HIV Risk Behaviors and Their Correlates Among HIV-Positive Adults with Serious Mental Illness

@article{Tucker2003HIVRB,
  title={HIV Risk Behaviors and Their Correlates Among HIV-Positive Adults with Serious Mental Illness},
  author={Joan S. Tucker and David E. Kanouse and Angela Miu and Paul Koegel and Greer Sullivan},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={29-40}
}
HIV risk behaviors and their correlates were examined in a sample of 154 HIV-seropositive and seriously mentally ill adults (83% male, 56% sexually active). Most sexually active participants engaged in HIV risk behavior during the past 6 months, although the rates of these behaviors were generally not higher, and in some cases were lower, than those reported in studies of otherwise comparable noninfected people. Variables significantly associated with one or more HIV risk behaviors in bivariate… CONTINUE READING

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