10 edition of Social Networks, Drug Injectors" Lives, and HIV/AIDS (Aids Prevention and Mental Health) found in the catalog.
February 28, 1999 by Springer .
Written in English
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Female pharmacists were more likely to support preventive measures such as the provision of counselling or advice and males were more likely to promote legislative change. Is the maintenance of change within dyads and partnerships dependent on the maintenance of change within communities? The use of crack-cocaine was said to be prompted by male intimates, with co-factors such as "rite of passage' African-American women and "life trauma' Caucasian women also reported. The social movement approach is an important strategy when local popular involvement is needed to implement changes necessary for improving the health of the community. This epidemiological direction reveals the disconcerting implications of our major conclusion.
Myers, R. The strategies we used to help reduce the spread of HIV in the early s were not for the faint of heart. Second, data on linking newly identified HIV-positive persons to medical evaluation, care, and other services are incomplete because of difficulty in tracking and documenting referrals to other agencies. In the atmosphere of increasing concern about HIV treatment compliance, the goal of relapse prevention is for individuals to become aware of their own high-risk situations and learn effective life-coping skills and cognitive strategies without using drugs or alcohol. Collins, Patricia Hill. AIDS has influenced health care providers in both direct and subtle ways.
Resource constraints money, staff and time were the most common barriers cited by the respondents. Kelly, L. Substance abuse history was self-reported, and medical data were obtained by chart review. The results suggest that HIV infection tended to be less common among those prescribed morphine.
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Drug users also perceived that they possessed the requisite skill to successfully complete the interview. Second, data on linking newly identified HIV-positive persons to medical evaluation, care, and other services are incomplete because of difficulty in tracking and documenting referrals to other agencies.
Diffusion operates through a chain of influence, from one person to the next. However, even a response that is partial and apparently transitory may mark the beginning of more fundamental change.
There were significant increases in the proportions reporting sexual activity and increases in levels of unprotected sex acts between baseline and follow-up across conditions.
Conclusion: Recommendations for age-appropriate interventions and further research are made. The diverse and uncoordinated nature of the U. Although not emphasized in the report, HIV infection rates were substantially higher, about twice as high, among both male and female Aboriginal IDUs compared with non-Aboriginals.
To conduct the study, an existing HIV risk assessment instrument was adapted for use with the computer. Myers, R.
Specific Findings And Conclusions Public Health The public health systems of the country—federal, state and local—absorbed the first shock of the AIDS epidemic and have remained at the forefront of research and policy development.
AIDS is clearly affecting mortality—though in some communities more than others. Sexuality, considered a private matter, is a taboo topic for discussion.
Warburton et al. Drug sharing is also an important part of socializing and may have the intimate cozy and communal feel of socializing in a neighborhood pub. O'Connell, J. In other studies, women have been found to be at higher risk of infection from sex than men2 for biologic and perhaps other reasons.
From a nation-wide sample of 77 ASOs, this study assessed factors influencing attitudes of prevention program directors and frontline staff towards research-based interventions.
Evidence from immunological and behavioral studies. Examples of social structural issues include policies related to racial and gender stratification, institutionalized homophobia, and urban economic development processes and structures that may disrupt neighborhoods. Durham: Duke University Press, Specifically, this article has three main purposes: to review the literature on selected social and contextual factors and HIV/AIDS book contribute to the risk for the heterosexual transmission of HIV and AIDS, to review and conduct a meta-analysis of HIV-prevention interventions targeting adult heterosexual populations, and to suggest future directions for HIV-prevention intervention research and practice.
The preservation of intimacy was paramount among those in serodiscordant relationships, and agreements to take risks were common. At each site, recruiters also identified venues they frequented e.Social Networks with Rich Edge Semantics introduces a new mechanism for representing social networks in which pairwise relationships can be drawn from a range of realistic possibilities, including different types of relationships, different strengths in the directions of a pair, positive and negative relationships, and relationships whose intensities change with time.
Pragmatism and the desire to produce change permeate all 13 chapters of this book. In chapter 2, entitled "Learning From Lives," drug injectors describe their drug use, their sex lives, and the economies that can link them as well as their HIV-related worries and sylvaindez.com: Karen McKinnon.
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In book: Social Networks, Drug Injectors’ Lives, and HIV/AIDS, pp their sexual partners whose lives they threaten are the special concern of this volume. may be a useful tool for. Social network characteristics have been implicated as a factor in HIV-risk behaviors (Neaigus et al.,Neaigus et al.,Latkin et al., b).
The present study examined the relationship between social network characteristics and HIV-risk behaviors, taking into Cited by: