Published in AIDS Weekly, May 24th, 2004
The "efficacy of a 10-session, HIV-risk-reduction intervention with 221 women and 187 men receiving outpatient psychiatric care for a mental illness" was investigated. "Patients were randomly assigned to the HIV intervention, a structurally equivalent substance use reduction (SUR) intervention, or standard care; they were assessed pre- and post-intervention and at 3- and 6-month follow-ups," wrote scientists at Syracuse University.
"Patients receiving the HIV-risk-reduction intervention reported less unprotected sex, fewer casual sex partners, fewer new sexually transmitted infections, more...
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