Kathleen Sikkema

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A short-term group treatment model for gay male survivors of childhood sexual abuse living with HIV/AIDS
    James Masten
    New York University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 57:475-96. 2007
  2. pmc Positive Choices: Outcomes of a Brief Risk Reduction Intervention for Newly HIV-Diagnosed Men Who Have Sex with Men
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, 417 Chapel Drive, Box 90086, Durham, NC, 27708 0086, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1808-19. 2014
  3. pmc Reductions in traumatic stress following a coping intervention were mediated by decreases in avoidant coping for people living with HIV/AIDS and childhood sexual abuse
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:274-83. 2013
  4. pmc Integrating HIV prevention into services for abused women in South Africa
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:431-9. 2010
  5. pmc Mental health treatment to reduce HIV transmission risk behavior: a positive prevention model
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:252-62. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Effects of a coping intervention on transmission risk behavior among people living with HIV/AIDS and a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    School of Nursing, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:506-13. 2008
  7. pmc Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:230-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of sexual HIV transmission risk behavior among HIV-positive adults with a sexual abuse history in childhood
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:121-34. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint A social cognitive model of health for HIV-positive adults receiving care in India
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, The Consultation Center, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:491-504. 2007
  10. pmc Food insufficiency, substance use, and sexual risks for HIV/AIDS in informal drinking establishments, Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Urban Health 89:939-51. 2012

