HIV/AIDS prevalence had become a global issue in the whole continent today. The study examined the influence of the knowledge of HIV/AIDS on behaviour change among adolescents in Anambra State, Nigeria. A sample of 960 adolescents were used for the study. Three research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. The study was a descriptive survey on adolescents in Anambra State. The instrument was a 38-item questionnaire which was duly validated by three experts. Findings from the study revealed that the adolescents’ knowledge about HIV/AIDS was high but their behaviour changes were not encouraging. It is therefore recommended that the counsellors should partner with appropriate agencies of government and non-governmental organizations in order to help the adolescents overcome the problem of HIV/AIDS by providing accurate and effective information that will bring a change in their life styles for realistic and appropriate behaviour.
Key words: Knowledge, behavioural change, adolescents, HIV/AIDS.
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