HELEN MARIA LEKAS

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sources of emotional distress associated with diarrhea among late middle-age and older HIV-infected adults
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:353-69. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Challenges facing providers caring for HIV/HCV-coinfected patients
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:54-66. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Felt and enacted stigma among HIV/HCV-coinfected adults: the impact of stigma layering
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Qual Health Res 21:1205-19. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathways to HIV testing among adults aged fifty and older with HIV/AIDS
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Center for Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Care 17:674-87. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuities and discontinuities in the experiences of felt and enacted stigma among women with HIV/AIDS
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Center for Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:1165-90. 2006
  6. pmc Strategies adopted by late middle-age and older adults with HIV/AIDS to explain their physical symptoms
    Karolynn Siegel
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Health 26:41-62. 2011
  7. pmc Diminished sexual activity, interest, and feelings of attractiveness among HIV-infected women in two eras of the AIDS epidemic
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:437-49. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in attitudes toward antiviral medication: a comparison of women living with HIV/AIDS in the pre-HAART and HAART Eras
    Eric W Schrimshaw
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:267-79. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Causal attributions for fatigue among late middle-aged and older adults with HIV infection
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:211-24. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Strategies for coping with fatigue among HIV-positive individuals fifty years and older
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:275-88. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Sources of emotional distress associated with diarrhea among late middle-age and older HIV-infected adults
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:353-69. 2010
    ..Although the experience of physical symptoms can adversely influence emotional well-being, the specific emotional reactions experienced in response to specific symptoms are not well understood...
  2. doi request reprint Challenges facing providers caring for HIV/HCV-coinfected patients
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:54-66. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Felt and enacted stigma among HIV/HCV-coinfected adults: the impact of stigma layering
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Qual Health Res 21:1205-19. 2011
    ..The impact of the hierarchical and nonhierarchical ordering of the two stigmas on coinfected patients' felt and enacted stigmatization is explored and implications for interventions are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathways to HIV testing among adults aged fifty and older with HIV/AIDS
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Center for Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Care 17:674-87. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuities and discontinuities in the experiences of felt and enacted stigma among women with HIV/AIDS
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Center for Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:1165-90. 2006
    ..This analysis revealed that although enacted stigmatization has decreased slightly, felt stigma remains a primary adaptational challenge facing women with HIV/AIDS...
  6. pmc Strategies adopted by late middle-age and older adults with HIV/AIDS to explain their physical symptoms
    Karolynn Siegel
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Health 26:41-62. 2011
    ..These findings provide understanding into the reasons why some older adults with HIV/AIDS misattribute symptoms resulting in delay in care or care over-utilisation, suggesting the need for patient education...
  7. pmc Diminished sexual activity, interest, and feelings of attractiveness among HIV-infected women in two eras of the AIDS epidemic
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:437-49. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in attitudes toward antiviral medication: a comparison of women living with HIV/AIDS in the pre-HAART and HAART Eras
    Eric W Schrimshaw
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:267-79. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Causal attributions for fatigue among late middle-aged and older adults with HIV infection
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:211-24. 2004
    ..HIV medications and other symptoms or comorbidities were also frequently cited as causes of fatigue. Health care professionals and HIV+ peers often helped to shape or reinforce participants' attributions for their fatigue...
  10. ncbi request reprint Strategies for coping with fatigue among HIV-positive individuals fifty years and older
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:275-88. 2004
    ..The majority of participants tried to implement the coping suggestions offered by health care professionals, as well as those from family, friends, and support group members...
  11. doi request reprint Sexual behaviors of non-gay identified non-disclosing men who have sex with men and women
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:720-35. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint AIDS as a chronic illness: psychosocial implications
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS 16:S69-76. 2002
  13. pmc Causal attributions for fatigue by older adults with advanced cancer
    Karolynn Siegel
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:52-63. 2012
    ..Few studies have explored fatigue qualitatively, and almost none have focused on patients' attributions for this subjective and multidimensional symptom...
  14. doi request reprint 'A local habitation and a name': how narrative evidence-based medicine transforms the translational research paradigm
    Rishi K Goyal
    Emergency Medicine, NY Presbyterian Columbia Cornell Hospital Columbia College of Arts and Sciences, New York, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:732-41. 2008
    ..It fails to encompass patient interactions, hesitancies and alliances with medical care...