Beena Thomas

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Feasibility of an alcohol intervention programme for TB patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD)--a qualitative study from Chennai, South India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chetput, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
    PLoS ONE 6:e27752. 2011
  2. pmc HIV in Indian MSM: reasons for a concentrated epidemic & strategies for prevention
    Beena Thomas
    National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, No 1 Satyamoorthy Road, Chetpet, Chennai, India
    Indian J Med Res 134:920-9. 2011
  3. pmc HIV prevention interventions in Chennai, India: are men who have sex with men being reached?
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Center, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:981-6. 2009
  4. pmc Ensuring it works: a community-based approach to HIV prevention intervention development for men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:483-99. 2012
  5. pmc The influence of stigma on HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Care 24:1401-6. 2012
  6. pmc Unseen and unheard: predictors of sexual risk behavior and HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Center, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:372-83. 2009
  7. pmc Impact of HIV/AIDS on mothers in southern India: a qualitative study
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chennai, India
    AIDS Behav 13:989-96. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Appropriateness and execution challenges of three formal size estimation methods for high-risk populations in India
    Selvaraj Vadivoo
    National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India
    AIDS 22:S137-48. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Nutritional status of persons with HIV infection, persons with HIV infection and tuberculosis, and HIV-negative individuals from southern India
    Soumya Swaminathan
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chetpet, Chennai, India
    Clin Infect Dis 46:946-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Percentages, Process, and Patterns of HIV Disclosure Among the Spouses of HIV-Infected Men in South India
    Mohanarani Suhadev
    Tuberculosis Research Centre Indian Council of Medical Research, Mayor VR Ramanathan Road, Chetput, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:26-9. 2011

Collaborators

  • Soumya Swaminathan
  • Kenneth H Mayer
  • Matthew J Mimiaga
  • Mohanarani Suhadev
  • Arvind Pandey
  • S Karthikeyan
  • M Thomas
  • R Hemalatha
  • P R Narayanan
  • Mohan D Gupte
  • Venkaiah Kodavalla
  • B S Sharma
  • Selvaraj Vadivoo
  • T Venkata Rao
  • Shailaja Aralkar
  • Manas Barman
  • Jayesh Dale
  • Kishore Kumar
  • Stephen Raja
  • Rahul Gupta
  • Sharad Malhotra
  • A Sivaraman
  • D Borasaikia
  • Boopathi Kangusamy
  • P Mahato
  • Shradha Gaikwad
  • G Krishna Reddy
  • R Gogoi
  • Srinivasan Kallam
  • Raman Gangakhedkar
  • S Tilakvathi
  • Dilip Pardeshi
  • Nandini Roy
  • Michael Muniraja
  • Nandan Roy
  • R Harikumar
  • S Amey
  • Arun Risbud
  • Mandar Mainkar
  • A Bhubneswari
  • Ch Barua
  • Rajatashuvra Adhikary
  • Paul Tambi
  • K Venkaiah
  • Mintu Gogoi
  • Motiur Rahman
  • G N V Brahmam
  • B Narayana Goud
  • T Rahman
  • A K Mathai
  • Ashim Das
  • T Rabinson
  • C Kalpana Devi
  • Utpal Saikia
  • Geetanjali Mehetre
  • Amol Salagare
  • J Rajkumar
  • Deepak More
  • Sucheta Deshpande
  • Trupti Joshi
  • Anjalee Kohli
  • D Prabhu
  • M Shamsuddin
  • S Velan
  • Gunavi Sonowal
  • Jagnnath Navale
  • Joseph David
  • D Sahu
  • Vasna Joshua
  • V V Annapurna
  • A Manjula
  • H K Das
  • J Mahanta
  • G K Medhi
  • Sachin Kale
  • T Karunakaran
  • Shradha Jadhav
  • Gajendra Singh Golap
  • S P V Prasad
  • D K Joshi
  • L A Rama Raju
  • Nabajyoti Laskar
  • Umesh Chawla
  • Wahid Bora
  • G P Jena
  • M Amulu
  • Shashikant Vetal
  • Ramesh Paranjape
  • P Sachin
  • R Muthu

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Feasibility of an alcohol intervention programme for TB patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD)--a qualitative study from Chennai, South India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chetput, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
    PLoS ONE 6:e27752. 2011
    ..However there is dearth of any effective alcohol intervention programme for TB patients with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)...
  2. pmc HIV in Indian MSM: reasons for a concentrated epidemic & strategies for prevention
    Beena Thomas
    National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, No 1 Satyamoorthy Road, Chetpet, Chennai, India
    Indian J Med Res 134:920-9. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc HIV prevention interventions in Chennai, India: are men who have sex with men being reached?
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Center, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:981-6. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Ensuring it works: a community-based approach to HIV prevention intervention development for men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:483-99. 2012
    ..MSM interventions may benefit from approaches that address multilevel psychosocial factors, including skills building and strategies to foster self-acceptance and increased social support...
  5. pmc The influence of stigma on HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Care 24:1401-6. 2012
    ..51-9.51; p<0.0001). These findings underscore the need to address psychosocial issues of Indian MSM. Unless issues such as stigma are addressed, effective HIV prevention interventions for this hidden population remain a challenge...
  6. pmc Unseen and unheard: predictors of sexual risk behavior and HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Center, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:372-83. 2009
    ..Such programs for MSM in India may need to address culturally-relevant commonly cooccurring psychosocial problems to maximize chances of reducing risk for infection...
  7. pmc Impact of HIV/AIDS on mothers in southern India: a qualitative study
    Beena Thomas
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chennai, India
    AIDS Behav 13:989-96. 2009
    ..The findings of this study call for urgent intervention strategies taking into consideration these various concerns and needs of mothers living with HIV and their children...
  8. doi request reprint Appropriateness and execution challenges of three formal size estimation methods for high-risk populations in India
    Selvaraj Vadivoo
    National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India
    AIDS 22:S137-48. 2008
    ..To describe formal, external to programme methods for size estimation of high-risk populations and compare execution challenges and validity of results...
  9. doi request reprint Nutritional status of persons with HIV infection, persons with HIV infection and tuberculosis, and HIV-negative individuals from southern India
    Soumya Swaminathan
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chetpet, Chennai, India
    Clin Infect Dis 46:946-9. 2008
    ..Weight loss was associated with loss of fat in female patients and with loss of body cell mass in male patients...
  10. doi request reprint Percentages, Process, and Patterns of HIV Disclosure Among the Spouses of HIV-Infected Men in South India
    Mohanarani Suhadev
    Tuberculosis Research Centre Indian Council of Medical Research, Mayor VR Ramanathan Road, Chetput, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:26-9. 2011
    ..Apart from the spouses, 122 (61%) shared their diagnosis with other family members. Disgrace to self and family (54%), fear of discrimination (27%), and fear of rejection (9%) were reported for nondisclosure...