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Selected Bibliography Last Updated: 07/96

This bibliography presents a selection of the ARF library materials on the topic of needle exchange programs. Please consult your workplace/community libraries and information services to obtain these materials.

Anderson, Warwick. The New York needle trial: the politics of public health in the age of AIDS. American Journal of Public Health 81(11):1506-1517 (1991). Call number RA421.A41 of Millar Library, PSU, 2nd Floor.

Bardsley, J., J. Turvey and J. Blatherwick. Vancouver's needle exchange program. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 81(1):39-45 (1990). This looks good, but we don't have it at PSU's library. See Class Workplan forsuggestions on how we next proceed.

Blatherwick, J. How to "sell" a needle exchange program. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 80(Suppl. 1):S26-S27 (1989). This looks good, but we don't have it at PSU's library. See Class Workplan for suggestions on how we next proceed.

Buning, Ernst C., Giel H.A. van Brussel, and Gerrit can Santen. Amsterdam's drug policy and its implications for controlling needle sharing. In Needle Sharing among Intravenous Drug Abusers: National and International Perspectives NIDA Research Monograph 80, eds. Robert J. Battjes, and Roy W. Pickens. Rockville, Maryland: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1988 RA 644 .A25 N43 1988

Carvell, Andrea M. and Graham J. Hart. Help-seeking and referral in a needle exchange: a comprehensive service to injecting drug users. British Journal of Addiction, 85:235-240 (1990).

Christensen, Bertil and Bengt Ljungberg. Syringe exchange for prevention of HIV infection in Sweden: practical experiences and community reactions. The International Journal of the Addictions 26(12):1293-1302 (1991).

Clark, H. Westley and Joseph M. Corbett. Needle exchange programs and social policy. Journal of Mental Health Administration 20(1):66-71 (1993). RA 644 .A25 C588 1993. I found this online and have printed it out for us.

Community Attitudes to Needle and Syringe Exchange and to Methadone Programs. Rozelle, N.S.W.: Directorate of the Drug Offensive. HV 5840 .A8 C65 1990

Des Jarlais, Don C., Denise Paone, Samuel R. Friedman et al. Regulating controversial programs for unpopular people: methadone maintenance and syringe exchange programs. American Journal of Public Health 85(11):1577-1584 (1995). I found this online and have printed it out for us.

DeVillaer, Michael and Vicki Smye. Understanding Injection Drug Users: The First Step in Planning Needle Exchange Programs. Hamilton, ON: Addiction Research Foundation, 1994. RA 644 .A25 D4524 1994

Dimensions of HIV Prevention: Needle Exchange. Menlo Park, CA: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 1993. RA 644 .A25 D455 1993

Donoghoe, M.C., G.V. Stimson, K. Dolan and L. Alldritt. Changes in HIV risk behaviour in clients of syringe-exchange schemes in England and Scotland. AIDS, 3:267-272 (1989). RA 644 .A25 D66 1989

Firlik, Andrew D. and Katrina Schreiber. AIDS prevention by needle exchange. New York State Journal of Medicine 92(10):426-430 (1992).

Ginzburg, H.M. Needle exchange programs: a medical or a policy dilemma? American Journal of Public Health, 79(10):1350-1351 (1989). Call number RA421.A41 of Millar Library, PSU, 2nd Floor

Griffin, G.C. Free needles for addicts? Postgraduate Medicine, 84(2):15-20 (1988).

Gruer, Laurence, Cameron, John and Lawrence Elliott. Building a city wide service for exchanging needles and syringes. British Medical Journal 306(6889):1394-1397 (1993). This looks good, but we don't have it at PSU's library. See Class Workplan for suggestions on how we next proceed.

Grund, Jean-Paul C. et al. Reaching the unreached: targeting hidden IDU populations with clean needles via known user groups. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 24(1):41-47 (1992). Call number BF207.A1 J6 of Millar Library, PSU, 2nd Floor

Guydish, J., G. Clark, D. Garcia et al. Evaluating needle exchange: do distributed needles come back? American Journal of Public Health 81(5):617-619 (1991).

Hagan, Holly, Don C. Des Jarlais, David Purchase et al. The Tacoma syringe exchange. Journal of Addictive Diseases 10(4):81-88 (1991).

Hart, G. et al. Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B and associated risk behaviours in clients of a needle-exchange in central London. AIDS 5(5):543-547 (1991).

