Tomas D Matos

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Central del Caribe

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behaviors and alcohol intoxication among injection drug users in Puerto Rico
    Tomas D Matos
    Center for Addiction Studies, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, P O Box 60327, Bayamon, PR 00960 6032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:229-34. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of combined counseling and case management to reduce HIV risk behaviors among Hispanic drug injectors in Puerto Rico: a randomized controlled study
    Rafaela R Robles
    Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00960 6032
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:145-52. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with drug treatment dropout among injection drug users in Puerto Rico
    C Amalia Marrero
    Center for Addiction Studies, Caribbean Basin and Hispanic Addiction Technology Transfer Center, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, P O Box 60327, Bayamón 00960 6032, Puerto Rico
    Addict Behav 30:397-402. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Severe anxiety symptomatology and HIV risk behavior among Hispanic injection drug users in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Center for Addiction Studies, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, P O Box 60327, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, 00960 6032, Argentina
    AIDS Behav 11:145-50. 2007
  5. pmc Homelessness and HIV risk behaviors among drug injectors in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, 60327, Bayamon, PR 00960 6032, USA
    J Urban Health 82:446-55. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality among Hispanic drug users in Puerto Rico
    Rafaela R Robles
    Centro de Estudios en Adicción, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad Central del Caribe, PO Box 60327, Bayamon, PR 00960 6032
    P R Health Sci J 22:369-76. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of early sexual activity among Hispanic children in middle adolescence
    Rafaela R Robles
    Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, PO Box 60 327, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00960 6032
    P R Health Sci J 26:119-26. 2007
  8. pmc Prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among street-recruited injection drug users in San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Center for Addiction Studies, Institute of Addiction, Universidad Central del Caribe, PO Box 60327, Bayamon, 00960, Puerto Rico
    J Urban Health 83:1105-13. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Polydrug use and attempted suicide among Hispanic adolescents in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Institute of Research, Education and Services on Addiction, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
    Arch Suicide Res 15:151-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health care use among Puerto Rican drug users in Puerto Rico and New York City
    Rafaela R Robles
    Center for Addiction Studies, Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S392-403. 2003

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behaviors and alcohol intoxication among injection drug users in Puerto Rico
    Tomas D Matos
    Center for Addiction Studies, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, P O Box 60327, Bayamon, PR 00960 6032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:229-34. 2004
    ..HIV prevention programs, to be effective, must address alcohol intoxication and its relation to injection and sexual risk behaviors as a central issue in HIV prevention among drug injectors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of combined counseling and case management to reduce HIV risk behaviors among Hispanic drug injectors in Puerto Rico: a randomized controlled study
    Rafaela R Robles
    Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00960 6032
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:145-52. 2004
    ..Confirming the outcomes of this study in other Hispanic sites and populations could be a critical step towards reducing factors that contribute to the self-sustaining HIV/AIDS epidemic in Puerto Rico and communities in the U.S. mainland...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with drug treatment dropout among injection drug users in Puerto Rico
    C Amalia Marrero
    Center for Addiction Studies, Caribbean Basin and Hispanic Addiction Technology Transfer Center, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, P O Box 60327, Bayamón 00960 6032, Puerto Rico
    Addict Behav 30:397-402. 2005
    ..Improving adherence to drug treatment and reducing dropout rates are complex processes that need to be addressed at the individual behavioral and social support levels, as well as the program process and resource levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Severe anxiety symptomatology and HIV risk behavior among Hispanic injection drug users in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Center for Addiction Studies, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, P O Box 60327, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, 00960 6032, Argentina
    AIDS Behav 11:145-50. 2007
    ..The findings from this study alert HIV prevention and treatment programs to the need to address anxiety disorders within their programs...
  5. pmc Homelessness and HIV risk behaviors among drug injectors in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, 60327, Bayamon, PR 00960 6032, USA
    J Urban Health 82:446-55. 2005
    ..Findings from this study present an added challenge to drug treatment and HIV prevention and treatment programs, to provide services that can address the additional needs of drug users suffering the stressors of homelessness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality among Hispanic drug users in Puerto Rico
    Rafaela R Robles
    Centro de Estudios en Adicción, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad Central del Caribe, PO Box 60327, Bayamon, PR 00960 6032
    P R Health Sci J 22:369-76. 2003
    ..Puerto Rico needs to continue developing programs to prevent HIV/AIDS among drug users. Special attention should be given to young women, who appear to be in greatest need of programs to prevent early mortality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of early sexual activity among Hispanic children in middle adolescence
    Rafaela R Robles
    Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, PO Box 60 327, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00960 6032
    P R Health Sci J 26:119-26. 2007
    ..We analyzed early sexual activity among Hispanic 14 to 15-year-old adolescents residing in a poor neighborhood in Puerto Rico...
  8. pmc Prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among street-recruited injection drug users in San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Center for Addiction Studies, Institute of Addiction, Universidad Central del Caribe, PO Box 60327, Bayamon, 00960, Puerto Rico
    J Urban Health 83:1105-13. 2006
    ..This study indicates that more aggressive educational programs are urgently needed to reduce the spread of HCV infection among IDUs in Puerto Rico...
  9. doi request reprint Polydrug use and attempted suicide among Hispanic adolescents in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Institute of Research, Education and Services on Addiction, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
    Arch Suicide Res 15:151-9. 2011
    ..Adolescents with mothers who met the criteria for depression were more likely to report suicide attempts (OR = 2.4, p = 0.069). Health professionals need to screen for polydrug use and depression to prevent future suicidal behaviors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health care use among Puerto Rican drug users in Puerto Rico and New York City
    Rafaela R Robles
    Center for Addiction Studies, Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S392-403. 2003
    ..Although Puerto Rican drug users in Puerto Rico are not an ethnic minority, they reported significant disparities in health services use compared with Puerto Rican drug users in New York...
  11. pmc Predictors of school dropout among adolescents in Puerto Rico
    Jose M Calderon
    Institute of Research, Education and Services in Addiction, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, P O Box 60 327, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00960 6032
    P R Health Sci J 28:307-12. 2009
    ..This research aims to understand the circumstances associated with school dropout in a cohort of Puerto Rican adolescents...