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The twin epidemics of substance abuse and HIV

United States. National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

The twin epidemics of substance abuse and HIV

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by United States. National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

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Published by The Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Epidemiology,
  • Intravenous drug abuse -- Health aspects -- United States,
  • Drug addicts -- Diseases -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReport, the twin epidemics of substance abuse and HIV
    StatementNational Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14433202M

    In a + page book, the tremendously important role of AIDS service organizations in caring for the sick and preventing further HIV transmission is considered in a few paragraphs. The global impact of gay American men with AIDS in the early s insisting on an active role in their health care decisions, demanding respect and rejecting the Cited by: Substance Risk, Prevention Treatments and the Role of the Environmental and Cultural Context in Addressing Latinos and Other Ethnic/Racial Populations Edited by Steffanie A. Strathdee, Margarita Alegría, Hilda Pantin.

      Similarities between HIV/AIDS, opioid addiction epidemics Date: April 1, Source: Lifespan Summary: There are important parallels between the . Abstract. The problem of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in drug users is of global importance. The sharing of contaminated injection equipment is a major route for transmission of HIV in the United States (Allen, Onorato, & Green, ; National Commission on AIDS, ; Wodak & Moss, ), and is the principal means by which HIV infection has spread in Italy, Spain, Thailand Cited by:

    I started reading Jonathan Engels The Epidemic - A Global History of AIDS, because I am still looking for information about the spread if HIV thats not focused primarily on the US, or on the origins of AIDS, which tend to end once the virus reaches American soil/5. Alcohol and drug abuse and HIV infection are considered twin epidemics in the United States, disproportionately affecting those of racial or ethnic minority and low socioeconomic backgrounds in.


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The twin epidemics of substance use and HIV: report. [United States. National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency.] Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: # Report, the twin expidemics of substance abuse and HIV.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

"Substance Use and HIV" in January Through the testimony of experts and individuals who are experiencing the problems of HIV and substance use firsthand, the Commission was better able to identify certain key issues and the urgent actions the nation must take to deal with these twin epidemics.

Current programs are seriously wanting. OVERVIEW. Drug abuse and addiction have been inextricably linked with HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. While intravenous drug use is well known in this regard, less recognized is the role that drug abuse plays more generally in the spread of HIV by increasing the likelihood of high-risk sex with infected partners.3 The intoxicating effects of many drugs can alter judgment and inhibition and.

The twin epidemics of substance abuse and HIV book confluence of HIV/AIDS, drug abuse, and hepatitis C is becoming a public health nightmare. HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C are moving at an alarming rate into the minority community, where the poorest and most vulnerable are at risk through injection drug use and unprotected sex.

Combating the Twin Epidemics of HIV/AIDS and Drug Addiction: Opportunities for Progress and Gaps in Scale Presenting Authors: Dr. Robert Heimer,Ph.D Yale University School of Public Health Traci C.

Green, Yale University School of Public Health Discussants: Dr. Eric Goosby, M.D. CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation Dr. Caroline Ryan, M.D, M.P.H. Office of the U.S.

Drug abuse epidemiology research continues to explore the role of substance use and SUDs in contributing to the HIV epidemic. Injection drug use continues to be a substantial category of risk for HIV infection, with an estimated 16% of individuals with newly diagnosed HIV infections in the United States in reporting this as a contributing Cited by: It also includes new chapters on criminal law, privacy, the twin epidemics of HIV and substance abuse, and reproduction and parenting volume will be an invaluable resource for legislators, educators, counselors, health officials, employers, and anyone with a professional or personal need to grasp the legal dimensions of HIV disease.

Abstract. Two decades of research has established a link between substance abuse and HIV/AIDS, often referred to as the twin epidemics.1,2 Additionally, substance abuse and mental disorders are often co-occurring conditions;3 persons with substance use disorders are at elevated risk for mental health disorders and vice by: 1.

