Jiucheng Shen

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
BACKGROUND China initiated the methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program since 2004. The main challenge has been poor clinic adherence, which has a serious impact on treatment efficacy. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to identify predictors of poor adherence to MMT in Yunnan Province, China. METHODS We performed a case-control study of 764(More)
BACKGROUND Alcohol use is common among injecting drug users. The coexistence of alcohol consumption and injecting risk behaviour has the potential to increase harms among intravenous drug users (IDUs). OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine whether the level of alcohol use is a risk factor for injecting paraphernalia sharing behaviours. METHODS A total(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Substance misuse has been a major health and social issue worldwide and has become an important public health issue in China over the past two decades. Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) has been proved worldwide by large bodies of research to be one of the most effective practices for illicit drug users. The Treatment Outcome(More)
  • 1