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Sexual Risk-Taking Project

DESCRIPTION:

This project examined some key personality factors in men which might influence sexual risk behavior. Three principal factors were studied:

FINDINGS:

Bancroft, J., Janssen, E., Strong, D., Carnes, L., & Long. J. S. (2002). Sexual risk taking in gay men: the relevance of sexual arousability, mood and sensation seeking. Submitted for publication.

Bancroft, J., Janssen, E., Carnes, L., Strong, D., & Long, J. S. (2002). Sexual risk taking in young heterosexual men: the relevance of personality factors. Submitted for publication.

Bancroft, J., Janssen, E., Strong, D., & Vukadinovic, Z. (2002a). The relation between mood and sexuality in gay men. Submitted for publication.

Bancroft, J., Janssen, E., Strong, D., Carnes, L., Vukadinovic, Z. & Long, J. S. (2002b). The relationship between mood and sexuality in men. Submitted for publication.

INVESTIGATORS:

Investigators: John Bancroft, M.D.; Erick Janssen, Ph.D.; Scott Long,Ph.D., Dept. of Sociology, IU; and John Kennedy, Ph.D., Center for Survey Research, IU

Funded by: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

SEE ALSO:

What makes smart people do dumb things? Kinsey Today, 2000, Vol 4, no. 1

Dual control of sexual response

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