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Depressive symptoms and unprotected sex in St. Petersburg, Russia.

TitleDepressive symptoms and unprotected sex in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsZhan, Weihai, Alla V. Shaboltas, Roman V. Skochilov, Andrei P. Kozlov, Tatiana V. Krasnoselskikh, and Nadia Abdala
JournalJournal of psychosomatic research
Date Published2012 May
KeywordsAdolescent, Condoms, Depression, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Risk-Taking, Russia, Sexual Behavior, Unsafe Sex
AbstractGrowing evidence indicates that emotional distress such as depression may have the potential to increase the risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This study investigated the association between depressive symptoms and unprotected sex among STI clinic patients in Russia.
Alternate JournalJ Psychosom Res

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