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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
De La Haye, Winston; Powell, K.; Pinnock, S.; Panton, M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Profile and Pattern of Substance Abuse in Clients Diagnosed with HIV in a Substance AbuseTreatment Unit in a General Hospital in Jamaica [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
53
Issue ID
Suppl. 5
Page(s)
35
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To describe the demographic characteristics and pattern of alcohol and illicit drug use in substance abusers diagnosed with HIV. Method: The demographic charactersitics and pattern of alcohol and illicit drug use of clients treated for substance abuse and diagnosed with HIV in the period betwen December 1991 and November 2003 were disaggregated using systematic concurrent chart extractions. Data analysis was done using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), version 11.5....
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