Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics.

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    • Abstract:
      Methamphetamine (meth) users with felony convictions may be important vectors in the HIV/AIDS pandemic because of their drug and sexual risk histories. This study gathered personal, psychosocial, and behavioral data from 450 HIV-negative, heterosexually identified, meth-using men and women. Significant differences were found between felons and non-felons in meth use patterns, contexts and reasons for use, involvement of social networks in meth use, and certain psychosocial and sexual risk variables. Our findings suggest that targeting meth use patterns and motivations, social networks, and sexual risk behaviors of meth-using felons may help to reduce HIV/AIDS transmission in and outside the prison system. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      1055-0496
    • DOI:
      10.1080/10550490701756294
    • Accession Number:
      28605147
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SEMPLE, S. J. et al. Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics. American Journal on Addictions, [s. l.], v. 17, n. 1, p. 28–35, 2008. DOI 10.1080/10550490701756294. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=c9h&AN=28605147. Acesso em: 24 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Semple SJ, Zians J, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL. Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics. American Journal on Addictions. 2008;17(1):28-35. doi:10.1080/10550490701756294
    • APA:
      Semple, S. J., Zians, J., Strathdee, S. A., & Patterson, T. L. (2008). Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics. American Journal on Addictions, 17(1), 28–35. https://doi.org/10.1080/10550490701756294
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Semple, Shirley J., Jim Zians, Steffanie A. Strathdee, and Thomas L. Patterson. 2008. “Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics.” American Journal on Addictions 17 (1): 28–35. doi:10.1080/10550490701756294.
    • Harvard:
      Semple, S. J. et al. (2008) ‘Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics’, American Journal on Addictions, 17(1), pp. 28–35. doi: 10.1080/10550490701756294.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Semple, SJ, Zians, J, Strathdee, SA & Patterson, TL 2008, ‘Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics’, American Journal on Addictions, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 28–35, viewed 24 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Semple, Shirley J., et al. “Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics.” American Journal on Addictions, vol. 17, no. 1, Jan. 2008, pp. 28–35. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1080/10550490701756294.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Semple, Shirley J., Jim Zians, Steffanie A. Strathdee, and Thomas L. Patterson. “Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics.” American Journal on Addictions 17, no. 1 (January 2008): 28–35. doi:10.1080/10550490701756294.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Semple SJ, Zians J, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL. Methamphetamine-Using Felons: Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics. American Journal on Addictions [Internet]. 2008 Jan [cited 2020 Oct 24];17(1):28–35. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=c9h&AN=28605147