Hart, G.J., N. Woodward and A. Carvell. Needle-exchange in Central London: operating philosophy and communication strategies. AIDS Care, 1(2):125-134 (1989). RA 644 .A25 H35 1989

Hartgers, C., E.C. Buning, van Santen, G.W. et al. The impact of the needle and syringe-exchange programme in Amsterdam on injecting risk behaviour. AIDS, 3:571-576 (1989). RA 644 .A25 H37 1989

Hollobon, Joan. Canadian needle exchange "gateway" to care. The Journal October 1, 1989, p. 9.

Ingold, F.R. and S. Ingold. The effects of the liberalization of syringe sales on the behaviour of intravenous drug users in France. Bulletin on Narcotics 41(1-2):67-81 (1989).

Kaplan, Edward H. and Robert Heimer. A circulation theory of needle exchange. AIDS 8(5):567-574 (1994). RA 644 .A25 K36 1994

Klee, Hilary, Jean Faugier, Cath Hayes et al. The sharing of injecting equipment among drug users attending prescribing clinics and those using needle-exchanges. British Journal of Addiction 86(2):217-223 (1990).

Lurie, Peter and Arthur L. Reingold. The Public Health Impact of Needle Exchange Programs in the U.S. and Abroad: Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations. Rockville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, 1993. RA 644 .A25 L87 1993

Magura, S., J.I. Grossman, D.S. Lipton et al. Determinants of needle sharing among intravenous drug users. American Journal of Public Health 79(4):459-562 (1989).

McConnell, Harvey. Needle exchange slows HIV rates. The Journal 22(5):8 (1993).

McConnell. World needle plans work. The Journal, October 1, 1989, p. 9.

McGoldrick, Fiona. Success of needle exchange varies among the provinces. Family Practice, April 28, 1990, p. 3. (Ask at Reference Desk; VF - Needle exchange)

Millson, Peggy, Randal Coates and James G. Rankin et al. Evaluation of a Programme to Prevent Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Injection Drug Users in Toronto. Unpublished paper -"This research was supported by National Health Research and Development Program Grant No. 6606-4333-AIDS from Health and Welfare Canada. RA 644 .A25 E92 1991

Newmeyer, J.A. Why bleach? Fighting AIDS contagion among intravenous drug users: the San Francisco experience. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 20(2):159-163 (1988).

O'Brien, M. Needle exchange programs: ethical and policy issues. AIDS and Public Policy Journal, 4(2):75-82 (1989). RA 644 .A25 O27 1989 This looks good, but we don't have it at PSU's library. See Class Workplan for suggestions on how we next proceed.

Paone, Denise, Don C. Des Jarlais, Rebecca Gangloff et al. Syringe exchange: HIV prevention, key findings, and future directions. International Journal of the Addictions 30(12):1647-1683 (1995).

Proceedings - Workshop on Needle Exchange and Bleach Distribution Programs. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1994. RA 644 .A25 W668 1994

Riley, Diane. Drug Use, AIDS and Human Rights: The Policy and Practice of Harm Reduction. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse, 1991. RA 644 .A25 R536 1991

Riley, Diane. The Legality of Syringe Exchanges in Ontario: Comments to the Toronto Board of Health, October 4, 1990. Toronto: [s.l.], 1990. RA 644 .A25 R54 1990

Rutter, Scott. Is Syringe Exchange Feasible in a Prison Setting?: An Exploratory Study of the Issues. Sydney, NSW: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, 1995. HV 8836.5 .I7 1995

Schwartz, R.H. Syringe and needle exchange programs worldwide: part I and II. Southern Medical Journal 86(3):318-327 (1993). RA 644 .A25 S34 1993 This looks good, but we don't have it at PSU's library. See Class Workplan for suggestions on how we next proceed.

Stimson, G.V. Syringe-exchange programmes for injecting drug users. AIDS, 3(5):253-260 (1989). RA 644 .A25 S74 1989

Stryker, Jeff. IV drug use and AIDS: public policy and dirty needles. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 14(4):719-741 (1989).

Usprich, Sydney J. and Robert M. Solomon. Notes on the potential criminal liability of a needle exchange program. Health Law 9(2):42-61 (1988).

Wolfe, Ruth. Needleworks: Prevention of HIV in Injection Drug Users: Final Report and Evaluation. Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Board of Health, 1992. RA 644 .A25 W635 1992

Wolk, Jael, Alex Wodak, James J. Guinan et al. The effect of a needle and syringe exchange on a methadone maintenance unit. British Journal of Addiction 85(11):1445-1450 (1990).

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