Monday, December 03, 2012

HIV and mental illness link highlighted


 Mariska Fouche and Lusanda Bill
 
As South Africa marked World Aids Day on 1 December, Pharma Dynamics – one of SA’s leading providers of central nervous system medication – highlights the often overlooked link between HIV and mental illness. A recent study done by the Human Sciences Research Council supports this notion, which found that 44% of the 900 HIV-positive persons that participated in the survey were in fact suffering from a mental disorder. In the studio we had Mariska Fouche to tell us more about this...

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