Special Considerations and Clinical Management of HIV in Patients With Substance Use Disorder

  • Author: Frederick L. Altice, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/5/20 (What's New)


  • Behavioral interventions typically demonstrate a small to modest effect in the treatment of alcohol disorders[Mattick 2001; Srisurapanont 2005]
  • Use of acupuncture for the treatment of alcohol dependence is not supported by available data[Cho 2009]

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