Paul Flowers

Summary

Affiliation: Glasgow Caledonian University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men (MSM) in public sex environments (Pses): a systematic review of quantitative literature
    J Frankis
    School of Health and Social Care and Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
    AIDS Care 17:273-88. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Public sexual cultures: a systematic review of qualitative research investigating men's sexual behaviors with men in public spaces
    Jamie S Frankis
    The School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Homosex 56:861-93. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Understanding the biopsychosocial aspects of HIV disclosure among HIV-positive gay men in Scotland
    Paul Flowers
    Department of Psychology and Allied Health Sciences, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    J Health Psychol 18:711-24. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Does bar-based, peer-led sexual health promotion have a community-level effect amongst gay men in Scotland?
    P Flowers
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 13:102-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Re-appraising HIV testing: an exploration of the psychosocial costs and benefits associated with learning one's HIV status in a purposive sample of Scottish gay men
    Paul Flowers
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:179-94. 2003
  6. pmc Sexually transmitted infection testing and self-reported diagnoses among a community sample of men who have sex with men, in Scotland
    Lisa M McDaid
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 89:223-30. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Notification of syphilis test results by telephone: acceptability ratings in a community-based sample of Scottish gay men
    Christina Knussen
    Division of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 18:827-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Understanding the impact of HIV diagnosis amongst gay men in Scotland: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Paul Flowers
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    Psychol Health 26:1378-91. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Good in parts: the Gay Men's Task Force in Glasgow--a response to Kelly
    G J Hart
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, UK
    AIDS Care 16:159-65. 2004
  10. pmc The Gay Men's Task Force: the impact of peer education on the sexual health behaviour of homosexual men in Glasgow
    L M Williamson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:427-32. 2001

