Preventing AIDS: Theories and Methods of Behavioral Interventions

Hardcover | March 31, 1994

EditorRalph J. DiClemente, John L. Peterson

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This is the first comprehensive review and examination of the effectiveness of behavioral interventions to reduce HIV-related high-risk behaviors. It describes current theoretical models and emprical studies of behavioral interventions; details the state-of-the-art of behavioral intervention strategies for high-risk populations; and identifies limitations and gaps in prior research and discusses implications for future investigations. This vital text will help researchers and clinicians plan, develop, and evaluate behavioral change approaches to HIV prevention.

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This is the first comprehensive review and examination of the effectiveness of behavioral interventions to reduce HIV-related high-risk behaviors. It describes current theoretical models and emprical studies of behavioral interventions; details the state-of-the-art of behavioral intervention strategies for high-risk populations; a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:355 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:March 31, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306446065

ISBN - 13:9780306446061

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Introduction: The Role of Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention; R.J. DiClemente, J.L. Peterson. Theories of Behavior Change: The Health Belief Model and HIV Risk Behavior Change; I.M. Rosenstock, et al. Interventions for Adolescents: SchoolBased Behavioral Interventions to Prevent HIV among Adolescents; D. Kirby, R.J. DiClemente. Interventions for Injection Drug Users: Behavioral Interventions for InTreatment Injection Drug Users; L. Roerich, et al. Interventions for Women: Interventions for Sexual Partners of HIV-Infected or High-Risk Individuals; N.S. Padian, et al. Interventions for Homosexual and Bisexual Men: HIV Prevention for Gay and Bisexual Men in Metropolitan Cities; R. Hays, J.L. Peterson. Conclusion: Lessons Learned from Behavioral Interventions; J.L. Peterson, R.J. DiClemente. 9 additional articles. Index.