Batisse Anne

Batisse Anne
Center of Evaluation, Information on Pharmacodependence and Addictovigilance, Assistance Publique–Hôpitaux de Paris, Fernand Widal Hospital,
200 rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75475 Paris Cedex 10

  • Research Article
    "Sex and Drugs" in Substance-Using Men Who Have Sex with Men in France
    Author(s): Batisse AnneBatisse Anne

    Background: Sex under the influence of drugs is widely known to be associated with high-risk of sexually transmitted disease. However, the impact of psychoactive substances (PAS) on the sexuality of MSM is rarely considered. To describe the pattern of drug use among substance-using men who have sex with men (SUMSM) and its association with sexual practice. Methods: A self-report anonymous form was administered to SUMSM in addictology department or on web site during six month in 2014. Respondents reported demographic characteristics and indicated which PAS they had used, and the effects sought on the sexual level. Results: 228 SUMSM answered, with mean age of 39 ± 13 years, integrate socially (74%), and having sex with multiple partners in 35% of cases. Most study participants (45%) reported HIV positive status. First time drug use was linked to sexual pleasure (51%). The most .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1052.1000209

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