One New York-based provider who works specifically with trans and gender non-conforming patients outlines what needs to change in the health care world to get Black trans women the care they deserve.
Nov. 14, 2019: Psychiatric disorders, adherence, and viral suppression; depression and adherence among women with HIV; using hair to link food insecurity and HIV viremia; a point-of-care test for tenofovir adherence.
July 25, 2019: Challenges in viral suppression for young, black women; stigma's impact on women's health; generalized anxiety disorder screening needed; how depression harms the brain.
April 25, 2019: stigma and viral load among African-American women; U.S. HIV incidence sans racial disparities; the care continuum is failing young MSM; a moment of reckoning regarding HIV among U.S. youth.
More research is needed to understand the connections between HIV, mental health, and the neurocircuitry that controls executive function.
Tonya Taylor, Ph.D., a specialist in sexual health, walks us through the changes and challenges that can affect women of color who are aging with HIV or become positive later in life.
The British study found that women with HIV often face special concerns regarding their personal safety in sexual relationships -- and that they often don't even feel comfortable disclosing those concerns.
As the body ages, changes in the production of hormones occur. The period when a woman's body begins the transition to menopause is called perimenopause. Women usually enter perimenopause in their 40s and the following changes can occur:
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007
"A growing body of research documents mental health disparities among women who have sex with women (WSW) compared with women who have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction ...
Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are twice as likely as heterosexual men and women to seek help from mental health professionals, according to a new study by the UCLA School of Public Health.
The study, published today in the journal BMC Psychiatry, exa...