TITLE

INTERVENTIONS FOR SAFER SEX BEHAVIORS AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Kanekar, Amar; Sharma, Manoj
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2010, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: Safer sex behaviors (monogamy, sexual abstinence, correct and consistent condom usage) are important for prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS among college students. The purpose of this article was to review studies addressing interventions for safer sex behaviors among college students. A search of seven databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE, ERIC, Academic Search Premier, Scopus, Web of Science, and Social Sciences Citation Index) was conducted for the time period between 1990 and February 2010 .A total 11 intervention studies related to safer sex behaviors were extracted. Information-motivation-behavioral skills model was commonly used for interventions promoting safer sex.
ACCESSION #
52741655

 

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