Sex, drugs and escape: a psychological model of HIV-risk sexual behaviours.

@article{McKirnan1996SexDA,
  title={Sex, drugs and escape: a psychological model of HIV-risk sexual behaviours.},
  author={David J. McKirnan and David G. Ostrow and B A Hope},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={655-69}
}
The lack of an effective HIV vaccine or other biomedical intervention means that behavioural change will continue to be critical to the prevention of HIV infection. Despite near universal knowledge of HIV and sexual safety, and widespread intentions to be safe, rates of unprotected sex and HIV sero-conversion remain high among gay and bisexual men. Explanatory models that link risk-taking and prevention to rational processes such as knowledge, social norms, behavioural intentions, or perceived… CONTINUE READING

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