HIV Infection and Intravenous Drug Use

Synopsis

The author has compiled information from a vast array of sources to provide this resource guide to the important issues involved in HIV infection and intravenous drug use. He presents sections on historical background, behavioral antecedents, virology, immunology, incidence, prevalence, HIV testing, treatment, counseling, confidentiality, methodological issues, and the latest scientific findings, based upon his clinical experience and synthesis of the research literature. Physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, health educators, and public health officials who are addressing issues related to HIV infection and intravenous drug use will find this handbook useful.

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992