36 million people around the world are living with HIV/AIDS. Furthermore, people living with HIV and AIDS are two times more likely to have depression. They are also more likely to suffer from substance abuse disorders and personality disorders. In our latest video, Los Angeles-based psychologist Dr. Ramani Durvasula explains the link between mental health and HIV/AIDS. She breaks down the mental health implications of this global health crisis, and how to overcome the stigma of the illness.
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