Structural Vulnerability and Health: The places where youth were living, socializing and working. This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. Erasing pleasure from public discourse on illicit drugs: Many of them enjoyed sex, and especially appreciated the combination of sex and methamphetamine. As Janet age 25 explained in
The qualitative subsample did not differ significantly from the rest of the sample in terms of demographic characteristics, frequency and modes of methamphetamine use or sexual behavior Table 1.
Sexual Pleasure and Sexual Risk among Women who Use Methamphetamine: A Mixed Methods Study
However, some women described a loss of inhibition or a feeling of invulnerability that undermined considerations about sexual safety. Quantitative Measures Quantitative data was used primarily to reveal the prevalence of different sexual behaviors and patterns of drug use. Using quantitative data, we examined whether being high on methamphetamine was associated with condom use during the most recent sexual encounter, as reported by participants. Subsequent fieldwork and in-depth interviews were used to refine the coding framework e. Factors predicting PTSD, depression, and dissociative severity in female treatment-seeking childhood sexual abuse survivors. Participant narratives reflected understandings and experiences of meth use as relational, contingent and continually open to revision over time Mayock Synthesis of qualitative and quantitative findings was an iterative process.