C A Mellins

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Youth in Transition: Life Skills Among Perinatally HIV-Infected and HIV-Exposed Adolescents
    Sarah L Pearlstein
    PhD, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 15, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 39:294-305. 2014
  2. pmc Understanding the mental health of youth living with perinatal HIV infection: lessons learned and current challenges
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18593. 2013
  3. pmc Prevalence and change in psychiatric disorders among perinatally HIV-infected and HIV-exposed youth
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 24:953-62. 2012
  4. pmc Behavioral health risks in perinatally HIV-exposed youth: co-occurrence of sexual and drug use behavior, mental health problems, and nonadherence to antiretroviral treatment
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:413-22. 2011
  5. pmc Sexual and drug use behavior in perinatally HIV-infected youth: mental health and family influences
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:810-9. 2009
  6. pmc Rates and types of psychiatric disorders in perinatally human immunodeficiency virus-infected youth and seroreverters
    Claude Ann Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1131-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral medications and medical care in HIV-infected adults diagnosed with mental and substance abuse disorders
    Claude Ann Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA
    AIDS Care 21:168-77. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral treatment among pregnant and postpartum HIV-infected women
    C A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University, New York, US
    AIDS Care 20:958-68. 2008
  9. pmc Mental health of early adolescents from high-risk neighborhoods: the role of maternal HIV and other contextual, self-regulation, and family factors
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioural Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:1065-75. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint High rates of behavioral problems in perinatally HIV-infected children are not linked to HIV disease
    Claude A Mellins
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 111:384-93. 2003

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Youth in Transition: Life Skills Among Perinatally HIV-Infected and HIV-Exposed Adolescents
    Sarah L Pearlstein
    PhD, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 15, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 39:294-305. 2014
    ..To examine mastery of life skills necessary for independent adulthood among perinatally HIV-infected (PHIV+) and perinatally HIV-exposed but uninfected (PHIV-) youth...
  2. pmc Understanding the mental health of youth living with perinatal HIV infection: lessons learned and current challenges
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18593. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Prevalence and change in psychiatric disorders among perinatally HIV-infected and HIV-exposed youth
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 24:953-62. 2012
    ..PHIV + youth were more likely to improve over the observation period. The data underscore the critical need for mental health interventions for both PHIV + and PHIV- youth...
  4. pmc Behavioral health risks in perinatally HIV-exposed youth: co-occurrence of sexual and drug use behavior, mental health problems, and nonadherence to antiretroviral treatment
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:413-22. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Sexual and drug use behavior in perinatally HIV-infected youth: mental health and family influences
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:810-9. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Rates and types of psychiatric disorders in perinatally human immunodeficiency virus-infected youth and seroreverters
    Claude Ann Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1131-8. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral medications and medical care in HIV-infected adults diagnosed with mental and substance abuse disorders
    Claude Ann Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA
    AIDS Care 21:168-77. 2009
    ..05). The data suggest that both mental illness and substance use must be addressed in HIV-infected adults living with these co-morbid illnesses to improve adherence to ARVs...
  8. doi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral treatment among pregnant and postpartum HIV-infected women
    C A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University, New York, US
    AIDS Care 20:958-68. 2008
    ..Further investigation is warranted to clarify factors implicated in women's decision-making process regarding ART medication adherence...
  9. pmc Mental health of early adolescents from high-risk neighborhoods: the role of maternal HIV and other contextual, self-regulation, and family factors
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioural Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:1065-75. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of maternal HIV infection, as well as other individual, family, and contextual factors on the mental health of inner-city, ethnic minority early adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint High rates of behavioral problems in perinatally HIV-infected children are not linked to HIV disease
    Claude A Mellins
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 111:384-93. 2003
    ..We examined the unique and combined influences of HIV, prenatal drug exposure, and environmental factors on behavior in children who were perinatally exposed to HIV...
  11. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of mental health and psychosocial predictors of medical treatment adherence in mothers living with HIV disease
    Claude A Mellins
    Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:407-16. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in youth with perinatally acquired human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Claude Ann Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:432-7. 2006
    ..This pilot study explores rates and types of psychiatric and substance use disorders, as well as emotional and behavioral functioning in perinatally HIV-infected children and adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Behavioral risk in early adolescents with HIV+ mothers
    Claude A Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, Box 15, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:342-51. 2005
    ..To examine the effect of maternal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on sexual and drug use risk behavior, delinquency, and general behavior problems in early adolescents...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial and family factors in adherence to antiretroviral treatment in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children
    Claude Ann Mellins
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:1035-41. 2004
    ..This study examines child psychosocial and caregiver/family factors influencing adherence to ART in perinatally human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pediatric HIV medication adherence: the views of medical providers from two primary care programs
    Elizabeth Brackis-Cott
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 17:252-60. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine medical providers' views from two primary care programs regarding adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children...
  16. pmc The impact of perinatal HIV infection on older school-aged children's and adolescents' receptive language and word recognition skills
    Elizabeth Brackis-Cott
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:415-21. 2009
    ..Findings highlight poor language ability among youths infected with and affected by HIV, and the importance of educational interventions that address this emerging need...
  17. pmc Brief report: language ability and school functioning of youth perinatally infected with HIV
    Elizabeth Brackis-Cott
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies New York State, Psychiatric Institute Unit 15, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:158-64. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the language ability and school functioning of early adolescents with perinatal HIV/AIDS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multiple dimensions of HIV stigma and psychological distress among Asians and Pacific Islanders living with HIV illness
    Ezer Kang
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:145-54. 2005
    ..Future studies examining mechanisms of psychological distress among HIV-seropositive APIs are needed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Brief report: assessing adherence to pediatric antiretroviral regimens using the 24-hour recall interview
    Stephanie L Marhefka
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 15, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:989-94. 2006
    ..Examine the 24-hr Recall Interview (24RI) for assessing children's antiretroviral medication adherence...
  20. pmc Sexual behavior and perceived peer norms: comparing perinatally HIV-infected and HIV-affected youth
    Jose A Bauermeister
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:1110-22. 2009
    ..Furthermore, friends' sexual activity was associated with sexual intercourse. Prevention programs should strengthen messages addressing peer norms regarding sexuality, as well as address specific issues related to adolescent HIV...
  21. doi request reprint Perceptions of adolescents' sexual behavior among mothers living with and without HIV: does dyadic sex communication matter?
    Stephanie L Marhefka
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:788-801. 2009
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  22. pmc Disclosure of an HIV diagnosis to children: history, current research, and future directions
    Lori Wiener
    Pediatric Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:155-66. 2007
    ..We apply this literature to clinical practice and suggest avenues and directions for future research...

Research Grants14

  1. Risk and Resilience in Youth with HIV+ Mothers
    Claude Mellins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At the end of Phase 2, we aim to have a feasible, culturally sensitive, effective prevention intervention that can be tested in a larger clinical trial with early adolescents affected by maternal HIV disease. ..
  2. Transitioning from childhood to adulthood: the impact of perinatal HIV infection
    Claude Mellins; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Transitioning from childhood to adulthood: the impact of perinatal HIV infection
    Claude Ann Mellins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  4. Transitioning from childhood to adulthood: the impact of perinatal HIV infection
    Claude Mellins; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Adapting CHAMP+ for South Africa: Supporting HIV-Infected Youth and Families
    Claude Mellins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings can be used to inform larger-scale effectiveness studies in similar settings. ..
  6. Mental Health and Risk in HIV+ Youth and Seroreverters
    Claude Mellins; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. Transitioning from childhood to adulthood: the impact of perinatal HIV infection
    Claude Ann Mellins; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....