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Course and Outcome of HIV-Positive Drug Addicts in a Methadone Treatment Program

  • H. Rittmannsberger
  • Ch. Bayer
  • M. Ruschak
  • Ch. Silberbauer
  • M. Geit
  • R. Simma
  • L. Binder
  • H. Mittermayer
Conference paper

Abstract

In 1987 a methadone treatment program (MTP) was created in Austria following a decree from the federal ministry of health. Target groups are long time drug addicts with HIV infection or those who underwent unsuccessful prior treatments. One of the aims of the MTP was to reduce the spreading of HIV infection.

Keywords

Drug Addict Public Health Authority Employment Situation Federal Ministry Outpatient Center 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Rittmannsberger
    • 1
  • Ch. Bayer
    • 2
  • M. Ruschak
    • 2
  • Ch. Silberbauer
    • 2
  • M. Geit
    • 3
  • R. Simma
    • 3
  • L. Binder
    • 4
  • H. Mittermayer
    • 4
  1. 1.Outpatient Centre for Drug Addicts “Point”Wagner Jauregg KrankenhausLinzAustria
  2. 2.Coordination Bureau for the MTPPublic Health Authority of UpperAustria
  3. 3.General HospitalLinzAustria
  4. 4.Hospital “Elisabethinen”LinzAustria

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