publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

HIV-transmission knowledge, five-factor personality traits and psychopathy as determinants of risky sexual behaviors

Nada Krapić;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2007 Journal: Review of psychology, volume 14, issue 2 (issn: 1330-6812, eissn: 1849-0905, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Naklada Slap
Abstract
On a sample of 203 males and 219 females the effects of HIV-transmission knowledge, five-factor personality traits and three components of psychopathy (antisocial behavior, interpersonal manipulation and impulsive thrill seeking) on overall risky sexual behaviors as well as risky sexual behaviors during previous month were explored by using a series of hierarchical regression analyses. The main hypothesis tested in this research is that psychopathy is an important predictor of risky sexual behaviors beyond and above the knowledge about the consequences of risky sexual behavior and personality traits. The results show that HIV-transmission knowledge predicts only...
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free text keywords: HIV-transmission knowledge; five-factor personality traits; psychopathy; risky sexual behaviors
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

HIV-transmission knowledge, five-factor personality traits and psychopathy as determinants of risky sexual behaviors

Nada Krapić;