Mediators of childhood sexual abuse and high-risk sex among men-who-have-sex-with-men.

@article{Catania2008MediatorsOC,
  title={Mediators of childhood sexual abuse and high-risk sex among men-who-have-sex-with-men.},
  author={Joseph A. Catania and Jay P. Paul and Dennis Osmond and Susan Folkman and Lance M. Pollack and Jesse A. Canchola and Jason Michael Chang and Torsten B Neilands},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={
          925-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Mediators of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and HIV risk behavior were examined for men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM). METHOD Data from a dual frame survey of urban MSM (N=1078) provided prevalence estimates of CSA, and a test of two latent variable models (defined by partner type) of CSA-risk behavior mediators. RESULTS A 20% prevalence of CSA was reported. For MSM in secondary sexual relationships, our modeling work identified two over-arching but inter-related pathways (e.g., both… CONTINUE READING

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