SEX RESEARCH UPDATE
- Consistent Use Is Crucial To Efficacy of Condoms In Prevention of STIs. Rosenberg, J. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep2004, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p149
Discusses a study about the role of consistent condom use in preventing sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. Risky sexual behaviors; Prevalence rates of condom use; Comparison of condom use between men and women.
- Teenagers' Condom Use Affected by Peer Factors, Not by Health Concerns. Klitsch, M. // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p95
This paper looks at a study that investigated condom use among teenagers. Convenience and social considerations may have more of an impact on teenagers' intention to use condoms than does knowledge of the practical health benefits of condom use. Between February 1984 and September 1985,...
- Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Black Men Who Have Sex With Women, With Men, or With Men and Women: Implications for Intervention Development. Spikes, Pilgrim S.; Purcell, David W.; Williams, Kim M.; Chen, Ying; Ding, Helen; Sullivan, Patrick S. // American Journal of Public Health;Jun2009, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p1072
Objectives. We compared demographics and sexual and drug risk behaviors among HIV-positive Black men who have sex with women only, with men only, or with men and women to assess differences among and between these groups. Methods. We analyzed cross-sectional data from the Supplement to HIV and...
- How to Protect Your Sexual Health (Starting Point). Califano, Julia // Cosmopolitan;Nov99, Vol. 227 Issue 5, p240
Explains how women can protect themselves from sexually transmitted diseases.
- Loss of sexual desire. Riley, Alan // Pulse;3/10/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p25
The article details the cause, symptoms and management of loss of sexual desire. It mentions that 25% of premenopausal and 50 % of postmenopausal women experience loss of sexual desire while 28% of men aging from 40 to 80 years old experience loss of sexual desire. It notes that the cause of the...
- Patterns of Sexual Behavior and Condom Use in a Cohort of Homosexual Men. Schechter, Martin T.; Craib, Kevin J. P.; Willoughby, MMath Brian; Douglas, Bruce; McLeod, W. Alastair; Maynard, Michael; Constance, Peter; O'Shaughnessy, Michael // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1988, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p1535
Abstract: To measure the magnitude of risk reduction within a cohort of homosexual men, questionnaire responses in April 1984March 1985 were compared to those in October 1986-September 1987. A total of 361 subjects were eligible (231 seronegative, 130 seropositive). The annual number of sex...
- Repertoire of safer sex tools and behavioral options is the key to HIV/STD prevention for women. Makulowich, Gail S. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p104
Discusses options that enable women to change their sexual behavior to protect themselves from infection with HIV and other STDs. Contraceptive choices; Special needs clinic; Gender specific issues.
- YOUR BEST BIRTH CONTROL. Birnbaum, Cara // Marie Claire (US Edition);Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p219
The article presents information on birth control options for women in the U.S. It suggests that birth control should be chosen according to the lifestyle of a person, so if the person is single and looking for a partner she can opt for a method that protects from sexually transmitted diseases....
- ASYMMETRICAL CLUSTERING BY SEX IN FREE-FORMING GROUPS: AN OBSERVATIONAL FIELD STUDY. Kramer-Moore, Daniela // Psychological Reports;Aug2010, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p245
464 observations were carried out in public places of 3- or 4-person, mixed sex, free-forming groups who spontaneously divided into subgroups. An analysis of sex composition of the subgroups showed that significantly more single-sex subgroups were formed than expected by chance. This was...