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The Benefits of Psychosocial Interventions for Mental Health in People Living with HIV-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

About the Course:

This article is a systematic review and meta-analysis that investigated the effectiveness of different psychosocial interventions for people living with HIV (PLWH) and mental health problems. Additionally, characteristics that may influence the effectiveness of a treatment (e.g., treatment duration, type of provider) were studied. Depression, anxiety, quality of life, and psychological well-being were investigated as treatment outcome measures.

Publication Date:

2018

Course Material Authors

Dr. Nadia Garnefski

Nadia Garnefski is Associate Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology of Leiden University, The Netherlands. Her work at the University consists of a combination of research, teaching and management tasks. She also works as a therapist at a private mental health care practice. She is author of several self-help books and an online self-help program and has had he research published in peer reviewed journals.

Philip Spinhoven, PhD

Dr. Spinhoven is a Professor of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychology and Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University. His research focuses on how distant, recent and current stressors interact with cognitive processes (e.g., attention, memory, thought, reasoning), behavioural processes (e.g., approach and avoidance), and biological processes. His work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Sanne van Luenen, PhD

Sanne van Luenen is a postdoctoral researcher at the Clinical Psychology Unit,Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands. She is interested in the online treatment of mental health problems and has been published in peer reviewed journals.

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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the disorders common with HIV/AIDS and their impact on psychological and physical well-being.

  2. Recognize the depression and well-being outcomes and their moderators.

  3. Acknowledge that all psychosocial interventions studied are effective.

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Course Material

References begin on page 39.

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Course Number 102490
3.25 credit hours
  • Online Article
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