Response inhibition moderates the association between drug use and risky sexual behavior.

@article{Nydegger2014ResponseIM,
  title={Response inhibition moderates the association between drug use and risky sexual behavior.},
  author={Liesl A. Nydegger and Susan L. Ames and Alan W. Stacy and Jerry L. Grenard},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 11},
  pages={1457-64}
}
BACKGROUND HIV infection is problematic among all drug users, not only injection drug users. Drug users are at risk for contracting HIV by engaging in risky sexual behaviors. OBJECTIVE The present study sought to determine whether inhibitory processes moderate the relationship between problematic drug use and HIV-risk behaviors (unprotected sex and multiple sex partners). METHODS One hundred ninety-six drug offenders enrolled in drug education programs were administered a battery of… CONTINUE READING
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