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Understanding and Preventing HIV Risk Behavior: Safer Sex and Drug Use / Edition 1

Understanding and Preventing HIV Risk Behavior: Safer Sex and Drug Use / Edition 1

by Stuart Oskamp, Stacy D. Thompson


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ISBN-13: 9780803974258
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/23/1996
Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series , #9
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 291
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Stuart Oskamp (Ph.D., Stanford University) has focused his research interests in the areas of attitudes and attitude change, applied social psychology, behavioral aspects of energy and resource conservation, and social issues and public policy. His books include Attitudes and Opinions and Applied Social Psychology. He has been elected a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives and President of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and of the APA Division of Population and Environmental Psychology. He has also served as editor of the Journal of Social Issues and of the Applied Social Psychology Annual. Since 1984 he has organized the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology and co-edited the resulting annual volume published for many years by Sage Publications and now published by Erlbaum.

Table of Contents

Understanding and Preventing HIV Risk Behavior - Suzanne C Thompson and Stuart Oskamp
An Overview
Adolescents at Risk for AIDS - Ralph J Di Clemente
AIDS Epidemiology, and Prevalence and Incidence of HIV
Adolescent Contraceptive Behavior - Nancy E Adler and Cynthia Rosengard
Raging Hormones or Rational Decision-Making?
Denial and the AIDS Crisis - Kathryn A Morris and William B Swann Jr
On Wishing Away the Threat of AIDS
The Role of Attraction in Partner Assessments and Heterosexual Risk for HIV - Leslie F Clark et al
The Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills Model of AIDS Risk Behavior Change - Jeffrey D Fisher and William A Fisher
Empirical Support and Application
Social Psychological Influences on HIV Risk Behavior among African-American Youth - John B Jemmott III
Cultural Issues in HIV Prevention for Latinos - Barbara Van Oss Marín
Should We Try to Change Gender Roles?
Using a Theory-Based Community Intervention To Reduce AIDS Risk Behaviors - Martin Fishbein et al
The CDC's AIDS Community Demonstration Projects
HIV Risk Interventions for Active Drug Users - Fen Rhodes and C Kevin Malotte
Experience and Prospects
Educational Policy, Adolescent Knowledge of HIV Risk, and Sexual Behavior in Zimbabwe and the United States - Michelle H Wierson and Jennifer L Bright

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