Unsafe Sex

Telephone delivered interventions for reducing morbidity and mortality in people with HIV infection.

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Jun 03, 2013

BACKGROUND: This is one of three Cochrane reviews examining the role of the telephone in HIV/AIDS services. Telephone interventions, delivered either by landline or mobile phone, may be useful in the management of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in many situations.

An evaluation of methods to improve the reporting of adherence in a placebo gel trial in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Jun 05, 2013

Female sex workers (FSWs) were recruited for a 4-month placebo vaginal gel trial in Nellore, India. Two experiments explored if prior knowledge of biomarkers for unprotected sex and insertion of gel applicators would yield more accurate self-reports.

Nurse-provided screening and brief intervention for risky alcohol consumption by sexual health clinic patients.

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Dec 04, 2008

OBJECTIVES: Brief intervention for excessive alcohol consumption is effective yet not implemented widely. Alcohol misuse is implicated in unsafe sex and sexually transmitted infections and is common in clients of sexual health services.

Adolescent methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviour in secondary school students in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Apr 20, 2009

This study investigated involvement in substance use and sexual activities among adolescents in Cape Town, and specifically the associations between methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviours.

Teen sexting and its association with sexual behaviors.

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Sep 04, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To examine the prevalence of sexting behaviors as well as their relation to dating, sex, and risky sexual behaviors using a large school-based sample of adolescents.

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Sexually explicit cell phone messaging associated with sexual risk among adolescents.

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Oct 04, 2012

OBJECTIVES: Sexting (sending/receiving sexually explicit texts and images via cell phone) may be associated with sexual health consequences among adolescents. However, to date, no published data from a probability-based sample has examined associations between sexting and sexual activity.

Sexting behaviors among young Hispanic women: incidence and association with other high-risk sexual behaviors.

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Aug 18, 2011

Several legal cases in the United States in which adolescents were charged with child pornography distribution after sharing nude photographs of themselves with romantic partners or others have highlighted the issue of sexting behaviors among youth.