida
  • Maryann Davis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Martha A. Friedrich, USF Center for HIV Education and Research
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Department of Psychiatry
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Community Mental Health Centers; Family; Female; HIV Seropositivity; Health Personnel; Humans; Male; Mental Health Services; administration; Risk-Taking

The growing mental health needs that are related to HIV are immense and diverse. The HIV mental health spectrum is a model that identifies and characterizes populations in need of HIV-related services which can be offered by Community Mental Health Centers. The spectrum describes the specialized service requirements for each of these populations, the challenges in providing these services, and staff training needs. The authors propose this as a useful model for clinicians, researchers, educators, and administrators in planning to meet the needs of this expanding epidemic.

Community Ment Health J. 1994 Feb;30(1):75-89; discussion 91-4.

At the time of publication, Maryann Davis was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Michael D. Knox, Maryann Davis and Martha A. Friedrich. "The HIV mental health spectrum" Vol. 30 Iss. 1 (1994) ISSN: 0010-3853 (Linking)
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