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HIV Prevention Education for Intravenous Drug Users Awaiting Admission to Drug Treatment

HIV Prevention Education for Intravenous Drug Users Awaiting Admission to Drug Treatment HIV Prevention Education for Intravenous Drug Users Awaiting Admission to Drug Treatment Boyle, A.C.S.W., Senay, M.D. new cases By Lynn R. and Edward C. rapidly among IVDUs.1 This rapid transmission of HIV among IVDUs in turn results in most of the HIV infection among heterosexuals and infants in the United States. While the gay community, representing the so-called "first wave" of the HIV epidemic,, has dramatically reduced new cases of HIV infection through education and behavioral change, the sexual and needlesharing practices of IVDUs, the "second wave" of the HIV epidemic, are largely The Presidential Commission on HIV recommended "substance abuse treatment on demand" as essential in containing the epidemic among IVDUs.2 Substance abuse treatment is the centerpiece of optimal HIV prevention efforts for IVDUs. If the addictive illness, which is progressive and characterized by denial, is not arrested, the individual cannot engage in necessary HIV prevention efforts.3 In the United States, transmission are of HIV most occurring While the emergence of the HIV epidemic among IVDUs has resulted in substantial increases in federal, state, and municipal funds to expand the publiclyfunded treatment system, most IVDUs remain outside the treatment system. It is estimated there are between 65,000 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

HIV Prevention Education for Intravenous Drug Users Awaiting Admission to Drug Treatment

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 5 (6) – Dec 1, 1991

HIV Prevention Education for Intravenous Drug Users Awaiting Admission to Drug Treatment

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 5 (6) – Dec 1, 1991

Abstract

HIV Prevention Education for Intravenous Drug Users Awaiting Admission to Drug Treatment Boyle, A.C.S.W., Senay, M.D. new cases By Lynn R. and Edward C. rapidly among IVDUs.1 This rapid transmission of HIV among IVDUs in turn results in most of the HIV infection among heterosexuals and infants in the United States. While the gay community, representing the so-called "first wave" of the HIV epidemic,, has dramatically reduced new cases of HIV infection through education and behavioral change, the sexual and needlesharing practices of IVDUs, the "second wave" of the HIV epidemic, are largely The Presidential Commission on HIV recommended "substance abuse treatment on demand" as essential in containing the epidemic among IVDUs.2 Substance abuse treatment is the centerpiece of optimal HIV prevention efforts for IVDUs. If the addictive illness, which is progressive and characterized by denial, is not arrested, the individual cannot engage in necessary HIV prevention efforts.3 In the United States, transmission are of HIV most occurring While the emergence of the HIV epidemic among IVDUs has resulted in substantial increases in federal, state, and municipal funds to expand the publiclyfunded treatment system, most IVDUs remain outside the treatment system. It is estimated there are between 65,000

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Abstract

HIV Prevention Education for Intravenous Drug Users Awaiting Admission to Drug Treatment Boyle, A.C.S.W., Senay, M.D. new cases By Lynn R. and Edward C. rapidly among IVDUs.1 This rapid transmission of HIV among IVDUs in turn results in most of the HIV infection among heterosexuals and infants in the United States. While the gay community, representing the so-called "first wave" of the HIV epidemic,, has dramatically reduced new cases of HIV infection through education and behavioral change, the sexual and needlesharing practices of IVDUs, the "second wave" of the HIV epidemic, are largely The Presidential Commission on HIV recommended "substance abuse treatment on demand" as essential in containing the epidemic among IVDUs.2 Substance abuse treatment is the centerpiece of optimal HIV prevention efforts for IVDUs. If the addictive illness, which is progressive and characterized by denial, is not arrested, the individual cannot engage in necessary HIV prevention efforts.3 In the United States, transmission are of HIV most occurring While the emergence of the HIV epidemic among IVDUs has resulted in substantial increases in federal, state, and municipal funds to expand the publiclyfunded treatment system, most IVDUs remain outside the treatment system. It is estimated there are between 65,000

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Dec 1, 1991

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