Alcohol, sexual arousal, and intentions to use condoms in young men: applying alcohol myopia theory to risky sexual behavior.

@article{MacDonald2000AlcoholSA,
  title={Alcohol, sexual arousal, and intentions to use condoms in young men: applying alcohol myopia theory to risky sexual behavior.},
  author={Tara K MacDonald and Geoff Macdonald and Mark P. Zanna and Geoffrey T. Fong},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={290-8}
}
Data from 7 studies were aggregated to examine how reported sexual arousal and alcohol intoxication interact to affect attitudes and intentions toward engaging in unprotected sexual intercourse in college-age men (N = 358). When participants were in a sober or placebo condition, their self-reports of sexual arousal had no effect on their responses. When participants were intoxicated, however, those who felt sexually aroused reported more favorable attitudes, thoughts, and intentions toward… CONTINUE READING

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