condom fatigue

condom fatigue2016-12-27T21:26:14+00:00

condom fatigue


A term of art used by epidemiologists and safer sex educators referring to decreased condom use, attributed to the relentless and, according to some, tiresome safer sex messages

Synonym Prevention fatigue 


A term referring to the increasingly cavalier attitude towards condom use by men who have sex with men, though the term applies to people of all genders and sexual orientations. 


Both types of condom fatigue are linked to increased rates of  HIV seroconversion

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