Personality characteristics of homosexual men suffering from sexually transmitted diseases.

  title={Personality characteristics of homosexual men suffering from sexually transmitted diseases.},
  author={B. Wells and C. Schofield},
  journal={The British Journal of Venereal Diseases},
  pages={75 - 78}
This investigation is the most recent of a series of heuristic studies of patients attending special clinics for sexually transmitted diseases (Wells, 1968, 1969, 1970; Wells and Schofield, 1970). Apart from the general interest and value of building up a broad picture of the social and psychological characteristics of that vast body of patients, studies of certain groups, such as prostitutes and highly promiscuous women, have a special interest in terms of their epidemiological significance… Expand
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