Vincent Guilamo-Ramos

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Binge drinking among Latino youth: role of acculturation-related variables
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work and Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:135-42. 2004
  2. pmc The Linking Lives health education program: a randomized clinical trial of a parent-based tobacco use prevention program for african american and latino youths
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Columbia University School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1641-7. 2010
  3. pmc India-US collaboration to prevent adolescent HIV infection: the feasibility of a family-based HIV-prevention intervention for rural Indian youth
    Asha Banu Soletti
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:35. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Familial and cultural influences on sexual risk behaviors among Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Dominican youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:61-79. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Maternal influence on adolescent self-esteem, ethnic pride and intentions to engage in risk behavior in Latino youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Prev Sci 10:366-75. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Family mediators of acculturation and adolescent sexual behavior among Latino youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Prim Prev 30:395-419. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Parent-adolescent communication about sexual intercourse: an analysis of maternal reluctance to communicate
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Health Psychol 27:760-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Adolescent expectancies, parent-adolescent communication and intentions to have sexual intercourse among inner-city, middle school youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:56-66. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Parenting practices among Dominican and Puerto Rican mothers
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Work 52:17-30. 2007
  10. pmc Maternal perceptions of alcohol use by adolescents who drink alcohol
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:730-7. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Family and Cultural Influences on Sex Among Latino Youth
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Reducing Teen Risky Behavior: A Clinic-Based Approach
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Reducing Teen Risky Behavior: A Clinic-Based Approach
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2008
  4. Family and Cultural Influences on Sex Among Latino Youth
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2008
  5. High-Use Alcohol Venues: Tourism, Sex Work and HIV in the Dominican Republic
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Binge drinking among Latino youth: role of acculturation-related variables
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work and Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:135-42. 2004
    ..Youth with a previous history of alcohol consumption experience greater likelihood of binge drinking as a function of the acculturation-related variables, but the relationships are complex...
  2. pmc The Linking Lives health education program: a randomized clinical trial of a parent-based tobacco use prevention program for african american and latino youths
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Columbia University School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1641-7. 2010
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of a parent-based add-on component to a school-based intervention to prevent cigarette smoking among African American and Latino middle school youths...
  3. pmc India-US collaboration to prevent adolescent HIV infection: the feasibility of a family-based HIV-prevention intervention for rural Indian youth
    Asha Banu Soletti
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:35. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint Familial and cultural influences on sexual risk behaviors among Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Dominican youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:61-79. 2009
    ..The most important facet of familismo was subjugation to the family, which was negatively associated with girls' sexual behavior. The implications for HIV prevention programs for Latino youth are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal influence on adolescent self-esteem, ethnic pride and intentions to engage in risk behavior in Latino youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Prev Sci 10:366-75. 2009
    ..Both age and gender were related to ethnic pride, with ethnic pride diminishing as adolescents became older and females having higher levels of ethnic pride than males...
  6. doi request reprint Family mediators of acculturation and adolescent sexual behavior among Latino youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Prim Prev 30:395-419. 2009
    ..Protective and risk-inducing associations were observed, with important gender differences operating for boys and girls. Implications for the development of applied prevention programs are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Parent-adolescent communication about sexual intercourse: an analysis of maternal reluctance to communicate
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Health Psychol 27:760-9. 2008
    ..According to the theory, parental decisions or intentions to engage in such conversations are a function of expectancies, social norms, self-concept, emotions, and self-efficacy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adolescent expectancies, parent-adolescent communication and intentions to have sexual intercourse among inner-city, middle school youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:56-66. 2007
    ..The incidence and prevalence of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections among American adolescents remain unacceptably high...
  9. ncbi request reprint Parenting practices among Dominican and Puerto Rican mothers
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Work 52:17-30. 2007
