Adolescent Inpatient Behavioral Health Clients: Risk Factors and Methods of Preventing an Increase in HIV Infection Among Youth

Hackerman, Ann E.
March 2002
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education & Development;Spring2002, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p28
Academic Journal
There has been a surge in the rates of adolescents who are becoming infected with HIV. This study of 214 "at risk" clients being treated on an inpatient psychiatric hospitalization basis examines why such clients continue to engage in high-risk behaviors. Results and suggestions for a psychoeducational curriculum far professionals are included in this article.


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