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Title HIV and the brain : new challenges in the modern era / edited by Robert H. Paul [and others]
Published New York : Humana, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 400 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Current clinical neurology
Current clinical neurology.
Contents Neurocognitive changes in AIDS: evolution of treatment of HIV infection / Erna Milunka Kojic and Charles C.J. Carpenter -- Global incidence and epidemiology of the AIDS pandemic, distribution of HIV subtypes, and epidemiology of hepatitis C infection among HIV-positive individuals / Karen T. Tashima and Aadia I. Rana -- New insights into HIV neuropathogenesis / Tory P. Johnson and Avindra Nath -- Neuropathological findings associated with long-term HAART / Iain C. Anthony and Jeanne E. Bell -- Biomarkers of HIV-related central nervous system disease / Bruce James Brew and Scott Letendre -- Neuroimaging among HIV-infected patients: current knowledge and future directions / David F. Tate [and others] -- The assessment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders: new challenges in the HAART era / Lucette A. Cysique and Bruce J. Brew -- The changing face of HIV-associated cognitive and neuropsychiatric disturbance / Ron Cohen -- Youth with HIV/AIDS: neurobehavioral consequences / Susannah Allison, Pamela L. Wolters, and Pim Brouwers -- Co-occurrence of HIV, hepatitis C, and substance use disorders: effects on brain functioning / Raul Gonzalez, Phillip J. Quartana, and Eileen M. Martin -- The functional impact of HIV-associated neuropsychological decline / Matthew J. Wright [and others] -- Adjunctive therapy for long-term support of cognitive impairment / Joshua T. Dearborn [and others] -- HIV-1 genetic diversity and its biological significance / Michael M. Thomson -- Opportunistic infections in the brain in developing countries / Marcus Tulius T. Silva and Beatriz Grinsztejn -- Impact of Clade diversity on neuropsychological outcomes / Robert Paul [and others] -- The effects of aging on HIV disease / Robert C. Kalayjian and Lena Al-Harthi -- Neuropsychology of healthy aging / Molly E. Zimmerman and Adam M. Brickman -- Interactions between advanced age and HIV cognitive impairment / Victor Valcour and Aaron M. McMurtray
Summary Offers a picture of brain impairment associated with the virus with focus on three areas including different genetic strains of the virus throughout the world, interactions between advanced age and HIV, and the impact of HIV on the brain in the context of chronic, long-term treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Complications.
HIV (Viruses)
Neurologic manifestations of general diseases.
Brain -- Diseases.
Cognition disorders.
Nervous system -- Diseases.
AIDS dementia complex.
Highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Cognition Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- complications
Cognition Disorders -- etiology
HIV Infections -- complications
AIDS Dementia Complex
Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active
Brain -- physiopathology
Neurologic Manifestations
Brain Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV.
HIV (Viruses)
Neurologic manifestations of general diseases.
Brain -- Diseases.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- complications.
Cognition disorders.
Nervous System Diseases.
AIDS (Disease) -- Complications.
Nervous system -- Diseases
Highly active antiretroviral therapy
Cognition disorders
AIDS dementia complex
AIDS (Disease) -- Complications
Brain -- Diseases
HIV (Viruses)
Neurologic manifestations of general diseases
Form Electronic book
Author Paul, Robert H.
LC no. 2008943241
ISBN 9781597454346