The first cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were reported in the United States in the spring of By the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, had been isolated. Early in the U.S. HIV/AIDS pandemic, the role of substance abuse in the spread of AIDS was clearly established.

Injection drug use (IDU) was identified as a direct route of HIV. The NASADAD Board of Directors supports the recommendations of the National Commission on AIDS regarding the Twin Epidemics of Substance Use and HIV.

Additional alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment services, increased HIV prevention activities, and expanded research and epidemiologic studies are urgently needed to prevent. Title: Medication Assisted Treatment in the Treatment of Drug Abuse and Dependence in HIV/AIDS Infected Drug Users VOLUME: 7 ISSUE: 4 Author(s):Thomas F.

Kresina, R. Douglas Bruce and Elinore F. McCance-Katz Affiliation:Division of Pharmacological Therapies, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, Marylandby: 8. INTRODUCTION.

Neuropsychiatric disorders are common in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), based upon a wide variety of factors including: direct effects of the virus, preexisting psychiatric conditions, personality vulnerabilities, affective disorders, addictions, or responses to the social isolation and disenfranchisement that can result from the diagnosis of HIV.

Three key principles underlie NIDA’s strategy: (1) drug abuse and HIV are linked in ways that extend beyond injection drug use; (2) drug abuse and HIV remain intertwined epidemics in the United States and around the world — therefore, drug abuse treatment is HIV prevention; and (3) the Seek, Test, Treat, and Retain approach, especially when.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: AIDS education and primary prevention / Lee E. Klosinski --HIV outpatient services / Sally Jue --AIDS in hospital and acute-care settings: the social work perspective / Catherine Sternberg --A model for AIDS home care / George Harangody and Robert Peterson --Hospice service and AIDS / Sandra.

The SAVA syndemic-synergistic epidemics of substance abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS-is highly prevalent among impoverished urban women and potentially associated with poor HIV outcomes.

The complex interaction between methamphetamine abuse and HIV-1 pathogenesis. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. ; Pandhare J, Addai AB, Mantri CK, et al. Cocaine enhances HIVinduced CD4(+) T-cell apoptosis: implications in disease progression in. Drug abuse and addiction have always been inextricably linked to HIV/Aids.

For many years, people often believed that this connection was due only directly to the substance abuse, i.e. injection. Combating the Twin Epidemics of HIV/AIDS and Drug Addiction:Opportunities for Progress and Gaps in Scale Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), January [PDF, MB] [PDF, MB] Basic Principles for Treatment and Psychosocial Support of Drug Dependent People Living with HIV/AIDS WHO.

substance abuse exacerbates this trend, a specific example being the link between risky sexual behavior and methamphetamine abuse.9 Number and Percentage of HIV-infected Persons Engaged at Each Stage of HIV Care Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR60(47) How Drug Abuse Contributes to HIV Transmission:File Size: 2MB.

The continuum of response (CoR) to HIV/AIDS is a framework for implementation of HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs based on a national strategic plan for HIV/AIDS services. The CoR for people who inject drugs (PWID) is an important extension of the developed CoR to HIV/AIDS. The CoR-PWID employs stakeholders who together plan, develop, pilot, and provide a full range of services Cited by: 7.

For example, in urban areas of the Western United States, the greatest risk of HIV infection is from non-injected stimulants. Effects of Substance Abuse Treatment on AIDS Risk Behaviors will prove to you how drug treatment programs can significantly reduce the spread of Price: $  Ms Brill: We hope you found this sixth episode of HIV TV -- HIV and Substance Use: Addressing the Dual Epidemics -- both informative and helpful.

Substance use and abuse are important factors in the spread of HIV infection and can hasten disease progression and negatively affect adherence to treatment.This manual helps clinicians improve care for people living with HIV/AIDS and substance use disorder conditions.

It discusses prevention, assessment, and treatment of HIV/AIDS. The manual also examines mental illness, integrated services, case management.