Navigation Links
The double whammy of multiple sex partners and drinking in HIV/STI prevention
Date:4/8/2014

in HIV-prevention counseling. It draws on previous research that has found individuals to be motivated to seek out information that is consistent with their beliefs and to avoid discrepant messages. For example, individuals with beliefs not favoring condom use think that HIV-prevention counseling programs will force them to change their HIV-relevant beliefs and practices, and these expectations are associated with reduced likelihood of enrollment.

In the new study, the researchers investigated whether similar relations exist between acceptance of HIV-prevention counseling and other sexual risk factors such as number of sex partners (a well-known risk factor for HIV infection) and heavy alcohol consumption, which has been linked to sexually risky behaviors including having sex with multiple partners and engaging in unprotected sex.

The researchers found that participants engaging in the least risky behavior (i.e., individuals reporting no alcohol consumption and few sex partners) were more likely to accept an offer to receive HIV-prevention counseling. They also found that heavy drinking was associated with decreased exposure to HIV-prevention counseling, regardless of the number of sex partners.

"Interventions that jointly target STI prevention and alcohol use are effective for STI risk reduction. However, such programs will be unlikely to reach their potential public health impact if target audiences do not enroll," they conclude. "Understanding barriers to enrollment may be helpful for practitioners at clinics that are interested in making HIV-prevention more appealing to target audiences. As our findings indicated that heavy drinkers were unwilling to enroll in HIV-prevention counseling, finding ways to reduce enrollment barriers among this group could serve a vital public health function."


