Christian Grov

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Men who have sex with mens' exposure to, use of, and subjective experiences with the 'NYC Condom'
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York CUNY, 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:2172-7. 2014
  2. pmc Perceived importance of five different health issues for gay and bisexual men: implications for new directions in health education and prevention
    Christian Grov
    Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:274-84. 2013
  3. pmc Navigating condom use and HIV status disclosure with partners met online: a qualitative pilot study with gay and bisexual men from Craigslist.org
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York CUNY, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 25:72-85. 2013
  4. pmc Recruiting men who have sex with men on Craigslist.org for face-to-face assessments: implications for research
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:773-8. 2013
  5. pmc Exploring the venue's role in risky sexual behavior among gay and bisexual men: an event-level analysis from a national online survey in the U.S
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:291-302. 2013
  6. ncbi Attitudes about and HIV risk related to the "most common place" MSM meet their sex partners: comparing men from bathhouses, bars/clubs, and Craigslist.org
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York CUNY, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:102-16. 2012
  7. ncbi HIV risk and substance use in men who have sex with men surveyed in bathhouses, bars/clubs, and on Craigslist.org: venue of recruitment matters
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:807-17. 2012
  8. ncbi Perceived consequences of casual online sexual activities on heterosexual relationships: a u.s. Online survey
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:429-39. 2011
  9. ncbi Risky sex- and drug-seeking in a probability sample of men-for-men online bulletin board postings
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1387-92. 2010
  10. pmc Loneliness and HIV-related stigma explain depression among older HIV-positive adults
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of City University of New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 22:630-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi Men who have sex with mens' exposure to, use of, and subjective experiences with the 'NYC Condom'
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York CUNY, 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:2172-7. 2014
    ..Among those who had not used the 'NYC Condom,' 22.2 % reported size or quality concerns, suggesting a demand for alternative prevention campaigns...
  2. pmc Perceived importance of five different health issues for gay and bisexual men: implications for new directions in health education and prevention
    Christian Grov
    Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:274-84. 2013
    ..Smart device owners rated health issues similarly to those who did not, suggesting that such devices may be a useful platform to reach gay and bisexual men for health education and prevention. ..
  3. pmc Navigating condom use and HIV status disclosure with partners met online: a qualitative pilot study with gay and bisexual men from Craigslist.org
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York CUNY, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 25:72-85. 2013
    ..These data suggest that features which allow men to easily indicate, and filter for, condom use preferences should be built into (or maintained on) profile-based sexual networking sites and sexual bulletin board sites...
  4. pmc Recruiting men who have sex with men on Craigslist.org for face-to-face assessments: implications for research
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:773-8. 2013
    ..3 vs. 47.1 %). Online pre-screening was a useful tool to offer potential participants when recruiting on Craigslist and improved study enrollment...
  5. pmc Exploring the venue's role in risky sexual behavior among gay and bisexual men: an event-level analysis from a national online survey in the U.S
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:291-302. 2013
    ..Although not associated with UAI, venues are connected to social-behavioral facets of corresponding sexual encounters, and may be important arenas for differential HIV and STI education, treatment, and prevention...
  6. ncbi Attitudes about and HIV risk related to the "most common place" MSM meet their sex partners: comparing men from bathhouses, bars/clubs, and Craigslist.org
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York CUNY, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:102-16. 2012
    ..g., attitudes toward HIV status disclosure, and perceptions about barebacking, anonymous sex, and alcohol use). Outreach providers should consider these contextualizing aspects as they continue to retool their efforts...
  7. ncbi HIV risk and substance use in men who have sex with men surveyed in bathhouses, bars/clubs, and on Craigslist.org: venue of recruitment matters
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:807-17. 2012
    ..Our findings demonstrate the need to tailor HIV prevention efforts to the location in which they are targeted, and for researchers to evaluate if participants differ by recruitment source...
  8. ncbi Perceived consequences of casual online sexual activities on heterosexual relationships: a u.s. Online survey
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:429-39. 2011
    ..Findings underscore the need to explore further the impact that online sexual activities can have on real-life committed relationships...
  9. ncbi Risky sex- and drug-seeking in a probability sample of men-for-men online bulletin board postings
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1387-92. 2010
    ..5% of postings specified that they were "drug and disease free." Prevalence of certain behaviors varied by time that ads were posted. Implications for health/community service providers are discussed...
  10. pmc Loneliness and HIV-related stigma explain depression among older HIV-positive adults
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of City University of New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 22:630-9. 2010
    ..Data suggest that focusing efforts to reduce HIV-related stigma and loneliness may have lasting effects in reducing major depressive symptoms and improving perceived health...
  11. pmc Sexual compulsivity and sexual risk in gay and bisexual men
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:940-9. 2010
    ..These data indicate that the SCS may be able to serve as an indicator to detect HIV-associated sexual risk behavior in community-based samples of gay and bisexual men...
  12. ncbi Barebacking, the Internet, and harm reduction: an intercept survey with gay and bisexual men in Los Angeles and New York City
    Christian Grov
    Department of Sociology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:527-36. 2007
    ..These data suggest both HIV-positive and HIV-negative barebackers may be engaged in efforts to reduce the risk of HIV transmission when engaged in unprotected sex...
