Frits van Griensven

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of sexual behavior, drug use, human immunodeficiency virus, and sexually transmitted diseases in northern thai youth using audio-computer-assisted self-interviewing and noninvasive specimen collection
    F van Griensven
    HIV AIDS Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Pediatrics 108:E13. 2001
  2. doi request reprint A review of the epidemiology of HIV infection and prevention responses among MSM in Asia
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    AIDS 24:S30-40. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Palmtop-assisted self-interviewing for the collection of sensitive behavioral data: randomized trial with drug use urine testing
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 163:271-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a previously undocumented epidemic of HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    AIDS 19:521-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of bisexual and homosexual orientation and related health risks among adolescents in northern Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Arch Sex Behav 33:137-47. 2004
  6. pmc Sex frequency and sex planning among men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Thailand: implications for pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis against HIV infection
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:13. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The global epidemic of HIV infection among men who have sex with men
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, DDC7 Building, Ministry of Public Health, 11000 Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 4:300-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Increase in sexual risk behavior and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis among adolescents in Northern Thailand
    Sara J Whitehead
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Sex Transm Dis 35:883-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among children in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand
    Warunee Thienkrua
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    JAMA 296:549-59. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Drug use and the risk of HIV infection amongst injection drug users participating in an HIV vaccine trial in Bangkok, 1999-2003
    Michael Martin
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Int J Drug Policy 21:296-301. 2010

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of sexual behavior, drug use, human immunodeficiency virus, and sexually transmitted diseases in northern thai youth using audio-computer-assisted self-interviewing and noninvasive specimen collection
    F van Griensven
    HIV AIDS Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Pediatrics 108:E13. 2001
    ..We also evaluated effectiveness of these methods in minimizing participation bias and underreporting...
  2. doi request reprint A review of the epidemiology of HIV infection and prevention responses among MSM in Asia
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    AIDS 24:S30-40. 2010
    ..To review the epidemiology of HIV infection and prevention responses among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Asia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Palmtop-assisted self-interviewing for the collection of sensitive behavioral data: randomized trial with drug use urine testing
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 163:271-8. 2006
    ..The establishment of PASI noninferiority and superiority using behavioral and biologic measures suggests that PASI is a scientifically acceptable alternative for collecting sensitive behavioral data...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a previously undocumented epidemic of HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    AIDS 19:521-6. 2005
    ..The HIV prevalence and associated risk behaviours in Thai men who have sex with men (MSM) are unknown. This information is crucial to inform and implement targeted preventive interventions for this population...
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of bisexual and homosexual orientation and related health risks among adolescents in northern Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Arch Sex Behav 33:137-47. 2004
    ..We conclude that HB adolescents in northern Thailand are at greater and different health risks than are their heterosexual counterparts. Differential health education messages for HB and heterosexual youth are warranted...
  6. pmc Sex frequency and sex planning among men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Thailand: implications for pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis against HIV infection
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:13. 2010
    ..However, daily PrEP may not be congruent with sexual exposure profiles of MSM. Here, we investigate sex frequency and sex planning to identify and inform appropriate PrEP strategies for MSM...
  7. doi request reprint The global epidemic of HIV infection among men who have sex with men
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, DDC7 Building, Ministry of Public Health, 11000 Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 4:300-7. 2009
    ..In the last few years, there have been reports of new, newly identified and resurging epidemics of HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM). This article reviews and summarizes the global epidemic of HIV infection among MSM...
  8. doi request reprint Increase in sexual risk behavior and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis among adolescents in Northern Thailand
    Sara J Whitehead
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Sex Transm Dis 35:883-8. 2008
    ..We report findings from 2 cross-sectional surveys conducted in 1999 and 2002 among 15-to 21-year-old vocational students...
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among children in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand
    Warunee Thienkrua
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    JAMA 296:549-59. 2006
    ..The tsunami that followed severely impacted all 6 southwestern provinces of Thailand, where approximately 20,000 children were directly affected...
  10. doi request reprint Drug use and the risk of HIV infection amongst injection drug users participating in an HIV vaccine trial in Bangkok, 1999-2003
    Michael Martin
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Int J Drug Policy 21:296-301. 2010
    ..We examined data from an HIV vaccine trial conducted amongst IDUs in Bangkok during 1999-2003 to describe drug injection practices, drugs injected, and determine if drug use choices altered the risk of incident HIV infection...