'/>"/>

Contact: Joseph J. Diorio
jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu
215-746-1798
University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School for Communication
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New childhood tuberculosis estimates double the number previously thought
2. Same-day double knee replacement safe for select rheumatoid arthritis patients
3. Food allergy nearly doubles among black children
4. Double mastectomy halves death risk for women with BRCA-related breast cancer
5. Los Angeles Hair Transplant Surgeon Doubles the Number of Grafts in FUE Hair Restorations Producing More Efficient FUE Hair Transplantation
6. UBA Survey: Public Employer Annual Health Plan Costs Increases at Double the Rate of Private Sector in 2013
7. Study on the Peptide Matrixyl® Shows it Can Double Collagen Production, Important for Youthful Skin; Matrixyl® Featured in the Sublime Beauty® Collagen Serum Now on Sale
8. Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes FDA Finding that Robotic Surgery Complications Linked to da Vinci Robot Doubled in Past Year
9. Net Worth Commerce With Terry Bradshaw to Feature Double Crown Resources
10. Double-pronged attack could treat common childrens cancer
11. GOiMarketing Doubles Ad Campaign Click-Through Rate with New Facebook Ad Campaigns
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
The double whammy of multiple sex partners and drinking in HIV/STI prevention
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange ( WEDI ... efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of its findings from its June ... (HHS) Secretary, WEDI shared survey results and recommendations , strongly encouraging ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Bayer has agreed to pay ... claims in which a claimant alleged to have suffered an arterial blood clot including ... control pills, Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella, has been ongoing for well-over five years. In ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... , ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... to contract research organisations (CROs) for a slew of benefits, allowing them to ... and operations, boost quality with cost-effective utilisation of resources, get access to innovation ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Bodybuilding.com, ... of nutritional supplements, has officially opened the polls for their eleventh annual ... following categories:, ,     Brand of the Year (BPI Sports) ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... The art of preparing ... from her grandmother’s side at a young age, Nasreen Zereshki was extremely eager to ... to share her cookbook Recipes from My Persian Kitchen with the world. , Since ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:WEDI ICD-10 Survey Results: Industry Nearing Readiness but Physician Practices Lagging Behind 2Health News:WEDI ICD-10 Survey Results: Industry Nearing Readiness but Physician Practices Lagging Behind 3Health News:WEDI ICD-10 Survey Results: Industry Nearing Readiness but Physician Practices Lagging Behind 4Health News:Bayer Agrees To Settle Yaz Aterial Blood Clot Lawsuits 2Health News:Global CRO Market Space Reviewed by Aniruddha Sowale in In-demand Research Report Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Global CRO Market Space Reviewed by Aniruddha Sowale in In-demand Research Report Available at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:BPI Sports is Nominated for 11 Different 2015 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards 2Health News:BPI Sports is Nominated for 11 Different 2015 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards 3Health News:Persian Cuisine: Colorful and Extremely Healthy 2
... South Korea, July 20 HepaHope Korea ... owned subsidiary, VASKA, a Berkeley-based producer of green, botanically-based ... successfully turned the first major commercial laundry plant in the United ... South San Francisco is the largest privately owned commercial laundry on ...
... , CARY, N.C., July 20 ... company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing products primarily for ... Executive Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer, has been ... in the Small Public Business category. Award recipients were ...
... CARLSBAD, Calif., July 20 SynergEyes, Inc., ... a new advanced lens design for keratoconus patients. ClearKone(TM) ... the best features of the hybrid platform, providing superior ... design is optimized to vault the predominant irregularities of ...
... , BANNOCKBURN, Ill., July 20 Heart disease is ... it,s often not until the untimely passing of a celebrity from a ... the issue is brought to the forefront of Americans, health and wellness ... a recent survey(2) uncovered that only 14 percent of people would be ...
... Population older than 65 could reach 1.3 billion by 2040 ... people who are age 65 and older will double from ... 2040, says a new U.S. Census Bureau study. , The ... last year to 1.3 billion in 30 years. The unprecedented ...
... PLAINS, N.Y. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20 The ... partnership to accelerate LLS,s pipeline of research projects entering late pre-clinical ... will begin with a selection of ten small molecule candidates, discovered ... of advancing into clinical trials in the shortest period of time. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HepaHope Korea Subsidiary VASKA Introduces Green Chemicals to U.S. Commercial Laundry Industry 2Health News:Cornerstone Therapeutics' David Price Named 2009 Chief Financial Officer of the Year by the Triangle Business Journal 2Health News:SynergEyes, Inc. Launches New Hybrid Lens Design for Keratoconus Patients 2Health News:SynergEyes, Inc. Launches New Hybrid Lens Design for Keratoconus Patients 3Health News:Need for At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Underscored by High-Profile Cardiac Deaths 2Health News:Need for At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Underscored by High-Profile Cardiac Deaths 3Health News:Elder Boom Will Be Felt Worldwide 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and FORMA Therapeutics Enter Collaboration to Bring New Therapies to Patients Faster 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and FORMA Therapeutics Enter Collaboration to Bring New Therapies to Patients Faster 3
(Date:8/2/2015)... Aug. 3, 2015  Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... TELESTAR Phase 3 clinical trial met its primary ... in treating cancer patients with carcinoid syndrome that ... of care. Telotristat etiprate was discovered using Lexicon,s ... is the company,s first discovery to complete a ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... -- Seeger Weiss LLP is reporting that on July 13, 2015, ... C.R. Bard, the manufacturer of Inferior vena cava (IVC) ... the agency found at two of Bard,s facilities. Bard was ... them during Inspectional Observations that occurred on November 18, 2014, ... , location and on October 6, 2014, through November ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... 31, 2015 RnRMarketResearch.com adds ... research report that provides an overview of syringes ... sourced from in-house databases, secondary and primary research. ... market products pipeline spread across 124 pages, talking ... tables and 5 figures is now available at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Results For Pivotal Phase 3 Telotristat Etiprate Study In Cancer Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome 2Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Results For Pivotal Phase 3 Telotristat Etiprate Study In Cancer Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome 3Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Results For Pivotal Phase 3 Telotristat Etiprate Study In Cancer Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome 4Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Results For Pivotal Phase 3 Telotristat Etiprate Study In Cancer Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome 5Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Results For Pivotal Phase 3 Telotristat Etiprate Study In Cancer Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome 6Seeger Weiss LLP Reports That The FDA Has Issued A Warning Letter To IVC Filter Manufacturer, C.R. Bard 2Seeger Weiss LLP Reports That The FDA Has Issued A Warning Letter To IVC Filter Manufacturer, C.R. Bard 3Syringes and Needles Market Products Pipeline Review 2015 Report 2Syringes and Needles Market Products Pipeline Review 2015 Report 3Syringes and Needles Market Products Pipeline Review 2015 Report 4Syringes and Needles Market Products Pipeline Review 2015 Report 5
... Pa., Dec. 7, 2011  Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... to fight cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that ... shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase ... which included the partial exercise of the underwriter,s overallotment ...
... -- The November 14, 2011, edition of ... Presence (VIP) as 4 stars ("would take it on ... Experiment (AEWE),s Spiral G at Fort Benning, GA, culminating ... and November 2011.  "It was a pleasure ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Inovio Pharmaceuticals Closes $4.0 Million Underwritten Financing 2Inovio Pharmaceuticals Closes $4.0 Million Underwritten Financing 3Inovio Pharmaceuticals Closes $4.0 Million Underwritten Financing 4VIPAAR's VIP Earns 4-star Technology Rating at AEWE's Spiral G 2
... Oxyflo is a highly featured laser ... microvascular blood perfusion from multiple tissue ... developments in Digital Signal Processing (DSP) ... technologically advanced, yet simple to use, ...
Transcranial vascular DWL doppler....
Transcranial vascular DWL doppler....
... Imexlab 3000DX bidirectional vascular testing system ... for the physician concerned with arterial ... designed and made by Nicolet Vascular, ... diagnostic systems chosen by thousands of ...
Medicine Products: