The study described here was designed to use mixed methods from its inception. An enhanced evidence base — one which incorporates the perceived rewards and benefits of sexual behavior in the context of drug use — may be needed to develop more effective sexual risk reduction strategies. Interpreting data using mixed methods requires active engagement in both views Ciccarone,much like looking through the dual lenses of a pair of binoculars. Conclusion The use of mixed methods afforded important insights into the sexual behavior and priorities of methamphetamine-using women. Other women described proactively assessing potentially risky sexual situations created by methamphetamine use and adapting to control them. Structural violence and clinical medicine.
However, the focus on violence, trauma and social disadvantage often predominates to the degree that it obscures any sense of agency or pleasure women who use drugs may experience.
Female methamphetamine users: social characteristics and sexual risk behavior.
Thus, there is probably variation in how participants interpreted this term. American Journal of Evaluation. The ways that crystal meth can infect important relationships are almost endless. Findings from this paper support the importance of that more holistic approach. Our goal was to understand sexual behavior as an experience rather than solely as a risk behavior.