Published in AIDS Weekly, January 16th, 2006
According to a recently published report from the United States, "Risk behaviors were compared between sexually abused and nonabused youth living with HIV (YLH).
"Abused YLH were significantly more likely to have attempted suicide, to have been admitted into an alcohol and/or drug treatment program, and to have engaged in crack cocaine use than were nonabused YLH and had a greater number of sexual partners."
"A significantly higher proportion of abused YLH had been incarcerated in contrast to nonabused youth. There were also...
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