Several reasons exist for failure of health education message

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7045.1541 (Published 15 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1541
  1. Susan Thornton,
  2. Deepti Shah,
  3. Jose Catalan,
  4. Elizabeth Carlin,
  5. Fiona Boag
  1. Consultant clinical psychologist Clinical psychologist Reader in psychiatry Psychological Medicine Unit, Riverside Mental Health Trust, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NG
  2. Senior registrar Consultant physician Kobler Clinic, St Stephen's Centre, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

    EDITOR,—M A Catchpole and colleagues report the continuing transmission of sexually transmitted diseases among homosexual and bisexual men infected with HIV-1 who were attending genitourinary medicine clinics; this indicated that a quarter of this group was practising unsafe sexual behaviour.1 Self reported data on sexual behaviour gathered from HIV positive men in our clinic support these findings. Almost two thirds (221) of our sample of …

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