This book reflects cutting-edge science that has only recently become available. It is a comprehensive assortment of new approaches to HIV prevention. It describes a set of prevention strategies that do not solely rely on male condoms, including: the use of HIV antibody testing and `negotiated safety', abstinence, control of sexually transmitted diseases, treatment advances as prevention, and psychopharmacology to assist with behavior change. It is of interest to HIV prevention scientists, health psychologists, health educators, and public health workers in the communities at risk.The participants were 536 low-income African American 8th grade students in the Atlanta public schools who had participated in all five of the studya#39;s interviews. A total of 395 were from 25 program schools in Atlanta, GA and 141 were from 29 other local schools outside of the Atlanta school ... regarding sexual involvement, pregnancy tests, treatment of STDs, and family planning counseling and services.
|Author||:||Ann O'Leary, PhD|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-05-08|