Year: 1988 Source: Hospital & Community Psychiatry, v.39, no.4, (April 1988), p.439-441 SIEC No: 19890330

Selected psychiatric aspects of drug abuse treatment of intravenous opiate addicts suffering from AIDS & AIDS-related conditions are described. The discussion, which is illustrated with case examples, includes treatment setting & goals; management of denial, anger, & depression, & recommendations for dealing with AIDS patients. (LH)