publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Sexual risk reduction interventions for patients attending sexual health clinics: a mixed-methods feasibility study

Carina King; Carrie Llewellyn; Maryam Shahmanesh; Charles Abraham; Julia Bailey; Fiona Burns; Laura Clark; Andrew Copas; Alison Howarth; Gwenda Hughes; ...
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2019
  • Publisher: NIHR Journals Library
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:sec id="abs1-1"> <jats:title>Background</jats:title> <jats:p>Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to represent a major public health challenge. There is evidence that behavioural interventions to reduce risky sexual behaviours can reduce STI rates in patients attending sexual health (SH) services. However, it is not known if these interventions are effective when implemented at scale in SH settings in England.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec id="abs1-2"> <jats:title>Objectives</jats:title> <jats:p>The study (Santé) had two main objectives – (1) to develop and pilot a package of evidence-based sexual risk reduction interventions that can be delive...
Subjects
free text keywords: SEXUAL HEALTH, RISK REDUCTION, BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTIONS, TRIAGE, FEASIBILITY, PILOT, Medical technology, R855-855.5, Research Article, Health Policy, Men who have sex with men, Reproductive health, business.industry, business, Randomized controlled trial, law.invention, law, Motivational interviewing, Medicine, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Public health, Psychological intervention, Peer support, Physical therapy
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