Published in AIDS Weekly, August 7th, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "Decision making was assessed using a laboratory gambling task in 67 adults with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV+) and in 19 HIV-seronegative (HIV-) control participants. Neurocognitive test performance across several domains was also analyzed to examine potential cognitive mechanisms of gambling task performance."
"As predicted, the HIV+ group performed worse on the gambling task, indicating greater risky decision making. Specifically, the HIV+ group selected more cards from the 'risky' or...
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