JEFFREY T contact PARSONS

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bug chasing and gift giving: the potential for HIV transmission among barebackers on the internet
    Christian Grov
    Graduate Center of the City, University of New York, Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:490-503. 2006
  2. pmc Patient-related factors predicting HIV medication adherence among men and women with alcohol problems
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Health Psychol 12:357-70. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of substance use among HIV-positive adults over 50: implications for treatment and medication adherence
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of The City University of New York CUNY, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA Doctoral Program in Health Psychology and Clinical Science, The Graduate Center of CUNY, New York, NY, USA CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 139:33-40. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Drug use and sexual arrangements among gay couples: frequency, interdependence, and associations with sexual risk
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of The City University of New York CUNY, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY, 10065, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:89-98. 2014
  5. pmc Aggregate versus day level association between methamphetamine use and HIV medication non-adherence among gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1478-87. 2013
  6. pmc Predictors of day-level sexual risk for young gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 142 West 36th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10018, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1465-77. 2013
  7. pmc Recruiting drug using men who have sex with men in behavioral intervention trials: a comparison of internet and field-based strategies
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:688-99. 2013
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. doi request reprint Non-monogamy and sexual relationship quality among same-sex male couples
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York CUNY, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:669-77. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint Bug chasing and gift giving: the potential for HIV transmission among barebackers on the internet
    Christian Grov
    Graduate Center of the City, University of New York, Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:490-503. 2006
    ..These data suggest bug chasing and gift giving do exist; however a sizable portion of both bug chasers and gift givers were not intent on spreading HIV...
  2. pmc Patient-related factors predicting HIV medication adherence among men and women with alcohol problems
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Health Psychol 12:357-70. 2007
    ..Cognitive factors play a role in understanding some of the differences between those who do and do not adhere to their HIV medications, but they do not differentiate among levels of nonadherence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of substance use among HIV-positive adults over 50: implications for treatment and medication adherence
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of The City University of New York CUNY, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA Doctoral Program in Health Psychology and Clinical Science, The Graduate Center of CUNY, New York, NY, USA CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 139:33-40. 2014
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Drug use and sexual arrangements among gay couples: frequency, interdependence, and associations with sexual risk
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of The City University of New York CUNY, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY, 10065, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:89-98. 2014
    ..Sexual arrangement and the use of drugs during sex both contributed to the prediction of UAI with casual partners among non-monogamous men. Implications for substance use treatment and HIV prevention are discussed. ..
  5. pmc Aggregate versus day level association between methamphetamine use and HIV medication non-adherence among gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1478-87. 2013
    ..This seeming paradox generates questions about the selection of analytical techniques and has important implications for behavioral interventions targeting substance use and adherence among HIV-positive individuals...
  6. pmc Predictors of day-level sexual risk for young gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 142 West 36th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10018, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1465-77. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Recruiting drug using men who have sex with men in behavioral intervention trials: a comparison of internet and field-based strategies
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:688-99. 2013
    ..Internet-based recruitment was found to be more cost-effective in terms of recruitment yield than was field-based recruitment...
  8. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Non-monogamy and sexual relationship quality among same-sex male couples
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York CUNY, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:669-77. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate that gay men engage in a range of relationship agreements, and nonmonogamous agreements are associated with levels of sexual relationship quality equivalent to monogamous agreements...
  10. 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)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Integration of motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy to improve HIV medication adherence and reduce substance use among HIV-positive men and women: results of a pilot project
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:31-9. 2005
    ..Overall, the pilot demonstrated feasibility and acceptability of the treatment. Furthermore, results suggest that this may, in fact, be an effective intervention to reduce substance use and improve HIV medication adherence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual harm reduction practices of HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men: serosorting, strategic positioning, and withdrawal before ejaculation
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS 19:S13-25. 2005
    ..Here we focus on the use of three harm reduction strategies (serosorting, strategic positioning, and withdrawal before ejaculation) in order to decrease transmission risk...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Explanations for the origins of sexual compulsivity among gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:817-26. 2008
    ..Insights into the origins of SC may yield new therapeutic models that reduce not only the distress of contending with this condition but its negative health effects and impact on quality of life...
  15. ncbi request reprint Accounting for the social triggers of sexual compulsivity
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training
    J Addict Dis 26:5-16. 2007
    ..To examine the social triggers of sexual compulsivity amongst a diverse sample of gay and bisexual men...
