Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders in Children and Adolescents

  • Yifrah Kaminer
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)

Abstract

The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) represents the end-stage manifestation of a prolonged infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Children and adolescents may contract AIDS from sexual contact with any infected person, following injection with contaminated blood, or from pre- or perinatal transmission.

Keywords

Adolescent Psychiatry Psychoactive Substance Homeless Youth Perinatal Transmission European Collaborative Study 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yifrah Kaminer
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  1. 1.Alcohol Research CenterThe University of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA

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