Safer sex as the bolder choice: testosterone is positively correlated with safer sex behaviorally relevant attitudes in young men.

INTRODUCTION Higher testosterone (T) is tied to risk-taking, especially in financial domains but also in health domains relevant to acquiring sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, safer sex constructs could themselves carry the possibility of "social risk" due to sexual stigma or embarrassment, or could involve boldness or confidence because they… CONTINUE READING