Abigail Harrison

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Re-focusing the Gender Lens: Caregiving Women, Family Roles and HIV/AIDS Vulnerability in Lesotho
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, 68 Waterman St, Mencoff Hall, Providence, RI, 02912, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:595-604. 2014
  2. pmc Key informant perspectives on policy- and service-level challenges and opportunities for delivering integrated sexual and reproductive health and HIV care in South Africa
    Jennifer A Smit
    MatCH, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:48. 2012
  3. pmc Gender, peer and partner influences on adolescent HIV risk in rural South Africa
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Sex Health 9:178-86. 2012
  4. pmc In the absence of marriage: long-term concurrent partnerships, pregnancy, and HIV risk dynamics among South African young adults
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:991-1000. 2010
  5. pmc HIV prevention for South African youth: which interventions work? A systematic review of current evidence
    Abigail Harrison
    Brown University, Population Studies and Training Center, and Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:102. 2010
  6. pmc Young people's sexual partnerships in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: patterns, contextual influences, and HIV risk
    Abigail Harrison
    Brown University, Population Studies and Training Center and Department of Medicine, Box 1836, 68 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:295-308. 2008
  7. doi Hidden love: sexual ideologies and relationship ideals among rural South African adolescents in the context of HIV/AIDS
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:175-89. 2008
  8. pmc Gender role and relationship norms among young adults in South Africa: measuring the context of masculinity and HIV risk
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Box 1836, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Urban Health 83:709-22. 2006
  9. ncbi The Mpondombili Project: preventing HIV/AIDS and unintended pregnancy among rural South African school-going adolescents
    Joanne E Mantell
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 14:113-22. 2006
  10. ncbi Young men's HIV risks in South Africa: the importance of multiple risk behaviors
    Abigail Harrison
    AIDS 20:1467-8; author reply 1468-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi Re-focusing the Gender Lens: Caregiving Women, Family Roles and HIV/AIDS Vulnerability in Lesotho
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, 68 Waterman St, Mencoff Hall, Providence, RI, 02912, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:595-604. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Key informant perspectives on policy- and service-level challenges and opportunities for delivering integrated sexual and reproductive health and HIV care in South Africa
    Jennifer A Smit
    MatCH, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:48. 2012
    ..This study comprised formative research for the development of an integrated service delivery model in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province...
  3. pmc Gender, peer and partner influences on adolescent HIV risk in rural South Africa
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Sex Health 9:178-86. 2012
    ..In preparation for a school-based intervention in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, a cross-sectional survey of potential HIV risk factors in youth aged 14-17 (n=983) was conducted...
  4. pmc In the absence of marriage: long-term concurrent partnerships, pregnancy, and HIV risk dynamics among South African young adults
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:991-1000. 2010
    ..These findings suggest the need to focus prevention efforts on the partnership context, including partner reduction, and structural factors that impede or enhance prevention success...
  5. pmc HIV prevention for South African youth: which interventions work? A systematic review of current evidence
    Abigail Harrison
    Brown University, Population Studies and Training Center, and Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:102. 2010
    ..In South Africa, HIV prevalence among youth aged 15-24 is among the world's highest. Given the urgent need to identify effective HIV prevention approaches, this review assesses the evidence base for youth HIV prevention in South Africa...
  6. pmc Young people's sexual partnerships in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: patterns, contextual influences, and HIV risk
    Abigail Harrison
    Brown University, Population Studies and Training Center and Department of Medicine, Box 1836, 68 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:295-308. 2008
    ..These fluid partnership patterns are an important feature of young people's sexual risk in the context of South Africa's severe HIV epidemic...
  7. doi Hidden love: sexual ideologies and relationship ideals among rural South African adolescents in the context of HIV/AIDS
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:175-89. 2008
    ..These dichotomies of love and romance versus stigma and secrecy frame young people's discourse about sexuality. A discourse about healthy sexuality is largely absent, impeding the prevention of HIV in this setting...
  8. pmc Gender role and relationship norms among young adults in South Africa: measuring the context of masculinity and HIV risk
    Abigail Harrison
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Box 1836, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Urban Health 83:709-22. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to previous research on gender, heterosexual interactions and masculinity in this area, as well as the implications for HIV prevention programs...
  9. ncbi The Mpondombili Project: preventing HIV/AIDS and unintended pregnancy among rural South African school-going adolescents
    Joanne E Mantell
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 14:113-22. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Young men's HIV risks in South Africa: the importance of multiple risk behaviors
    Abigail Harrison
    AIDS 20:1467-8; author reply 1468-9. 2006
  11. pmc Men, multiple sexual partners, and young adults' sexual relationships: understanding the role of gender in the study of risk
    LUCIA F O'SULLIVAN
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Mazer 100, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Urban Health 83:695-708. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of implications for prevention program targeting young urban adults...
  12. ncbi Gender dynamics in the primary sexual relationships of young rural South African women and men
    LUCIA F O'SULLIVAN
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cult Health Sex 8:99-113. 2006
    ..Efforts aimed at improving acceptance and adoption of alternative scripts for women and men may help to broaden young people's repertoire of HIV prevention options...
  13. ncbi Why do women seek antenatal care late? Perspectives from rural South Africa
    Landon Myer
    School of Public Health and Primary Health Care at the University of Cape, Town, South Africa
    J Midwifery Womens Health 48:268-72. 2003
    ..Health education programs promoting antenatal care are required to explain the importance of effective antenatal care toward maternal and child health...
  14. ncbi Where is the condom? Contraceptive practice in a rural district of South Africa
    Jennifer Smit
    Africa Centre for Population Studies and Reproductive Health, Reproductive Health Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Afr J Reprod Health 6:71-8. 2002
    ..Many (70.3%) women were not using any form of contraception. Counselling about contraceptive options should take into account the need for dual protection, and strategies for increasing condom use should be promoted...