Careful examination of these issues is also likely to be productive in interventions aimed at adults in sexually transmitted disease STD clinics, men in prison, and other settings in which high risk men are found. These included a 23 Latino gay men and HIV: Culture questionnaire to assess eligibility, a psychosocial questionnaire, a sexual behavior and risk assessment questionnaire and a knowledge test.
Session 4 looked at the construction of body image. Cite Citation. We learned that HIV risk could be conceptualized by creating an index score rather than focusing narrowly on one or two factors.
Latinos have tended to underutilize drug treatment facilities, but much of this underutilization may be explained by treatments that are inappropriate to Latino culture. The intervention participants came up with the concepts, and the program staff supported the execution. Session 5 explicitly focused on the range of homosexual and heterosexual acts possible, as well as the risk reduction activities surrounding them.
Social relations and empowerment of sexual partners of IV drug users. The concept of "simpatia" has no direct translation in English, but refers to the importance in the culture of 23 Latino gay men and HIV: Culture social relations.
American Journal of Community Psychology, 29, — 23 Latino gay men and HIV: Culture helped keep slaves' morale high. I think that there's a lot of positive change and as our country is growing and changing in acceptance of sexual minorities, I think that minority communities are doing that as well.
It is applicable to understanding LGB members in racial and ethnic minority groups. Redirected from African-American culture and sexual orientation.
This homegrown program represents a culturally responsive, highly needed and relevant intervention that should be subjected to further rigorous testing. Promising HIV prevention strategies are presented. In fact, as this review suggests, interventions that can effectively address the multiple cultural issues that challenge those at risk will be difficult to develop.
In order to disseminate these types of interventions into impacted communities, more funding needs to be directed toward aiding CBOs to develop and evaluate homegrown interventions. For permissions, please email: journals. The consequences of drug use are devastating to minority communities, including crime, health problems, prison terms, family disruption, violence, prostitution, and recently, spread of HIV and large numbers of AIDS cases in these communities.