Anita Raj

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Publications

  1. pmc Adolescent experiences of violence and relation to violence perpetration beyond young adulthood among an urban sample of Black and African American males
    Elizabeth Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, 2175 K Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urban Health 91:96-106. 2014
  2. pmc Experiences of racial discrimination and relation to sexual risk for HIV among a sample of urban black and African American men
    E Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urban Health 90:314-22. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Motherhood and HIV risk among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: the need to consider women's life contexts
    E Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:543-50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Migration/mobility and risk factors for HIV among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: implications for HIV prevention
    E Reed
    Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 23:e7-e13. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The role of housing in determining HIV risk among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: considering women's life contexts
    Elizabeth Reed
    George Washington University School of Public Health, Department of Prevention and Community Health, 2175 K Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:710-6. 2011
  6. pmc Alcohol and drug use and related consequences among gay, lesbian and bisexual college students: role of experiencing violence, feeling safe on campus, and perceived stress
    Elizabeth Reed
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States
    Addict Behav 35:168-71. 2010
  7. pmc Male perpetration of teen dating violence: associations with neighborhood violence involvement, gender attitudes, and perceived peer and neighborhood norms
    Elizabeth Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urban Health 88:226-39. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The associations of binge alcohol use with HIV/STI risk and diagnosis among heterosexual African American men
    Anita Raj
    Social Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:101-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence perpetration, risky sexual behavior, and STI/HIV diagnosis among heterosexual African American men
    Anita Raj
    Social Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:291-5. 2008
  10. pmc Prevalence of child marriage and its effect on fertility and fertility-control outcomes of young women in India: a cross-sectional, observational study
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 373:1883-9. 2009

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Publications57

  1. pmc Adolescent experiences of violence and relation to violence perpetration beyond young adulthood among an urban sample of Black and African American males
    Elizabeth Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, 2175 K Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urban Health 91:96-106. 2014
    ..Study findings suggest that in order to prevent adulthood perpetration of violence, more work is needed to address experiences of victimization among young Black males, particularly violence experienced during adolescence...
  2. pmc Experiences of racial discrimination and relation to sexual risk for HIV among a sample of urban black and African American men
    E Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urban Health 90:314-22. 2013
    ..1-2.0), and reporting more than four sex partners in the past year (AOR = 1.4, 95% CI, 1.1-1.9). Findings highlight the link between experiences of racial discrimination and men's sexual risk for HIV...
  3. doi request reprint Motherhood and HIV risk among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: the need to consider women's life contexts
    E Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:543-50. 2013
    ..Such findings add to the cumulating evidence urging for the implementation of HIV prevention interventions that consider the multiple challenges across various domains of women's lives...
  4. doi request reprint Migration/mobility and risk factors for HIV among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: implications for HIV prevention
    E Reed
    Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 23:e7-e13. 2012
    ..4; 95% CI: 1.4-4.1). Findings from this study underscore the violence and HIV-related vulnerability faced by mobile/migrant FSWs and highlight the need to inform and tailor related prevention strategies...
  5. doi request reprint The role of housing in determining HIV risk among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: considering women's life contexts
    Elizabeth Reed
    George Washington University School of Public Health, Department of Prevention and Community Health, 2175 K Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:710-6. 2011
    ..Findings highlight the interrelation among residential instability, violence, and HIV risk. Residential instability appears to be associated with women's HIV risk, above and beyond its association with individual risky sexual behaviors...
  6. pmc Alcohol and drug use and related consequences among gay, lesbian and bisexual college students: role of experiencing violence, feeling safe on campus, and perceived stress
    Elizabeth Reed
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States
    Addict Behav 35:168-71. 2010
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  7. pmc Male perpetration of teen dating violence: associations with neighborhood violence involvement, gender attitudes, and perceived peer and neighborhood norms
    Elizabeth Reed
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urban Health 88:226-39. 2011
    ..g., increasing support for gender equity) across boys' life contexts...
  8. doi request reprint The associations of binge alcohol use with HIV/STI risk and diagnosis among heterosexual African American men
    Anita Raj
    Social Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:101-6. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence perpetration, risky sexual behavior, and STI/HIV diagnosis among heterosexual African American men
    Anita Raj
    Social Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:291-5. 2008
    ..IPV perpetration is pervasive among heterosexually at-risk African American men presenting for clinical care, and those perpetrating IPV are at heightened risk for STI/HIV...
