Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders in Children and Adolescents
The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) represents the end-stage manifestation of a prolonged infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Children and adolescents may contract AIDS from sexual contact with any infected person, following injection with contaminated blood, or from pre- or perinatal transmission.
KeywordsAdolescent Psychiatry Psychoactive Substance Homeless Youth Perinatal Transmission European Collaborative Study
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