Introduction. To study the characteristics of mental health problems in HIV-infected patients who use surfactants the study of the complex of constitutional-biological and psychological factors that influence the occurrence and course of mental disorders is undertaken.
Objective: To study the indicators of constitutional-biological factors in the development of mental disorders in HIV-infected patients who use PAS.
Materials and methods. A total of 280 HIV-infected patients who use PAS and 120 patients with PAS dependence without HIV, aged 19 to 70 years have been examined. We used clinical and psychological research methods.
Results and discussion. The data of analysis showed that, in the main group there are people with psychasthenic traits -34.3%, since the control made only 11.8%. In this regard the timely medical aid appealalility among the examined patients made 19.3% and 4.1%, and 61.7% and 25.0% (accordingly) of those patients who did not trust medical professionals.Conclusions. These findings suggest that the main factors in the formation of mental disorders in PAS dependent patients with HIV infection is getting patients into HIV-infected group and individual personal traits, in recognition the fact of an incurable disease.