T Rhodes

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV infection associated with drug injecting in the newly independent states, eastern Europe: the social and economic context of epidemics
    T Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London, UK
    Addiction 94:1323-36. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Accounting for unprotected sex: stories of agency and acceptability
    Tim Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:211-26. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Explosive spread and high prevalence of HIV infection among injecting drug users in Togliatti City, Russia
    Tim Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    AIDS 16:F25-31. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Situational factors influencing drug injecting, risk reduction and syringe exchange in Togliatti City, Russian Federation: a qualitative study of micro risk environment
    Tim Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, University of London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, SW6 8RP, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:39-54. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Crack-heroin speedball injection and its implications for vein care: qualitative study
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1782-90. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Public injection settings in Vancouver: physical environment, social context and risk
    Will Small
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 18:27-36. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk, shame and the public injector: a qualitative study of drug injecting in South Wales
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:572-85. 2007
  8. pmc Methods to recruit hard-to-reach groups: comparing two chain referral sampling methods of recruiting injecting drug users across nine studies in Russia and Estonia
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Urban Health 83:i39-53. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint High HIV prevalence among injecting drug users in Estonia: implications for understanding the risk environment
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 20:2120-3. 2006
  10. pmc Effects of sex work on the prevalence of syphilis among injection drug users in 3 Russian cities
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behavior, Imperial College, London, England
    Am J Public Health 97:478-85. 2007

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV infection associated with drug injecting in the newly independent states, eastern Europe: the social and economic context of epidemics
    T Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London, UK
    Addiction 94:1323-36. 1999
    ..We aim to draw attention to the social and economic "risk environments" in which rapid HIV spread among IDUs has occurred...
  2. ncbi request reprint Accounting for unprotected sex: stories of agency and acceptability
    Tim Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:211-26. 2002
    ..We conclude that accounts of risk management are risk managed. We call for greater attention by social scientists to the way in which accounts are constructed, and in particular, to 'anti-rational' forms of explanation within accounts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Explosive spread and high prevalence of HIV infection among injecting drug users in Togliatti City, Russia
    Tim Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    AIDS 16:F25-31. 2002
    ..To establish the prevalence of antibodies to HIV (anti-HIV) and associated risk factors among injecting drug users (IDU) in Togliatti City, Samara Oblast, Russian Federation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Situational factors influencing drug injecting, risk reduction and syringe exchange in Togliatti City, Russian Federation: a qualitative study of micro risk environment
    Tim Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, University of London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, SW6 8RP, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:39-54. 2003
    ..We note the role of policing practices in influencing risk reduction and the potential role of policing agencies in supporting HIV prevention initiatives among IDUs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Crack-heroin speedball injection and its implications for vein care: qualitative study
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1782-90. 2007
    ..We report on an exploratory qualitative study investigating drug injectors' narratives of vein damage and groin (femoral vein) injection associated with the injection of crack-heroin speedball...
  6. ncbi request reprint Public injection settings in Vancouver: physical environment, social context and risk
    Will Small
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 18:27-36. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Risk, shame and the public injector: a qualitative study of drug injecting in South Wales
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:572-85. 2007
    ..This highlights tensions between strategies seeking to create safer communities and environmental interventions seeking to reduce drug-related health harm, including recent innovations such as the 'drug consumption room' (DCR)...
  8. pmc Methods to recruit hard-to-reach groups: comparing two chain referral sampling methods of recruiting injecting drug users across nine studies in Russia and Estonia
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Urban Health 83:i39-53. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint High HIV prevalence among injecting drug users in Estonia: implications for understanding the risk environment
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 20:2120-3. 2006
    ..Differences existed in risk behaviour between the cities. An urgent scale-up of HIV prevention is needed. It is also important to explore how local 'risk environments' mediate the risk of HIV transmission...
  10. pmc Effects of sex work on the prevalence of syphilis among injection drug users in 3 Russian cities
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behavior, Imperial College, London, England
    Am J Public Health 97:478-85. 2007
    ..We examined risk factors for syphilis infection among injection drug users in 3 Russian Federation cities, focusing particular attention on the potential roles of gender and sex work...
  11. pmc How can hepatitis C be prevented in the long term?
