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Group Psychotherapy for People With HIV
This study will examine the effectiveness of supportive-expressive group therapy plus education compared with an educational intervention in improving the quality of life and promoting health-enhancing behavior of men and women living with HIV or AIDS.
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
Collaborator: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
- Behavioral: Supportive Expressive Group Psychotherapy
- Behavioral: Education
- 1) a positive HIV diagnosis (either symptomatic or asymptomatic), 2) at least eighteen
years of age, 3) English language skill (to complete questionnaires and participate,
if assigned, to the group psychotherapy condition) and, 4) geographical proximity to
groups in order to attend if assigned.
- 1) severe psychiatric disorders (i.e. schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders)who
would not be appropriate for participating in the group intervention, 2) active
tuberculosis, 3) acute intoxication, 4) participation in an ongoing HIV/AIDS support
group or 5) suicidal/homicidal ideation.
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - N/A
Genders Eligible for Study