1.Becker, MH, Joseph, JG. AIDS and behavioural change to reduce risk: a review. Amer J Publ Health 1988; 78: 394–410.
2.Evans, BA, McClean, KA, Dawson, SG, et al.Trends in sexual behaviour and risk factors for HIV infection among homosexual men 1984-87. Br Med J, 1989; 298: 215–8.
3.Carne, CA, Johnson, AM, Pearce, F, et al.Prevalence of Antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus, gonorrhoea rates and changed sexual behaviour in homosexual men in London. Lancet 1987; 1: 656–8.
4.Wellings, K. Tracking public views on AIDS. Health Education Journal 1988; 47: 34–6.
5.Joseph, JG, Kessler, RC, Wortman, CB, et al.Two year longitudinal study of behavioural risk reduction in a cohort of homosexual men. Proceedings of the III International AIDS Conference Washington DC 1987: 60.
6.Joseph, JG, Montgomery, B, Emmons, CA, et al.Magnitude and determinants of behavioural risk reduction: Longitudinal analysis of a cohort at risk for AIDS. Psychol Hlth 1987; 1: 73–96.
7. AIDS – U.K. PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (Scotland) Unit PHLS 1989.
8.Piot, P, Plummer, FA, Mhalu, FS, et al.AIDS: an international perspective. Science 1988; 239: 573–9.
9.Skegg, DCG. Heterosexually acquired HIV infection. Br Med J 1989; 298: 401–2.
10.O'Gorman, EC, Bownes, IT, Dinesmore, WW. Sexual and marital dysfunction and polypartnerism in STD clinic attenders. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine 1990; 7: 32–5.
11.Charlwood, GP, Kerr, S, Maw, RD. Sexual attitudes and practices of selected groups in Northern Ireland since the emergence of AIDS. Ulster Medical Journal 1989; 58: 145–152.
12.Goldberg, DP. Manual of the General Health Questionnaire. Windsor: NFER Publishing Co, 1979.
13.Selzer, ML. The Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test: the quest for a new diagnostic instrument. Am J Psychiatry 1979; 127: 89–94.
14.Rust, J, Golombok, S. The Golombok-Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction (GRISS). Windsor, Berkshire, UK: NFER/Nelson Publishing Company, 1986.
15.Golombok, S, Rust, J. The Golombok-Rust Inventory of Marital Satisfaction (GRIMS) Windsor, Berkshire, UK: NFER/Nelson Publishing Company, 1988.
16.Donovan, J. We don't buy sickness, it just comes. Aldershot: Gower, 1986.
17.Alcorn, K.Illness, metaphor and AIDS. In: Aggleton, PJ, Homans, H, eds. Social aspects of AIDS. Basingstoke: Falmer Press, 1988.
18.Wellings, K. Perceptions of risk – media treatment of AIDS. In: Aggleton, PJ, Homans, H, eds. Social aspects of AIDS. Basingstoke: Falmer Press, 1988.
19.Morton, AD, McMAnus, IC. Attitudes to and knowledge about AIDS: lack of a correlation. Br Med J 1986; 293: 121–2.
20.Brown, JS, Irwin, WG, Steele, K, Harland, RW. Students awareness of and attitudes to AIDS. J Roy Coll Gen Pract 1987; 37: 457–8.
21.Fitzpatrick, R. Lay concepts of illness In: Fitzpatrick, R, Hinton, J, Newman, S, Scambler, G, Thompson, J, eds. The experience of illness. London: Tavistock, 1984.
22. The Northern Ireland Census 1981. HMSO.
23.Jones, CC, Waskin, H, Gerety, B, et al.Persistence of high-risk sexual activity among homosexual men in an area of low incidence of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 1987; 14: 79–82.
24.Ross, MW, Herbert, F. Responses of homosexual men to AIDS. Med J Aust 1987; 146: 280.
25.Catalan, J, Bradley, M. Sexual dysfunction and psychiatric morbidity in patients attending a clinic for sexually transmitted disease. Br J Psychiatry 1981; 138: 292–296.
26.Blumhagen, D. Hypertension: a folk illness with a medical name. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 1980; 4: 197–227.
27.Hill, D, Boreland, R. Public reactions to the QUIT Campaign in 1987. In: Victorian Smoking and Health Program. QUIT: evaluation studies no 3. Melbourne: VSHP, 1989.
28.Sensky, T. Patient's reactions to illness. Br Med J 1990; 300: 622–23.
29.Ostfow, DG. Psychiatry and AIDS: an overview. Int Rev Neurosci 1987; 32: 647–59.
30.Levine, J, Warrenburg, S, Kerns, R, et al.The role of denial in recovery from coronary heart disease. Psychosom Med 1987; 49: 109–117.
31.Warwick, I, Aggleton, P, Homans, H. Constructing commonsense – young people's beliefs about AIDS. Sociology of Health & Illness 1988; 10: 213–231.