ERIC Number: EJ667538
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Comorbidity and Risk Behaviors among Drug Users Not in Treatment.
Johnson, Mark E.; Brems, Christiane; Wells, Rebecca S.; Theno, Shelley A.; Fisher, Dennis G.
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, v23 n2 p108-118 Apr 2003
In a sample of 700 drug users, 64% evidenced comorbidity (i.e., coexisting substance use and psychiatric disorders). Robust relationships between the presence of comorbidity and increased levels of risk behavior, such as needle sharing and trading sex for money, were revealed. (Contains 44 references and 2 tables.) (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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