Modeling Interpersonal Correlates of Condomless Anal Sex among Gay and Bisexual Men: An Application of Attachment Theory.

@article{Starks2017ModelingIC,
  title={Modeling Interpersonal Correlates of Condomless Anal Sex among Gay and Bisexual Men: An Application of Attachment Theory.},
  author={Tyrel J. Starks and Michael Anton Castro and Juan P Castiblanco and Brett M Millar},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={1089-1099}
}
The existing literature has identified that beliefs about the interpersonal meaning of condom use are a significant predictor of condomless anal sex (CAS). Some have suggested that condom use in this context may function as a form of nonverbal communication. This study utilized attachment theory as a framework and tested a hypothesized model linking adult attachment to CAS through communication skills and condom expectancies. An online survey was completed by 122 single, HIV-negative gay and… CONTINUE READING
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