Gary W Harper

Summary

Affiliation: DePaul University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi HIV prevention interventions for adolescents and young adults: what about the needs of gay and bisexual males?
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore Ave Room 420, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1082-95. 2013
  2. pmc The role of multiple identities in adherence to medical appointments among gay/bisexual male adolescents living with HIV
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Room 420, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:213-23. 2013
  3. ncbi Sex isn't that simple: culture and context in HIV prevention interventions for gay and bisexual male adolescents
    Gary W Harper
    DePaul University, Department of Psychology, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am Psychol 62:803-19. 2007
  4. ncbi The role of close friends in African American adolescents' dating and sexual behavior
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Sex Res 41:351-62. 2004
  5. doi Influence of gang membership on negative affect, substance use, and antisocial behavior among homeless African American male youth
    Gary W Harper
    DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:229-43. 2008
  6. ncbi Giving voice to emerging science and theory for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people of color
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:187-99. 2004
  7. ncbi Diverse phases of collaboration: working together to improve community-based HIV interventions for adolescents
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:193-204. 2004
  8. ncbi A quasi-experimental evaluation of a community-based HIV prevention intervention for Mexican American female adolescents: the SHERO's program
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:109-23. 2009
  9. ncbi Oppression and discrimination among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and Transgendered people and communities: a challenge for community psychology
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:243-52. 2003
  10. pmc Sexual and ethnic identity development among gay-bisexual-questioning (GBQ) male ethnic minority adolescents
    Omar B Jamil
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:203-14. 2009