Research Grants

  1. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. HIV Prevention Among SMI in Transitional Housing
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2001
  5. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. HIV Prevention Among SMI in Transitional Housing
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2002
  7. Brief Care-based HIV Prevention for Newly Diagnosed Men
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Brief Care-based HIV Prevention for Newly Diagnosed Men
    Kathleen J Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint A short-term group treatment model for gay male survivors of childhood sexual abuse living with HIV/AIDS
    James Masten
    New York University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 57:475-96. 2007
    ..This article presents a group model found to be efficacious for treating gay male survivors of CSA living with HIV/AIDS...
  2. pmc Positive Choices: Outcomes of a Brief Risk Reduction Intervention for Newly HIV-Diagnosed Men Who Have Sex with Men
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, 417 Chapel Drive, Box 90086, Durham, NC, 27708 0086, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1808-19. 2014
    ..The findings from this trial suggest that brief risk reduction approaches for newly-diagnosed MSM integrated into HIV care can benefit secondary HIV prevention efforts. ..
  3. pmc Reductions in traumatic stress following a coping intervention were mediated by decreases in avoidant coping for people living with HIV/AIDS and childhood sexual abuse
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:274-83. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Integrating HIV prevention into services for abused women in South Africa
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:431-9. 2010
    ..The study demonstrated the feasibility and potential benefit of providing HIV prevention intervention to women seeking assistance for IPV...
  5. pmc Mental health treatment to reduce HIV transmission risk behavior: a positive prevention model
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:252-62. 2010
    ..We present a conceptual model and recommendations to guide future research on the effect of mental health treatment on HIV transmission risk behavior among PLWHA...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of a coping intervention on transmission risk behavior among people living with HIV/AIDS and a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    School of Nursing, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:506-13. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:230-7. 2011
    ..Understanding the association between mental health and risk behaviors in these settings may inform interventions that address alcohol use and HIV prevention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of sexual HIV transmission risk behavior among HIV-positive adults with a sexual abuse history in childhood
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:121-34. 2009
    ..HIV prevention intervention for persons with HIV and CSA histories should address trauma-related behavioral difficulties and enhance coping skills to reduce sexual transmission risk behavior...
  9. ncbi request reprint A social cognitive model of health for HIV-positive adults receiving care in India
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, The Consultation Center, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:491-504. 2007
    ..Implications for an enhanced intervention for HIV-infected individuals in similar treatment settings are discussed...
  10. pmc Food insufficiency, substance use, and sexual risks for HIV/AIDS in informal drinking establishments, Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Urban Health 89:939-51. 2012
    ..However, the influence of hunger and substance use on sexual risks varies for men and women. Interventions to reduce HIV transmission risks may be bolstered by reducing both food insufficiency and substance use...
  11. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of change in trauma-related symptoms following a pilot group intervention for coping with HIV-AIDS and childhood sexual trauma
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:277-91. 2004
    ..These preliminary findings support the need for the conduct of research trials to identify mental health and secondary prevention intervention models that can assist those with HIV-AIDS who have experienced childhood sexual abuse...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a randomized, controlled community-level HIV prevention intervention for adolescents in low-income housing developments
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS CIRA, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    AIDS 19:1509-16. 2005
    ..Youth are increasingly at risk for contracting HIV infection, and community-level interventions are needed to reduce behavioral risk...
  13. pmc Long-term correlates of childhood abuse among adults with severe mental illness: adult victimization, substance abuse, and HIV sexual risk behavior
    Christina S Meade
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:207-16. 2009
    ..Integrated treatment approaches that address interpersonal violence and substance abuse may be necessary for HIV risk reduction in this population...
  14. pmc An evidence-based group coping intervention for women living with HIV and history of childhood sexual abuse
    Eve S Puffer
    Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 61:98-126. 2011
    ..Women expressed high levels of satisfaction with the intervention. Recommendations for clinical practice are provided...
  15. pmc Reductions in alcohol and cocaine use following a group coping intervention for HIV-positive adults with childhood sexual abuse histories
    Christina S Meade
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Addiction 105:1942-51. 2010
    ..This study tested the effects of a coping group intervention for HIV-positive adults with childhood sexual abuse histories on alcohol, cocaine and marijuana use...
  16. pmc Utilization of medical treatments and adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-positive adults with histories of childhood sexual abuse
    Christina S Meade
    McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:259-66. 2009
    ..Interventions targeting HIV-positive adults with CSA histories may need to address trauma symptoms, substance abuse, and poor social support that interfere with medical treatment utilization and adherence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from a group intervention for coping with HIV/AIDS and childhood sexual abuse: reductions in traumatic stress
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street 402, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:49-60. 2007
    ..No differences were found between the support group intervention and waitlist conditions. Tests of clinical significance documented the meaningfulness of change in symptoms...
  18. pmc Negotiating risk: knowledge and use of HIV prevention by persons with serious mental illness living in supportive housing
    Bret Kloos
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:357-72. 2005
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in terms of their relevance for implementing community-based HIV prevention for persons with SMI...
  19. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior among adults with severe mental illness: a systematic review
    Christina S Meade
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, The Consultation Center, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:433-57. 2005
    ..g., psychiatric illness, trauma history, social relationships), and be integrated into existing services (e.g., psychotherapy, substance abuse treatment, housing programs)...
  20. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior among ethnically diverse adolescents living in low-income housing developments
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:141-50. 2004
    ..To describe patterns and predictors of HIV risk behaviors among ethnically diverse, low-income adolescents...
  21. ncbi request reprint AIDS-related grief and coping with loss among HIV-positive men and women
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Division of Prevention and Community Research, Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Behav Med 26:165-81. 2003
