The Veterans Aging Cohort Study: Observational Studies of Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Outcomes among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Veterans

Joseph Conigliaro, Tamra Madenwald, Kendall Bryant, Scott Braithwaite, Adam Gordon, Shawn L. Fultz, Stephen Maisto, Jeffrey Samet, Kevin Kraemer, Robert Cook, Nancy Day, Diedra Roach, Susan Richey, Amy Justice

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Abstract

This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2003 annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The organizers/chairs were Joseph Conigliaro and Amy Justice. The presentations were (1) Introduction, by Joseph Conigliaro and Tamra Madenwald; (2) Alcohol and HIV/AIDS: the importance of integrative and translational research, by Kendall Bryant; (3) Alcohol use and abuse among patients with HIV infection, by Joseph Conigliaro and Stephan Maisto; (4) Severity of comorbid alcohol use/ abuse in HIV infection, by Amy Justice and Jeffrey Samet; (5) Estimating the impact of alcohol use on long-term HIV outcomes, by Scott Braithwaite and Amy Justice; (6) Homelessness, drug & alcohol use among HIV+ veterans, by Adam Gordon and Robert Cook; and (7) Hepatitis C & alcohol in the VACS 3 study, by Shawn Fultz and Kevin Kraemer. The symposium concluded with a discussion led and facilitated by Diedra Roach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)313-321
Number of pages9
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2004

Keywords

  • Alcohol
  • Comorbidity
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Homelessness
  • Outcomes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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    Conigliaro, J., Madenwald, T., Bryant, K., Braithwaite, S., Gordon, A., Fultz, S. L., Maisto, S., Samet, J., Kraemer, K., Cook, R., Day, N., Roach, D., Richey, S., & Justice, A. (2004). The Veterans Aging Cohort Study: Observational Studies of Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Outcomes among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Veterans. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28(2), 313-321. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ALC.0000113414.73220.21