Year: 1986 Source: Psychosomatics, v.29, no.8, (August 1986), p.562-566 SIEC No: 19880152

Frequently the various presentations of AIDS involve intermittent development of associated diseases. The authors examine aspects of this progression that bear on the psychiatric & ethical issues confronting caregivers, which include, among others, the assessment of suicidal ideation. Suicidal thoughts are most likely to be prevalent during the mid-stage of the disease. 19 Refs. (NBB)