Risk Taking Behaviour in MSM and the Denial of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV (MSM HIV)
Recruitment status was Not yet recruiting
Four focus groups , each of 10-15 males, ages 20-50 years old, MSM will be conducted by a medical sociologist. Two groups will be HIV negative participants and two groups of HIV positive MSM. Every group will meet for two hours. The focus group will be recorded and the collected data will be processed further for evaluation and extraction of the relevant information.
The volunteers will sign an inform consent prior to entrance to the study.
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||Risk Taking Behaviour in MSM and the Denial of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV - Focus Groups, Observational Study|
|Study Start Date:||February 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||July 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|20-50 YEARS OLD MSM|
The questions that will be discussed during the focus groups: The first sexual contact with a male, what is risk, risk taking behavior, control over your daily life, self esteem and evaluation, risk denial.