Juan C Reyes

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Central del Caribe

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Neighborhood disorganization, substance use, and violence among adolescents in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Universidad Central del Caribe, Puerto Rico
    J Interpers Violence 23:1499-512. 2008
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  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. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Neighborhood disorganization, substance use, and violence among adolescents in Puerto Rico
    Juan C Reyes
    Universidad Central del Caribe, Puerto Rico
    J Interpers Violence 23:1499-512. 2008
    ..Furthermore, socially disorganized neighborhoods might be less likely to organize on their own behalf because the occurrence of negative experience limits the amount of social support and resources that are available in the neighborhood...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impaired cytokine production and suppressed lymphocyte proliferation activity in HCV-infected cocaine and heroin ("speedball") users
    Eddy Rios-Olivares
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Laurel Ave Urb Santa Juanita, Bayamón 00960 6032, PR, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 85:236-43. 2006
    ..These immunologic abnormalities, coupled with the range of response between the two TH-types in HCV-infected "speedball" users, suggest impairment in the regulatory mechanism of the TH1-TH2 system...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C in Puerto Rico: a time for public health action
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936 5067
    P R Health Sci J 26:395-400. 2007
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