Anxiety Specific Pathways to HIV Sexual Transmission Risk Behavior among Young Gay and Bisexual Men.

@article{OCleirigh2013AnxietySP,
  title={Anxiety Specific Pathways to HIV Sexual Transmission Risk Behavior among Young Gay and Bisexual Men.},
  author={Conall O'Cleirigh and Lara Traeger and Kenneth H. Mayer and Jessica F. Magidson and Steven A Safren},
  journal={Journal of gay & lesbian mental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          314-326
        }
}
This study evaluated whether specific anxiety disorders increased the likelihood of sexual transmission risk behavior (TRB) in younger (ages 20-29) versus older (ages 30+) HIV positive gay and bisexual men. Participants completed screening measures for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Social Phobia, and Panic Disorder, and an assessment of recent TRB Moderated regression analyses indicated that PTSD was associated with greater risk of TRB in younger but not older men, independent of HIV… CONTINUE READING
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