The long-term outcome of a personal network-oriented HIV prevention intervention for injection drug users: the SAFE Study.

@article{Latkin1996TheLO,
  title={The long-term outcome of a personal network-oriented HIV prevention intervention for injection drug users: the SAFE Study.},
  author={Carl A. Latkin and Wallace Mandell and David Vlahov and M Oziemkowska and David D Celentano},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={341-64}
}
Social influence processes have been found to affect numerous drug and health-related behaviors. We postulated that by using a network-oriented intervention it may be possible to capitalize on social influence processes to reduce human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk behaviors. The present study used an experimental study design for delivering a psychoeducational acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) preventive intervention to injection drug sharing networks. Participants were recruited… CONTINUE READING