Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention on Depression in Patients with HIV-Infected

  • Nirwanto K Rahim Universitas Indonesia
  • Sri Yona Universitas Indonesia
Keywords: CBT, depression, HIV/AIDS


The prevalence of HIV / AIDS in the world is increasing. Various problems complained of by people with HIV / AIDS. Psycho-emotional complaints such as depression are the most common psychological problems and complaints in people living with HIV/AIDS. CBT is an intervention based on the concept that your thoughts, feelings, physical sensations and actions are interconnected. The purpose of this literature study was explore CBT Intervention on depression in patients woth HIV/AIDS. Literature studies used the online database online Proquest, Scopus. the literature was limited by criteria in 2009-2019, full text and English language with the keywords CBT AND DEPRESSION”, “CBT AND HIV ,” CBT AND HIV AND DPERESSION. Search results found 7 articles that were relevant to the inclusion criteria. The results showed that there were CBT interventions in depression with HIV/AIDS. The results of this literature review can be used as information material about CBT is the most effective intervention in reducing depression in HIV / AIDS patients.


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How to Cite
Rahim, N., & Yona, S. (2020). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention on Depression in Patients with HIV-Infected. Jurnal Keperawatan, 12(3), 493-500.