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Publications32

  1. doi HIV prevention interventions for adolescents and young adults: what about the needs of gay and bisexual males?
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore Ave Room 420, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1082-95. 2013
    ..HIV prevention interventions developed for adolescents/young adults in the U.S. are not targeting those at highest risk of infection. Recommendations for addressing this gap are discussed...
  2. pmc The role of multiple identities in adherence to medical appointments among gay/bisexual male adolescents living with HIV
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Room 420, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:213-23. 2013
    ..These findings highlight the importance of attending to developmental factors, such as the development of multiple identities, when attempting to increase engagement in care for gay/bisexual male adolescents living with HIV...
  3. ncbi Sex isn't that simple: culture and context in HIV prevention interventions for gay and bisexual male adolescents
    Gary W Harper
    DePaul University, Department of Psychology, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am Psychol 62:803-19. 2007
    ..Researchers and interventionists need to be creative and innovative in their HIV prevention approaches and ensure that programs are grounded in the lives and realities of gay and bisexual adolescents and young adults...
  4. ncbi The role of close friends in African American adolescents' dating and sexual behavior
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Sex Res 41:351-62. 2004
    ..Future directions for research with African American adolescents and sexuality are also discussed...
  5. doi Influence of gang membership on negative affect, substance use, and antisocial behavior among homeless African American male youth
    Gary W Harper
    DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:229-43. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings for interventions with homeless African American male youth and future research directions are discussed...
  6. ncbi Giving voice to emerging science and theory for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people of color
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:187-99. 2004
    ..Recommendations for increasing research with LGB people of color are offered...
  7. ncbi Diverse phases of collaboration: working together to improve community-based HIV interventions for adolescents
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:193-204. 2004
    ..Recommendations are offered to assist in the formation and maintenance of collaborative partnerships between CBOs and university-based evaluators/researchers...
  8. ncbi A quasi-experimental evaluation of a community-based HIV prevention intervention for Mexican American female adolescents: the SHERO's program
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:109-23. 2009
    ..Findings support the development of community-based adolescent HIV prevention interventions that address culturally specific ecological factors...
  9. ncbi Oppression and discrimination among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and Transgendered people and communities: a challenge for community psychology
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:243-52. 2003
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  10. pmc Sexual and ethnic identity development among gay-bisexual-questioning (GBQ) male ethnic minority adolescents
    Omar B Jamil
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:203-14. 2009
    ..The implications of these findings for the development of interventions to assist in the healthy development of GBQ adolescents are discussed...
  11. ncbi Overlooked, misunderstood and at-risk: exploring the lives and HIV risk of ethnic minority male-to-female transgender youth
    Robert Garofalo
    General Academic Pediatrics, Childrens Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:230-6. 2006
    ..To describe the real life challenges and HIV-risk behaviors of male-to-female (MTF) transgender youth from communities of color...
  12. pmc Age-concordant and age-discordant sexual behavior among gay and bisexual male adolescents
    Douglas Bruce
    Master of Public Health Program, Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 41:441-8. 2012
    ..The significant associations among participants with partners who were the same age and the risk behavior measures in this analysis have implications for HIV prevention efforts...
  13. pmc Transdisciplinary research and evaluation for community health initiatives
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:328-37. 2008
    ..The multiple benefits gained by those involved in this evaluation and implications for utilizing transdisciplinary research and evaluation teams for health initiatives are detailed...
  14. pmc Alcohol use predicts sexual risk behavior with HIV-negative or partners of unknown status among young HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Douglas Bruce
    Master of Public Health Program, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
    AIDS Care 25:559-65. 2013
    ..Findings from this article underscore the role of alcohol in facilitating UAI among HIV-positive YMSM and their HIV-negative and status-unknown partners...
  15. pmc Perspectives of community partners and researchers about factors impacting coalition functioning over time
    Mimi Doll
    Candeo Consulting, Inc, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 40:87-102. 2012
    ..Recommendations are offered for how to develop and sustain successful community-researcher coalitions over time in order to address relevant social issues. ..
  16. pmc Sexual risk behavior and risk reduction beliefs among HIV-positive young men who have sex with men
    Douglas Bruce
    Adolescent Community Health Research Group, Master of Public Health Program, DePaul University, 2219 N Kenmore, Room 420, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1515-23. 2013
    ..01) and insertive UAI (p < .05) with HIV-positive male partners. Implications for sexual behavior and risk reduction beliefs in this population are discussed...
  17. pmc Evaluating the acceptability and feasibility of Project ACCEPT: an intervention for youth newly diagnosed with HIV
    Sybil G Hosek
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Department of Psychiatry, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:128-44. 2011
    ..Project ACCEPT appears to be an acceptable and feasible intervention to implement in clinical settings for youth newly diagnosed with HIV...
  18. pmc Operating without a safety net: gay male adolescents and emerging adults' experiences of marginalization and migration, and implications for theory of syndemic production of health disparities
    Douglas Bruce
    Master of Public Health Program, Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Educ Behav 38:367-78. 2011
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  19. pmc Differential challenges in coalition building among HIV prevention coalitions targeting specific youth populations
    Grisel M Robles-Schrader
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 40:131-48. 2012
    ..Themes highlighted in this study can complement existing community intervention literature by helping community mobilizers, interventionists, and researchers understand how cultural norms affect youth-specific coalition work. ..
  20. doi Ecological factors influencing HIV sexual risk and resilience among young people in rural Kenya: implications for prevention
    Gary W Harper
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA, Master of Public Health Program, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA, College of Communication, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA, HIV Clinical Research, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA and Harder Company Community Research, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Health Educ Res 29:131-46. 2014
    ..Implications for the development of culturally and developmentally appropriate HIV prevention interventions for young people in rural Kenya are discussed. ..
  21. ncbi Identity development in adolescents living with HIV
    Sybil G Hosek
    Cook County Hospital, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1835 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Adolesc 25:355-64. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of clinical intervention implications, contextual variables, and the need for larger, more comprehensive research efforts...
  22. pmc Negotiating dominant masculinity ideology: strategies used by gay, bisexual and questioning male adolescents
    Bianca D M Wilson
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, CA 90840, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 45:169-85. 2010
    ..These data suggest a complex picture of GBQ male adolescents' management of masculinity expectations and serve as a basis for culturally and developmentally specific HIV prevention programs...
  23. ncbi An interactive and contextual model of community-university collaborations for research and action
    Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Applied Health Sciences MC 811, 1919 West Taylor, Suite 351, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:84-101. 2005
    ..The model also includes the potential challenges that might threaten the partnership, such as resource inequality and time commitment...
  24. ncbi When street sex workers are mothers
    Christine M Sloss
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:329-41. 2004
    ..It is evident from these interviews that street sex workers who are mothers have unique needs and experiences that must be considered by researchers, policy makers, and service providers...
  25. ncbi Not all adolescents are the same: addressing the unique needs of gay and bisexual male youth
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Adolesc Med 14:595-611, vi. 2003
  26. doi Preliminary findings on a brief friendship-based HIV/STI intervention for urban African American youth: project ORE
    M Margaret Dolcini
    College of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:629-33. 2008
    ..Using a no-control design, we found that the program is feasible, acceptable, and demonstrates promise with regard to changes in HIV/STI-related knowledge, beliefs, social norms, and behavior...
  27. pmc Predictors of unprotected sex among young sexually active African American, Hispanic, and White MSM: the importance of ethnicity and culture
    Jacob C Warren
    College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, 3200 S University Drive, 4th Floor Terry Building, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:459-68. 2008
    ..For White youth, no predictors were associated with unprotected sex. Our findings point to the importance of understanding the varying predictors of unprotected sex and integrating them into tailored prevention interventions...
  28. ncbi Crystal methamphetamine: a source of added sexual risk for Hispanic men who have sex with men?
    M Isabel Fernandez
    Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, 4th Floor Terry Building, 3200 S University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328 2018, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 86:245-52. 2007
    ..To determine whether use of crystal methamphetamine increases HIV risk behaviors beyond the risk associated with use of other recreational drugs among Hispanic men who have sex with men (HMSM)...
  29. ncbi Friends in the 'hood: Should peer-based health promotion programs target nonschool friendship networks?
    M Margaret Dolcini
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:267.e6-15. 2005
    ..To examine the characteristics of inner city African-American adolescents nonschool-based and school-based friendship networks and to explore the influence of these networks on health risk behavior...
  30. ncbi Adolescents' reasons for having sex: gender differences
    Emily J Ozer
    J Adolesc Health 33:317-9. 2003
  31. ncbi Female adolescents and older male sex partners: HIV associated risk
    Gary W Harper
    J Adolesc Health 30:146-7. 2002
  32. pmc Laying the foundation for Connect to Protect: a multi-site community mobilization intervention to reduce HIV/AIDS incidence and prevalence among urban youth
    Mauri A Ziff
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 83:506-22. 2006
    ..Failing to take steps such as these may lead to insurmountable implementation problems for an intervention of this kind...