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Needs for services reported by adults with severe mental illness and HIV.

Young AS, Sullivan G, Bogart LM, Koegel P, Kanouse DE. Needs for services reported by adults with severe mental illness and HIV. Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.). 2005 Jan 1; 56(1):99-101.

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Abstract:

This study examined the needs of people with severe mental illness and HIV. Results were based on interviews and CD4 counts of 294 individuals who received services from the Los Angeles County or the New York City public mental health system. Common unmet needs included financial assistance, housing, and mental health care. Thirty percent of the participants reported that they had at least one basic need that was not being met. Unmet need was less common as HIV infection advanced and was similar in frequency to that found in the general population with HIV. People with severe mental illness and HIV may be benefiting from the special resources that are available for people with HIV.





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