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NCJ Number: 119417 Find in a Library
Title: AIDS and Chemical Dependency
Author(s): D A Flynn
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: Hazelden Educational Materials
Center City, MN 55012
Publication Number: ISBN 0-89486-487-4
Sale Source: Hazelden Educational Materials
Box 176
15251 Pleasant Valley Road
Center City, MN 55012
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This pamphlet describes the symptoms of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), how to avoid contracting the AIDS virus, and how to deal with the effects of the disease, given that the patient is already chemically-dependent.
Abstract: It is aimed at educating people who are recovering from chemical dependency and alcohol abuse, whatever their AIDS status. The advantages of testing for AIDS, when to test, and the AZT cure are mentioned. The steps and precautions to take when test results are positive are listed including consulting a physician, counsellor, or professional agency such as Alcohol Anonymous or "Right Advice."
Main Term(s): AIDS/HIV epidemiology
Index Term(s): Drug dependence
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