Women and Health-Related Behaviors

Interrelations Among Substance Use, Sexual Behaviors, and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Michael Windle
  • Pamela Carlisle-Frank
  • Limor Azizy
  • Rebecca C. Windle
Part of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews book series (DAAR, volume 5)

Abstract

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) continues to be a major public health problem, as AIDS has been diagnosed in over 196,000 Americans,1 with cumulative projections of 390,000–480,000 AIDS cases by the end of 1993.2Furthermore, the spread of AIDS is becoming more pervasive, with about 2000 children under 13 yr of age diagnosed with AIDS,3and with increases in the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and AIDS among heterosexuals and women.4

Keywords

Hepatitis Depression Pneumonia Dementia Income 

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  • Michael Windle
  • Pamela Carlisle-Frank
  • Limor Azizy
  • Rebecca C. Windle

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