Year: 1990 Source: International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, v.20, no.3, (1990), p.285-292 SIEC No: 19910192

In this study, personal & familial psychopathological histories were collected for 92 HIV-infected subjects. The authors found that a higher percentage of drug addicts reported past histories of attempted suicide, & early loss events were more frequent for homosexuals than drug addicts. Findings about coping mechanisms & changes in lifestyle are also included. (VM)