Alcohol use and gender effects on HIV risk behaviors in cocaine-using methadone patients.

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Injection drug users engage in behaviors that increase the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other infectious diseases. Although methadone maintenance (MM) is highly effective in decreasing heroin use and the spread of HIV, polydrug use, especially the combined use of cocaine and alcohol, is common in MM patients. Alcohol use is independently… (More)

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@article{Rash2009AlcoholUA, title={Alcohol use and gender effects on HIV risk behaviors in cocaine-using methadone patients.}, author={Carla J. Rash and Nancy M. Petry}, journal={Neurobehavioral HIV medicine}, year={2009}, volume={2009 1}, pages={25-32} }