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New Dir Ment Health Serv. 2000 Fall;(87):57-67.

Substance abuse and HIV infection.

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Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City, USA.

Abstract

This chapter reviews the associations between substance use, comorbid psychiatric disorders, and HIV risk behaviors; the prevalence of substance use disorders among HIV-positive individuals in treatment settings; the medical, psychiatric, and substance abuse treatment of individuals with substance use disorders and HIV infection; and finally, HIV risk reduction among substance abusers.

PMID:
11031802
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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