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Objective: This study examines health self-efficacy in a sample of African American adult male inmates in Georgia as a function of past self-reported history of having received treatment for a drug problem prior incarceration. Methods: Data were collected at baseline by trained interviewers inside selected correctional facilities. There were African American male respondents included in our investigation.
Letter from the Editor Staff Articles. Still, research suggests that the level of self-efficacy may be predictive of the recovery period for victims. There is a multitude of empirical studies that provide support for the relation between CSA and negative psychosocial outcomes, yet few studies focus particularly on the outcomes associated with decreased self-efficacy.
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Moreover, most recent data from the CDC indicates an almost fold increased rate for hepatitis C virus among inmates compared with the general population. Yet, opportunities for prevention, diagnosis and treatment are missed across most US correctional facilities, as only 24 states reported testing inmates for HIV at some point while in custody. Prisons house inmates for longer periods of time, allowing for significant opportunities to provide long-term medical care; however, the volume of individuals who pass through the jail system often short-term is high.
Impact of interventions promoting condom use among HIV-infected individuals. I Departamento Materno-Infantil. Faculdade de Medicina.
Why do people fail to practice safe sex? Is it because they don't know they're at risk? Is it because they forgot to buy a condom? Or is it because they don't know how to talk to their partner about safer sex and ask?
Abstract The aim of this study is to examine determinants of condom use intention of Tanzanian and Zambian high-school students. Additionally, we aim to investigate whether determinants differ among different target sub groups. The TPB determinants attitude towards condom use and subjective norm explain, respectively,
Calvert St. Prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases is higher among inmates of correctional facilities than among the general population, especially for female inmates. This creates a strong need for effective HIV prevention with this population. Maryland's Prevention Case Management PCM program provides individual or group counseling to inmates nearing release to promote changes in risk behavior.