AIDS, Sexual Behavior, and Intravenous Drug Use

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The AIDS virus is spread by human behaviors enacted in a variety of social situations. In order to prevent further infection, we need to know more about these behaviors. This volume explores what is known about the number of people infected, risk-associated behaviors, facilitation of behavioral change, and barriers to more effective prevention efforts.

About Author

Charles F. Turner, Heather G. Miller, and Lincoln E. Moses, Editors; Committee on AIDS Research and the Behavioral, Social, and Statistical Sciences; National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 I Understanding the Spread of HIV Infection; 4 1 Monitoring the Epidemic; 5 2 Sexual Behavior and AIDS; 6 3 AIDS and IV Drug Use; 7 II Intervening to Limit the Spread of HIV Infection; 8 4 Facilitating Change in Health Behaviors; 9 5 Evaluating the Effects of AIDS Interventions; 10 III Impediments to Research and Intervention; 11 6 Barriers to Research; 12 7 Social Barriers to AIDS Prevention; 13 Appendixes; 14 A The Committee; 15 B Supplemental Data; 16 Background Papers; 17 On the Accuracy of Current Estimates of the Numbers of Intravenous Drug Users; 18 Monitoring the Spread of HIV Infection; 19 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of AIDS Prevention Programs: Concepts, Complications, and Illustrations; 20 Sexuality Across the Life Course in the United States; 21 Sex Counts: A Methodological Critique of Hite; 22 Trends in Premarital Sexual Behavior; 23 Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309039765
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9780309039765
  • ISBN10: 0309039762

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