Childhood sexual abuse is highly associated with HIV risk-taking behavior and infection among MSM in the EXPLORE Study.

@article{Mimiaga2009ChildhoodSA,
  title={Childhood sexual abuse is highly associated with HIV risk-taking behavior and infection among MSM in the EXPLORE Study.},
  author={Matthew J Mimiaga and Elizabeth A. Noonan and Deborah Donnell and Steven A. Safren and Karestan Koenen and Steven Gortmaker and Conall O'Cleirigh and M. A. Chesney and Thomas J. Coates and Beryl A Koblin and Kenneth H. Mayer},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={340-8}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have found high rates of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) among US men who have sex with men (MSM). CSA history has been associated with a variety of negative effects later in life including behaviors that place MSM at greater risk for HIV acquisition and transmission. The present analysis is the first to examine the longitudinal association between CSA and HIV infection, unprotected anal sex, and serodiscordant unprotected anal sex, as well as mediators of these… CONTINUE READING
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