Loren Brener

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perceptions and deflections: associations between attitudes towards people with hepatitis C and testing for hepatitis C among Australian gay and bisexual men
    Loren Brener
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Health 10:268-74. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Implicit attitudes, emotions, and helping intentions of mental health workers toward their clients
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:460-3. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Challenging stereotypes and changing attitudes: Improving quality of care for people with hepatitis C through Positive Speakers programs
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 18:242-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint 'Makes you wanna do treatment': benefits of a hepatitis C specialist clinic to clients in Christchurch, New Zealand
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 21:216-23. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Prejudice among health care workers toward injecting drug users with hepatitis C: does greater contact lead to less prejudice?
    Loren Brener
    School of Psychology and National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 18:381-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Perceptions of discriminatory treatment by staff as predictors of drug treatment completion: utility of a mixed methods approach
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:491-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The role of physician and nurse attitudes in the health care of injecting drug users
    Loren Brener
    School of Psychology and National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1007-18. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Exploring the role of consumer participation in drug treatment
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Level 2, Webster Building, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:172-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Preventing transitions to injecting amongst young people: what is the role of Needle and Syringe Programmes?
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 21:160-4. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and other drug treatment experiences of hepatitis C-positive and negative clients: implications for hepatitis C treatment
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 33:100-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Perceptions and deflections: associations between attitudes towards people with hepatitis C and testing for hepatitis C among Australian gay and bisexual men
    Loren Brener
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Health 10:268-74. 2013
    ..Stigma associated with HCV has been shown to negatively impact HCV testing and health-seeking behaviour. There is little research that addresses attitudes towards HCV testing among this population...
  2. doi request reprint Implicit attitudes, emotions, and helping intentions of mental health workers toward their clients
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:460-3. 2013
    ..This study highlights the association between implicit attitudes and behavioral intentions and confirms the importance of addressing implicit attitudes in mental health research...
  3. ncbi request reprint Challenging stereotypes and changing attitudes: Improving quality of care for people with hepatitis C through Positive Speakers programs
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 18:242-9. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint 'Makes you wanna do treatment': benefits of a hepatitis C specialist clinic to clients in Christchurch, New Zealand
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 21:216-23. 2013
    ..Given the benefits of this community clinic to clients, it is proposed that future research investigate the feasibility and benefits of administering HCV treatment through community-based integrated care networks...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prejudice among health care workers toward injecting drug users with hepatitis C: does greater contact lead to less prejudice?
    Loren Brener
    School of Psychology and National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 18:381-7. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Perceptions of discriminatory treatment by staff as predictors of drug treatment completion: utility of a mixed methods approach
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:491-7. 2010
    ..This research aimed to assess whether perceptions of discrimination by staff predict drug treatment completion...
  7. doi request reprint The role of physician and nurse attitudes in the health care of injecting drug users
    Loren Brener
    School of Psychology and National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1007-18. 2010
    ..Perceptions of controllability of drug use were also associated with the belief that IDU clients' ailments were caused by their IDU status. The study's limitations are noted...
  8. doi request reprint Exploring the role of consumer participation in drug treatment
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Level 2, Webster Building, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:172-5. 2009
    ..This research provides evidence to support the importance of consumer activity in drug treatment and should encourage drug treatment programs to afford clients appropriate levels of consumer participation...
  9. doi request reprint Preventing transitions to injecting amongst young people: what is the role of Needle and Syringe Programmes?
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 21:160-4. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and other drug treatment experiences of hepatitis C-positive and negative clients: implications for hepatitis C treatment
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 33:100-6. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Measuring attitudes toward injecting drug users and people with hepatitis C
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 43:295-302. 2008
    ..Results indicated that the new scales have good reliability and validity with undergraduates and with health care workers in an applied setting...
  12. ncbi request reprint "I can't do this, it's too much": building social inclusion in cancer diagnosis and treatment experiences of Aboriginal people, their carers and health workers
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Int J Public Health 59:373-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper was to explore the cancer care experiences of Aboriginal people in NSW using a social inclusion lens...
  13. doi request reprint Experiences of HIV stigma: the role of visible symptoms, HIV centrality and community attachment for people living with HIV
    Loren Brener
    a National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    AIDS Care 25:1166-73. 2013
    ..The study also highlights the potential benefits of HIV-positive community attachment in buffering PLHIV from the negative effect of visible HIV symptoms on their health and well-being. ..
  14. doi request reprint Health literacy in relation to cancer: addressing the silence about and absence of cancer discussion among Aboriginal people, communities and health services
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 21:655-64. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Health worker attitudes toward peer workers in hepatitis C prevention
    Ilyse Resnick
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 17:659-66. 2012
    ..Qualitative analysis revealed four training areas suggested by health workers for peer workers. Implications of these findings for staff and peer training are discussed and future research directions suggested...
  16. doi request reprint Needle sharing in regular sexual relationships: an examination of serodiscordance, drug using practices, and the gendered character of injecting
    Joanne Bryant
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 107:182-7. 2010
    ..This paper examines correlates of needle and other equipment sharing among injecting drug users (IDU) in regular heterosexual relationships...
  17. doi request reprint One size fits all? The discursive framing of cultural difference in health professional accounts of providing cancer care to Aboriginal people
    Christy E Newman
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Ethn Health 18:433-47. 2013
    ..The Aboriginal Patterns of Cancer Care Study explored barriers to and facilitators of cancer diagnosis and treatment among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in New South Wales...
  18. ncbi request reprint A piece of the jigsaw of primary care: health professional perceptions of an integrated care model of hepatitis C management in the community
    Carla Treloar
    Centre for Social Research in Health, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Prim Health Care 6:129-34. 2014
    ..This paper explores the experiences and perceptions of health professionals regarding the implementation of this clinic, with particular attention paid to the interprofessional relationships relevant to the clinic...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of living with HIV: differences in experiences of stigma for heterosexual and homosexual people living with HIV in Australia
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Level 3, Goodsell Building Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2035, Australia
    Sex Health 10:316-9. 2013
    ..In view of lower HIV treatment uptake in heterosexual PLHIV, addressing HIV-related stigma could contribute to increasing access to HIV treatment. ..
  20. doi request reprint Assessing community support for harm reduction services: comparing two measures
    Max Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:385-91. 2010
    ..This study aimed to explore whether findings regarding community support for harm reduction services could be manipulated through priming of language and information contained within survey items...
  21. pmc Evaluation of an integrated care service facility for people living with hepatitis C in New Zealand
    Robyn Horwitz
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Integr Care 12:e229. 2012
    ..Existing models of hepatitis C care may not meet the needs of these patients. This research evaluates the experiences of patients attending an innovative hepatitis C clinic that offers integrated care and service delivery...
  22. doi request reprint Implicit prejudice toward injecting drug users predicts intentions to change jobs among drug and alcohol nurses
    William von Hippel
    School of Physchology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Psychol Sci 19:7-11. 2008
    ..Analyses revealed that implicit prejudice was a significant mediator, beyond explicit prejudice and job satisfaction, of the relation between job stress and intention to change jobs...