Revista médica de Chile
versão impressa ISSN 0034-9887
CANEO R, CONSTANZA; GONZALEZ T, MATÍAS; REPETTO L, PAULA B e SOZA R, ALEJANDRO. Psychiatric and cognitive problems associated to hepatitis C and its treatment with interferon. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2010, vol.138, n.11, pp. 1431-1440. ISSN 0034-9887. doi: 10.4067/S0034-98872010001200014.
This article is a literature search about the psychopathology related to hepatitis C and its treatment with interferon. An overview of the methodology of the available studies is presented. New theories for a better understanding and diagnosis of the psychiatric alteration associated to hepatitis C or interferon treatment are proposed, to improve future research. We discuss neurobiological aspects, clinical manifestations, psychosocial features and pharmacotherapy of the psychiatric manifestations of hepatitis C and its treatment with interferon.
Palavras-chave : Hepatitis C, chronic; Interferons; Psychopathology.