4109.0 Special Issues in HIV and Substance Abuse

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to present methods of HIV prevention and treatment among IDUs.
Session Objectives: 1) Describe HIV prevention methods used with intravenous drug users (IDUs). 2) Describe HIV treatment methods used with IDUs. 3) Describe intervention methods used for prevention and treatment with IDUs.

Table 1
Current substance use behavior among severely mentally ill individuals diagnosed with HIV and HCV
Michelle DeCoux Hampton, RN, PhD, MS, Linda Chafetz, RN, DNSc and Carmen J. Portillo, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Time gaps between HIV infection, testing, and treatment among racial/ethnic minority drug users: Opportunities for enhanced prevention
Ashly E. Jordan, BA, Carmen Masson, PhD, Pedro Mateu-Gelabert, PhD, Nicole Pepper, MSSW, Courtney McKnight, MPH, Brad Hare, MD, James Sorensen, PhD, Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD and David C. Perlman, MD
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Chronic Heavy Alcohol use and High Risk Behavior among Black Women in Los Angeles County
Kwa A. Sey, PhD, MPH, Trista Bingham, MPH, PhD and Douglas Frye, MD, MPH
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Differential gender effect of depression on use of HIV medications among HIV-positive drug users
Sung-Yeon Kang, PhD, Sherry Deren, PhD and Hector Colón, PhD
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HIV conspiracy beliefs among racial/ethnic minority illicit drug users
Carmen Masson, PhD, Nicole Pepper, MSSW, Courtney McKnight, MPH, Adrienne Wente, BA, Ashly E. Jordan, BA, Christopher Young, BA, Randy M. Seewald, MD, Dale Mandelman, RN, Laura Guzman, JD, James Sorensen, PhD and David C. Perlman, MD
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Puerto Rican Baby Boomers: Injecting Drug Practices
René R. Davila Torres, DBAc PhDc, Nirzka Labault Cabeza, PhD and Víctor Emanuel Reyes Ortiz, MS
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Methamphetamine/sex/violence nexus: Implications for HIV risk
Alison Hamilton, PhD and Nicholas Goeders, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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