condom use

We tend to wear condoms less often when we've been drinking, but why?

We tend to wear condoms less often when we've been drinking, but why?

Alcohol use is a key risk factor for HIV infection among MSM, in part because intoxication may interfere with the use of prevention methods like condoms. However, few studies have examined whether this is due to alcohol's pharmacological or expectancy effects. These findings suggest that alcohol's expectancy effects may play a role in sexual decision-making.