Unhealthy substance-use behaviors as symptom-related self-care in persons with HIV/AIDS.


Unhealthy substance-use behaviors, including a heavy alcohol intake, illicit drug use, and cigarette smoking, are engaged in by many HIV-positive individuals, often as a way to manage their disease-related symptoms. This study, based on data from a larger randomized controlled trial of an HIV/AIDS symptom management manual, examines the prevalence and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2018.2010.00572.x

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@article{Brion2011UnhealthySB, title={Unhealthy substance-use behaviors as symptom-related self-care in persons with HIV/AIDS.}, author={John M. Brion and Carol Dawson Rose and Patrice Kenneally Nicholas and R. Shankar Sloane and Inge B. Corless and Teri G. Lindgren and Dean Wantland and Jeanne K Kemppainen and Elizabeth F Sefcik and Kathleen M Nokes and Kenn M Kirksey and Lucille Sanzero Eller and Mary Jane Hamilton and William L. Holzemer and Carmen J. Portillo and Marta Rivero Mendez and Linda M Robinson and Shahnaz Moezzi and Maria Rosa and Sarie P Human and Mary A Maryland and John Arudo and Ana Viamonte Ros and Thomas P Nicholas and Yvette Cuca and Emily Huang and Catherine Bain and Lynda A Tyer-Viola and Sheryl M Zang and Maureen T Shannon and Angelleen Peters-Lewis and Suzanne S Willard}, journal={Nursing & health sciences}, year={2011}, volume={13 1}, pages={16-26} }