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General Reports
             

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Cessation of injecting drug use: The effects of health service utilisation, drug use and demographic factors.
Nambiar D, Agius PA, Stoové M, et al 

Drug Alcohol Depend
. 2015 Jun 30.
Abstract

Injection Drug Use and Outcomes After Surgical Intervention for Infective Endocarditis.
Shrestha NK, Jue J, Hussain ST, et al
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Ann Thorac Surg
. 2015 Jun 19.
Abstract

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Influence of pattern of missing data on performance of imputation methods: an example using national data on drug injection in prisons.
Haji-Maghsoudi S, Haghdoost AA, Rastegari A, Baneshi MR.
Int J Health Policy Manag. 2013 Jun 3;1(1):69-
Paper

The needle and the damage done: Clinical and behavioural markers of severe femoral vein damage among groin injectors.
Senbanjo R, Strang J.

Drug Alcohol Depend
. 2011 Jun 28
Abstract

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Health Risk Behaviors in Patients with HIV and a
History of Injection Drug Use.
Markowitz SM, O'Cleirigh C, Hendriksen ES,  et al
AIDS Behav. 2010 Dec 16

Abstract

Are feelings of responsibility to limit the sexual transmission of HIV associated with safer sex
among HIV-positive injection drug users?
Latka MH, Mizuno Y, Wu Y, et al  

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.
2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S88-95.

Abstract

Unstable housing, associated risk behaviour, and increased risk for HIV infection among
injection drug users.
Corneil TA, Kuyper LM, Shoveller J, et al  

Health Place.
2006 Mar;12(1):79-85.
Abstract
 
Binge Drug Use Independently Predicts HIV Seroconversion Among Injection Drug Users:
Implications for Public Health Strategies.
Miller CL, Kerr T, Frankish JC, et al
 
Subst Use Misuse. 2006;41(2):199-210.
Abstract
 
The social structural production of HIV risk among injecting drug users.
Rhodes T, Singer M, Bourgois P, Friedman SR, Strathdee SA. 
Soc Sci Med. 2005 Sep;61(5):1026-44.
Abstract

Social support and zero sharing risk among hazardously drinking injection drug users.
Stein MD, Charuvastra A, Anderson BJ.
J Subst Abuse Treat 2002 Oct;23(3):2
Abstract
 

 
        Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  Behavioural influences on immunological proliferation among HIV-positive (HIV+) and HIV-negative (HIV-) injecting drug users
S. Deren, M. Markowitz, S. Mehandru, S.-Y. Kang
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Alcohol
             

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Hazardous Alcohol Use Associated with Increased Sexual Risk Behaviors Among People Who Inject Drugs.
Fairbairn N, Hayashi K, Milloy MJ,  et al

Alcohol Clin Exp Res
. 2016 Sep 17.
Abstract

Hazardous Drinking and HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Injection Drug Users in Developing
and Transitional Countries.
Arasteh K, Des Jarlais DC;  

AIDS Behav
. 2008 Nov 21.
Abstract

Alcohol and HIV risk taking among intravenous drug users.
Stein MD, Charuvastra A, Anderson B, et al.

Addict Behav
2002 Sep-Oct;27(5):727-36
Abstract

 

Crack Cocaine
           

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL TEXT ARTICLE
An ethno-epidemiological model for the study of trends in illicit drug use: reflections on the
'emergence' of crack injection.

Clatts MC, Welle DL, Goldsamt LA, Lankenau SE.
Int J Drug Policy. 2002 Oct;13(4):285-296.
Paper

Crack cocaine use and other risk factors for tuberculin positivity in drug users.
Howard AA, Klein RS, Schoenbaum EE, Gourevitch MN.
Clin Infect Dis 2002 Nov 15;35(10):1183-90
Abstract

 

Ecstasy
           

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Ecstasy use and its association with sexual behaviors among drug users in New York City.
Novoa RA, Ompad DC, Wu Y, et al 

J Community Health.
2005 Oct;30(5):331-43.

