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An Exploratory Study of Mental Health and HIV Risk Behavior among Drug-Using Rural Women in Jail

Description
Examines HIV risk behaviors and mental health conditions through face-to-face interviews with 136 women incarcerated in three rural Kentucky county jails within Appalachia. Includes data and statistics on substance use and HIV risk behaviors for women with anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Author(s)
Michele Staton-Tindall, Kathi L.H. Harp, Alexandra Minieri, et al.
Citation
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 38(1), 45-54
Date
03/2015
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Depression · HIV and AIDS · Illicit drug use · Mental health · Stress and stress disorders · Women · Kentucky