  16. ncbi request reprint Looking beyond HIV: eliciting individual and community needs of male internet escorts
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College, City University of New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Homosex 53:219-40. 2007
    ..g., taxes, income investment) and assistance with navigating legal issues. These findings have direct implications for community-based organizations, advocates for MSWs, and men in the commercial sex industry...
  17. pmc Motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral intervention to improve HIV medication adherence among hazardous drinkers: a randomized controlled trial
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:443-50. 2007
    ..To assess the efficacy of a behavioral intervention designed to improve HIV medication adherence and reduce alcohol consumption among HIV-positive men and women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Consistent, inconsistent, and non-disclosure to casual sexual partners among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS 19:S87-97. 2005
    ..Comparisons were made particularly among men who reported consistent disclosure, inconsistent disclosure, and non-disclosure...
  19. ncbi request reprint The use of the Internet by gay and bisexual male escorts: sex workers as sex educators
    J T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, Department of Psychology, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS Care 16:1021-35. 2004
    ..Internet-based male escorts can play an important role as potential sex educators on the front lines of the fight against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections...
  20. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative consequences of HIV disclosure among seropositive injection drug users
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:459-75. 2004
    ..For others, positive rewards were viewed as important enough to risk negative consequences. Interventions for HIV-positive IDUs are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intentional unprotected anal intercourse among sex who have sex with men: barebacking - from behavior to identity
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:277-87. 2007
    ..HIV prevention efforts targeting barebackers and barebacking must be carefully developed if programs and campaigns are to be effective given the open debates about this phenomenon in the gay community...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sexual and drug-using practices of HIV-positive men who frequent public and commercial sex environments
    J T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York CUNY and Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York University, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS Care 14:815-26. 2002
    ..Fewer differences were found between those who frequented PSEs and those who did not...
  23. pmc Initiation into methamphetamine use for young gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, 250 West 26th Street, Suite 300, New York, NY 10001, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:135-44. 2007
    ..The relationship between attitudes towards methamphetamine and other drugs, particularly cocaine, among gay and bisexual men should be explored...
  24. pmc Medication adherence mediates the relationship between adherence self-efficacy and biological assessments of HIV health among those with alcohol use disorders
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:95-103. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors related to childhood sexual abuse among gay/bisexual male Internet escorts
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 14:1-23. 2005
    ..Interventions designed for male escorts with a history of CSA should emphasize safer sex strategies with work partners and reducing internalized homophobia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Correlates of sexual risk behaviors among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, Department of Psychology, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:383-400. 2003
    ..Implications for interventions with HIV-positive MSM are presented...
  27. pmc The temporal relationship between alcohol consumption and HIV-medication adherence: a multilevel model of direct and moderating effects
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Psychol 27:628-37. 2008
    ..These results highlight the importance of promoting medication adherence among alcohol-using adults, especially among patients with complex regimens or with high confidence and positive attitudes toward HIV medication...
  28. pmc Differences in club drug use between heterosexual and lesbian/bisexual females
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2344-9. 2006
    ..These data suggest a need to better understand the influence of sexual orientation and sexual culture in relation to club drug use and to tailor health promotion efforts to meet the needs of various groups of club drug using women...
  29. ncbi request reprint HIV serostatus disclosure to sexual partners among HIV-positive injection drug users
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:457-69. 2004
    ..These narratives indicated that researchers looking at disclosure behavior should be aware of varying disclosure contexts as well as the emotional consequences impacting disclosure decision-making within these contexts...
  30. pmc The impact of alcohol use on the sexual scripts of HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Sex Res 41:160-72. 2004
    ..Each script had its own sources of risk for unsafe sex. Interventions targeting alcohol use and unsafe sex should be sensitive to the role that alcohol plays in the sexual scripts of HIV-positive MSM...
  31. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and stigmatized sexual practices of HIV seropositive gay and bisexual men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY 10021, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1045-51. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting alcohol use and unsafe sex should be sensitive to the role which alcohol plays in the sexual practices among HIV+ gay and bisexual men...
  32. pmc Sexual risk behaviors and substance use among alcohol abusing HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, Department of Psychoology, New York 10021, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:27-36. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Intentional unsafe sex (barebacking) among HIV-positive gay men who seek sexual partners on the internet
    P N Halkitis
    New York University, Department of Applied Psychology, New York, NY 10003, USA
    AIDS Care 15:367-78. 2003
    ..There are serious implications for HIV prevention efforts, in that internet-based education should be a priority in order to reach men who rely on this mechanism to find sexual partners...
