The safe utilization of dating applications among men who possess intercourse with guys: a report protocol for a randomised managed test to assess an interactive web-based intervention to cut back dangerous intimate behaviours

The safe utilization of dating applications among men who possess intercourse with guys: a report protocol for a randomised managed test to assess an interactive web-based intervention to cut back dangerous intimate behaviours

Abstract

Background

Particularly, both worldwide and neighborhood research reports have discovered a top prevalence of intimately sent infections (STIs) and dangerous intimate behaviours, such as for example condomless rectal intercourse, substance abuse along with intercourse (‘chemsex’) and team intercourse, among males that have intercourse with men (MSM) dating application (app) users. Even though the usage of dating apps can be a rising risk that is sexual, small work was expended from the advertising of safe intercourse and good intimate wellness one of the users of the apps. Consequently, the goal of the proposed research is always to develop and assess the effectiveness of a interactive intervention that is web-based enhancing the intimate wellness of MSM dating software users in Hong Kong.

Practices

A two-armed randomised trial that is controlled be carried out. Chinese MSM app that is dating is supposed to be recruited and arbitrarily allocated into either the intervention (n = 200) or control group (n = 200). Topics into the intervention team will get the intervention that is web-based interactive content that (1) encourages an optimistic mindset towards consistent condom usage and HIV/STI testing and poor attitude towards chemsex and team intercourse; (2) roles condom usage and regular HIV/STI testing as normative; and (3) targets enhanced observed self-efficacy concerning condom usage and settlement and HIV/STI testing. The control team will get just information that is web-based intimate wellness elements.بیشتر بخوانید