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The Importance of IV Drug Users Personality Traits in AIDS Prevention

  • D. X. Da Silveira
  • N. Da SilvaJr
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Abstract

Intravenous drug users have been found to be the group who less effectively respond to profilatic measures concerning HIV infection. At first, this high-risk group concurred with a very few number of cases in the infected population. Its rates, however, are increasing and reaching significant numbers.

Keywords

Drug User Drug Addict Infected Population Fearful Situation Effective Behaviour Change 
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References

  1. Des Jarlais, D.C.; Friedman, S.R., Hopkins, W. (1985); Risk Reduction for the Acquired Immunodeliciency Syndrome Among Intravenous Drug Users, Annais of Internal Medicine; 103: 755–759.Google Scholar
  2. Olievenstein, C. (1987); La Clinique du Toxicomane; Ed. Universitaires, Paris.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. X. Da Silveira
    • 1
  • N. Da SilvaJr
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de PsiquiatriaEscola Paulista de MedicinaSao PauloBrazil

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