Attributions About One's HIV Infection and Unsafe Sex in Seropositive Men Who Have Sex With Men

@article{Bingman2001AttributionsAO,
  title={Attributions About One's HIV Infection and Unsafe Sex in Seropositive Men Who Have Sex With Men},
  author={Cherilyn R. Bingman and Gary Wolfe Marks and Nicole Crepaz},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={5},
  pages={283-289}
}
This study of 71 sexually active HIV-positive men who have sex with men found that the likelihood of engaging in unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) with partners at risk for HIV was directly associated with the strength with which the men attributed blame and responsibility for their HIV infection to other persons. Men who believed that another person intentionally tried to infect them were at especially high risk for engaging in UAI. Self-attributions were not associated with sexual risk… CONTINUE READING

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