Implicit Intimacy Motivation as a Correlate to Unprotected Receptive Intercourse in Men and Women Who Have Sex With Men.Implicit Intimacy Motivation as a Correlate to Unprotected Receptive Intercourse in Men and Women Who Have Sex With Men, Donald A. Dyson, Widener University Widener University is a private, coeducational university located in Chester, Pennsylvania. Its main campus sits on 108 acres (.44 km²), just 14 miles south of Philadelphia. Program in Human Sexuality and New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
In the current research environment, attention is focused on studying sexual behavior sexual behavior A person's sexual practices–ie, whether he/she engages in heterosexual or homosexual activity. See Sex life, Sexual life. in attempts to change unsafe behavior. However, the meaning of those behaviors to people has largely been ignored. I focused on implicit intimacy motivation as measured by thematic apperception apperception /ap·per·cep·tion/ (ap?er-sep´shun) the process of receiving, appreciating, and interpreting sensory impressions.
1. and its correlation to unprotected receptive intercourse (URI Uri, in the Bible
Uri (y`rī), in the Bible.
1 Father of Bezaleel (1.)
2 Father of Geber (2.)
3 Porter. ). This study utilized the Thematic Apperception Test thematic apperception test: see psychological tests. , scoring for implicit intimacy motivation, and analyzed those scores against self-reported URI. In the analysis, no significant correlation was found between implicit intimacy and URI, bringing into question anecdotal reports of intimacy as a reason for lack of condom use. Discussion of the findings and their implications includes possible bias in the research and in the field and implications for future research into motivation.