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  1. "Drugs and aids: reaching for help": a videotape on aids and drug abuse prevention for criminal justice populations.

    Article - En anglais

    This article describes the development of a videotape targeted at persons under supervision of the criminal justice system.

    The videotape seeks to encourage those who use illicit drugs to enter drug treatment and to motivate those at risk for exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to alter behaviors that may transmit infection.

    The criminal justice system presents an important opportunity to deliver such messages, particularly to a large population of persons briefly detained in a jail or lockup and released without subsequent incarceration.

    Evidence suggests that, even in this audience, knowledge of how to present exposure to HIV is widespread, yet those at risk often fail to take appropriate precautions: motivating behavior change demands more than imparting information.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Voie intraveineuse, Facteur risque, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Prévention, Education sanitaire, Sevrage toxique, Enregistrement vidéo, Milieu carcéral, Traitement, Information biomédicale, Prise risque, Santé mentale, Homme, Article synthèse

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Intravenous administration, Risk factor, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prevention, Health education, Poison withdrawal, Video recording, Carceral environment, Treatment, Biomedical information, Risk taking, Mental health, Human, Review

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

    Cote : 94-0371398

    Code Inist : 002B18H05A. Création : 199406.