Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access
Open Access Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Restricted Access Subscription Access

Exploring the Dynamics of HIV Risk Perception:The Role of HIV Knowledge, Impulsivity, and Sexual Sensation Seeking Behaviour


Affiliations
1 Department of Psychology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
     

   Subscribe/Renew Journal


The present study was conducted on a sample of 800 students with age range of (15 to 21). The basic objective of the study was to know the correlates of HIV risk perception among youth population. The tests of HIV Risk Perception (Singh & Saini, 2010). HIV Knowledge (Carey et al., 1997), Impulsivity (Barratt,1994), and Sexual Sensation Seeking (Kahchman et al., 1994) were used in the study. It has been observed in the findings that HIV risk perception is significantly correlated with the variables of HIV Knowledge (-.32), Impulsivity (.18), and Sexual sensation seeking Behaviour (.22).

Keywords

HIV Risk Perception, HIV Knowledge, Seeking.
Subscription Login to verify subscription
User
Notifications
Font Size


Abstract Views: 49

PDF Views: 0




  • Exploring the Dynamics of HIV Risk Perception:The Role of HIV Knowledge, Impulsivity, and Sexual Sensation Seeking Behaviour

Abstract Views: 49  |  PDF Views: 0

Authors

Sandeep Singh
Department of Psychology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
Sunil Saini
Department of Psychology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India

Abstract


The present study was conducted on a sample of 800 students with age range of (15 to 21). The basic objective of the study was to know the correlates of HIV risk perception among youth population. The tests of HIV Risk Perception (Singh & Saini, 2010). HIV Knowledge (Carey et al., 1997), Impulsivity (Barratt,1994), and Sexual Sensation Seeking (Kahchman et al., 1994) were used in the study. It has been observed in the findings that HIV risk perception is significantly correlated with the variables of HIV Knowledge (-.32), Impulsivity (.18), and Sexual sensation seeking Behaviour (.22).

Keywords


HIV Risk Perception, HIV Knowledge, Seeking.