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elle Methoden-Debatte in Public Health zu bereichern. Abstract The German-speaking discourse on action research differs profoundly from the Anglo-American discourse where action research was first developed by social psychologist Kurt Lewin and where it is still a widely used research strategy across disciplines. In the German-speaking discourse, on the… (More)
Die vorliegende Studie verfolgte das Ziel, die Formen und den Umfang der in den deutschen Abstract The focus of this study was twofold: (1) To document the methods of quality assurance and evaluation currently being used in the primary prevention work of the AIDS service organizations (ASOs) in Germany (2) To determine which supportive measures are required… (More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiology has contributed in many ways to identifying various risk factors for disease and to promoting population health. However, there is a continuing debate about the ability of epidemiology not only to describe, but also to provide results which can be better translated into public health practice. It has been proposed that participatory… (More)
Die AutorInnen danken allen Männern und Frauen, die sich an der Befragung beteiligt haben, Summary Summary Summary Summary Are people more likely to risk an HIV infection with sex partners they meet online as compared to those whom they meet offline? This question has been the subject of research since the late 1990s in several post-industrialized… (More)
tive Gesundheitsforschung in Deutschland. Abstract The cooperation of scientists, service providers and communities holds promise for public health – in particular with respect to research and quality assurance in health promotion and disease prevention with socially disadvantaged groups. Participatory approaches following the tradition of action research,… (More)
HIV prevention on the internet for men involved in prostitution has been hampered by a lack of information on how sex work is structured in this medium and how the target group can best be reached. In this exploratory study conducted with the support of the Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe, the national German AIDS organization, internet sites in German specializing in… (More)
beruht auf einem in englischer Sprache abgefassten Artikel des Autors, der unter dem Titel " Transcendence among gay men: Implications for HIV prevention" in Sexualities, volume 9, issue #2 (2006) erschienen ist.land und zeigt Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten auf, die den Wunsch nach Transzendenz respektie-ren, ohne einen expliziten Bezug darauf nehmen zu müssen.
In order to stem the rapidly growing HIV/AIDS epidemics in Eastern Europe a transfer of prevention know-how and experience from Western European countries is necessary. The success of such a transfer is contingent on addressing a number of challenging issues. Monolithic ideas of East/West difference need to give way to the growing empirical evidence which… (More)