  10. pmc Prevalence of child marriage and its effect on fertility and fertility-control outcomes of young women in India: a cross-sectional, observational study
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 373:1883-9. 2009
    ..We assessed the prevalence of child marriage-ie, before 18 years of age-in young adult women in India, and the associations between child marriage and women's fertility and fertility-control outcomes...
  11. pmc Gender-based disparities in infant and child mortality based on maternal exposure to spousal violence: the heavy burden borne by Indian girls
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:22-7. 2011
    ..To examine associations between intimate partner violence (IPV) against Indian women and risk of death among their infants and children, as well as related gender-based disparities...
  12. pmc Intimate partner violence functions as both a risk marker and risk factor for women's HIV infection: findings from Indian husband-wife dyads
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard Injury Control Research Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:593-600. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Social and environmental contexts of adolescent and young adult male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: a qualitative study
    Elizabeth Reed
    Department for Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:260-71. 2008
    ..Efforts to support young males regarding a broad array of concerns should be included in programming to reduce IPV perpetration...
  14. doi request reprint Coercive forms of sexual risk and associated violence perpetrated by male partners of female adolescents
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:60-5. 2011
    ..Sexually coercive and deceptive behaviors of male partners that increase female STD risk may be factors in this relationship...
  15. ncbi request reprint Immigration-based disparities in adolescent girls' vulnerability to dating violence
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:37-43. 2007
    ..The present study assessed disparities in experiences of physical and sexual dating violence based on immigrant status and language spoken at home among a large representative sample of adolescent girls...
  16. pmc Nondisclosure of HIV infection to sex partners and alcohol's role: a Russian experience
    Karsten Lunze
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston University, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:390-8. 2013
    ..Nondisclosure of HIV status to sex partners is common among HIV-infected Russians, however alcohol does not appear to be a predictor of recent disclosure...
  17. pmc Alcohol use and sex risk behaviors among HIV-infected female sex workers (FSWs) and HIV-infected male clients of FSWs in India
    Jeffrey H Samet
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:S74-83. 2010
    ..Such efforts to reduce drinking will be an important dimension to secondary HIV prevention in India...
  18. pmc Indian men's use of commercial sex workers: prevalence, condom use, and related gender attitudes
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:240-6. 2010
    ..The current study assesses the prevalence of past year CSW contact, condom nonuse therein, and associations with demographic characteristics and gendered attitudes among a national sample of Indian men...
  19. pmc Mitigating risky sexual behaviors among Russian narcology hospital patients: the PREVENT (Partnership to Reduce the Epidemic Via Engagement in Narcology Treatment) randomized controlled trial
    Jeffrey H Samet
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Addiction 103:1474-83. 2008
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a sexual risk reduction intervention in the Russian narcology hospital setting...
  20. pmc Social norms and beliefs regarding sexual risk and pregnancy involvement among adolescent males treated for dating violence perpetration
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 83:723-35. 2006
    ..Further research focused on the context of male sexual risk and abusive relationship behaviors is needed to inform intervention with young men to promote sexual health and prevent rape, dating violence, and adolescent pregnancy...
  21. pmc Multi-person sex among a sample of adolescent female urban health clinic patients
    Emily F Rothman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Urban Health 89:129-37. 2012
    ..68-11.69), childhood sexual abuse victimization (APR, 4.30; 95% CI, 1.83-10.07) and past-month pornography exposure (APR, 4.79; 95% CI, 1.91-11.98). Additional study of the perpetration and prevention of adolescent MPS is urgently needed...
  22. pmc Transactional sex risk and STI among HIV-infected female sex workers and HIV-infected male clients of FSWs in India
    Anita Raj
    Boston University School of Public Health, Community Health Sciences, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1374-81. 2011
    ..e., greater number of partners) and STI (i.e., unprotected sex) only held true for males. Further research is needed to guide an understanding of sex risk and STI among HIV-infected FSWs in India...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of sexual assault across the life span among incarcerated women
    Anita Raj
    Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Violence Against Women 14:528-41. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the lifetime sexual victimization pattern of incarcerated women differs from that seen in the general population...
