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HIV Infection Linked to Substance Use Among Hospitalized Patients With Severe Mental Illness

McKinnon, Karen M.; Cournos, Francine

Last June the National Institute of Mental Health adopted new priorities to address the AIDS epidemic among people with severe mental illness. Besides prevention and treatment, the priorities emphasize the need for a fuller understanding of the extent and social organization of sexual and drug use behavior, the nationwide prevalence of HIV, and the nature of causality between mental illness and HIV infection (1).

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Psychiatric Services
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https://doi.org/10.1176/ps.49.10.1269

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Psychiatry
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September 26, 2017