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- Examining the role of partner status in an HIV prevention trial targeting HIV-positive gay and bisexual men: the seropositive urban men�s intervention trial (SUMIT). Hoff, Colleen C.; Pals, Sherri L.; Purcell, David W.; Parsons, Jeffrey T.; Halkitis, Perry N.; Remien, Robert H.; Gomez, Cynthia // AIDS & Behavior;Nov2006, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p637
The goal of this analysis was to examine whether partner status impacted behavioral outcomes from the Seropositive Urban Men�s Intervention Trial (SUMIT). We contrasted sample characteristics of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men with and without main partners and then examined differences in...
- THE USE OF INDIGENOUS INTERVIEWERS IN A STUDY OF LATINO MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN: A RESEARCH NOTE. Berg, Bruce L.; Sa�udo, Fernando; Hovell, Mel; Sipan, Carol; Kelley, Norma; Blumberg, Elaine // Sexuality & Culture;Winter2004, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p87
The use of indigenous researchers has long been practiced in ethnographic research; a similar use of indigenous personnel has not been as commonly undertaken in interview studies of men who have sex with men (MSM). This research note reports on the use of indigenous interviewers in a study of...
- CLEANING UP THEIR ACT: THE EFFECTS OF MARRIAGE AND COHABITATION ON LICIT AND ILLICIT DRUG USE. Duncan, Greg J.; Wilkerson, Bessie; England, Paula // Demography;Nov2006, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p691
This article discusses the effects of cohabitation and marriage on binge drinking, cigarette smoking and marijuana use in the U.S. The authors argue that marriage causes reductions in risky behaviors like binge drinking and marijuana use (especially for men), but has little effect on smoking....
- Take risks, but don't fail. Reinertsen, Don; Schiff, Debra // Electronic Design;10/01/98, Vol. 46 Issue 22, p48H
Argues that companies which encourage risk-taking actually mean its employees can take any risk they want as long as they are right. Psychological aspect of risk-taking; Steps in and rewards for taking prudent risks; Determination of the cost/benefit ratio.
- Risk. Roberts, Paul // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p50
Announces that some experts belief that courting uncertainty is the only way to protect the inner force America was founded on or to define self; Mountain climbing's place among America's fastest growing sports; Researcher's discover of the psychology of risk; Studies' indication of the...
- The art of prudent risk taking. Kindler, Herbert S. // Training & Development;Apr98, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p32
Supports the concept of prudent risk taking. Two patterns that distort how one interprets the evidence for making decisions involving risk; Taking risks to open up the possibilities for leadership, personal growth, and innovation; Importance of starting with a beginner's mind.
- Explaining cojones. // Mountain Bike;Apr95, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p28
Explains the reason for the risk-taking impulses of some individuals from a report in `Psychology Today.' Role of neurotransmitters and nurture; Dark side of high-risk takers; High level of stimulation that can be handled by risk-takers; Risk-takers among mountain bikers.
- The development of risk-taking in children. Hargreaves, David J.; Davies, Graham M. // Current Psychology;Spring96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p14
Identifies factors which affect the risk-taking development in children. Effect of age in development; Factors that affect individual differences; Familiarity of the setting as one of the most important determinants of risk.
- Multimethodological approach to examining risk-taking. Boverie, Patricia E.; Scheuffele, Denise J. // Current Psychology;Winter94/95, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p289
Reports on studies on risk-taking behavior which yield inconsistent findings. Methodological approaches used in the studies; Multidimensionality of the construct of risk-taking; Gender difference in risk-taking behavior and perception; Conclusions based on the findings of the studies.