  34. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of human papillomavirus and effects on sexual behaviour of gay/bisexual men: a brief report
    D S Tider
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:707-8. 2005
    ..Men who are HPV+ report increased sexual risk practices and more sexual partners. Comprehensive gay men's health programmes must include HPV education...
  35. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of HIV antiretroviral treatments, access and adherence in an ethnically diverse sample of men who have sex with men
    P N Halkitis
    Department of Applied Psychology, New York University, 239 Greene Street, East Building 537G, New York, NY 10003, USA
    AIDS Care 15:89-102. 2003
    ....
  36. pmc Motivations for the recreational use of erectile enhancing medications in urban gay and bisexual men
    D W Pantalone
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 250 West 26th Street, Suite 300, New York, NY 10001, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:458-62. 2008
    ..This study aims to extend previous findings about the associations between recent EEM use and illegal drug use, incident sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unprotected sex, as well as to report on motivations for EEM use...
  37. ncbi request reprint A double epidemic: crystal methamphetamine drug use in relation to HIV transmission among gay men
    P N Halkitis
    Department of Applied Psychology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    J Homosex 41:17-35. 2001
    ..The article offers recommendations for further research and suggestions for prevention programs regarding methamphetamine use by gay men...
  38. ncbi request reprint The role of the family system in HIV risk reduction: youths with hemophilia and HIV infection and their parents. Adolescent Hemophilia Behavioral Intervention Evaluation Project (HBIEP) Study Group
    J T Parsons
    Jersey City College, Department of Psychology, New Jersey 07305, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 23:57-65. 1998
    ..To examine the relationship between family communication and HIV risk reduction behaviors among a multisite sample of 125 male youths (ages 12-25) with hemophilia and HIV- infection, as well as their parents...
  39. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of the benefits and costs associated with condom use and unprotected sex among late adolescent college students
    J T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
    J Adolesc 23:377-91. 2000
    ..These findings support previous work identifying adolescents as more driven by their perceptions of the positive benefits associated with risky behaviors, rather than knowledge of the costs or dangers involved in risk-taking...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Stigma, concealment and symptoms of depression as explanations for sexually transmitted infections among gay men
    David M Frost
    Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Health Psychol 12:636-40. 2007
    ..Controlling for sociodemographic factors, symptoms of depression explained more varied histories of STIs; however, concealment was negatively related to STIs. Implications for STI and HIV interventions are discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of goal choice interventions for alcohol use disorders among men who have sex with men
    Jon Morgenstern
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:72-84. 2007
    ..NHS participants significantly reduced their drinking as well. Service delivery and treatment research implications are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Preventive health behaviors among lesbian and bisexually identified women
    Brooke E Wells
    Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY, USA
    Women Health 44:1-13. 2006
    ..Because of previously inconsistent findings and methodologies, further research is needed to determine the specific effects of lesbian or bisexual identity on preventive health behaviors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived responsibility of HIV-seropositive men who have sex with men for preventing HIV transmission
    Richard J Wolitski
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:363-72. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that self-perceived responsibility may be an important factor that affects HIV-seropositive MSM's sexual decision making...
  45. pmc Community reactions to campaigns addressing crystal methamphetamine use among gay and bisexual men in New York City
    Jose E Nanin
    Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York and the Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training, USA
    J Drug Educ 36:297-315. 2006
    ..Implications for researchers and practitioners are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Brief report: maintenance of effects of motivational enhancement therapy to improve risk behaviors and HIV-related Health in a randomized controlled trial of youth living with HIV
    Sylvie Naar-King
    Wayne State University Pediatric Prevention Research Center, University Health Center 6 D, 4201 St Antoine, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:441-5. 2008
    ..To examine the maintenance of effects of Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) shown to improve risk behaviors and viral load in youth living with HIV (YLH) immediately posttreatment...
  47. pmc Prescription drug misuse among club drug-using young adults
    Brian C Kelly
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:875-84. 2007
    ..Variations by gender and sexuality exist in this population. Young lesbian/bisexual women emerged as the group most likely to abuse Rx drugs. Research into the contexts influencing these patterns is imperative...
