Gender and Social Rejection as Risk Factors for Engaging in Risky Sexual Behavior Among Crack/Cocaine Users

@article{Kpetz2013GenderAS,
  title={Gender and Social Rejection as Risk Factors for Engaging in Risky Sexual Behavior Among Crack/Cocaine Users},
  author={Catalina Elena Kőpetz and Alison M Pickover and Jessica F. Magidson and J. M. Richards and Derek Kenji Iwamoto and Carl W. Lejuez},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={376-384}
}
Crack/cocaine and engagement in risky sexual behavior represent important contributors to the escalation of the HIV infection among women. Several lines of research have emphasized the role of social factors in women’s vulnerability for such practices and stressed the importance of understanding such factors to better inform prevention efforts and improve their effectiveness and efficiency. However, few studies have attempted to pinpoint specific social/contextual factors particularly relevant… CONTINUE READING
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