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SOUZA EW, Raquel de Andrade; MARTINEZ, José Manuel; CARVALHO, Fernanda Torres de  and  ROCHA, Kátia Bones. Sexual practices of men who have sex with men: questionnaire adaptation. Psicol. pesq. [online]. 2019, vol.13, n.1, pp. 64-75. ISSN 1982-1247.

This article deals with the cross-cultural adaptation to Portuguese of the Cuestionario de Investigación sobre Prácticas Sexuales de Hombres que Practican Sexo con Hombres - CIPRASEX MSM. Instrument based on the Theory of Planned Behavior, introduces as dimensions: attitudinal factor, subjective norm and behavior control, associated with the no use of condoms of MSM. The adaptation involved four phases: survey translation and reverse translation; judegs and target public evaluation; pilot study with 20 participants; elaboration of the Brazilian version. There is good semantics and conceptual equivalence between the Portuguese version and the original one, and the innovative profile of the instrument in the Brazilian context. CIPRASEX MSM may assist in the development of specific interventions in health and HIV prevention.

Keywords : Sexual behavior; HIV; MSM; Condoms; Prevention & control.

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