Depression linked to increased HIV mortality

January 1997
Behavioral Health Treatment;Jan1997, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p5
Reports on a study indicating that depression increases the risk of death among HIV-infected gay and bisexual men. Focus on the measurement of depression longitudinally; Nature of association between depression and mortality.


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