By B R Simon Rosser
Since the AIDS epidemic used to be well-known, details on more secure intercourse has been assumed to be the main the most important technique of fighting additional unfold of the illness. yet how good has AIDS schooling labored? What types of schooling paintings top and for whom? This learn is the 1st to supply an in-depth research of the result of AIDS teaching programs and to discover the psychosocial components that have an effect on behavioral responses to education.
B. R. Simon Rosser offers a close profile of a particular inhabitants in danger, together with elements resembling sexual habit, psychology, spiritual association, criminal prestige, and discrimination. utilizing comparative measures of habit, character, social prestige, attitudes, and risk-taking, he identifies vital variations among gay males who interact in more secure intercourse and those that don't. eventually, he evaluates the impression of other ways to AIDS schooling. interpreting either confident and unwanted effects, Rosser indicates that the unfold of the HIV virus was once really speeded up by means of a countrywide schooling crusade using worry, and contrasts this consequence with 4 overseas gay-sensitive schooling campaigns that produced optimistic adjustments in habit and way of life. He discusses ways that AIDS schooling needs to strengthen on the way to develop into better, including an important adjustments which are wanted in either the homosexual inhabitants and the bigger neighborhood if HIV transmission is to be halted. This research is a helpful source for schooling and learn in AIDS prevention, sexual habit, psychovenereology, schooling, well-being, and comparable disciplines.