  13. pmc Characteristics of men who have sex with men (MSM) who attend sex parties: results from a national online sample in the USA
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, New York, New York, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 90:26-32. 2014
    ..2%); men who had been to a sex party more than a year ago (23.3%); and men who had never been to one (31.5%)-on socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics...
  14. pmc Interest in couples-based voluntary HIV counseling and testing in a national U.S. sample of gay and bisexual men: the role of demographic and HIV risk factors
    H Jonathon Rendina
    Basic and Applied Social Psychology Doctoral Program, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:149-59. 2014
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  15. pmc HIV risk in group sexual encounters: an event-level analysis from a national online survey of MSM in the U.S
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA CUNY School of Public Health, The Graduate Center of CUNY, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 10:2285-94. 2013
    ..Researchers have investigated group sexual encounters (GSEs) as potential sources for HIV/STI transmission among men who have sex with men (MSM); however, much of this work has focused on organized sex parties...
  16. ncbi HIV status differences in venues where highly sexually active gay and bisexual men meet sex partners: results from a pilot study
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 10065, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:496-508. 2010
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  17. ncbi Stigma and sexual compulsivity in a community-based sample of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men
    H Jonathon Rendina
    the Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:741-50. 2012
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  18. pmc The association between penis size and sexual health among men who have sex with men
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 10065, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:788-97. 2010
    ..Further, size played a significant role in sexual positioning and psychosocial adjustment. These data highlight the need to better understand the real individual-level consequences of living in a penis-centered society...
  19. ncbi Self-reported penis size and experiences with condoms among gay and bisexual men
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:313-22. 2013
    ..Improving condom fit and attitudes toward condoms may also improve condom use and minimize condom slippage and breakage...
  20. ncbi Sexual risk behavior and venues for meeting sex partners: an intercept survey of gay and bisexual men in LA and NYC
    Christian Grov
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:915-26. 2007
    ..This research suggests HIV prevention and educational campaigns targeted within venues need also address socio-psychological person-factors in addition to environmental/venue contexts...
  21. pmc Sexual compulsivity, co-occurring psychosocial health problems, and HIV risk among gay and bisexual men: further evidence of a syndemic
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, City University of New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:156-62. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether sexual compulsivity fits into a syndemic framework, in which sexual compulsivity is one of a number of co-occurring psychosocial health problems that increase HIV risk among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  22. pmc A psychometric investigation of the hypersexual disorder screening inventory among highly sexually active gay and bisexual men: an item response theory analysis
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of The City University of New York CUNY, New York, NY, USA The Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA Basic and Applied Social Psychology Doctoral Program, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York CUNY, New York, NY, USA Health Psychology Doctoral Program, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York CUNY, New York, NY, USA CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 10:3088-101. 2013
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  23. ncbi Sexual compulsivity, state affect, and sexual risk behavior in a daily diary study of gay and bisexual men
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:487-97. 2010
    ..Findings indicate that affect plays key roles in sexual behavior and sexual risk taking; however, the association between affect and behavior may be different for sexually compulsive and non-sexually compulsive MSM...
  24. pmc Patterns of lifetime and recent HIV testing among men who have sex with men in New York City who use Grindr
    H Jonathon Rendina
    Basic and Applied Social Psychology Doctoral Program, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York CUNY, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:41-9. 2014
    ..Using the existing infrastructure and popularity of mobile technology such as Grindr to identify and link men to information regarding HIV testing may be a useful strategy for prevention...
  25. pmc Club drug use and dependence among young adults recruited through time-space sampling
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:246-54. 2009
    ..Yet little is known about users' demographic differences in the prevalence of club drugs. This study sought to provide a comprehensive profile of users' demographic differences in prevalence of club drug use and dependence...
  26. ncbi Race, ethnicity, gender, and generational factors associated with the coming-out process among lesbian, and bisexual individuals
    Christian Grov
    Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Res 43:115-21. 2006
    ..Service providers, sexuality educators, and researchers should attend to the diversity in experience of coming out among GLB populations as they relate to the individuals gender, age, and racial and ethnic backgrounds...
  27. ncbi Partners met via sex parties present significantly greater odds for condomless anal sex among MSM: an event-level analysis of venues where male partners are met
    Christian Grov
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY Doctoral Program in Public Health, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training Doctoral Program in Basic and Applied Social Psychology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Doctoral Program in Health Psychology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 67:564-8. 2014
    ..35), or via "other" venues (adjusted odds ratio = 0.35), all P < 0.01. These findings highlight the need to develop innovative HIV/sexually transmitted infection prevention initiatives for men who attend sex parties...
  28. ncbi Alternatives to monogamy among gay male couples in a community survey: implications for mental health and sexual risk
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:303-12. 2013
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  29. ncbi Comparing male escorts' sexual behaviour with their last male client versus non-commercial male partner
    Christian Grov
    a Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, USA
    Cult Health Sex 17:194-207. 2015
    ..Behavioural and/or biomedical HIV-prevention strategies would be appropriate for some male escorts to reduce HIV transmission risk. ..