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  1. Sexual HIV risk among gay and bisexual male methamphetamine abusers.

    Article - En anglais

    The current report examined HIV-related high risk sexual behaviors among a small sample of gay and bisexual male methamphetamine abusers in Los Angeles.

    Participants were 16 methamphet-amine-abusing or - dependent gay or bisexual males who participated in a treatment demonstration project between 1989 and 1993.

    All participants completed the NIDA/WAVE survey, a detailed inventory of HIV-related risk behaviors.

    Findings indicate a strong connection between methamphetamine abuse and high-risk sexual behavior.

    For the 12 months prior to treatment 62.5% of participants reported having anal insertive sex without a condom, and 56.3% reported having sex with someone who had HIV Drug use before or during sex, measured on a 5-point Likert scale, was frequent (M=4.27, SD=0.7).

    Implications for treatment of gay and bisexual male methamphetamine abusers and prevention of HIV among this population are discussed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Prise risque, Toxicomanie, Métamfétamine, Stimulant SNC, Relation sexuelle, Homosexualité, Bisexualité, Mâle, Homme, Comportement, Santé, Psychotrope, Amphétamine dérivé, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Risk taking, Drug addiction, Metamfetamine, CNS stimulant, Sexual intercourse, Homosexuality, Bisexuality, Male, Human, Behavior, Health, Psychotropic, Amphetamine derivatives, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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

    Cote : 97-0402123

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 19/12/1997.