Assessment of HIV risk.

  title={Assessment of HIV risk.},
  author={Marek Cezary Chawarski and Juliana P Pakes and Richard S Schottenfeld},
  journal={Journal of addictive diseases},
  volume={17 4},
Based on the review of existing instruments and analysis of problems encountered in clinical and research practice with one of the most commonly used assessment instruments, the RAB, this paper proposes a number of solutions aimed at improving validity, and efficiency of assessment of HIV risk in drug abusing populations. Briefly, five domains of assessment are discussed: intravenous drug use, high-risk sexual behaviors, knowledge of HIV transmission and methods of prevention, psychological… CONTINUE READING