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  1. Fulltext. Injection drug use among homeless adults with severe mental illness.

    Article - En anglais



    This study examined injection drug use among homeless men and women with severe mental illness in two sites.


    The data were drawn from related clinical trials conducted in Balimtore (101 men, 49 women) and Boston (85 men, 33 women).


    The percentages of homeless men with a history of injection drug use were 26% in Baltimore and 16% in Boston ; the corresponding rates among homeless women were 8% and 6%. Conclusions.

    Taken together, these and previous results suggest high lifetime prevalences of injection drug use-and asosciated risks of HIV transmission-in this elusive population.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Voie intraveineuse, Trouble psychiatrique, Sans domicile fixe, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Intravenous administration, Mental disorder, Homeless, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Human, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0364114

    Code Inist : 002B18C05A. Création : 12/09/1997.