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Risky behaviour can be modified

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 27 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1927
  1. Terri Rutter
  1. Boston

    Many campaigns have encouraged safer sex, but few data have shown whether such campaigns work. Now a study from the US National Institute of Mental Health suggests that such interventions can change sexual behaviour and reduce the risk of HIV transmission even in high risk groups.

    The largest randomised controlled study ever conducted in the United States on the subject …

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