Lydia O'Donnell

Summary

Affiliation: Education Development Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adapting the VOICES HIV behavioral intervention for Latino men who have sex with men
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Waltham, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:767-75. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Especially for daughters: parent education to address alcohol and sex-related risk taking among urban young adolescent girls
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:70S-8S. 2010
  3. pmc Parenting and violence toward self, partners, and others among inner-city young adults
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health Program, Education Development Center, 55 Chapel St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2255-60. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Keep It Up: development of a community-based health screening and HIV prevention strategy for reaching young African American men
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02459, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:299-313. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence among economically disadvantaged young adult women: associations with adolescent risk-taking and pregnancy experiences
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Program, Education Development Center, Newton, MA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:84-91. 2009
  6. pmc Parenting practices, parents' underestimation of daughters' risks, and alcohol and sexual behaviors of urban girls
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:496-502. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Saving Sex for Later: an evaluation of a parent education intervention
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Newton, MA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:166-73. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk and resiliency factors influencing suicidality among urban African American and Latino youth
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:37-49. 2004
  9. pmc The effectiveness of the Reach for Health Community Youth Service learning program in reducing early and unprotected sex among urban middle school students
    L O'DONNELL
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:176-81. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of technical assistance in the replication of effective HIV interventions
    L O'DONNELL
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:99-111. 2000

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Adapting the VOICES HIV behavioral intervention for Latino men who have sex with men
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Waltham, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:767-75. 2014
    ..10). Intervention participants also reported more condom use at last intercourse (AOR = 1.69; 95 % CI 1.02-2.81, p < 02). Findings support use of adapted models for meeting prevention needs of high-priority populations. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Especially for daughters: parent education to address alcohol and sex-related risk taking among urban young adolescent girls
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:70S-8S. 2010
    ..This gender-specific parent education program was for communities with high rates of HIV, where early sexual onset is common and often fueled by alcohol...
  3. pmc Parenting and violence toward self, partners, and others among inner-city young adults
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health Program, Education Development Center, 55 Chapel St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2255-60. 2009
    ..We examined relationships between parenting status and multiple forms of violence perpetration among young adults in high-poverty environments...
  4. doi request reprint Keep It Up: development of a community-based health screening and HIV prevention strategy for reaching young African American men
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02459, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:299-313. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence among economically disadvantaged young adult women: associations with adolescent risk-taking and pregnancy experiences
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Program, Education Development Center, Newton, MA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:84-91. 2009
    ..It is therefore important to assess how adolescent risk behaviors and pregnancy experiences are linked to such violence during young adulthood...
  6. pmc Parenting practices, parents' underestimation of daughters' risks, and alcohol and sexual behaviors of urban girls
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:496-502. 2008
    ..This article reports on the extent to which parents of young teens underestimate both the risks their daughters are exposed to and the considerable influence that they have over their children's decisions and behaviors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Saving Sex for Later: an evaluation of a parent education intervention
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Newton, MA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:166-73. 2005
    ..A promising strategy for addressing early adolescent sexual activity is parent education that addresses normal pubertal changes and the challenges of becoming a teenager...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk and resiliency factors influencing suicidality among urban African American and Latino youth
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:37-49. 2004
    ..Family composition, ethnic identity, coping style, peer support, and school attachment are not significant correlates of suicidal ideation or attempts...
  9. pmc The effectiveness of the Reach for Health Community Youth Service learning program in reducing early and unprotected sex among urban middle school students
    L O'DONNELL
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:176-81. 1999
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of a community youth service (CYS) program in reducing sexual risk behaviors among African American and Latino urban young adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of technical assistance in the replication of effective HIV interventions
    L O'DONNELL
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:99-111. 2000
    ..This communication helps preserve key program elements and contributes to ongoing refinement of the intervention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term reductions in sexual initiation and sexual activity among urban middle schoolers in the reach for health service learning program
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02428, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:93-100. 2002
    ..To evaluate the sustained effectiveness of a middle school service learning intervention on reducing sexual initiation and recent sex among urban African-American and Latino adolescents from 7th grade through the 10th grade...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gay community attachments and sexual risk behaviors among urban Latino young men who have sex with men
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, 55 Chapel St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:457-71. 2002
    ..Gay community attachment was not significantly related to risk behaviors. Findings point to the importance of ethnic ties and involving ethnic community organizations in HIV prevention efforts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term influence of sexual norms and attitudes on timing of sexual initiation among urban minority youth
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, 55 Chapel St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    J Sch Health 73:68-75. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Adolescent suicidality and adult support: the reach for health study of urban youth
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:633-44. 2003
    ..To examine suicidality among urban youth and its relationship to patterns of adult support...
  15. pmc Urban young women's experiences of discrimination and community violence and intimate partner violence
    Ann Stueve
    Health and Human Development, Education Development Center, 96 Morton Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10014, USA
    J Urban Health 85:386-401. 2008
    ..Implications for violence prevention are discussed, including the importance of addressing community health, as well as individual patterns of behavior, associated with multiple forms of violence victimization and perpetration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviors and risks among bisexually- and gay-identified young Latino men
    Gail Agronick
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:185-97. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that prevention programs need to address the particular sexual risk patterns of bisexually-identified Latino YMSM that place them at risk of both HIV infection and transmission...
  17. ncbi request reprint Being high and taking sexual risks: findings from a multisite survey of urban young men who have sex with men
    Ann Stueve
    Education Development Center, Inc, and Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:482-95. 2002
    ..66, p = .02). HIV prevention should include messages about the potential dangers of drinking and drug use in situations where sexual encounters with nonmain partners may occur...
  18. pmc Continued smoking and smoking cessation among urban young adult women: findings from the Reach for Health longitudinal study
    Ann Stueve
    Health and Human Development Program, Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1408-11. 2007
    ..Partner violence victimization was an independent risk factor for continued smoking. If improvements in smoking cessation rates are to be achieved, public health efforts must address factors underlying early and continued smoking...
  19. pmc Using peer recruitment and OraSure to increase HIV testing
    Sue Vargo
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:29-31. 2004
    ..5% and 21.8%, respectively. The use of a social network recruitment strategy in combination with an oral HIV test shows promise in increasing testing and in targeting populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint New York City young adults' psychological reactions to 9/11: findings from the Reach for Health longitudinal study
    Gail Agronick
    Education Development Center, Inc, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 39:79-90. 2007
    ..Greater exposure is related to distress among those who, during high school, reported lower distress, as well as among those who reported prior greater distress...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aggressive behaviors in early adolescence and subsequent suicidality among urban youths
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02458 7100, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:517. 2005
    ..To examine the association of aggressive behaviors during early adolescence with subsequent suicidality among inner-city males and females...
  22. pmc Cyberbullying, school bullying, and psychological distress: a regional census of high school students
    Shari Kessel Schneider
    Health and Human Development Division, Education Development Center, Newton Waltham, MA 02453, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:171-7. 2012
    ..Using data from a regional census of high school students, we have documented the prevalence of cyberbullying and school bullying victimization and their associations with psychological distress...

