AIDS education for drug abusers: evaluation of short-term effectiveness.

@article{Mccusker1992AIDSEF,
  title={AIDS education for drug abusers: evaluation of short-term effectiveness.},
  author={J Mccusker and Anne Stoddard and Jane M Zapka and Clark S. Morrison and M Zorn and Benjamin Franklin Lewis},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1992},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={
          533-40
        }
}
BACKGROUND Interventions are needed to assist drug abusers in reducing risky drug and sexual behavior. METHODS A randomized controlled trial compared three small-group AIDS educational interventions among 567 clients of a 21-day inpatient drug detoxification program: a two-session informational intervention, given either during the first (early) or second (late) week of treatment; and a six-session enhanced intervention. Changes in knowledge, attitudes, and psychomotor skills were assessed… CONTINUE READING

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