Don Operario

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dual identity among gay Asian Pacific Islander men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Cult Health Sex 10:447-61. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of substance use among young Asian Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Prev Sci 7:19-29. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behavior and substance use among a sample of Asian Pacific Islander transgendered women
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 234, UK
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:430-43. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Conducting HIV interventions for Asian Pacific Islander men who have sex with men: challenges and compromises in community collaborative research
    Don Operario
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:334-46. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief report: associations of parental warmth, peer support, and gender with adolescent emotional distress
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, 32 Wellington Square, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2ER, UK
    J Adolesc 29:299-305. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with transgender women: challenges to category-based HIV prevention
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, 32 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2ER, UK
    AIDS Behav 12:18-26. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Sex work and HIV status among transgender women: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:97-103. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Social and psychological context for HIV risk in non-gay-identified African American men who have sex with men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social WorkUniversity of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:347-59. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of parental death among young people in South Africa and risk for HIV infection
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:93-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Substance use, substance choice, and unprotected anal intercourse among young Asian American and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Ste 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:418-29. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV Risk
    Don Operario; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Dual identity among gay Asian Pacific Islander men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Cult Health Sex 10:447-61. 2008
    ..Their experiences are discussed in the light of theoretical models of psychosocial development and frameworks for understanding self-concept complexity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of substance use among young Asian Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Prev Sci 7:19-29. 2006
    ..Associations between substance use and sexual risk behaviors also emerged. These findings suggest a need to improve substance use and HIV prevention intervention efforts for young API MSM...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behavior and substance use among a sample of Asian Pacific Islander transgendered women
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 234, UK
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:430-43. 2005
    ..15, 95% = 2.26, 22.63). Findings suggest that API MTF transgenders are on the front line of HIV risk for the API community, and provide insight into factors within this group that might contribute to unsafe sex and substance use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Conducting HIV interventions for Asian Pacific Islander men who have sex with men: challenges and compromises in community collaborative research
    Don Operario
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:334-46. 2005
    ..Strategies and best practices for building community capacity in evaluation research are provided, and theoretical considerations for conducting community-based health interventions are raised...
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief report: associations of parental warmth, peer support, and gender with adolescent emotional distress
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, 32 Wellington Square, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2ER, UK
    J Adolesc 29:299-305. 2006
    ..Findings contribute to a growing literature on contextual factors associated with adolescent psychosocial well-being...
  6. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with transgender women: challenges to category-based HIV prevention
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, 32 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2ER, UK
    AIDS Behav 12:18-26. 2008
    ..Findings from this qualitative study question the utility of category-based approaches to HIV prevention with MSTGWs and offer insights into developing HIV interventions for these men...
  7. doi request reprint Sex work and HIV status among transgender women: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:97-103. 2008
    ..This systematic review compared HIV prevalence among transgender female sex workers (TFSWs) with prevalence among transgender women who do not engage in sex work, male sex workers, and biologically female sex workers...
  8. doi request reprint Social and psychological context for HIV risk in non-gay-identified African American men who have sex with men
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social WorkUniversity of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:347-59. 2008
    ..Interventions must address social contextual determinants of risk, reinforce men's public identifications as straight/heterosexual, and maintain men's need for privacy about same-sex behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of parental death among young people in South Africa and risk for HIV infection
    Don Operario
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:93-8. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Substance use, substance choice, and unprotected anal intercourse among young Asian American and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Ste 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:418-29. 2005
    ..One third of sampled young API MSM used drugs or alcohol during sex. The co-occurrence of ecstasy and popper use and unprotected sex underscores the need to develop HIV prevention programs focusing on particular drugs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Perceived risks and benefits of sex work among transgender women of color in San Francisco
    Lydia A Sausa
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:768-77. 2007
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  12. pmc HIV risk behaviors among male-to-female transgender persons of color in San Francisco
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1193-9. 2004
    ..The authors examined HIV risk behaviors among African American, Asian/Pacific Islander (API), and Latina male-to-female (MTF) transgender persons in order to improve HIV prevention programs...
  13. pmc Promoting health for transgender women: Transgender Resources and Neighborhood Space (TRANS) program in San Francisco
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:382-4. 2005
    ..Evaluation findings indicate that this community-tailored intervention may be an effective way to reach transgender women and reduce sexual risk behaviors, depression, and perceived barriers to substance abuse treatment...
  14. doi request reprint "We're going to have to cut loose some of our personal beliefs": barriers and opportunities in providing HIV prevention to African American men who have sex with men and women
    Lena D Saleh
    Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford, England, UK
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:521-32. 2011
