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Older adults’ understandings of risks for sexually transmitted infections are influenced by a complexity of factors

Older adults’ understandings of risks for sexually transmitted infections are influenced by a complexity of factors

It’s not just young people who have sex; we know from studies that older adults have sex too. But do we know enough about how they understand risks? We spoke to older adults to ask them about their understandings and negotiations of ‘risks’ for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It became clear that ideas about ‘risk’ depended on a range of what we call psycho-social factors – those related t... »

A brief report of an exploratory study of middle-aged adults’ risk taking for sexually transmitted infections

A brief report of an exploratory study of middle-aged adults’ risk taking for sexually transmitted infections

An exploration of middle-aged adults’ risk taking for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Jenny Dalrymple, Jo Booth, Paul Flowers, Karen Lorimer Link to document (Word, 215 KB) »

Round-up 15 January 2016

Round-up 15 January 2016

Published journal articles Sexual & reproductive health Sexual and reproductive healthcare provided onsite in an inner-city community drug and alcohol service An Vanthuyne, Rosie Mundt-Leach, Alastair Boyd, Stephanie Broughton, Rudiger Pittrof Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Women’s communication self-efficacy and expectations of primary male partners’ cooperation in se... »

Weekly Round-up of published articles and news – 11th Dec 2015

Weekly Round-up of published articles and news – 11th Dec 2015

Published journal articles Violence The impact of pornography on gender-based violence, sexual health and well-being: what do we know? Megan S C Lim, Elise R Carrotte, Margaret E Hellard J of Epidemiology and Community Health (Commentary) Sexual agreements and intimate-partner violence among male couples Kaitlyn L. Pruitt, Darcy White, Jason W. Mitchell & Rob Stephenson Int J of Sexual Health ... »

Episode 13:  Jenny Dalrymple discusses older adults’ sexual risk taking

Episode 13: Jenny Dalrymple discusses older adults’ sexual risk taking

Episode 13:  Jenny Dalrymple, Clinical Academic Research Fellow, Glasgow Caledonian University & sexual health nurse, Sandyford Glasgow In this podcast, Jenny chats to Karen about findings from a qualitative study that explored older adults’ sexual risk taking, within the context of late midlife. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes »

Weekly Round-up:  16th October 2015

Weekly Round-up: 16th October 2015

Published journal articles Conceptualising quality of life outcomes for women participating in testing for sexually transmitted infections: A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research Louise J. Jackson, Tracy E. Roberts Social Science & Medicine HIV after 40 in rural South Africa: A life course approach to HIV vulnerability among middle aged and older adults Sanyu A. Mojola,... »

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 21 August 2015

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 21 August 2015

Published journal articles Becoming a person with HIV: experiences of Cambodian women infected by their spouses Youngran Yang, Danuta Wojnar & Frances Marcus Lewis Culture, Health & Sexuality HIV risk and sense of community: French gay male discourses on barebacking Gabriel Girard Culture, Health & Sexuality Interviewer: ‘Are women and girls ever responsible for the domestic violence t... »

Weekly Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 20th March 2015

Weekly Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 20th March 2015

Published research articles STIs Get Yourself Tested 2011–2012: Findings and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae at an urban public health system Alicia Roston, Katie Suleta, Kelly Stempinski, Louis Keith, and Ashlesha Patel International Journal of STD & AIDS Assessment of the impact of the London Olympics 2012 on selected non-genitourinary medicine clinic sexual hea... »

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 6th March 2015

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 6th March 2015

Published journal articles Natsal-3 Patterns and trends in sources of information about sex among young people in Britain: evidence from three National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles Clare Tanton, Kyle G Jones, Wendy Macdowall, Soazig Clifton, Kirstin R Mitchell, Jessica Datta, Ruth Lewis, Nigel Field, Pam Sonnenberg, Amy Stevens, Kaye Wellings, Anne M Johnson, Catherine H Mercer BMJ O... »

Weekly round-up of sexual health articles and news – 6th Feb 2015

Weekly round-up of sexual health articles and news – 6th Feb 2015

Published journal articles HIV Vets, denialists and rememberers: social typologies of patient adherence and non-adherence to HAART from the perspective of HIV care providers Treena Orchard, Kate Salters, Alexis Palmer, Warren Michelow, Katherine J. Lepik & Robert Hogg AIDS Care A systematic review of treatment fatigue among HIV-infected patients prescribed antiretroviral therapy Kasey R. Clabo... »

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