Sex and secrecy: How HIV-status disclosure affects safe sex among HIV-positive adolescents

Abstract

HIV-positive adolescents who engage in unsafe sex are at heightened risk for transmitting or re-acquiring HIV. Disclosure of HIV-status to sexual partners may impact on condom use, but no study has explored the effects of (i) adolescent knowledge of one's HIV-status, (ii) knowledge of partner status and (iii) disclosure to partners, on safer sex behaviour… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1071775

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