The Effectiveness of Drug Abuse Treatment: Implications for Controlling AIDS/HIV Infection

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This Background Paper examines the evidence of the effectiveness of drug abuse treatment; it also evaluates the role that such treatment might play in reducing the spread of HIV. Because most intravenous drug users are not in treatment, the paper also examines other approaches to HIV prevention among this high-risk group.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 1990
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: September 1990
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This Background Paper examines the evidence of the effectiveness of drug abuse treatment; it also evaluates the role that such treatment might play in reducing the spread of HIV. Because most intravenous drug users are not in treatment, the paper also examines other approaches to HIV prevention among this high-risk group.

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157 p: ill., map; 26 cm.

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Series Title: AIDS-related issues; 6 Background paper
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9041
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 D 84/5
  • UNTCAT: b1610176 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39671
Resource Type: Report
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