Young MSM who use meth report more risky sexual behaviors

08/1/2011 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

Researchers looked at data on males age 12 to 24 who have sex with other males and found that those who used methamphetamine were less likely to use condoms and more likely to take other drugs, have intercourse with drug users, have multiple partners and contract sexually transmitted diseases compared with nonusers. The findings suggest that substance abuse and partner selection must be a concern in HIV prevention efforts, researchers wrote in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

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