publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Mental disorder, sexual risk behaviour, sexual violence and HIV in Uganda

  • Published: 17 Jan 2014
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Aim The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the association between mental disorder and risk of sexual HIV transmission in a low-income country with a generalized HIV epidemic. Specific objectives were to investigate in Uganda, (1) the association between common mental disorder and sexual risk behaviour, (2) how severe mental disorder could influence sexual risk behaviour, (3) the prevalence of HIV in persons with severe mental disorder, and (4) the association of severe mental disorder with sexual risk behaviour and sexual violence exposure. Methods (1) Population-based household survey of 646 Ugandans. Depression, psychological distress and alcohol u...
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