Sexual behavior of homeless mentally ill men at risk for HIV.

  title={Sexual behavior of homeless mentally ill men at risk for HIV.},
  author={Ezra Saul Susser and Elie Val{\^e}ncia and M Miller and Wei Yann Tsai and Heino F L Meyer-Bahlburg and Sarah Conover},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={152 4},
OBJECTIVE The authors investigated sexual behaviors related to HIV transmission among homeless mentally ill men in a New York City shelter. A previous study of a similar population found HIV prevalence to be 19%. METHODS In standardized interviews with 122 men, data on sexual behaviors for the previous 6 months were collected. The frequency and nature of sexual episodes that may facilitate HIV transmission were examined. In addition, sexual risk behaviors among broadly defined diagnostic… CONTINUE READING

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