Mary H Latka

Summary

Affiliation: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Unprotected sex among HIV-positive injection drug-using women and their serodiscordant male partners: role of personal and partnership influences
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:222-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Are feelings of responsibility to limit the sexual transmission of HIV associated with safer sex among HIV-positive injection drug users?
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S88-95. 2007
  3. pmc Managing identity impacts associated with disclosure of HIV status: a qualitative investigation
    Victoria Frye
    Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1071-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Housing status and associated differences in HIV risk behaviors among young injection drug users (IDUs)
    Micaela H Coady
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:854-63. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence perpetration against main female partners among HIV-positive male injection drug users
    Victoria Frye
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S101-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Safe syringe disposal is related to safe syringe access among HIV-positive injection drug users
    Phillip O Coffin
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:652-62. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug treatment on subsequent sexual risk behavior in a multisite cohort of drug-using women: a report from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:329-37. 2005
  8. pmc The urban environment and sexual risk behavior among men who have sex with men
    Victoria Frye
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 83:308-24. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Eligibility for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection among young injection drug users in 3 US cities
    Holly Hagan
    National Development and Research Institutes, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, New York, NY, 10010, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:669-72. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Sexual transmission risk behavior reported among behaviorally bisexual HIV-positive injection drug-using men
    Kelly R Knight
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110 1372, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S80-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Unprotected sex among HIV-positive injection drug-using women and their serodiscordant male partners: role of personal and partnership influences
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:222-8. 2006
    ..Multifaceted interventions that address personal, dyadic, and addiction problems are needed for HIV-positive injection drug-using women...
  2. doi request reprint Are feelings of responsibility to limit the sexual transmission of HIV associated with safer sex among HIV-positive injection drug users?
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S88-95. 2007
    ..Working with HIV-positive IDUs to increase or reinforce feelings of responsibility may reduce the sexual transmission of HIV...
  3. pmc Managing identity impacts associated with disclosure of HIV status: a qualitative investigation
    Victoria Frye
    Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1071-8. 2009
    ..Participants engaged in several strategies to manage the identity impacts associated with disclosure. Implications of these findings for research and prevention programming are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Housing status and associated differences in HIV risk behaviors among young injection drug users (IDUs)
    Micaela H Coady
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:854-63. 2007
    ..HIV risk varies by housing status, with homeless IDUs at highest risk. Programs for IDUs should utilize a more specific definition of residential status to target IDUs needing intervention...
  5. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence perpetration against main female partners among HIV-positive male injection drug users
    Victoria Frye
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S101-9. 2007
    ..IPV assessment and treatment among HIV-positive men in HIV care is recommended as a way to prevent IPV perpetration and victimization and to reduce potential HIV transmission...
  6. ncbi request reprint Safe syringe disposal is related to safe syringe access among HIV-positive injection drug users
    Phillip O Coffin
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:652-62. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve disposal should include expanding sites of safe syringe acquisition while enhancing disposal messages, alternatives, and convenience...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug treatment on subsequent sexual risk behavior in a multisite cohort of drug-using women: a report from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:329-37. 2005
    ..We examined whether entry into drug treatment was associated with subsequent alterations in sexual behavior among a group of drug-using women...
  8. pmc The urban environment and sexual risk behavior among men who have sex with men
    Victoria Frye
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 83:308-24. 2006
    ..Conceptualizing sexual risk among MSM to include social and physical environmental characteristics provides a basis for generating novel and holistic disease prevention and health promotion interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Eligibility for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection among young injection drug users in 3 US cities
    Holly Hagan
    National Development and Research Institutes, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, New York, NY, 10010, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:669-72. 2006
    ..g., problem drinking, moderate-to-severe depression, and recent drug injection). Restrictive eligibility criteria may deny treatment to a large proportion of patients who could benefit from it...
  10. doi request reprint Sexual transmission risk behavior reported among behaviorally bisexual HIV-positive injection drug-using men
    Kelly R Knight
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110 1372, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S80-7. 2007
    ..Few research studies have examined the HIV transmission risk behaviors of HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs) who are men who have sex with men and women (MSMW)...
