Attitudes Towards Couples-Based HIV Testing Among MSM in Three US Cities

  title={Attitudes Towards Couples-Based HIV Testing Among MSM in Three US Cities},
  author={R. H. Stephenson and Patrick Sean Sullivan and Laura F Salazar and Beau Gratzer and Susan L Allen and Erick Seelbach},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
Couples-based voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT)—in which couples receive counseling and their HIV test results together—has been shown to be an effective strategy among heterosexual sero-discordant couples in Africa for reducing HIV transmission by initiating behavioral change. This study examined attitudes towards CVCT among men who have sex with men (MSM) in three US cities. Four focus group discussions (FGD) were held with MSM in Atlanta, Chicago, and Seattle. Although initially… CONTINUE READING
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