L Mao

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How has the sexual behaviour of gay men changed since the onset of AIDS: 1986-2003
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:530-5. 2005
  2. doi request reprint HIV-negative gay men's perceived HIV risk hierarchy: imaginary or real?
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Room 307, Level 3 John Goodsell Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:1362-9. 2013
  3. pmc Experiences in managing problematic crystal methamphetamine use and associated depression in gay men and HIV positive men: in-depth interviews with general practitioners in Sydney, Australia
    Deborah C Saltman
    Institute of Postgraduate Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:45. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Does circumcision make a difference to the sexual experience of gay men? Findings from the Health in Men (HIM) cohort
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:2557-61. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences between men who report frequent, occasional or no unprotected anal intercourse with casual partners among a cohort of HIV-seronegative gay men in Sydney, Australia
    L Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, New South Wales, Sydney Australia
    AIDS Care 18:942-51. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Self-reported sexual difficulties and their association with depression and other factors among gay men attending high HIV-caseload general practices in Australia
    Limin Mao
    University of New South Wales National Centre in HIV Social Research, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Sex Med 6:1378-85. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Social factors associated with Major Depressive Disorder in homosexually active, gay men attending general practices in urban Australia
    Limin Mao
    National Centre for HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:83-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Rates of condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse practices among homosexually active men in Australia: deliberate HIV risk reduction?
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:489-93. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Individualism-collectivism, self-efficacy, and other factors associated with risk taking among gay Asian and Caucasian men
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:55-67. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex work and risk behaviour among HIV-negative gay men
    G Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 19:931-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint How has the sexual behaviour of gay men changed since the onset of AIDS: 1986-2003
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:530-5. 2005
    ..To report changes in sexual behaviour among gay men in Sydney from 1986 to 2003...
  2. doi request reprint HIV-negative gay men's perceived HIV risk hierarchy: imaginary or real?
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Room 307, Level 3 John Goodsell Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:1362-9. 2013
    ..Recognising the complex associations between risk perceptions and risk practices helps to better address challenges arising from the 'Treatment as Prevention' (TasP)...
  3. pmc Experiences in managing problematic crystal methamphetamine use and associated depression in gay men and HIV positive men: in-depth interviews with general practitioners in Sydney, Australia
    Deborah C Saltman
    Institute of Postgraduate Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:45. 2008
    ..This paper describes the experiences of Australian general practitioners (GPs) in managing problematic crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth) use among two groups of male patients: gay men and HIV positive men...
  4. doi request reprint Does circumcision make a difference to the sexual experience of gay men? Findings from the Health in Men (HIM) cohort
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:2557-61. 2008
    ..The relevance of circumcision in preventing male-to-male sexual transmission of HIV is poorly understood, in particular because any potential beneficial effect could be diminished by the impact of circumcision on sexual behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences between men who report frequent, occasional or no unprotected anal intercourse with casual partners among a cohort of HIV-seronegative gay men in Sydney, Australia
    L Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, New South Wales, Sydney Australia
    AIDS Care 18:942-51. 2006
    ..Disclosure of serostatus had a strong association with frequent UAIC and this finding calls for both more research and more community exploration of issues surrounding sexual decision-making...
  6. doi request reprint Self-reported sexual difficulties and their association with depression and other factors among gay men attending high HIV-caseload general practices in Australia
    Limin Mao
    University of New South Wales National Centre in HIV Social Research, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Sex Med 6:1378-85. 2009
    ..Sexual expression affects physical, mental and social well-being. There is a lack of understanding of male sexual dysfunction in homosexually active men. Aim. We investigated gay men's self-report of a number of sexual problems...
  7. doi request reprint Social factors associated with Major Depressive Disorder in homosexually active, gay men attending general practices in urban Australia
    Limin Mao
    National Centre for HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:83-6. 2009
    ..Social factors associated with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) were identified among gay men attending high HIV caseload general practices in Sydney and Adelaide...
  8. doi request reprint Rates of condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse practices among homosexually active men in Australia: deliberate HIV risk reduction?
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:489-93. 2011
    ..Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Individualism-collectivism, self-efficacy, and other factors associated with risk taking among gay Asian and Caucasian men
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:55-67. 2004
    ..The inclusion of individualism-collectivism and social cognitive variables in the examination of sexual risk practices among gay men from different cultural backgrounds holds promise...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex work and risk behaviour among HIV-negative gay men
    G Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 19:931-4. 2007
    ..0% reported UAI with any casual partners. The practice of sex work itself may not represent increased risk for HIV transmission but sex workers in this study were, nonetheless, at markedly increased risk in other aspects of their lives...
  11. ncbi request reprint HIV risk and communication between regular partners in a cohort of HIV-negative gay men
    G Prestage
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 18:166-72. 2006
    ..Difficulty discussing these issues may place these men at increased risk of breaking their agreements and may place both themselves and their partners at increased risk of infection...