  24. pmc Male perpetration of intimate partner violence and involvement in abortions and abortion-related conflict
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1415-7. 2010
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  25. pmc Association between adolescent marriage and marital violence among young adult women in India
    Anita Raj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:35-9. 2010
    ..To assess whether a history of adolescent marriage (<18 years) places women in young adulthood in India at increased risk of physical or sexual marital violence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal experiences of intimate partner violence and child morbidity in Bangladesh: evidence from a national Bangladeshi sample
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:700-5. 2009
    ..To provide an estimate of the risk of recent acute respiratory tract infection (ARI) and diarrhea among children 5 years and younger based on recent violence against their mothers...
  27. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and predictors of infection in sex-trafficked Nepalese girls and women
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 298:536-42. 2007
    ..Inadequate empirical data exist to characterize this phenomenon and its related health consequences, such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  28. pmc The effect of maternal child marriage on morbidity and mortality of children under 5 in India: cross sectional study of a nationally representative sample
    Anita Raj
    Boston University of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 340:b4258. 2010
    ..Data about child morbidity and mortality reported by participants. Analyses restricted to births in past five years reported by ever married women aged 15-24 years (n=19 302 births to 13 396 mothers)...
  29. doi request reprint Abuse from in-laws during pregnancy and post-partum: qualitative and quantitative findings from low-income mothers of infants in Mumbai, India
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Mass Ave, Crosstown Building 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:700-12. 2011
    ..Programs and interventions that screen and address IPV in pregnant and post-partum populations in India should be developed to include consideration of in-laws...
  30. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and HIV infection among married Indian women
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:703-10. 2008
    ..Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been described as being associated with heterosexual transmission of HIV to women in India and elsewhere...
  31. pmc Correlates of any condom use among Russian narcology patients reporting recent unprotected sex
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street Talbot Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:310-7. 2009
    ..4, 95% CI = 1.1-5.1) in the past 6 months had significantly higher odds of reporting any condom use in this same timeframe. HIV/STI and substance use were not associated with increased odds of condom use...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sexual violence against adolescent girls: influences of immigration and acculturation
    Michele R Decker
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Violence Against Women 13:498-513. 2007
    ..Immigrant status conferred risk among adolescent girls aged 15 and younger, Black adolescent girls, and sexually active Hispanic girls. No differences were detected in sexual assault victimization based on acculturation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Victims of intimate partner violence more likely to report abuse from in-laws
    Anita Raj
    Boston University, School of Public Health, MA, USA
    Violence Against Women 12:936-49. 2006
    ..g., isolation, social and economic control, and domestic servitude), awareness or support of IPV, and direct physical abuse. Domestic violence interventions with South Asian women must consider abuse from in-laws and IPV experiences...
  34. pmc Masculine gender roles associated with increased sexual risk and intimate partner violence perpetration among young adult men
    M Christina Santana
    Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, T2W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Urban Health 83:575-85. 2006
    ....
  35. pmc Violence against wives, sexual risk and sexually transmitted infection among Bangladeshi men
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:211-5. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between men's reported violence against wives and their sexual risk behaviours and sexual health. Design,..
  36. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and predictors among rescued sex-trafficked women and girls in Mumbai, India
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:588-93. 2006
    ..The present study examines the prevalence and predictors of HIV infection among sex-trafficked women and girls rescued from brothels in Mumbai, India...
  37. ncbi request reprint South Asian victims of intimate partner violence more likely than non-victims to report sexual health concerns
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Immigr Health 7:85-91. 2005
    ..Study findings demonstrate the need for increased gynecologic health outreach to abused South Asian women in the U.S...
  38. pmc School bullying perpetration and other childhood risk factors as predictors of adult intimate partner violence perpetration
    Kathryn L Falb
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:890-4. 2011
    ..School bullying perpetration and intimate partner violence perpetration are both thought to stem from desire for power and control over others...
  39. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence victimization prior to and during pregnancy among women residing in 26 U.S. states: associations with maternal and neonatal health
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:140-8. 2006
    ..To conduct a population-based assessment of associations of intimate partner violence in the year prior to and during pregnancy with maternal and neonatal morbidity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence around the time of pregnancy: association with breastfeeding behavior
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:934-40. 2006
    ..To assess associations of experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) and breastfeeding behaviors among a large, population-based sample of U.S. women...
  41. doi request reprint Sex purchasing and associations with HIV/STI among a clinic-based sample of US men
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:355-9. 2008
    ....
  42. pmc Syphilis and hepatitis B Co-infection among HIV-infected, sex-trafficked women and girls, Nepal
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:932-4. 2008
    ..Those who were HIV positive were more likely than those who were HIV negative to be infected with syphilis and/or hepatitis B...