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men (MSM) in public sex environments (Pses): a systematic review of quantitative literature
    J Frankis
    School of Health and Social Care and Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
    AIDS Care 17:273-88. 2005
    ..Such work must recruit participants in situ, and obtain satisfactory response rates, to be generalizable to the wider population of men who cruise...
  2. doi request reprint Public sexual cultures: a systematic review of qualitative research investigating men's sexual behaviors with men in public spaces
    Jamie S Frankis
    The School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Homosex 56:861-93. 2009
    ..We argue that, although sexual cultures developed to minimize nonsexual cruising risks, they may be exploited to improve contemporary in situ outreach work...
  3. doi request reprint Understanding the biopsychosocial aspects of HIV disclosure among HIV-positive gay men in Scotland
    Paul Flowers
    Department of Psychology and Allied Health Sciences, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    J Health Psychol 18:711-24. 2013
    ..We explore the findings in relation to contemporary HIV prevention (with its increasing biomedical slant) and in relation to a biopsychosocial framework...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does bar-based, peer-led sexual health promotion have a community-level effect amongst gay men in Scotland?
    P Flowers
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 13:102-8. 2002
    ..These results question the replication and transferability of peer-led, community-level sexual health promotion for gay men outwith the USA and across time...
  5. ncbi request reprint Re-appraising HIV testing: an exploration of the psychosocial costs and benefits associated with learning one's HIV status in a purposive sample of Scottish gay men
    Paul Flowers
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:179-94. 2003
    ..It seeks to provide insight into the psychosocial factors associated with decision-making processes relating to the HIV antibody test...
  6. pmc Sexually transmitted infection testing and self-reported diagnoses among a community sample of men who have sex with men, in Scotland
    Lisa M McDaid
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 89:223-30. 2013
    ..To examine sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and self-reported diagnoses among men who have sex with men (MSM), in Scotland...
  7. ncbi request reprint Notification of syphilis test results by telephone: acceptability ratings in a community-based sample of Scottish gay men
    Christina Knussen
    Division of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 18:827-8. 2007
    ..Further, receiving a call on a mobile phone was rated as significantly more acceptable than receiving a call at home (P < 0.001). It is recommended that patients be given the option of initiating the communication of test results...
  8. doi request reprint Understanding the impact of HIV diagnosis amongst gay men in Scotland: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Paul Flowers
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    Psychol Health 26:1378-91. 2011
    ..e. anti-retroviral therapies, ARTs). This article explores the psychological impact of HIV diagnosis in post-ART accounts. This is important, given the recent policy developments which focus upon increasing HIV testing and thus diagnoses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Good in parts: the Gay Men's Task Force in Glasgow--a response to Kelly
    G J Hart
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, UK
    AIDS Care 16:159-65. 2004
    ..However, we also describe some of the successful features of the GMTF in Glasgow, and the continued value of peer education in contributing to reductions in sexual risk behaviour for HIV infection...
  10. pmc The Gay Men's Task Force: the impact of peer education on the sexual health behaviour of homosexual men in Glasgow
    L M Williamson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:427-32. 2001
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  11. pmc Exposure and impact of a mass media campaign targeting sexual health amongst Scottish men who have sex with men: an outcome evaluation
    Paul Flowers
    Department of Psychology and Allied Health Sciences, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:737. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Factors associated with recency of HIV testing amongst men residing in Scotland who have sex with men
    Christina Knussen
    a Department of Psychology and Allied Health Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    AIDS Care 26:297-303. 2014
    ..Interventions to increase HIV testing should promote positive norms and challenge the fear of a positive result...
  13. doi request reprint Nine lessons and recommendations from the conduct of focus group research in chronic pain samples
    Joanna L McParland
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 17:492-504. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper was to highlight lessons learned from the conduct of focus groups in psychological research with chronic pain samples...
  14. pmc HIV-related sexual risk behaviour between 1996 and 2008, according to age, among men who have sex with men (Scotland)
    Christina Knussen
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 87:257-9. 2011
    ..Differences according to age group were also examined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Offending the other: deconstructing narratives of deviance and pathology
    Paul Flowers
    Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 46:679-90; discussion 691-5. 2007
    ..To this end, we expand our critique by employing ideas from Ricoeur's hermeneutic phenomenology to provide more general discussion of ethical and constructive ways of engaging in textual analyses of persons outside one's own tradition...
  16. pmc HIV testing trends among gay men in Scotland, UK (1996-2005): implications for HIV testing policies and prevention
    L M Williamson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:550-4. 2009
    ..To examine trends in the HIV testing behaviour of gay men in Scotland over a 10-year period...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gay men's HIV testing behaviour in Scotland
    G J Hart
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    AIDS Care 14:665-74. 2002
    ..Current testing policy needs to be challenged if there is to be an increase in the number of gay men who know their HIV status and, if tested HIV-positive, to then access antiretroviral treatments...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of contact efficacy in evaluating sexual health promotion--evidence-based outreach work within a public sex environment
    Jamie S Frankis
    Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK
    Sex Health 3:79-85. 2006
    ..The service operated in situ from a dedicated mobile unit to promote sexual health among PSE users...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cruising for sex: sexual risk behaviours and HIV testing of men who cruise, inside and outwith public sex environments (PSE)
    J S Frankis
    School of Health and Social Care, Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
    AIDS Care 18:54-9. 2006
    ..PSE-based UAI remains an HIV (re)infection risk. In concert, these findings suggest the importance of in situ targeted health promotion to prevent PSE-based risks...
  20. ncbi request reprint Uncertainty and 'technological horizon' in qualitative interviews about HIV treatment
    Mark Davis
    University of East London and Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    Health (London) 10:323-44. 2006
    ..These themes are discussed in terms of the implications for HIV care. In particular, technological horizon provides a basis for the management of uncertainty in the prescribing relationship between patient and clinician...
  21. ncbi request reprint After the euphoria: HIV medical technologies from the perspective of their prescribers
    Marsha Rosengarten
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, University College, London
    Sociol Health Illn 26:575-96. 2004
    ..The heterogeneity of resources, disease states and technological effects points to the need for ongoing and extended evaluation as the relationship between these and the everyday practice of medicine continues to change...