  11. ncbi request reprint A peer-education intervention to reduce injection risk behaviors for HIV and hepatitis C virus infection in young injection drug users
    Richard S Garfein
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS 21:1923-32. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether a behavioral intervention, which taught peer education skills, could reduce injection and sexual risk behaviors associated with primary HIV and hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) among young injection drug users (IDU)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Methods to recruit and retain a cohort of young-adult injection drug users for the Third Collaborative Injection Drug Users Study/Drug Users Intervention Trial (CIDUS III/DUIT)
    Richard S Garfein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S4-17. 2007
    ..S. policy to only fund proven-effective HIV prevention interventions, insights into conducting intervention trials among young IDUs are provided here by describing methods and participants' characteristics in the CIDUS III/DUIT study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development, description, and acceptability of a small-group, behavioral intervention to prevent HIV and hepatitis C virus infections among young adult injection drug users
    David W Purcell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S73-80. 2007
    ..Minimal evidence of contamination was found. Lessons learned can help future researchers to develop stronger interventions for this high-need population...
  14. pmc Beliefs that condoms reduce sexual pleasure-gender differences in correlates among heterosexual HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs)
    Yuko Mizuno
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV STD TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE Mail Stop E37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 84:523-36. 2007
    ..05) were significantly associated with negative condom beliefs (R (2) = 0.36). These findings suggest important gender-specific factors to consider in interventions that seek to promote positive condom beliefs among HIV-positive IDUs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Distributive syringe sharing among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    Elizabeth T Golub
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, room E 7137, Baltimore, MD 21117, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S30-8. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that interventions to reduce ongoing transmission of blood-borne infections should focus on altering peer norms among networks of young IDUs...
  16. pmc Unprotected sexual behavior among heterosexual HIV-positive injection drug using men: associations by partner type and partner serostatus
    David W Purcell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NCHSTP DHAP PRB, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 83:656-68. 2006
    ..A combination of broad and tailored intervention strategies based on the relationship pattern of men's lives may provide the most benefit for reducing unprotected sex with female partners...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users in the United States, 1994-2004
    Joseph J Amon
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1852-8. 2008
    ..To examine hepatitis C virus (HCV) seroprevalence among injection drug users in 4 US cities from 1994 through 2004...
  18. pmc A randomized intervention trial to reduce the lending of used injection equipment among injection drug users infected with hepatitis C
    Mary H Latka
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mailstop 0622, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:853-61. 2008
    ..g., syringe lending, unsafe drug preparation) among injection drug users with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  19. doi request reprint Correlates of depression among HIV-positive women and men who inject drugs
    Eduardo E Valverde
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S96-100. 2007
    ..Although depression is common among HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs), little is known about differences between male and female HIV-positive IDUs...
  20. pmc Design and feasibility of a randomized behavioral intervention to reduce distributive injection risk and improve health-care access among hepatitis C virus positive injection drug users: the Study to Reduce Intravenous Exposures (STRIVE)
    Farzana Kapadia
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10005, USA
    J Urban Health 84:99-115. 2007
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  21. doi request reprint Correlates of lending needles/syringes among HIV-seropositive injection drug users
    Lisa R Metsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S72-9. 2007
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  22. doi request reprint Participants' descriptions of social support within a multisite intervention for HIV-seropositive injection drug users (INSPIRE)
    Shannon Gwin Mitchell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S55-63. 2007
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  23. doi request reprint Results from a randomized controlled trial of a peer-mentoring intervention to reduce HIV transmission and increase access to care and adherence to HIV medications among HIV-seropositive injection drug users
    David W Purcell
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S35-47. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce sexual and injection transmission risk behaviors and to increase utilization of medical care and adherence to HIV medications among this population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk, peer influences, and injection partner type predict receptive syringe sharing among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    Susan L Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S18-29. 2007
    ..This study examined risk factors for receptive syringe sharing (RSS) during illicit drug injection by persons 15-30 years old in five U.S. cities...
  25. pmc High prevalence of alcohol use among hepatitis C virus antibody positive injection drug users in three US cities
    Jennifer V Campbell
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 106 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:259-65. 2006
    ..These findings underscore the importance of referring HCV-positive persons to effective alcohol treatment programs to reduce future liver damage and improve eligibility for and effectiveness of treatment of HCV...