Abstract
 

Heroin
           

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
TFULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Injection Anthrax-a New Outbreak in Heroin Users.
Grunow R, Verbeek L, Jacob D, et al
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2012 Dec;109(49):843-8
Paper

Cheese: An old drug in a new wrapper.
Maxwell JC, Coleman JJ, Feng SY, et al

Drug Alcohol Depend
. 2012 Jul 3.
Abstract

Problem recognition, intention to stop use, and treatment use among regular heroin injectors.
Trenz R, Penniman T, Scherer M,  et al

J Subst Abuse Treat
. 2012 Jan 31.
Abstract

Heroin overdose among young injection drug users in San Francisco.
Ochoa KC, Davidson PJ, Evans JL et al 
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 Jun 13;
Abstract
 

Heroin overdose among young injection drug users in San Francisco.
Ochoa KC, Davidson PJ, Evans JL
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 Jun 13;
Abstract

Changes in route of drug administration among continuing heroin users: outcomes
1 year after intake to treatment.
Gossop M, Stewart D, Marsden J, et al
Addict Behav. 2004 Aug;29(6):1085-94.
Abstract


Methamphetamine
             

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries       
  
  Predictors of Attrition in a Cohort Study of HIV Infection and Methamphetamine Dependence.
Cattie J, Marquine MJ, Bolden KA,
J Subst Use. 2015;20(6):407-416.
Abstract

Predictors of methamphetamine injection in out-of-treatment IDUs.
Corsi KF, Kwiatkowski CF, Booth RE.

Subst Use Misuse
. 2009;44(3):332-42.

Abstract


OxyContin
             

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries       
  
  Effects of Filtration on the Presence of Particulate and Oxycodone Content of Injections
Prepared from Crushed OxyContin Tablets.

Patel P, Patel RP, Brandon S,  
Curr Drug Saf. 2012 Aug 28.
Abstract

Syringe/Needle/Equipment Studies
            

General Reports

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
The Significance of Harm Reduction as a Social and Health Care Intervention for Injecting Drug Users: An Exploratory Study of a Needle Exchange Program in Fresno, California.
Clarke K, Harris D, Zweifler JA,  et al
Soc Work Public Health. 2016 Aug-Sep;31(5):398-407
Abstract

Innate Activation of MDC and NK Cells in High-risk HIV-1 Exposed, Sero-Negative (HESN) IV-Drug Users that Share Needles When Compared to Low-risk Non-sharing IV-Drug User Controls.
Tomescu C, Seaton KE, Smith P,  et al

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2014 Dec 13.
Abstract

Negotiating access: Social barriers to purchasing syringes at pharmacies in Tijuana, Mexico.
Davidson PJ, Lozada R, Rosen PC,  et al

Int J Drug Policy
. 2012 Jun 5.
Abstract

Reducing harm from injecting pharmaceutical tablet or capsule material by injecting drug users.
Roux P, Carrieri MP, Keijzer L, Dasgupta N
.
Drug Alcohol Rev
.
2011 May;30(3):287-90
Abstract

 

        Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

 
Survival of HCV in Syringes: Implication for HCV Transmission among Injection Drug Users
E Paintsil, H He, C Peters, et al
(17 CROI)
Abstract

Factors associated with buying and selling syringes among injection drug users in
a setting with one of North America's largest syringe exchange programs

L M Kuyper, P M Spittal, K Li, R S Hogg
(15IAC)
Abstract

Syringe sharing among injecting drug users in Vietnam: patterns and contexts
N T Lam

(15IAC)
Abstract

Non-Fatal Overdose
             

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries       
  
  Associations between childhood trauma and non-fatal overdose among people who inject drugs.
Lake S, Hayashi K, Milloy MJ, et al
Addict Behav. 2015 Apr;43:83-8
Abstract

Predictors of non-fatal overdose among a cohort of polysubstance-using injection drug users.
Kerr T, Fairbairn N, Tyndall M, et al  

Drug Alcohol Depend.
2006 Sep 5;
Abstract


Sexual Risks
             

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries       
  
 
FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Mujer Mas Segura (Safer Women): A combination prevention intervention to reduce sexual and injection risks among
female sex workers who inject drugs.
Vera A, Abramovitz D, Lozada R, Martinez G,  et al
Mujer Mas Segura (Safer Women). 2012 Aug 14;12(1):653.

Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Unprotected Sex with Injecting Drug Users among Iranian Female Sex Workers:
Unhide HIV Risk Study,
Ahmadi K, Rezazade M,  NafarieM, et al

AIDS Research and Treatment
Vol 2012 , Art ID 651070
Paper

Heterosexual HIV and Sexual Partnerships Between Injection Drug Users and Noninjection Drug Users.
Jenness SM, Neaigus A, Hagan H,
 et al 
AIDS Patient Care STDS
. 2010 Mar;24(3):175-81.
Abstract

 


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