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Burnett, Audrey J.; Sabato, Todd M.; Wagner, Laurie; Smith, Amy – College Student Journal, 2014
HIV, AIDS, STIs, and unwanted pregnancy continue to impact young adults in the U. S. at a disproportionate rate, particularly during the college years. Attributional style (i.e., locus of control) influences one's HIV risk. Internal locus of control indicates a lower risk of HIV infection, whereas external locus of control signals an…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Risk, Locus of Control, Student Surveys
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Houtsonen, Jarmo; Kylmä, Jari; Korhonen, Teija; Välimäki, Maritta; Suominen, Tarja – College Student Journal, 2014
People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are often subject to blame, fear and avoidance, particularly if they are perceived as personally responsible for their infection due to their risky behaviour or life style choices. Some people however, react to PLWHA with sympathy and a willingness to care. This paper explores how university students (n = 282)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Burnett, Audrey J.; Sabato, Todd M.; Walter, Katherine Ott; Kerr, Dianne L.; Wagner, Laurie; Smith, Amy – College Student Journal, 2013
HIV, AIDS, STIs, and unwanted pregnancy continue to impact young adults in the U.S. at a disproportionate rate, particularly during the college years. Attributional style (i.e., locus of control) influences one's HIV risk. Internal locus of control indicates a lower risk of HIV infection, whereas an external locus of control signals an increased…
Descriptors: Sexuality, College Students, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)