Predictors of safer sex intentions and protected sex among heterosexual HIV-negative methamphetamine users: an expanded model of the Theory of Planned Behavior.

@article{Mausbach2009PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of safer sex intentions and protected sex among heterosexual HIV-negative methamphetamine users: an expanded model of the Theory of Planned Behavior.},
  author={Brent T Mausbach and Shirley J. Semple and Steffanie Anne Strathdee and Thomas L Patterson},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={17-24}
}
The purpose of this study was to test a version of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) for predicting safe sex behavior in a sample of 228 HIV-negative heterosexual methamphetamine users. We hypothesized that, in addition to TPB constructs, participants' amount of methamphetamine use and desire to stop unsafe sex behaviors would predict intentions to engage in safer sex behaviors. In turn, we predicted that safer sex intentions would be positively correlated with participants' percentage of… CONTINUE READING

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