The association of psychiatric disorders and HIV infection in the correctional setting.

@article{Baillargeon2003TheAO,
  title={The association of psychiatric disorders and HIV infection in the correctional setting.},
  author={Jacques Baillargeon and S. Ducat{\'e} and John S Pulvino and Patrick O Bradshaw and Owen James Murray and Rene L. Olvera},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 9},
  pages={
          606-12
        }
}
PURPOSE Psychiatric disorders, such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and depression, have been associated with both HIV-associated risk behaviors and HIV infection. While the US prison population is reported to exhibit elevated rates of HIV/AIDS and most psychiatric disorders, scarce information currently exists on the association of these conditions in the prison setting. The present study examined the association of six major psychiatric disorders with HIV infection in one of the nation's… CONTINUE READING

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