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  1. Sexual activity and risk of HIV infection among patients with schizophrenia.

    Article - En anglais


    This study sought to determine the frequency and types of sexual behavior among patients with schizophrenia and to assess the behavior with respector risk of HIV infection.


    Ninety-five inpatients and outpatients with a research diagnosis of schizophrenia underwent a series of face-to-face interviews to determine their sexual activity and correlate it with demographic characteristics, psychopathology, and medication side effects.


    Forty-four percent of the patients had been sexually active in the preceding 6 months, and 62% of these had had multiple partners.

    Sexual activity was associated with greater general psychopathology.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Schizophrénie, Psychose, Facteur risque, Prise risque, Comportement sexuel, Relation sexuelle, Santé mentale, Homme, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Séropositivité, Immunopathologie, Hémopathie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Risk factor, Risk taking, Sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse, Mental health, Human, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Seropositivity, Immunopathology, Hemopathy

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

    Cote : 94-0216941

    Code Inist : 002B18C06A. Création : 199406.