  12. doi request reprint Self-report is a valid measure of circumcision status in homosexual men
    D J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 84:187-8. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Contexts for last occasions of unprotected anal intercourse among HIV-negative gay men in Sydney: the health in men cohort
    G Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 17:23-32. 2005
    ..The decision by HIV-negative gay men to use condoms during sexual encounters with either regular or casual partners is guided more by HIV serostatus and risk reduction strategies than by other factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Undetectable viral load is associated with sexual risk taking in HIV serodiscordant gay couples in Sydney
    Paul Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS 19:179-84. 2005
    ..To determine whether reporting that the HIV-positive partner's viral load is undetectable rather than detectable is associated with unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) in HIV serodiscordant gay couples...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gay men who are not getting tested for HIV
    I Zablotska
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:1887-94. 2012
    ..Interventions should encourage regular testing, engage with young gay men, improve access and convenience of testing, train service providers and expand testing options...
  16. pmc Incidence and risk factors for urethral and anal gonorrhoea and chlamydia in a cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men: the Health in Men Study
    F Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 83:113-9. 2007
    ..Early detection and treatment of bacterial sexually transmitted infections has been advocated as an HIV prevention strategy...
  17. ncbi request reprint "Serosorting" in casual anal sex of HIV-negative gay men is noteworthy and is increasing in Sydney, Australia
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS 20:1204-6. 2006
    ..Prevention and intervention programmes are urgently needed to alert HIV-negative gay men to the risks associated with "serosorting", and remind them of the need for consistent condom use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Roles ascribed to general practitioners by gay men with depression
    Christy Newman
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 39:667-71. 2010
    ..This article identifies the roles that gay men with depression ascribe to their chosen general practitioner and considers how they might influence the dynamics of clinical interactions between gay men and their doctors...
  19. doi request reprint HIV generations? Generational discourse in interviews with Australian general practitioners and their HIV positive gay male patients
    Christy Newman
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Level 2, Robert Webster Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 70:1721-7. 2010
    ..Our analysis indicates that generational concepts play a significant role in shaping both professional and 'lay' understandings of changes and patterns in the HIV epidemic...
  20. doi request reprint Circumcision and risk of HIV infection in Australian homosexual men
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS 23:2347-51. 2009
    ..To assess circumcision status as a risk factor for HIV seroconversion in homosexual men...
  21. doi request reprint Nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis, subsequent risk behaviour and HIV incidence in a cohort of Australian homosexual men
    I Mary Poynten
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 23:1119-26. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis (NPEP) use and future HIV risk behaviours and HIV infection in a cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney, Australia...
  22. doi request reprint Are antibody deficiency disorders associated with a narrower range of cancers than other forms of immunodeficiency?
    Claire M Vajdic
    Prince of Wales Clinical School and Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Blood 116:1228-34. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Use of viral load to negotiate condom use among gay men in Sydney, Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 13:645-51. 2009
    ..Use of viral load in negotiating condom use between sero-discordant gay couples may be understood very differently by the HIV-negative and HIV-positive men within those partnerships...
  24. ncbi request reprint Willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials among HIV-negative gay men in Sydney, Australia
    Paul Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 16:314-7. 2005
    ..Also, it will be important to ensure that gay men are educated and fully informed about HIV vaccines and trial processes...
  25. doi request reprint Features of the management of depression in gay men and men with HIV from the perspective of Australian GPs
    Christy E Newman
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Fam Pract 26:27-33. 2009
    ..In contrast to the broad literature on depression in the general population, little is known about the management of depression affecting gay men and HIV-positive men attending general practice clinics...
  26. ncbi request reprint GPs understanding of how depression affects gay and HIV positive men
    Christy Newman
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 37:678-80. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Number of risk acts by relationship status and partner serostatus: Findings from the HIM cohort of homosexually active men in Sydney, Australia
    June M Crawford
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Behav 10:325-31. 2006
    ..Patterns of UAI suggest that risk of transmission may be greater with steady partners. Men appear to modify practice according to both the nature of the relationship (steady or casual) and (assumed) serostatus of partner...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transmission of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 in a prospective cohort of HIV-negative gay men: the health in men study
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    J Infect Dis 194:561-70. 2006
    ..Despite increasing reports of herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 (HSV-1)-associated anogenital herpes, there are very limited data comparing the seroepidemiological profile of and risk factors for HSV-1 and HSV type 2 (HSV-2) infection...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gay Asian men in Sydney resist international trend: no change in rates of unprotected anal intercourse, 1999-2002
    Paul Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:1-12. 2004
    ..This suggests that risk in this population of gay men, as in others, has more to do with the sexual cultures in which men are embedded rather than individual-level differences...
  30. ncbi request reprint HIV optimism does not explain increases in high-risk sexual behaviour among gay men of positive or negative HIV status in Sydney, Australia
    Jeanne Abelson
    AIDS 20:1215-6. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Demographic predictors of circumcision status in a community-based sample of homosexual men in Sydney, Australia
    David J Templeton
    Sex Health 3:191-3. 2006
    ..Confounding by these demographic factors must be considered in future epidemiological studies addressing circumcision and HIV acquisition...