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Drug addiction and AIDS

Author: N Loimer; R Schmid; Alfred Springer
Publisher: Wien ; New York : Springer Verlag, 1991.
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AIDS and drug addiction is a topic of great and growing concern. The high rates of HIV-1 seroprevalence among drug users in France, Italy, and Spain account for 85% of the total number of AIDS in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Drug addiction and AIDS.
Wien ; New York : Springer Verlag, 1991
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N Loimer; R Schmid; Alfred Springer
ISBN: 9783211822982 3211822984 9780387822983 0387822984
OCLC Number: 26636438
Description: x, 431 pages : illustrations
Contents: Epidemiology.- Observations on the Stabilization of HIV Seroprevalence Among Injecting Drug Users.- HIV-Antibody Testing and Risk-Prone Behaviour Amongst i.v.-DU's in Oslo, Norway.- HIV-Prevalence and Mortality in Relation to Type of Drug Abuse Among Drug Addicts in Stockholm 1981-1988.- HIV-Related Drug Addict Deaths Outside Medical Institutions in Stockholm.- HIV Infection in 403 Female Prostitutes in Italy.- How to Explain the Low Figures of AIDS Cases Among Intravenous Drug Addicts in Belgium?.- Drug Addiction and AIDS in Republic of Croatia and Yugoslavia.- Drug Abuse in Spain: Epidemiology, Policy and Health Structure.- Drug Abuse and HIV-Infection in Poland.- HIV-1-Prevalence Among Drug Deaths in Germany.- Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and AIDS in Drug Deaths.- Monitoring of HIV-Spread in Regional Populations of Injecting Drug Users - The Berlin Experience.- 5 Years Follow-up on Viennese Heroin Addicts.- Antibody Prevalence of Parenterally Transmitted Viruses (HIV-1, HTLV-I, HBV, HCV) in Austrian Intravenous Drug Users.- Statistical Investigation on the Relation of Intravenous Drug Addiction and HIV-Infection. A Survey of the Years 1985 to 1989 by the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Vienna.- HIV-1 Infection Among Intravenous Drug Users in Vienna 1986-1991.- Methadone Treatment.- Opioid Receptors.- Addiction Potential of Opiates in Medical Use.- Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Harm Reduction Approach to Heroin Addiction.- Methadone Maintenance: A Medical Approach to Heroin Addiction.- Intravenous Methadone Maintenance: A British Response to Persistent Opiate Injectors.- The Impact of Methadone Maintenance Treatment on the Spread of HIV Among i.v. Heroin Addicts in Sweden.- Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) in Stockholm, Sweden.- Methadone Treatment for Opiate-Addicted Patients First Experiences of a Prospective Trial.- HIV and Methadone Treatment: The German Experience.- Drug Addiction Treatment in Italy in the 80s: Fear of Treatment.- Psycho-Social and Psychopathological Features as Predictors of Response to Long Term and High Dosages Methadone Treatment.- Methadone Maintenance and Delinquency Rates of Opioid Drug Users.- Course and Outcome of HIV-Positive Drug Addicts in a Methadone Treatment Program.- Management and Treatment.- Managing AIDS: The European Centre/WHO Collaborative Study and Database Project.- AIDS Fear and Risk Behavior in Intravenous Drug Users.- HIV-Risk and Social Integration in Groups of Drug-Addicts.- Assessment of the Work with Pregnant i.v. Drug Users in Oslo.- Treatment of Heroin Abuse and AIDS in Italy.- Neuropsychiatric Problems and Psychotropic Medication in Patients with AIDS. Data from Warsaw.- Neopterin to Predict Disease Progression in Intravenous Drug Users Infected with HIV-1.- Spect and Transcranial Doppler Sonography for the Assessment of Cerebral Perfusion in Intravenous Drug Users with AIDS Encephalopathy.- The Treatment with Dextromethorphan of Heroin Addicts.- Buprenorphine: An Opioid Mixed Agonist-Antagonist as Possible Antidote for Acute Cocaine Toxicity.- Criminal Law and AIDS.- The Crisis and Opportunity of AIDS and Drug Misuse.- Prevention.- Observed Patterns of HIV Related Risk Behaviour Amongst Intravenous Drug Users Attending a Dublin Needle Exchange in Its First Year.- Outreach Work as a Strategy for Risk Reduction in Hard-to-Reach Populations. For Example: Injecting Drug Users.- AIDS Risk Behavior Among Intravenous Drug Users Hospitalized in a Public Psychiatric Hospital.- Campaigns of Fear and Behaviour Change in UK Drug Users.- Resocialization and AIDS-Prevention by Remedacen Substitution.- A Treatment Model to Heroin Addicts in Italy.- The Importance of i.v. Drug Users Personality Traits in AIDS Prevention.
Responsibility: N. Loimer, R. Schmid, A. Springer (eds.).


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