Relationships and Context as a Means for Improving Disease Prevention and Sexual Health Messages

Lieberman, Lisa D.
June 2012
Health Education & Behavior;Jun2012, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p255
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses articles within the issue on topics including "presexual agreements" in HIV-positive and negative gay and bisexual men in four U.S. metropolitan areas, "selfjustifications" of MSM engaged in behaviors with high transmission risk and the use of internet for sexual health information by LGBT people.


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