Sheena Mc Cormack

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The injecting behaviour and risky needle use of a sample of 193 methadone maintenance clients was investigated. The majority of the sample (n = 116) reported injecting one or more drugs in the month prior to data collection. Compared with non-injectors, the injectors were slightly younger, had been on the methadone program for a shorter period of time, had(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B has been reported to be high in HIV-infected African populations. However, the impact of this co-infection on the survival of HIV-infected Africans on long-term highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) remains poorly characterised. We investigated the impact of HBV/HIV co-infection on survival of HIV infected patients undergoing(More)
In accordance with public health principles, this paper is concerned with examining the individual, economic and political outcomes of in-patient treatment for alcohol dependence. It is argued that in-patient treatment for alcohol dependence per se is not justifiable at any of these levels, although in-patient treatment is justifiable for the treatment of(More)
In order to measure rehabilitation effectiveness, both functional limitations and symptoms need to be assessed. The utility of activity measures as health indicators was explored by studying patterns of everyday activity in two samples, using 26 self-report items. Subjects in one group had survived a myocardial infarction (MI) four months beforehand, while(More)
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