Socio-ecological factors associated with depression, suicidal ideation and suicidal attempt among female injection drug users who are sex workers in China.

@article{Gu2014SocioecologicalFA,
  title={Socio-ecological factors associated with depression, suicidal ideation and suicidal attempt among female injection drug users who are sex workers in China.},
  author={Jing Gu and Joseph T. F. Lau and Mingqiang Li and Haochu Howard Li and Q. W. Gao and Xianxiang Feng and Y F Bai and Chun Hao and Yuantao Hao},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2014},
  volume={144},
  pages={102-10}
}
OBJECTIVE Female injection drug users who are also sex workers (FSW-IDUs) occupy a pivotal population in HIV transmission, whereas their mental health problems are largely overlooked. We aimed to investigate prevalence and associated socio-ecological factors of depression, suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts among FSW-IDUs in China. METHODS Using snowball sampling methods, 200 FSW-IDUs were recruited from communities in Liuzhou, China. Anonymous face-to-face interviews were administered… CONTINUE READING
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