Prospective memory in HIV-1 infection

TitleProspective memory in HIV-1 infection
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsCarey, C, Woods, SPaul, Rippeth, JD, Heaton, RK, Grant, I
JournalJournal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Date Published2006
KeywordsAdult, Case-Control Studies, Cognition Disorders, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, Internal, Learning, Male, Memory, Middle Aged, Models, Neuropsychological Tests, Predictive Value of Tests, Psychological, ROC Curve, Sensitivity and Specificity, Time Facto

The cognitive deficits associated with HIV-1 infection are thought to primarily reflect neuropathophysiology within the fronto-striato-thalamo-cortical circuits. Prospective memory (ProM) is a cognitive function that is largely dependent on prefronto-striatal circuits, but has not previously been examined in an HIV-1 sample. A form of episodic memory, ProM involves the complex processes of forming, monitoring, and executing future intentions vis-