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Journal Article
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Watson, Donnie W.; De La Haye, Winston
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Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Caribbean Adaptation of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as HIV Prevention.
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
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70-72
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Describes the need for an intervention that is consistent with NIDA's goals to support efforts to develop and test new approaches to the clinical training of providers both domestically and internationally. By using an individual cognitive behavioural treatment model, there is great probability of increasing providers' competence and adherence to research-based cognitive behavioural treatment for cocaine abuse, which includes HIV/AIDS risk reduction training for drug treatment providers. This topic is timely and innovative, given the twin epidemics of drug abuse and HIV that are facing the Caribbean Islands. The ultimate goal is to inform the research community about the development and testing of the efficacy of psychosocial interventions to prevent HIV infection in at-risk populations.....
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