By D. C. Des Jarlais (auth.), DDr. Norbert Loimer, Univ.-Doz. Dr. Rainer Schmid, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alfred Springer M. D. (eds.)
AIDS and drug dependancy is a subject of serious and starting to be main issue. AIDS first seemed between intravenous drug clients in Europe in 1984, 3 years after the 1st situations have been noticeable between homosexuals. This epidemic has unfold extra quickly between intravenous drug clients than in the other hazard crew. The excessive charges of HIV-1 seroprevalence between drug clients in France, Italy, and Spain account for eighty five% of the whole variety of AIDS in intravenous drug clients in Europe. it really is expected that HIV-infected drug clients will quickly position a heavy burden on either drug therapy amenities and really good wellbeing and fitness care devices. The HIV-1 epidemic also will go the previous iron curtain. This contribution covers the large and intricate scene of drug difficulties and habit as a complete. It offers researchers a chance to procure history details at the unfold of HIV and AIDS between intravenous drug clients in addition to at the medical and mental results of HIV-1 an infection and AIDS in Europe. the themes reviewed comprise surveys of intravenous drug use, HIV incidence, detoxing, possibility relief, altering health and wellbeing behaviors, comparing AIDS interventions and the impression of methadone upkeep remedy. This monograph might be of price to all clinicians, researchers, and coverage makers who're interested by the relationship among intravenous drug use and AIDS.
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5 o Year _ HIV-poeItM ~ HIV-nqatlw mil Not tMtH.. 3%. 3%, that is considerably increased. 2%. Causes of death are dominated by death by injection of narcotic illegal drugs. Only one suicide occurred among the HIV positive patients. Conclusions This cohort is representative for drug abusers in central Stockholm requiring hospital care. Most of them are injecting abusers. 22 The HIV ser~prevalence found corresponds to other studies in Stockholm with similar extremely high test frequency and consolidates the figures previously given.
All Belgian street based studies recommand enhanced availability of new syringes at any time of day and night, at cheap price. If ritual sharing does play a role, it is either unconscious or not aknowledged by the subjects interviewed, with a remarkable exception of the first injections by the very beginner which is still at high risk, even in a large availability environment. sented in our country. Cleaning of material occurs in 68 % of subjects, but only up to 18 % use efficient desinfectants, while only 9 % declare throwing their equipment away after one use.
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Drug Addiction and AIDS by D. C. Des Jarlais (auth.), DDr. Norbert Loimer, Univ.-Doz. Dr. Rainer Schmid, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alfred Springer M. D. (eds.)