Puja Seth

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning and depressive symptoms among HIV-positive persons receiving care and treatment in Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania
    Puja Seth
    Division of Global HIV AIDS, Center for Global Health, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E04, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Prev Sci 15:318-28. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The impact of alcohol use on HIV/STI intervention efficacy in predicting sexually transmitted infections among young African-American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 59, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:747-51. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint State of the evidence: intimate partner violence and HIV/STI risk among adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1600 Clifton Rd NE MS E 59, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Curr HIV Res 11:528-35. 2013
  4. pmc The concrete jungle: city stress and substance abuse among young adult African American men
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:307-13. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Gender differences in sexual risk behaviours and sexually transmissible infections among adolescents in mental health treatment
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 9:240-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and other partner-related factors: correlates of sexually transmissible infections and risky sexual behaviours among young adult African American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Sex Health 7:25-30. 2010
  7. pmc The impact of depressive symptomatology on risky sexual behavior and sexual communication among African American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 16:346-56. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol use as a marker for risky sexual behaviors and biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infections among young adult African-American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:130-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal examination of alcohol use: a predictor of risky sexual behavior and Trichomonas vaginalis among African-American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:96-101. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Masculinity, condom use self-efficacy and abusive responses to condom negotiation: the case for HIV prevention for heterosexual African-American men
    Jerris L Raiford
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 10:467-9. 2013

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning and depressive symptoms among HIV-positive persons receiving care and treatment in Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania
    Puja Seth
    Division of Global HIV AIDS, Center for Global Health, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E04, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Prev Sci 15:318-28. 2014
    ..The scale-up of care and treatment services in sub-Saharan Africa provides an opportunity to address psychosocial and mental health needs for PLHIV as part of comprehensive care. ..
  2. doi request reprint The impact of alcohol use on HIV/STI intervention efficacy in predicting sexually transmitted infections among young African-American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 59, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:747-51. 2014
    ..47, 95 % CI = 1.01-6.22). STI risk factors may vary across different populations. Further research on heavy drinking and HIV intervention efficacy is needed. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint State of the evidence: intimate partner violence and HIV/STI risk among adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1600 Clifton Rd NE MS E 59, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Curr HIV Res 11:528-35. 2013
    ..Additionally, integration of IPV screening within healthcare settings is important along with a combined approach that merges resources from healthcare, social, and community-level settings. ..
  4. pmc The concrete jungle: city stress and substance abuse among young adult African American men
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:307-13. 2013
    ..Culturally competent public health interventions for substance use/abuse should address psychological factors, such as stress and neighborhood violence...
  5. doi request reprint Gender differences in sexual risk behaviours and sexually transmissible infections among adolescents in mental health treatment
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 9:240-6. 2012
    ..The present study examined gender differences in sexual risk behaviours and STI among adolescents in mental health treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and other partner-related factors: correlates of sexually transmissible infections and risky sexual behaviours among young adult African American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Sex Health 7:25-30. 2010
    ..The present study examined partner-related risk factors for STIs and risky sexual behaviours among an urban sample of African American women...
  7. pmc The impact of depressive symptomatology on risky sexual behavior and sexual communication among African American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 16:346-56. 2011
    ..These findings could be used to inform HIV/STI prevention intervention programs and clinicians providing regular health care maintenance to African American female adolescents engaging in risky sexual behavior...
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol use as a marker for risky sexual behaviors and biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infections among young adult African-American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:130-5. 2011
    ..The present study examined the relationship between alcohol use at non-abuse levels and risky sexual behaviors and STIs among young adult African-American women...
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal examination of alcohol use: a predictor of risky sexual behavior and Trichomonas vaginalis among African-American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:96-101. 2011
    ..This study examined high quantity of alcohol as a longitudinal predictor of risky sexual behavior and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among African-American female adolescents, a high-risk population for STDs...
  10. doi request reprint Masculinity, condom use self-efficacy and abusive responses to condom negotiation: the case for HIV prevention for heterosexual African-American men
    Jerris L Raiford
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 10:467-9. 2013
    ..This study explored the role of masculinity and perceived condom use skills in African-American men's abusive response to female partners' condom requests...
  11. doi request reprint Psychological distress as a correlate of a biologically confirmed STI, risky sexual practices, self-efficacy and communication with male sex partners in African-American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:291-300. 2009
    ..98). These findings, although preliminary, could be used to inform HIV intervention programs and physicians/clinicians providing regular health care maintenance to African-American female adolescents engaging in risky sexual behaviour...
  12. pmc What girls won't do for love: human immunodeficiency virus/sexually transmitted infections risk among young African-American women driven by a relationship imperative
    Jerris L Raiford
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:566-71. 2013
    ..Therefore, the present study assessed the associations among a relationship imperative and HIV/STI-related risk factors and behaviors...
  13. pmc Association of sexual abuse with incident high-risk human papillomavirus infection among young African-American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:784-6. 2009
    ..Noticeably absent from the known risk factors for HPV infection is history of sexual abuse. The current study examined the association between sexual abuse and incident high-risk HPV among young adult black women...
  14. doi request reprint Preliminary efficacy of a computer-based HIV intervention for African-American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health 26:223-34. 2011
    ..83; p < 0.037). This relatively brief intervention provides preliminary support that an evidence-based group-based HIV prevention intervention for young African-American women can be adapted to a computer-based HIV intervention...
  15. pmc Exposure to high-risk genital human papillomavirus and its association with risky sexual practices and laboratory-confirmed chlamydia among African-American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:344-51. 2009
    ..This study examined exposure to high-risk HPV in African-American women and its relation to risky sexual practices and laboratory-confirmed chlamydia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differences between African-American adolescent females with and without human papillomavirus infection
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 8:125-7. 2011
    ..38, 95% CI=1.00-5.63). Conclusions: It may not be possible to identify those with elevated risk of HPV acquisition. Thus, HPV vaccination, regardless of risk indicators, may be the most efficacious public health strategy...
  17. pmc Interpersonal- and community-level predictors of intimate partner violence perpetration among African American men
    Jerris Laverne Raiford
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:784-95. 2013
    ..While IPV prevention should include individual-level interventions that focus on skills building, these findings also highlight the importance of couple-, community-, and structural-level interventions. ..
  18. doi request reprint African-American men's exposure to music videos and their sexual attitudes and risk behaviour
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 10:279-81. 2013
    ..Conclusions: Further longitudinal research is needed to better understand this relationship and to address the role of media in HIV and STI prevention interventions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and its association with HIV risk behaviors among a cohort of patients attending HIV clinical care in Tanzania, Kenya, and Namibia
    Amy Medley
    a Division of Global HIV AIDS, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:1288-97. 2014
    ..Moreover, given the numerous intersections between alcohol and HIV, policies that focus on reducing alcohol consumption and alcohol-related risk behavior should be integrated into HIV prevention, care, and treatment strategies. ..