Behavioral Interventions for Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Over forty contributors offer a practical appraisal of what is being done now and what can be improved, such as: -An overview of current behavioral and biomedical interventions for STD prevention and control -A discussion of what works for individuals, groups, and communities -Up to date thinking ab...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Aral, Sevgi O. (Editor), Douglas, John M. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2007, 2007
Edition:1st ed. 2007
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Overview Chapters: Behavioral Interventions
  • History of Behavioral Interventions in STD Control
  • Behavioral Interventions for STDs: Theoretical Models and Intervention Methods
  • Biomedical Interventions
  • Intervention Approaches
  • Dyadic, Small Group, and Community-Level Behavioral Interventions for STD/HIV Prevention
  • Structural Interventions
  • STD Prevention Communication: Using Social Marketing Techniques with an Eye on Behavioral Change
  • Partner Notification and Management Interventions
  • Interventions in Sexual Health Care–Seeking and Provision at Multiple Levels of the U.S. Health Care System
  • Use of the Internet in STD/HIV Prevention
  • Male Condoms
  • STI Vaccines: Status of Development, Potential Impact, and Important Factors for Implementation
  • Interventions by Population
  • Behavioral Interventions for Prevention and Control of STDs Among Adolescents
  • Biological and Behavioral Risk Factors Associated with STDs/HIV in Women: Implications for Behavioral Interventions
  • STD Prevention with Men Who Have Sex with Men in the United States
  • STD Repeaters: Implications for the Individual and STD Transmission in a Population
  • Looking Inside and Affecting the Outside: Corrections-Based Interventions for STD Prevention
  • STDs Among Illicit Drug Users in the United States: The Need for Interventions
  • Understanding Methods
  • Quantitative Measurement
  • Qualitative Methods
  • From Data to Action: Integrating Program Evaluation and Program Improvement
  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
  • From Best Practices to Better Practice: Adopting Model Behavioral Interventions in the Real World of STD/HIV Prevention
  • Ethical and Policy Issues
  • Erratum
  • Erratum
  • The Ethics of Public Health Practice for the Prevention and Control of STDs
  • Policy and Behavioral Interventions for STDs