    ..Service providers may need additional training to provide appropriate and non-judgmental HIV prevention counseling and education...
  15. pmc Risk behaviors of Filipino methamphetamine users in San Francisco: implications for prevention and treatment of drug use and HIV
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S30-8. 2002
    ..This study describes the demographics, HIV risk and drug use behaviors, and psychosocial status of Filipino American methamphetamine users in the San Francisco Bay area...
  16. ncbi request reprint Need for HIV/AIDS education and intervention for MTF transgenders: responding to the challenge
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AID Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Homosex 51:183-202. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Social factors related to risk for violence and sexually transmitted infections/HIV among Asian massage parlor workers in San Francisco
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:475-83. 2004
    ..Study findings suggest that individualized as well as community-level interventions are necessary to improve these women's health and decrease their prolonged exposure to risks for STIs and violence...
  18. doi request reprint Poverty and psychological health among AIDS-orphaned children in Cape Town, South Africa
    Lucie Cluver
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, UK
    AIDS Care 21:732-41. 2009
    ..Food security showed the most consistent association with reduced psychological problems. Poverty alleviation measures have the potential to improve psychological health for AIDS-orphaned children in South African townships...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of exposure to transphobia on HIV risk behavior in a sample of transgendered women of color in San Francisco
    Eiko Sugano
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:217-25. 2006
    ..2 times higher risk for engaging in URAI compared to those reporting lower levels. Findings from this study corroborate the importance of exposure to transphobia on HIV risk, particularly among transgendered young adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress amongst AIDS-orphaned children in urban South Africa
    Lucie Cluver
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:755-63. 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate psychological consequences of AIDS orphanhood in urban township areas of Cape Town, South Africa, compared to control groups of children and adolescents orphaned by other causes, and non-orphans...
  21. ncbi request reprint National-level capacity-building assistance model to enhance HIV prevention for Asian & Pacific Islander communities
    Lina Sheth
    Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center, San Francisco, California 94109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2007
    ..We describe a national HIV prevention capacity-building program for A&PI communities using a multitiered approach addressing systems, institutional, and individual level outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint Moving beyond "the down low": a critical analysis of terminology guiding HIV prevention efforts for African American men who have secretive sex with men
    Lena Denise Saleh
    University of Oxford, Barnett House, Oxford OX1 2ER, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:390-5. 2009
    ..Recommendations for research and HIV prevention strategies are also provided...
  23. pmc Couples-focused behavioral interventions for prevention of HIV: systematic review of the state of evidence
    Jennifer Burton
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
    AIDS Behav 14:1-10. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint HIV risk and prevention among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men: listen to our stories
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:7-20. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint HIV risk among Asian women working at massage parlors in San Francisco
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:245-56. 2003
    ..Interventions should address cultural and occupational contexts in which Asian masseuses engage in sex work, and should focus on altering massage parlor policies and work environments...
  26. ncbi request reprint Age and race mixing patterns of sexual partnerships among Asian men who have sex with men: implications for HIV transmission and prevention
    Kyung Hee Choi
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:53-65. 2003
    ....
  27. pmc The Oxford Implementation Index: a new tool for incorporating implementation data into systematic reviews and meta-analyses
    Paul Montgomery
    Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Barnett House, 32 Wellington Square, Oxford, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:874-82. 2013
    ..Currently, systematic review guidance does not provide guidelines for the identification and extraction of data related to the implementation of the underlying interventions...
  28. pmc Systematic review of abstinence-plus HIV prevention programs in high-income countries
    Kristen Underhill
    Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e275. 2007
    ..We conducted a systematic review to investigate the effectiveness of abstinence-plus interventions for HIV prevention among any participants in high-income countries as defined by the World Bank...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of stigma on the mental health of adolescents orphaned by AIDS
    Lucie D Cluver
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 42:410-7. 2008
    ..We assessed the associations of four risk factors that can potentially be addressed at a community level (bullying, stigma, community violence, and lack of positive activities) with psychological problems and orphanhood status...
  30. doi request reprint Understanding the role of family on sexual-risk decisions of young women: a systematic review
    Mukdarut Bangpan
    Department of Social Policy and Intervention, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    AIDS Care 24:1163-72. 2012
    ..Future qualitative studies in non-western contexts that focus on other family members other than parents would be beneficial to fill gaps in the research...
  31. doi request reprint Use of electronic reminder devices to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review
    Julie Wise
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:495-504. 2008
    ..Further and more rigorous research is warranted...
  32. doi request reprint Attempted suicide and associated risk factors among youth in urban Japan
    Yasuharu Hidaka
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshidakonoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto, Japan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:752-7. 2008
    ..We assessed prevalence of attempted suicide and explored individual, interpersonal, behavioral, and psychological risk factors associated with attempted suicide in a general community sample of youth in a metropolitan Japanese city...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reporting deficiencies in trials of abstinence-only programmes for HIV prevention
    Kristen Underhill
    AIDS 21:266-8. 2007
  34. pmc Sexual abstinence only programmes to prevent HIV infection in high income countries: systematic review
    Kristen Underhill
    Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 2ER
    BMJ 335:248. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of sexual abstinence only programmes for HIV prevention among participants in high income countries...

Research Grants1

  1. Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV Risk
    Don Operario; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will contribute toward developing a theory-driven, culturally appropriate relationship-focused HIV prevention intervention with these groups. ..