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April 2017
 
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State of Addiction: Opioid and HIV crisis
 

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CAHR2014 - Day 4 - Special Session: IDU, HIV and HCV
 

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

Liver disease knowledge and acceptability of non-invasive liver fibrosis assessment among people who inject drugs in the drug and alcohol setting: The LiveRLife Study.
Marshall AD, Micallef M, Erratt A,  et al
Int J Drug Policy. 2015 Jul 16
Abstract

Population Size Estimates for Men who Have Sex with Men and Persons who Inject Drugs.
Oster AM, Sternberg M, Lansky A, et al

J Urban Health
. 2015 Jun 27
Abstract

Cognitive Reserve During Neuropsychological Performance in HIV Intravenous Drug Users.
Vßzquez-Justo E, Blanco AP, Vergara-Moragues E,  et al 

Appl Neuropsychol
Adult
. 2014;21(4):288-96.
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus in the new era: Perspectives in epidemiology, prevention, diagnostics and predictors of response to therapy.
Ansaldi F, Orsi A, Sticchi L,  et al

World J Gastroenterol
. 2014 Aug 7;20(29):9633-9652
Abstract

Improving measurement of injection drug risk behavior using item response theory.
Janulis P.

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse
. 2014 Mar;40(2):143-50
Abstract

'Safer environment interventions': A qualitative synthesis of the experiences and perceptions of people who inject drugs.
McNeil R, Small W.

Soc Sci Med
. 2014 Feb 4;106C:151-158.
Abstract

A simulative comparison of respondent driven sampling with incentivized snowball sampling - The "strudel effect"
Gyarmathy VA, Johnston LG, Caplinskiene I, et al

Drug Alcohol Depend
. 2013 Dec 3.
Abstract

The association of childhood physical abuse with the onset and extent of drug use amongst regular injecting drug users.
Darke S, Torok M.
Addiction. 2013 Nov 27.
Paper

Improving measurement of injection drug risk behavior using item response theory.
Janulis P.

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse
.
2013 Nov 22
Abstract

Ethical issues in HIV prevention research with people who inject drugs.
Sugarman J, Rose SM, Metzger D.

Clin Trials
. 2013 Oct 14.
Abstract

Cigarette Smoking and Quit Attempts Among Injection Drug Users in Tijuana, Mexico.
Shin SS, Moreno PG, Rao S,  et al

Nicotine
Tob Res
. 2013 Jul 19
Abstract

Addressing Injecting Drug Use in Asia and Eastern Europe.
Wu Z, Shi CX, Detels R.

Curr HIV/AIDS Rep
. 2013 Feb 28.
Abstract

An overview of anthrax infection including the recently identified form of disease in injection drug users.
Hicks CW, Sweeney DA, Cui X,  et al
Intensive Care Med. 2012 Apr 24
Abstract

Racial and ethnic disparities and implications for the prevention of HIV among persons who inject drugs.
Jarlais DC, Cooper HL, Bramson H, et al

Curr Opin HIV AIDS
. 2012 Apr 11.
Abstract

Early onset of drug and polysubstance use as predictors of injection drug use among adult drug users.
Trenz RC, Scherer M, Harrell P,  et al

Addict Behav
. 2011 Nov 15.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Compulsory Drug Detention Center Experiences among a Community-Based Sample of Injection Drug Users in Bangkok, Thailand.
Csete J, Kaplan K, Hayashi K, et al

BMC Int Health Hum Rights
. 2011 Oct 20;11(1):12
Paper

          Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

 
It takes [at least] two to share: utilizing a unique qualitative approach to understand the decision making processes influencing high risk injecting behaviors
M. Morris, A. Bates, E. Andrew, et al

(XX International AIDS Conference)

Abstract

Violence
Suicide      

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
The impact of childhood emotional abuse on violence among people who inject drugs.
Lake S, Wood E, Dong H,  et al

Drug Alcohol Rev
. 2014 Mar 18.
Abstract

The association of childhood physical abuse with the onset and extent of drug use amongst regular injecting drug users.
Darke S, Torok M.
Addiction. 2013 Nov 27.
Paper

Economics and IDU Challenges
       

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A Cost Analysis of Hospitalizations for Infections Related to Injection Drug Use at a County Safety-Net Hospital in Miami, Florida
Tookes H, Diaz C, Li H, et al

PLoS One
. 2015 Jun 15;10(6):e0129360
Paper

Interest in low-threshold employment among people who inject illicit drugs: Implications for street disorder.
Debeck K, Wood E, Qi J, et al

Int
J Drug Policy. 2011 Jun 16.
Abstract

Federal funding for needle exchange programs.
Clark PA, Fadus M.
Med Sci Monit. 2010 Jan;16(1):PH1-13.
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