3 edition of Drug users at risk to HIV found in the catalog.
Drug users at risk to HIV
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31).
|Statement||[editor, Virginia Curtin Knight].|
|Contributions||Knight, Virginia Curtin., CARE International Bangladesh. HIV Program.|
|LC Classifications||RA643.86.B3 D78 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||31 p. :|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||2007340255|
Certain HIV medications can boost the level of recreational drugs in your system in unexpected and potentially dangerous ways. For example, amphetamines (such as crystal meth) can be present at 3 to 22 times their normal levels in the bloodstream when mixed with an HIV drug called ritonavir (Norvir). The primary objectives of the study are to reduce high-risk behaviors, increase access to medical care, and increase adherence to HIV antiretroviral medication among HIV-positive injection drug users.
In the s and '80s, injection drug use was still a major driver of HIV rates (before efforts to create syringe exchange programs and education programs for drug users). Drug abuse and addiction, now both grouped as substance or drug use disorder, is a condition characterized by a self-destructive pattern of using a substance that leads to significant problems and distress, which may include tolerance to or withdrawal from the substance.; Drug use disorder is unfortunately quite common, affecting more than 8% of people in the United States at some point in.
Women's drug use and HIV risk: findings from NIDA's Cooperative Agreement for Community-Based Outreach/Intervention Research Program / Susan L. Coyle --Women drug users and HIV prevention: overview of findings and research needs / Sally J. Stevens, Stephanie Tortu, Susan L. Coyle --HIV sex and drug risk behavior and behavior change in a. The second book, Women, Drug Use, and HIV Infection, comprises 13 research papers from a multisite project on HIV infection that was sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The editors present an excellent overview of HIV prevalence among women drug users as well as major HIV risk .
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Maintains the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) system among populations at risk for HIV. Every three years, NHBS collects information on HIV infection and behaviors from PWID in jurisdictions with high HIV prevalence, including drug use and sexual risk behaviors, testing behaviors, and use of HIV prevention services.
The high prevalence of HIV among drug using populations is a substantial source of morbidity and mortality around the world and results from shared risk factors and environmental conditions, typically characterized by physical and sexual violence, mental illness, poverty, stigma, neglect, isolation, and discrimination, i.e., underlying Cited by: Learn about the risk of getting or transmitting HIV through injection drug use, find out how to reduce the risk, and get additional resources.
Syringe Service Programs In many jurisdictions, people who inject drugs can get sterile needles and syringes through syringe services programs. Preventing HIV Infection among Injecting Drug Users in High Risk Countries describes the evidence on the intermediate outcomes of drug-related risk and sex-related risk prior to examining the impact on HIV transmission.
This report focuses on programs that are designed to prevent the transmission of HIV among injecting drug users. This chapter discusses HIV prevention and intervention efforts among injection drug users (IDUs) in the United States and internationally and provides a brief overview of the HIV epidemic among IDUs, and factors that have contributed to HIV acquisition and transmission.
contextual factors also helps to create high-risk environments that. A major risk factor for HIV/AIDS among injection drug users is crack use; one study found that crack abusers reported more sexual partners in the last 12 months, more sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in their lifetimes, and greater frequency of paying for sex, exchanging sex for drugs, and having sex with injection drug users (Word and.
Title:HIV Risks Among Injecting Drug Users in Vietnam: A Review of the Research Evidence VOLUME: 10 ISSUE: 6 Author(s):Khoi Do, Victor Minichiello and Rafat Hussain Affiliation:Faculty of The Professions, University of New England, Armidale, NSWAustralia.
Keywords:Injecting drug user, HIV, AIDS, condom usage, sex work, Vietnam, IDU, transmission, infection, risk behaviors. Drug abuse and addiction have been inextricably linked with HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. While intravenous drug use is well known in this regard, less recognized is the role that drug abuse plays more generally in the spread of HIV by increasing the likelihood of high-risk sex with infected partners.3 The intoxicating effects of many drugs can alter judgment and inhibition and.
The study asked three questions related to acceptability: (1) are drug users comfortable responding to HIV risk questions using the computer assessment; (2) do drug users feel that they possess the requisite skill to respond to questions using a computer; and (3) do drug users believe that the responses they provide using the computer.
HOW DOES DRUG USE RELATE TO HIV. Drug use is a major factor in the spread of HIV infection. Shared equipment for using drugs can carry HIV and hepatitis, and drug use is linked with unsafe sexual activity.
Drug and alcohol use can also be dangerous for. HIV/AIdS Treatment and Care for Injecting drug Users 6. Management of Hepatitis C and HIV Coinfection 7. Management of Hepatitis B and HIV Coinfection 8. Prevention of Hepatitis A, B and C Immunization of People Living with HIV and People at Risk of HIV Infection Post-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV.
The risk of HIV infection in internationally adopted children depends on the country of origin and on individual risk factors. Because adoptees may come from populations at high risk of infection, screening for HIV should be performed for all internationally adopted children.
The decision to screen immigrant children for HIV depends on findings from the history and physical examination. HIV (Human Immuno Deficiency Virus) is a virus that enters blood. In HIV positive people, risk of passing on HIV to the babies increases if • Injecting drug users • Doctors and nurses treating patients with HIV.
HIV-AIDS Prevention and Risk Reduction for Drug Users: Course Ordering Instructions. Regular/free shipping is sent at book rate and takes approximately 5 to 7 days for delivery. Orders placed after p.m. will be shipped the following business day. Also, transgender women who have sex with men are among the groups at highest risk for HIV infection, and injection drug users remain at significant risk for getting HIV.
Risky behaviors, like having anal or vaginal sex without using a condom or taking medicines to prevent or treat HIV, and sharing needles or syringes play a big role in HIV. Drug and alcohol intoxication affects judgment and can lead to effects on decision making and risky sexual behavior that puts participants at risk of contracting or transmitting HIV and other.
The good news is that HIV therapies are effective in drug users. Substance abuse can lead to an increased risk of HIV exposure, reduce an individual’s ability to get treatment and follow a treatment schedule, and lead to potential complications.
However, despite these issues, HIV medications can remain effective in drug users. All drug-dependent individuals, including injecting drug users (IDUs), may be at increased risk of HIV infection because of high-risk sexual behaviors.
There are an estimated million injecting drug users (IDUs) world-wide—78 percent of whom live in developing or transitional countries. Drug users in prison settings are also at increased risk of contracting HIV through unprotected sex (including sexual violence), as well as body piercing and tattooing with non-sterile equipment.
Other types of illicit drugs are also associated with HIV transmission. Of new HIV infections in the United States, 8% to 12% occur in PWID, as a result of injecting or injecting in conjunction with high-risk sexual practices, 41.
What Are HIV and AIDS? Learn about HIV, its stages, and how the virus can be controlled with treatment. How Is HIV Transmitted? Myths persist about HIV. Get the facts about how the virus is spread from person to person. U.S. Statistics Learn the facts about how many people have HIV in the U.S., who is at the highest risk, and more.In lay language, Cocaine, AIDS, and Intravenous Drug Use presents what works and what doesn’t work in counseling drug dependent persons.
Those in the substance abuse treatment field have been concerned in the last few years with combating the deadly combination of cocaine addiction and AIDS. This encouraging book describes in detail, new methods being tested for effectively decreasing the.Drug Injecting and HIV Infection: global dimensions and local responses, This book is a definitive account of drug injecting behaviour and HIV infection in cities across the world.
The book is based on an important study initiated by WHO inlaunched against a background of the rapid spread of HIV infection in a number of major cities.