High-risk behaviors after release from incarceration among people who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia.

@article{Cepeda2015HighriskBA,
  title={High-risk behaviors after release from incarceration among people who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia.},
  author={Javier A Cepeda and Linda M. Niccolai and Alexandra I Lyubimova and Trace S. Kershaw and Olga S. Levina and Robert Heimer},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2015},
  volume={147},
  pages={196-202}
}
BACKGROUND Injection drug use, infectious disease, and incarceration are inextricably linked in Russia. We aimed to identify factors associated with time to relapse (first opioid injection after release from prison) and using a non-sterile, previously used syringe at relapse in a sample of people who inject drugs in St. Petersburg. METHODS We collected… CONTINUE READING