Are Drinkers Prone to Engage in Risky Sexual Behaviors?

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Ana I. Gil Lacruz; Marta Gil Lacruz; Juan Oliva;
(2009)

Sexually transmitted diseases pose an important public health problem around the world. Although many studies have explored the link between alcohol use and risky sexual practices, the unobserved differences among individuals make it difficult to assess whether the asso... View more
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