  48. doi request reprint In the shadows of a prevention campaign: sexual risk behavior in the absence of crystal methamphetamine
    Christian Grov
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, The National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:42-55. 2008
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Exploring the internet's role in sexual compulsivity and out of control sexual thoughts/behaviour: a qualitative study of gay and bisexual men in New York City
    Christian Grov
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training, New York, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:107-25. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint A positive look at a difficult time: a strength based examination of coming out for lesbian and bisexual women
    Lorelei Bonet
    Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 3:7-14. 2007
    ..Findings indicate that SRG may be more salient when used to explore inherent personal characteristics such as sexual orientation or minority status than general stressful life events...
  51. ncbi request reprint 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Exploring racial and ethnic differences in recreational drug use among gay and bisexual men in New York city and Los Angeles
    Christian Grov
    Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Drug Educ 36:105-23. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of transmission risk behavior among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men
    Ann O'Leary
    Divisions of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S67-75. 2005
    ..We also sought to identify contextual influences that might contribute to initial levels of SCT factors such as self-efficacy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the use of viagra, testosterone, and antidepressants among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men
    David W Purcell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S57-66. 2005
    ..To examine the use and correlates of the use of prescription drugs that may affect sexual behavior among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk, substance use, and psychological distress in HIV-positive gay and bisexual men who also inject drugs
    Gladys E Ibañez
    Divisions of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S49-55. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to identify and compare differences in HIV transmission risk behaviors and psychological distress in HIV-positive gay and bisexual men by injection versus non-injection drug use...
  56. ncbi request reprint Illicit substance use, sexual risk, and HIV-positive gay and bisexual men: differences by serostatus of casual partners
    David W Purcell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S37-47. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Barebacking identity among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men: demographic, psychological, and behavioral correlates
    Perry N Halkitis
    Department of Applied Psychology, Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies, New York University, 239 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    AIDS 19:S27-35. 2005
    ..To determine the correlates associated with barebacking identity among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men...
  58. ncbi request reprint What happened in the SUMIT trial? Mediation and behavior change
    Ann O'Leary
    Divisions of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S111-21. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Prevention with gay and bisexual men living with HIV: rationale and methods of the Seropositive Urban Men's Intervention Trial (SUMIT)
    Richard J Wolitski
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S1-11. 2005
    ..To provide a public health rationale for prevention with HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men and to describe the methods of the Seropositive Urban Men's Intervention Trial (SUMIT)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Experiencing release: sex environments and escapism for HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Kalil J Vicioso
    Center for HIV Education Studies and Training
    J Sex Res 42:13-9. 2005
    ..Implications for public health services and future research are discussed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevention with HIV-seropositive men who have sex with men: lessons from the Seropositive Urban Men's Study (SUMS) and the Seropositive Urban Men's Intervention Trial (SUMIT)
    Richard J Wolitski
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:S101-9. 2004
    ..The interest of HIV-positive MSM in prevention efforts, the design of the SUMIT intervention trial, and implications for future research and programmatic efforts are discussed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk of HIV transmission is missed by traditional methods of data collection
    Colleen C Hoff
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 18:340-2. 2004
    ..Men reported 'dipping' an average of 5.1 times, representing 773 acts of insertive intercourse that would have been missed by traditional methods of sexual data behavior...
  63. ncbi request reprint Interests in HIV prevention topics of HIV-seropositive men who have sex with men
    Cari Courtenay-Quirk
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV STD, TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:401-12. 2003
    ..Risk behavior was not associated with program interests. Gaining a better understanding of interest in a variety of program topics among persons living with HIV is an important step in enhancing HIV transmission prevention programs...
  64. ncbi request reprint Barebacking among gay and bisexual men in New York City: explanations for the emergence of intentional unsafe behavior
    Perry N Halkitis
    Department of Applied Psychology, New York University, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 32:351-7. 2003
    ..The Internet and the availability of sexually oriented chat rooms, HIV treatment advances, emotional fatigue regarding HIV, and the increased popularity of "club" drugs were commonly cited as reasons for the barebacking phenomenon...
  65. ncbi request reprint Seroconcordant sexual partnerings of HIV-seropositive men who have sex with men
    Perry N Halkitis
    Department of Applied Psychology, Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies, New York University, 239 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    AIDS 19:S77-86. 2005
    ..To describe the sexual behaviors of HIV-positive men with their seroconcordant partners and to determine the factors associated with unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) in these sexual partnerings...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effects of a peer-led behavioral intervention to reduce HIV transmission and promote serostatus disclosure among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men
    Richard J Wolitski
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S99-109. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of an enhanced peer-led intervention on transmission risk behavior and serostatus disclosure of HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men...
