What was retained? The assessment of the training for the peer trainers' course on short and long term basis
- Couples-Focused Behavioral Interventions for Prevention of HIV: Systematic Review of the State of Evidence. Burton, Jennifer; Darbes, Lynae A.; Operario, Don // AIDS & Behavior;Feb2010, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
HIV is frequently transmitted in the context of partners in a committed relationship, thus couples-focused HIV prevention interventions are a potentially promising modality for reducing infection. We conducted a systematic review of studies testing whether couples-focused behavioral prevention...
- sexually transmitted disease (STD):. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p199
A definition of the term "sexually transmitted disease" is presented. It refers to a disease acquired as a result of sexual intercourse, heterosexual or homosexual, with an infected partner. The term is more inclusive than venereal disease, as it includes certain conditions that can also be...
- sexually transmitted disease. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1982
A definition of "sexually transmitted disease" is presented. It refers to any disease that may be acquired as a result of sexual intercourse or other intimate contact with an infected individual. These include various diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi, and ectoparasites.
- Psychosocial and Behavioral Predictors of Partner Notification After HIV and STI Exposure and Infection Among MSM. Mimiaga, Matthew J.; Reisner, Sari L.; Tetu, Ashley M.; Cranston, Kevin; Bertrand, Thomas; Novak, David S.; Mayer, Kenneth H. // AIDS & Behavior;Aug2009, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p738
Partner notification (PN) is an essential element of local and state-level HIV/STI prevention and control programs. The current study quantitatively assessed the psychosocial and behavioral predictors of PN use among men who have sex with men (MSM) ( n = 189) using multivariable logistic...
- Sexual Acquisition and Transmission of HIV Cooperative Agreement Program (SATHCAP), July 2009. Compton, Wilson; Normand, Jacques; Lambert, Elizabeth // Journal of Urban Health;Jul2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 86, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on men having sex with men and women, another on the predictors of transactional sex, and another on the differences in internalized homonegativity among study participants.
- Are you slacking on safe sex? Kim, Lillian Lee // Self;Nov2000, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p81
Provides statistics which revealed that sexually transmitted diseases are increasing again.
- Being Informed: The Complexities of Knowledge, Deception and Consent when Transmitting HIV. Cherkassky, Lisa // Journal of Criminal Law;Jun2010, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p242
The offence of inflicting grievous bodily harm under s. 20 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 has been confirmed as the most appropriate ground for convicting a reckless transmission of the HIV virus through sexual intercourse. An informed consent from the victim, along with a...
- Factors Affecting Sexual Transmission of HIV-1: Current Evidence and Implications for Prevention. Chan, Derek J. // Current HIV Research;Jul2005, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p223
The predominant mode of HIV-1 transmission globally is from sexual practices. The risk of HIV-1 transmission by sexual means is a function of infectivity, susceptibility and mode of transmission (type of sexual practice). In addition, transmission may be significantly increased or decreased by...
- Council on Contemporary Families: Valentine's Day Fact Sheet on Sexual Health; What Not to Give for Valentine's Day. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;2/5/2009, p1
The article reports on the result of a research that addressed the impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that have reached epidemic parts in the U.S. According to the 2000 report, one-third of the Americans age 24 were contracted with STI. It cites some useful information discovered...