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HIV Dementia: A Patient’s Perspective Living with the Suffering, the Diagnosis, and the Uncertainties 

HIV Dementia: A Patient’s Perspective Living with the Suffering, the Diagnosis, and the Uncertainties
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HIV Dementia: A Patient’s Perspective Living with the Suffering, the Diagnosis, and the Uncertainties
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Karen

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10.1093/med/9780195399349.003.0036
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date: 17 June 2019

This chapter is the personal story of a young woman who experienced dementia caused by AIDS, most notably a four month period of memory loss. The chapter discusses the initial diagnosis, the treatment, and the eventual recovery, and the woman's reflections on what happened to her and her hopes for the future of becoming an advocate for people who have AIDS.

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