  11. pmc HIV prevalence, risk behavior, hormone use and surgical history among transgender persons in Thailand
    Thomas E Guadamuz
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    AIDS Behav 15:650-8. 2011
    ..The development, implementation and evaluation of culturally appropriate sexual health interventions for Thai TG is urgently needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Motorcycle helmet use and related risk behaviors among adolescents and young adults in Northern Thailand
    Utit Pitaktong
    The Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:232-41. 2004
    ..Adolescents and young adults in Chiang Rai are at high risk for riding a motorcycle without a helmet buckled on the head. Public education in combination with enforcement of compulsory helmet use while riding a motorcycle is recommended...
  13. ncbi request reprint High rates of pregnancy among vocational school students: results of audio computer-assisted self-interview survey in Chiang Rai, Thailand
    Chomnad Manopaiboon
    Thailand MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health DDC7 Building, Tivanon Road, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Adolesc 26:517-30. 2003
    ..The high rates of pregnancy and abortion in this population indicate the need for better sexual health education and access to effective contraceptive methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint HIV communication between husbands and wives: effects on husband HIV testing in northern Thailand
    Chomnad Manopaiboon
    Thailand MOPH US CDC Collaboration, DMS 6 Building, Ministry of Public Health, Tivanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:313-24. 2007
    ..Better communication by couples may result in more effective use of HIV testing, which is already prevalent in this population, to prevent HIV transmission...
  15. doi request reprint Factors associated with HIV testing history and returning for HIV test results among men who have sex with men in Thailand
    Wipas Wimonsate
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health, 4th Floor DDC7, Nonthaburi, 11000, Thailand
    AIDS Behav 15:693-701. 2011
    ..Factors associated with returning for HIV test results were male sex work, older age, lack of a family confidant, history of sexually transmitted infections, and testing HIV negative in this study...
  16. pmc Correlates of forced sex among populations of men who have sex with men in Thailand
    Thomas E Guadamuz
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Arch Sex Behav 40:259-66. 2011
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to understand the mechanisms of the relationships between forced sex correlates found in our assessment and HIV acquisition and transmission risks...
  17. pmc Enrollment characteristics and risk behaviors of injection drug users participating in the Bangkok Tenofovir Study, Thailand
    Michael Martin
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 6:e25127. 2011
    ..We describe recruitment, screening, enrollment, and baseline characteristics of study participants and contrast risk behavior of Tenofovir Study participants with participants in the 1999-2003 AIDSVAX B/E Vaccine Trial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sexual coercion among adolescents in northern Thailand: prevalence and associated factors
    Chomnad Manopaiboon
    Thailand MOPH US CDC Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:447-57. 2003
    ..Among males, associated factors were homo- or bisexual self-identification, parents living together, and ulcerative STD history...
  19. pmc Blood and seminal plasma HIV-1 RNA levels among HIV-1-infected injecting drug users participating in the AIDSVAX B/E efficacy trial in Bangkok, Thailand
    Wanitchaya Kittikraisak
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:601-8. 2009
    ..We investigated effects of vaccination with AIDSVAX B/E HIV-1 candidate vaccine on blood and seminal plasma HIV-1 RNA viral loads (BVL and SVL, respectively) in vaccine recipients (VRs) and placebo recipients (PRs) who acquired infection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mental health problems among adults in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    JAMA 296:537-48. 2006
    ..The tsunami that followed severely affected all 6 southwestern provinces of Thailand, where 5395 individuals died, 2991 were unaccounted for, and 8457 were injured...
  21. doi request reprint Examining HIV infection among male sex workers in Bangkok, Thailand: a comparison of participants recruited at entertainment and street venues
    Carlos A Toledo
    Division of HIV AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:299-311. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint Inconsistent condom use among young men who have sex with men, male sex workers, and transgenders in Thailand
    Tareerat Chemnasiri
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Patong Hospital, Phuket, Thailand
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:100-9. 2010
    ..Interventions for young MSM are needed and must consider the distinct risk factors of MSM, MSWs, and TGs...
  23. doi request reprint Hepatitis A and hepatitis B infection prevalence and associated risk factors in men who have sex with men, Bangkok, 2006-2008
    Robert W Linkins
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Med Virol 85:1499-505. 2013
    ..Age-cohorts with a higher prevalence of hepatitis B vaccine induced immunity may be expected in the future. Hepatitis A and B vaccination is recommended...