    ..Interventions are needed to enhance coping and reduce psychological distress associated with the unique bereavement experienced by people living with HIV- and AIDS-related grief...
  22. pmc The influence of personality disorder indication, social support, and grief on alcohol and cocaine use among HIV-positive adults coping with AIDS-related bereavement
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, The Consultation Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:375-84. 2009
    ..Finally, both PD and social support had significant, but opposite, effects on grief. Implications for intervention and prevention efforts are discussed...
  23. pmc Health-related quality of life in bereaved HIV-positive adults: relationships between HIV symptoms, grief, social support, and Axis II indication
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Health Psychol 28:249-57. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Community-level HIV prevention for persons with severe mental illness living in supportive housing programs: a pilot intervention study
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Division of Prevention and Community Research and The Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, 389 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 33:121-35. 2007
    ..The community-level intervention appeared to reduce the risk of HIV among persons with SMI living in SHPs, and supports the importance of conducting larger scale intervention trials...
  25. ncbi request reprint Race, social support, and coping strategies among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men
    David C Tate
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Cult Health Sex 8:235-49. 2006
    ..Possible explanations for observed cultural differences and coping challenges of African American gay and bisexual men with HIV are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a coping group intervention for adults with HIV who are AIDS bereaved: longitudinal effects on grief
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 25:563-70. 2006
    ..The long-term effectiveness of this AIDS-bereavement intervention for psychiatrically distressed people with HIV/AIDS supports the need for tailored interventions among those at risk for complicated grief responses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Resiliency among individuals with childhood sexual abuse and HIV: perspectives on addressing sexual trauma
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:449-60. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that multiple factors influence perspectives on addressing trauma among individuals with HIV and CSA, and that resiliency might influence these attitudes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effects of coping on outcome in a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV-positive adults with AIDS-related bereavement
    Nathan B Hansen
    The Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Death Stud 30:609-36. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Voluntary HIV testing among adults with severe mental illness: frequency and associated factors
    Christina S Meade
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:465-73. 2005
    ..Adults with SMI are in need of interventions promoting routine HIV testing and risk-reduction counseling...
  30. ncbi request reprint Living with HIV infection: perceptions of patients with access to care at a non-governmental organization in Chennai, India
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Yale University, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Cult Health Sex 8:407-21. 2006
    ..Results highlight the importance of a gender-sensitive approach to HIV care, nuanced to accommodate an individual's gender, marital status and social background...
  31. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV positive men and women coping with AIDS-related loss and bereavement
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 06511, USA
    Death Stud 28:187-209. 2004
    ..This appears to be especially true for HIV-positive women; a group not previously focused on in clinical research related to AIDS bereavement...
  32. ncbi request reprint A relationship-based framework of spirituality for individuals with HIV
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:59-70. 2006
    ..These interventions must include the positive aspects of spirituality and spiritual struggles that individuals with HIV may experience...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improvements in health-related quality of life following a group intervention for coping with AIDS-bereavement among HIV-infected men and women
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Division of Prevention and Community Rsearch, The Consultation Center, Department Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:991-1005. 2005
    ..Increasing evidence suggests that psychological health is associated with disease progression, HIV-related symptoms, and mortality...
  34. ncbi request reprint Emotional adjustment in survivors of sexual assault living with HIV-AIDS
    Seth C Kalichman
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:289-96. 2002
    ..Results suggest tailoring secondary prevention interventions to meet the needs of HIV-positive survivors of sexual assault...
  35. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and psychosocial correlates of sexual risk behavior among adults with severe mental illness
    Christina S Meade
    Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
    Community Ment Health J 43:153-69. 2007
    ..05). Findings underscore the need for targeted HIV prevention interventions that address psychiatric and psychosocial risk factors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Treating posttraumatic stress disorder in people with HIV
    Nathan B Hansen
    Focus 21:5-6. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a community-level HIV risk reduction intervention for women living in low-income housing developments
    Ana P Johnson-Masotti
    Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    J Prim Prev 26:345-62. 2005
    ..This paper represents an example of how an analysis of cost-effectiveness can provide policymakers with information needed for difficult decisions about prevention resource allocations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Emotional distress in nonmetropolitan persons living with HIV disease enrolled in a telephone-delivered, coping improvement group intervention
    Timothy G Heckman
    Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Health Psychol 23:94-100. 2004
    ..The model accounted for 72% of the variance in emotional distress in nonmetropolitan persons living with HIV disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint In their own voices: a qualitative study of women's risk for intimate partner violence and HIV in South Africa
    Ashley M Fox
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, USA
    Violence Against Women 13:583-602. 2007
    ..A social environment of silence, male power, and economic constraints enabled abuse to continue. "Breaking the silence" and women's empowerment were suggested solutions...

Research Grants8

  1. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  2. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  3. HIV Prevention Among SMI in Transitional Housing
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since transitional housing is a common component of integrated systems of care for those with SMI or DD, the potential for broad dissemination of research findings throughout programs nationally is substantial. ..
  4. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  5. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  6. HIV Prevention Among SMI in Transitional Housing
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Since transitional housing is a common component of integrated systems of care for those with SMI or DD, the potential for broad dissemination of research findings throughout programs nationally is substantial. ..
  7. Brief Care-based HIV Prevention for Newly Diagnosed Men
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  8. Brief Care-based HIV Prevention for Newly Diagnosed Men
    Kathleen J Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....