    Pedro Mateu-Gelabert
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development Research Institutes, New York City, NY, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:338-40. 2007
    ..These studies aim to provide the conceptual basis for developing a new generation of HCV prevention programs to assist both new and experienced IDUs to remain uninfected over the long run...
  12. ncbi request reprint Global estimates of prevalence of HCV infection among injecting drug users
    Carmen Aceijas
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    Int J Drug Policy 18:352-8. 2007
    ..In this paper, we review evidence of HCV prevalence among injecting drug users (IDUs) worldwide...
  13. doi request reprint Hope: a new way to look at the HIV epidemic
    Sarah Bernays
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S5-11. 2007
    ..It offers unrealized potential, particularly for thinking about structural interventions in relation to managing HIV as a chronic illness and for maximizing HIV risk reduction in resource-poor settings...
  14. pmc Individual, social, and environmental influences associated with HIV infection among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:369-76. 2008
    ..We examined correlates of HIV infection among injection drug users (IDUs) in Tijuana, Mexico, a city bordering the United States, which is situated on major migration and drug trafficking routes...
  15. doi request reprint Hygiene and uncertainty in qualitative accounts of hepatitis C transmission among drug injectors in Serbia
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:1437-47. 2008
    ..Hygiene narratives are a core and symbolic feature of injectors' accounts of hepatitis C transmission. There is an urgent need for health promotion fostering hepatitis C risk awareness and risk avoidance among drug injectors in Serbia...
  16. doi request reprint Changes in HIV prevalence and risk among new injecting drug users in a Russian city of high HIV prevalence
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:623-31. 2008
    ..To measure HIV prevalence and associated risk factors among recent initiates into drug injecting in 2001 and 2004 in Togliatti City, Russian Federation...
  17. pmc High-prevalence and high-estimated incidence of HIV infection among new injecting drug users in Estonia: need for large scale prevention programs
    Anneli Uuskula
    Department of Public Health, University of Tartu, Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:119-25. 2008
    ..Behavioral surveys were administered; serum samples were collected for HIV testing. Subjects were categorized into new injectors (injecting < or = 3 years) and long-term injectors (injecting > 3 years)...
  18. doi request reprint Access to syringes in three Russian cities: implications for syringe distribution and coverage
    Anya Sarang
    Russian Harm Reduction Network, Ilimskaya Street, 4 1 38, 127576 Moscow, Russia
    Int J Drug Policy 19:S25-36. 2008
    ..We report findings from a multi-method study investigating drug injectors' access to needles and syringes in three large Russian cities (Moscow, Volgograd, Barnaul)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Drug injecting and syringe use in the HIV risk environment of Russian penitentiary institutions: Qualitative study
    Anya Sarang
    Russian Harm Reduction Network, Moscow, Russia
    Addiction 101:1787-96. 2006
    ..Evidence highlights the prison as a high risk environment in relation to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission associated with injecting drug use...
  20. pmc Street policing, injecting drug use and harm reduction in a Russian city: a qualitative study of police perspectives
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Urban Health 83:911-25. 2006
    ..We conclude that facilitating partnerships between policing agencies and HIV prevention initiatives are a critical feature of creating environments conducive for risk reduction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection, HIV co-infection, and associated risk among injecting drug users in Togliatti, Russia
    Tim Rhodes
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour and Unit for International Public Health and Development, Imperial College, London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 16:749-54. 2005
    ..There is an urgent need to maximize syringe distribution coverage, develop health promotion targeting HCV prevention for IDUs, and improve access among IDUs to treatments for HIV and HCV infection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of gender and sex work on sexual and injecting risk behaviors and their association with HIV positivity among injecting drug users in an HIV epidemic in Togliatti City, Russian Federation
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour and the Unit for International Health and Development, Imperial College, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 32:605-12. 2005
    ..Togliatti City is witness to a large epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated with injecting drug use (IDU)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The social structural production of HIV risk among injecting drug users
    Tim Rhodes
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:1026-44. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Global overview of injecting drug use and HIV infection among injecting drug users
    Carmen Aceijas
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour CRDHB, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    AIDS 18:2295-303. 2004
    ..To provide global estimates of the prevalence of injecting drug use (IDU) and HIV prevalence among IDU, in particular to provide estimates for developing and transitional countries...