  67. ncbi request reprint Partner awareness of the serostatus of HIV-seropositive men who have sex with men: impact on unprotected sexual behavior
    Trevor A Hart
    York University, York
    AIDS Behav 9:155-66. 2005
    ..However, there were no differences in HIV transmission risk behavior between men with partners who were consistently aware and men with partners who were consistently unaware a participant was HIV-seropositive...
  68. ncbi request reprint Transtheoretical model and condom use in HIV-positive youths
    Sylvie Naar-King
    Carmen and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Health Psychol 25:648-52. 2006
    ..Results highlight the potential of prevention interventions that simultaneously boost self-efficacy and social support specific to practicing safer sex as well as those that reduce substance use...
  69. pmc Prevalence and predictors of club drug use among club-going young adults in New York city
    Brian C Kelly
    Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training, City Univeristy of New York, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 83:884-95. 2006
    ..Greater health promotion efforts are warranted among this population. Intervention programs and campaigns should tailor specific drug messages to differentially target various segments of dance club patrons...
  70. ncbi request reprint Recruitment source and behavioral risk patterns of HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Holly H Fisher
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:553-61. 2006
    ..Future efforts should continue to assess the types of people that are recruited from different sources so that program and research efforts can be appropriately targeted...
  71. pmc HIV behavioral research online
    Mary Ann Chiasson
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, 40 Worth Street, Suite 720, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 83:73-85. 2006
    ..This paper presents a review of Internet-based research on sexual behavior in MSM, a general discussion of the methodologic and ethical challenges of Internet-based research, and recommendations for future interdisciplinary research...
  72. ncbi request reprint Examining the role of partner status in an HIV prevention trial targeting HIV-positive gay and bisexual men: the seropositive urban men's intervention trial (SUMIT)
    Colleen C Hoff
    University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:637-48. 2006
    ..SUMIT generally produced few differences in sexual risk behaviors and did not affect several potential mediator variables of the relationship between the intervention and sexual behaviors with main and nonmain partners...
  73. pmc Positive, negative, unknown: assumptions of HIV status among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, the Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:139-49. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Assessing gay and bisexual men's outcome expectancies for sexual risk under the influence of alcohol and drugs
    David S Bimbi
    Center for HIV AIDS Educational Studies and Training CHEST, New York, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:643-52. 2006
    ..Therapists and other health and social service providers working with gay and bisexual men should explore the connection between sexual risk and being under the influence to uncover psychosocial mechanisms related to this phenomenon...
  75. ncbi request reprint Is HIV/AIDS stigma dividing the gay community? Perceptions of HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Cari Courtenay-Quirk
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV STD, TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:56-67. 2006
    ..HIV/AIDS stigma exists within the gay community and has a negative effect on the mental health of people living with HIV. HIV/AIDS stigma should be monitored closely so that we may better understand how to address it...
  76. ncbi request reprint Healthy choices: motivational enhancement therapy for health risk behaviors in HIV-positive youth
    Sylvie Naar-King
    Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:1-11. 2006
    ..Larger randomized clinical trials are warranted. Resources required for retention should not be underestimated...
  77. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and sexual HIV risk behavior among problem drinking men who have sex with men: An event level analysis of timeline followback data
    Thomas W Irwin
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:299-307. 2006
    ..Findings from this study support evidence that drinking is a factor that increases risk taking among HIV negative problem drinking MSM, particularly for receptive anal intercourse...
  78. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and medication adherence in HIV-positive youth
    Sylvie Naar-King
    The Carmen and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:44-7. 2006
    ..Results suggest the potential of mental health interventions that boost self-efficacy and reduce psychological distress but require replication with larger samples...
  79. ncbi request reprint Explanations for methamphetamine use among gay and bisexual men in New York City
    Perry N Halkitis
    Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1331-45. 2005
    ..These data suggest that methamphetamine use is multifaceted. Treatment programs should consider individual differences and motivations for drug use in tailoring programs...
  80. pmc Adherence to HIV medications in a cohort of men who have sex with men: impact of September 11th
    Perry N Halkitis
    Department of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, New York City, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 80:161-6. 2003
    ..Attention should be paid by clinicians working with HIV-positive individuals on how this event has been incorporated into lives of individuals already burdened by a chronic and demanding disease...

