Sex-related alcohol expectancies as moderators of the relationship between alcohol use and risky sex in adolescents.

@article{Dermen1998SexrelatedAE,
  title={Sex-related alcohol expectancies as moderators of the relationship between alcohol use and risky sex in adolescents.},
  author={Kurt H Dermen and M. Lynne Cooper and V. Bede Agocha},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={71-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Alcohol is frequently identified as a potential contributor to HIV-related sexual risk taking. Drawing on alcohol expectancy explanations for postdrinking behavior, the present study tested the hypothesis that adolescents who drink alcohol on a given occasion will be more likely to engage in sexual risk-taking behavior to the extent that they believe that alcohol disinhibits sexual behavior or promotes sexual risk taking. METHOD The combined effects of sex-related alcohol… CONTINUE READING