  43. pmc Implications of cannabis use and heavy alcohol use on HIV drug risk behaviors in Russian heroin users
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 91 E Concord St, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:662-9. 2008
    ..1 points). Because of the central role of risky drug behaviors in the Russian HIV epidemic, it is important to understand how the use of multiple substances, including cannabis and alcohol, impacts risky drug behaviors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dating violence and sexually transmitted disease/HIV testing and diagnosis among adolescent females
    Michele R Decker
    Health and Division of Public Health Practice, Department of Society, Human Development, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e272-6. 2005
    ..The present study assesses associations between dating violence and STD/HIV testing and diagnosis among a representative sample of sexually active adolescent girls...
  45. pmc Risk factors for recent nonfatal overdose among HIV-infected Russians who inject drugs
    Alexander Y Walley
    a Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:1013-8. 2014
    ..Risk factors include injection frequency and anti-retroviral therapy (ART), which warrant further study. Overdose prevention efforts are needed among HIV-infected Russians who inject drugs...
  46. doi request reprint Dating violence among adolescents presenting to a pediatric emergency department
    Bronwen C Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, 88 E Concord St, Vose 5, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:1101-6. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence and characteristics of dating violence experienced by adolescents seeking care in a pediatric emergency department and how often adolescents reporting victimization follow up with suggested resources...
  47. ncbi request reprint Associations between alcohol, heroin, and cocaine use and high risk sexual behaviors among detoxification patients
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:169-78. 2007
    ..3, 95% CI = 1.1-4.8) and selling sex (OR(adj) = 2.6, 95% CI = 1.3-5.3). Alcohol and heroin were not significantly associated with sexual activity, high risk sexual behaviors or STD in this sample...
  48. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV: a global menace exacerbated via sex trafficking
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, FXB Building, 7th Floor, 651 Huntington Avenue, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 13:543-6. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the prevalence of TB among repatriated sex trafficked Nepalese girls and women in whom a high HIV prevalence was previously reported...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sex trade, sexual risk, and nondisclosure of HIV serostatus: findings from HIV-infected persons with a history of alcohol problems
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:149-57. 2006
    ..Programs that emphasize serostatus disclosure and/or consistent condom use in the context of sex trade and with multiple sexual partners will be particularly important...
  50. doi request reprint Congolese and Somali beliefs about mental health services
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Massachusetts Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts Somali Development Center, Boston, MA and Congolese Women s Association of New England, Lynn, MA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:209-16. 2014
    ..Great emphasis was placed on their respective communities of faith. The actual role of mental health professionals was not well understood, and there was apparent hesitancy to use services, which also relates to issues of stigma. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Dating violence and associated sexual risk and pregnancy among adolescent girls in the United States
    Jay G Silverman
    Division of Public Health Practice, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e220-5. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Violence against women associated with arrests for sex trade but not drug charges
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, T2W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:204-11. 2006
    ..Interventions for incarcerated women are needed to consider and address history of victimization from gender-based violence and its relation to women's historic and future sex trade involvement...
  53. doi request reprint Pilot evaluation of a health promotion program for African immigrant and refugee women: the UJAMBO Program
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston University School of Medicine, 771 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:219-23. 2013
    ..The current study is an evaluation of the UJAMBO program addressing the impact on participants'knowledge of these health services and their intentions to use these services...
  54. ncbi request reprint Heterosexual behavioral maintenance and change following HIV counseling and testing
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntingdon Avenue, Stearns Center, Suite 503, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Psychol 10:287-300. 2005
    ..Behaviors with main partners were particularly resistant to change. Predictors of change varied by stage at pre-test. C&T services should tailor approaches and referrals based on stage of change and other client characteristics...
  55. pmc Immigrant South Asian women at greater risk for injury from intimate partner violence
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:435-7. 2003
  56. doi request reprint Somali immigrant women's perceptions of cesarean delivery and patient-provider communication surrounding female circumcision and childbirth in the USA
    Maithri Ameresekere
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 115:227-30. 2011
    ..To explore perceptions of cesarean delivery and patient-provider communication surrounding female circumcision and childbirth through interviews with Somali women residing in the USA...
  57. doi request reprint Driven to a fiery death--the tragedy of self-immolation in Afghanistan
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2201-3. 2008