Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk. 1992;(9-10):31-2. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE
A total of 55 males aged 19.5 to 62 years who were infected with HIV
were examined psychopathologically+ and neuropsychologically by A.R.
Luria's methods. Twenty-one of these patients were homosexuals. Syphilis
was recorded in 34.7% in this group. Lymphadenopathy was the major
clinical sign of HIV infection. Symptoms of organic involvements+ of the
central nervous system were revealed by a psychopathological method.
Neuropsychological studies detected dysfunction of the right cerebral
hemisphere, particularly in a group of homosexuals suffering from
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/COMPLICATIONS/*PSYCHOLOGY Adult
Affective Disorders/DIAGNOSIS/ETIOLOGY/*PSYCHOLOGY AIDS-Related
Disorders/DIAGNOSIS/ETIOLOGY/*PSYCHOLOGY English Abstract
Homosexuality/*PSYCHOLOGY Human Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological
Battery Male Middle Age Neurosyphilis/COMPLICATIONS/*PSYCHOLOGY