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  1. Personality disorder and sexual risk taking among homosexually active and heterosexually active men attending a genito-urinary medicine clinic.

    Article - En anglais

    61 homosexually active men and 57 heterosexually active men attending a genito-urinary medicine clinic were assessed for personality disorder and sexual risk taking.

    Of the homosexually active men, 23/61 (38%) were found to have personality disorders, as against 16/57 (28%) of the heterosexually active men.

    Multiple regression analysis indicated that antisocial personality disorder (p<0.001) was the main predictor of sexual risk taking for the homosexually active clinic attenders.

    In the case of the heterosexually active men attending the clinic, sexual risk taking was predicted by cocaine use (p<0.001) and antisocial personality disorder (p<0.001).

    These results indicate a need to screen for personality disorders in genito-urinary medicine clinics and at the time of pre-HIV test counseling.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Facteur risque, Comportement sexuel, Prise risque, Homosexualité, Hétérosexualité, Toxicomanie, Alcoolisme, Trouble personnalité, Trouble psychiatrique, Dépistage, Prévention, Adulte, Homme, Mâle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Risk factor, Sexual behavior, Risk taking, Homosexuality, Heterosexuality, Drug addiction, Alcoholism, Personality disorder, Mental disorder, Medical screening, Prevention, Adult, Human, Male

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0025242

    Code Inist : 002A26N03A. Création : 01/03/1996.