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Session: Injection Drug Use and HIV/AIDS
5113.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Injection Drug Use and HIV/AIDS
This oral session will present finding from research studies examining the social consequences of stigma among drug users; explain factors related to the use of antiretroviral therapy among drug users; discuss the dynamics of injection drug users' personal networks; show findings about the association of alcohol consumption with risky behaviors; and examine factors behind the high prevalence of HIV among drug users in Nepal.
Learning Objectives: To present research studies relevant to injection drug user and the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Moderator(s):Leland J. Yee, PhD, MPH
12:30 PMHIV positive drug users: Who uses HIV combination therapy?
Marjorie F. Goldstein, PhD, Sung-Yeon Kang, PhD, Sherry Deren, PhD
12:45 PMSocial consequences of stigma and adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among illegal drug users  [ Recorded presentation ]
Norma C. Ware, PhD, Monique A. Wyatt, Toni Tugenberg, MEd, LICSW
1:00 PMDynamics of injection drug users' personal networks and HIV risk behaviors  [ Recorded presentation ]
Elizabeth Costenbader, MS, Nan M. Astone, PhD
1:15 PMAssociation of alcohol consumption with HIV-risky drug and sexual behaviors among injection drug users entering drug treatment  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robert C. Freeman, PhD
1:30 PMFactors behind the high prevalence of HIV among drug injectors in a border town of Nepal
Binod Nepal, MA, Perti J Pelto, PhD, Laxmi Bilas Acharya, PhD, Anand Tamang, MPhil, Mahesh Shrestha, MSc, James L Ross, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA