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By Laura J. McGough, H. Hunter Handsfield (auth.), Sevgi O. Aral Ph.D., John M. Douglas Jr M.D. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0387487409

ISBN-13: 9780387487403

ISBN-10: 0387857680

ISBN-13: 9780387857688

Before AIDS, the function of behavioral interventions in combating transmission of sexually transmitted ailments was once stated in textual content books and journals yet not often promoted successfully in public health and wellbeing perform. trained through a complete wisdom of behavioral idea, intervention equipment, and affected populations, the authors of this significant ebook study the crucial function of behavioral interventions in scuffling with STDs. The ebook addresses the complexities and social contexts of human behaviors which unfold STDs, the cultural limitations to STD schooling (ranging from conservative mores to "stay out of my bed room" libertarianism), and the sociopolitical nuances surrounding therapy. Over 40 members provide a realistic appraisal of what's being performed now and what might be greater, such as:

-An evaluate of present behavioral and biomedical interventions for STD prevention and control

-A dialogue of what works for people, teams, and communities

-Up so far pondering such conventional prevention methods as associate notification and well-being care seeking

-STD prevention concepts with high-risk populations, together with drug clients, homosexual males, young ones, incarcerated people, and folks with repeat infections

-The nation of prevention know-how: condoms, vaccines, the Internet

-Ethical, fiscal, and coverage concerns in STD prevention

-Applying intervention versions to real-world situations

-Guidelines for software assessment and improvement

As STDs and AIDS stay most sensible priorities for public health and wellbeing and personal zone practitioners, researchers, and educators, Behavioral Interventions for Prevention and regulate of Sexually Transmitted Diseases provides a long-neglected box the eye it merits. This authoritative source is bound to steer public well-being perform and coverage in an ever-evolving social climate.

"This booklet represents a landmark within the box of STD prevention and administration bringing jointly a entire evaluate of the main severe facets of behavioral interventions for STDs. scholars or practitioners of public well-being and clinicians occupied with STD/HIV administration must have this book."

King okay. Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., William H. Foege, Chair, division of worldwide wellbeing and fitness and Director, middle for HIV/AIDS, collage of Washington, Seattle

"This amazing quantity deals simply available information regarding the multitude of suggestions for behavioral interventions for STDs, together with not just what we've realized lately but in addition what we should always do. this mix of either figuring out and motion will definitely supply a lot wanted advice to today’s public well-being practitioner."

Willard Cates, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., President, study, kinfolk healthiness foreign, Durham, NC

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This comprehensive, well-funded approach to VD control was the result of a unique conjunction of historical circumstances: a Surgeon General committed to VD control (Thomas Parran); strong political alliances between the USPHS and the Presidential administration; wartime concern for VD and its effect on military manpower; and the availability of trained personnel, buildings, and equipment from previous social programs that could be redirected toward the fight against 1 History of Behavioral Interventions in STD Control VD.

National Archives, College Park, MD, Record Group 90. 21 22 Laura J. McGough and H. Hunter Handsfield 29. Hegarty M. S. during World War II. D. Dissertation. Columbus: Ohio State University; 1998. 30. National Archives, College Park, MD, Record Group 112. 31. National Archives, Southeast Region, East Point, GA, Record Group 442. 32. Angell M. A behavioral science action program in a venereal disease clinic. In: Proceedings of World Forum on Syphilis and Other Treponematoses. Atlanta: Communicable Disease Center, Venereal Disease Branch; 1964.

1982;37:1–14. 46. Matarazzo JD. (1980). Behavioral health and behavioral medicine: frontiers for a new health psychology. American Psychology. 1980;35:807–817. 2 Behavioral Interventions for STDs: Theoretical Models and Intervention Methods Janet S. St. , and J. S. Adverse health consequences from sexual behavior, such as infections with STDs, are conservatively estimated to be at least threefold higher in the United States than in any other developed country (1). This disparity in disease prevalence and the serious personal, social, and financial consequences of sexually transmitted infections are generating a growing body of literature that describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of behavioral interventions addressing STD/HIV prevention.

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