    ..The study has important applied implications for culturally competent social work practice with Latino adolescents and their families...
  10. pmc Maternal perceptions of alcohol use by adolescents who drink alcohol
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:730-7. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc Parental and school correlates of binge drinking among middle school students
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1225 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:894-9. 2005
    ..We examined the prevalence and dynamics of binge drinking among middle school students...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevention programs for reducing adolescent problem behaviors: Implications of the co-occurrence of problem behaviors in adolescence
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:82-6. 2005
    ..To examine the correlations between multiple risk behaviors in adolescent populations to document the extent to which problem behaviors are intercorrelated and to identify factors associated with variations in these correlations...
  13. pmc Acculturation-related variables, sexual initiation, and subsequent sexual behavior among Puerto Rican, Mexican, and Cuban youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work and Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Health Psychol 24:88-95. 2005
    ..The opposite was observed for youth who were born in the United States or who had resided in the United States most of their lives...
  14. pmc Progressing from light experimentation to heavy episodic drinking in early and middle adolescence
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 622 West 113th Street, New York 10025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:494-500. 2004
    ..The present study examined parental and peer influences, gender and grade level as predictors of such changes in adolescent alcohol consumption...
  15. doi request reprint A comparative study of interventions for delaying the initiation of sexual intercourse among Latino and black youth
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health, Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:247-54. 2011
    ..Latino and black adolescents are disproportionately affected by STDs, including HIV, and unintended pregnancies. Few parent-based interventions have targeted these youth, focused on early adolescence and had high participation rates...
  16. pmc Parent-adolescent communication about sex in rural India: U.S.-India collaboration to prevent adolescent HIV
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    New York University Silver School of SocialWork, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:788-800. 2012
    ..Future research should seek to determine the viability of family-based HIV prevention interventions for Indian adolescents...
  17. pmc HIV sexual risk behavior and family dynamics in a Dominican tourism town
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health, Silver School of Social Work, New York University, 15 Washington Place, New York, NY, 10003, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1255-65. 2013
    ..This study has implications for effective design of health interventions that make use of the role of the family to prevent HIV transmission in tourism environments. ..
  18. pmc A parent-based intervention to reduce sexual risk behavior in early adolescence: building alliances between physicians, social workers, and parents
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, Washington Square North, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:159-63. 2011
    ..This was delivered to mothers while waiting for their adolescent child to complete an annual physical examination...
  19. doi request reprint Emotions and cognitions as correlates of early adolescent sexual behavior among Dominican youth in the United States and Dominican Republic
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:961-75. 2013
    ..The implications for HIV prevention programs for Dominican youth are discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Paternal influences on adolescent sexual risk behaviors: a structured literature review
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, New York 10003 6654, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1313-25. 2012
    ....
  21. pmc Taxonomy of Caribbean tourism alcohol venues: implications for HIV transmission
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, 1 Washington Square North, New York, NY 10003 6654 R321, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:238-43. 2013
    ..Tourism areas represent ecologies of heightened HIV vulnerability characterized by a disproportionate concentration of alcohol venues. Limited research has explored how alcohol venues facilitate HIV transmission...
  22. pmc HIV Risk Behavior among Youth in the Dominican Republic: The Role of Alcohol and Other Drugs
    Vincent Guilamo-Ramos
    1Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:388-95. 2011
    ..We discuss implications for developing applied family-based programs to target Dominican adolescent alcohol use and sexual risk behavior in tourism areas of high alcohol exposure...

Research Grants5

  1. Family and Cultural Influences on Sex Among Latino Youth
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will interview both adolescents and their mothers on five separate assessment occasions. The final sample size will be approximately 125 mother-adolescent dyands per cell representing a total of 750 dyads in total. ..
  2. Reducing Teen Risky Behavior: A Clinic-Based Approach
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Reducing Teen Risky Behavior: A Clinic-Based Approach
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  4. Family and Cultural Influences on Sex Among Latino Youth
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will interview both adolescents and their mothers on five separate assessment occasions. The final sample size will be approximately 125 mother-adolescent dyands per cell representing a total of 750 dyads in total. ..
  5. High-Use Alcohol Venues: Tourism, Sex Work and HIV in the Dominican Republic
    Vincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The study has important applied public health implications. ..