Volume 21, Issue 3 (Fall 2010)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2010, 21(3): 215-220 | Back to browse issues page

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Received: 11 March, 2010 Accepted: 26 May, 2010


Background & Aims: Researchers believe that there is an interaction between personality and sexually high risk behaviors. The purpose of this research was to study the personality trait in high risk sexual behaviors of students. This study aimed to answer the questions about the availability of a relation between personality traits and high risk sexual behaviors and kind of these scales.

Materials & Methods: In this study, all students who referred to AIDS counseling center in Red Crescent community during 6 months that had sexually high risk behavior were selected and matched with one group of normal students in demographic characteristics. The data were collected in two parts: demographic data and five factor model personality inventory. Hotelling T test was applied in data analysis.

Results: The findings showed that the sexual high risk group students had significant differences in neuroticism, flexibility, openness, and conscientiousness.

Conclusion: It is concluded that there is a special personality structures in vulnerable students that are involved in sexually high risk behavior and a sever pattern of these traits are seen in sexually high risk behavior subjects.

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Source: Urmia Med J 2010: 21(3): 215 ISSN: 1027-3727



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