  25. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of injecting drug use in a Russian city: implications for harm reduction and coverage
    Lucy Platt
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    Addiction 99:1430-8. 2004
    ..This study sought to estimate the prevalence of injecting drug users (IDU) in Togliatti city and to examine the implications of these estimates for HIV prevalence and harm reduction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preventing hepatitis C: 'common sense', 'the bug' and other perspectives from the risk narratives of people who inject drugs
    Mark Davis
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College London, The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London SW6 8RP, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:1807-18. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis among injecting drug users in Russia: a multi-city study
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour and Unit for International Public Health and Development, Imperial College London, UK
    Addiction 101:252-66. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence of HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and syphilis in injecting drug users (IDUs) in Russia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C and its risk management among drug injectors in London: renewing harm reduction in the context of uncertainty
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College London, University of London, London, UK
    Addiction 99:621-33. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Injecting equipment sharing among injecting drug users in Togliatti City, Russian Federation: maximizing the protective effects of syringe distribution
    Tim Rhodes
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour and Department for International Development Knowledge Programme in HIV AIDS, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:293-300. 2004
    ..To compare risk factors for injecting equipment sharing among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Togliatti City, Russia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Accounting for risk and responsibility associated with smoking among mothers of children with respiratory illness
    Lauren Coxhead
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 28:98-121. 2006
    ..The study concludes that far greater consideration be given to the way in which mothers rationalise their smoking to others if paediatric doctors are to foster risk reduction practices associated with passive smoking more effectively...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimating prevalence of injecting drug use: a comparison of multiplier and capture-recapture methods in cities in England and Russia
    Matthew Hickman
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, CRDHB, Division of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Imperial College, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:131-40. 2006
    ..CRC methods should be preferred as the means of estimating numbers of drug users with multiplier methods being used with caution and only where CRC is not possible...
  32. ncbi request reprint Model projections on the required coverage of syringe distribution to prevent HIV epidemics among injecting drug users
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:355-61. 2006
    ..Although syringe distribution is effective in preventing HIV transmission among injecting drug users (IDUs), there is little evidence on the required coverage to substantially reduce HIV transmission...
  33. pmc Transition and the HIV risk environment
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMJ 331:220-3. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Safer groin-injecting interventions are needed and justifiable as part of a harm reduction approach
    Tim Rhodes
    Addiction 102:1987-8. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Barriers to accessing drug treatment in Russia: a qualitative study among injecting drug users in two cities
    Natalia Bobrova
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College London, UK Mental Health NHS Trust, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:S57-63. 2006
    ..To assess factors influencing access to drug treatment among injecting drug users (IDUs) in two Russian cities...
  36. pmc Rapid assessment and response studies of injection drug use: knowledge gain, capacity building, and intervention development in a multisite study
    Gerry V Stimson
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 96:288-95. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Drug use settings: an emerging focus for research and intervention
    Thomas Kerr
    Int J Drug Policy 18:1-4. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Injection drug users' perceptions of drug treatment services and attitudes toward substitution therapy: a qualitative study in three Russian cities
    Natalia Bobrova
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:373-8. 2007
    ..Although respondents had doubts that opiate substitution therapy could work effectively in Russia, most agreed that this type of treatment would help IDUs function better in the society...
  39. ncbi request reprint Public injecting and the need for 'safer environment interventions' in the reduction of drug-related harm
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Addiction 101:1384-93. 2006
    ..Yet the quality of evidence on public injecting and related viral risk is variable, and is lacking in many countries such as the United Kingdom...
  40. pmc Exploring barriers to 'respondent driven sampling' in sex worker and drug-injecting sex worker populations in Eastern Europe
    Milena Simic
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Urban Health 83:i6-15. 2006
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for recruitment and the use of monetary and non-monetary incentives in future RDS studies of SW populations in Eastern Europe...
  41. pmc Police violence and sexual risk among female and transvestite sex workers in Serbia: qualitative study
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 337:a811. 2008
    ..To explore female and transvestite sex workers' perceptions of risk in the sex work environment in Serbia...