SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.138 issue11Thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis: Report of one casePET/CT in lung cancer author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Revista médica de Chile

Print version ISSN 0034-9887


CANEO R, CONSTANZA; GONZALEZ T, MATÍAS; REPETTO L, PAULA B  and  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.

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.

Keywords : Hepatitis C, chronic; Interferons; Psychopathology.

        · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License