Research Grants27

  1. Adherence Intervention for HIV+ Alcohol Users
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Multivariate repeated measures analyses and growth curve modeling, using both continuous and dichotomous outcome variables, will be used to assess the impact of the intervention on both adherence and alcohol use. ..
  2. Development and Evaluation of a Group HIV Intervention for Gender Stigmatized Per
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Intervention Targeting Medication Adherence and Methamphetamine Use for HIV + Men
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Emerging Adults Males
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If effective, the intervention will help minimize the negative physical and psychological effects associated with club drug use, and reduce HIV infections among emerging adult males. ..
  5. Intervention Targeting Medication Adherence and Methamphetamine Use for HIV + Men
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Emerging Adults Males
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, the intervention will help minimize the negative physical and psychological effects associated with club drug use, and reduce HIV infections among emerging adult males. ..
  7. Intervention Targeting Medication Adherence and Methamphetamine Use for HIV + Men
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. Compulsive Behaviors, Mental Health, and HIV Risk
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ultimately, this study will serve as the foundation to inform intervention development to reduce HIV associated risks among highly-sexually-active MSM, SC and non-SC alike. ..
  9. Patterns and Contexts of Club Drug Abuse
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Mixed-methods strategies will be used to examine the qualitative and quantitative data together in order to further understand the data and potential implications for intervention development. ..
  10. Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Emerging Adults Males
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If effective, the intervention will help minimize the negative physical and psychological effects associated with club drug use, and reduce HIV infections among emerging adult males. ..
  11. SECONDARY PREVENTION AMONG HIV POSITIVE ALCOHOL ABUSERS
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Participants will complete assessment batteries at intake, and at 1-week, 3, 6, 9, and 12 month follow-ups in order to assess short-term and long-term effects. ..
  12. Adherence Intervention for HIV + Alcohol Users
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Multivariate repeated measures analyses and growth curve modeling, using both continuous and dichotomous outcome variables, will be used to assess the impact of the intervention on both adherence and alcohol use. ..
  13. Adherence Intervention for HIV + Alcohol Users
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Multivariate repeated measures analyses and growth curve modeling, using both continuous and dichotomous outcome variables, will be used to assess the impact of the intervention on both adherence and alcohol use. ..
  14. Patterns and Contexts of Club Drug Abuse
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Mixed-methods strategies will be used to examine the qualitative and quantitative data together in order to further understand the data and potential implications for intervention development. ..
  15. Adherence Intervention for HIV + Alcohol Users
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Multivariate repeated measures analyses and growth curve modeling, using both continuous and dichotomous outcome variables, will be used to assess the impact of the intervention on both adherence and alcohol use. ..
  16. Adherence Intervention for HIV + Alcohol Users
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multivariate repeated measures analyses and growth curve modeling, using both continuous and dichotomous outcome variables, will be used to assess the impact of the intervention on both adherence and alcohol use. ..
  17. Patterns and Contexts of Club Drug Abuse
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Mixed-methods strategies will be used to examine the qualitative and quantitative data together in order to further understand the data and potential implications for intervention development. ..
  18. Adherence Intervention for HIV + Alcohol Users
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Multivariate repeated measures analyses and growth curve modeling, using both continuous and dichotomous outcome variables, will be used to assess the impact of the intervention on both adherence and alcohol use. ..
  19. Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Emerging Adults Males
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If effective, the intervention will help minimize the negative physical and psychological effects associated with club drug use, and reduce HIV infections among emerging adult males. ..
  20. Intervention Targeting Substance Using Older Adults with HIV
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings of this study will inform HIV preventions, interventions, and treatments designed to decrease alcohol and drug use and abuse, and increase HIV self care and overall health and wellbeing among those aged 50 and older. ..
  21. Patterns and Contexts of Club Drug Abuse
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Mixed-methods strategies will be used to examine the qualitative and quantitative data together in order to further understand the data and potential implications for intervention development. ..
  22. Patterns and Contexts of Club Drug Abuse
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Mixed-methods strategies will be used to examine the qualitative and quantitative data together in order to further understand the data and potential implications for intervention development. ..
  23. Sexual Conflict and the Association between Alcohol and Sexual Risk Behaviors in
    JEFFREY T contact PARSONS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....