De La Haye, Winston; Powell, K.; Pinnock, S.; Panton, M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Profile and Pattern of Substance Abuse in Clients Diagnosed with HIV in a Substance AbuseTreatment Unit in a General Hospital in Jamaica [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
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....