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HIV-Risk and Social Integration in Groups of Drug-Addicts

  • A. Dobler-Michola
  • D. Zimmer Höfler
  • R. Korbel
  • A. Uchtenhagen
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Abstract

Looking for the association between HIV-risk and social integration, we were interested in whether HIV-positive drug-addicts disclose more characteristics of social desintegration and less social resources — currently and in their social background — than their HIV-negative counterparts. The basis of the empirical analysis was made from two samples consisting of clients of methadone maintenance (n=73) and therapeutic communities (n=177) respectively.

Keywords

Social Integration Drug Addict Intravenous Drug User Therapeutic Community Social Marginality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Dobler-Michola
    • 1
  • D. Zimmer Höfler
    • 1
  • R. Korbel
    • 1
  • A. Uchtenhagen
    • 1
  1. 1.Sozialpsychiatrischer DienstForschung und DokumentationZürichSwitzerland

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