Research Grants27

  1. Reducing HIV Risks among African American Teens in High Poverty Urban Settings
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Healthy Futures addresses the HIV epidemic among African Americans/Blacks in high-poverty urban communities by preparing parents to address the challenges their adolescent sons and daughters face. ..
  2. Reducing Alcohol & Risks Among Young Females
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal is to set young women on a course that protects their health and reduces the burden that problem drinking and HIV disease is taking on African American and Latino communities. ..
  3. No Excuse (Sin Buscar Excusas) Intervention to Reduce Latino Men's HIV Risks
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will test whether a brief intervention is effective in supporting men in their efforts to reduce risk behaviors associated with HIV acquisition and transmission. ..
  4. Keep It Up: Peak Performance for Life HIV Intervention for African American Males
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to HIV prevention, the goal is to market health promotion to a population of African American men who bear a disproportionate burden of not only HIV/AIDS but other chronic conditions that lead to ongoing health disparities. ..
  5. Reducing HIV Risks among African American Teens in High Poverty Urban Settings
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Healthy Futures addresses the HIV epidemic among African Americans/Blacks in high-poverty urban communities by preparing parents to address the challenges their adolescent sons and daughters face. ..
  6. Salud y el Exito: Addressing Proven Factors in HIV Prevention for Latino Youth
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Reducing HIV Risks among African American Teens in High Poverty Urban Settings
    LYDIA N O apos DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Healthy Futures addresses the HIV epidemic among African Americans/Blacks in high-poverty urban communities by preparing parents to address the challenges their adolescent sons and daughters face. ..
  8. Salud y el Exito: Addressing Proven Factors in HIV Prevention for Latino Youth
    LYDIA N O apos DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Violence Over Time: Growing Up & Parenting in Poverty
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  10. Reducing Alcohol & Risks Among Young Females
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The goal is to set young women on a course that protects their health and reduces the burden that problem drinking and HIV disease is taking on African American and Latino communities. ..
  11. Reducing Alcohol & Risks Among Young Females
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The goal is to set young women on a course that protects their health and reduces the burden that problem drinking and HIV disease is taking on African American and Latino communities. ..
  12. REACH FOR HEALTH HIGH SCHOOL RISK PREVENTION FOLLOW-UP
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..They aim to: 1. Assess the longitudinal impact of RFH interventions for young adolescents on the multiple-risk behaviors of cigarette, alcohol, and ..
  13. REACH FOR HEALTH HIGH SCHOOL RISK PREVENTION FOLLOW-UP
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They aim to: 1. Assess the longitudinal impact of RFH interventions for young adolescents on the multiple-risk behaviors of cigarette, alcohol, and ..
  14. REACH FOR HEALTH--MIDDLE CHILDHOOD RISK PREVENTION STUDY
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..6. Collect data on the costs and process of implementation to inform subsequent dissemination. ..
  15. REACH FOR HEALTH HIGH SCHOOL RISK PREVENTION FOLLOW-UP
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They aim to: 1. Assess the longitudinal impact of RFH interventions for young adolescents on the multiple-risk behaviors of cigarette, alcohol, and ..
  16. REACH FOR HEALTH--MIDDLE CHILDHOOD RISK PREVENTION STUDY
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..6. Collect data on the costs and process of implementation to inform subsequent dissemination. ..
  17. REACH FOR HEALTH--MIDDLE CHILDHOOD RISK PREVENTION STUDY
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..6. Collect data on the costs and process of implementation to inform subsequent dissemination. ..
  18. REACH FOR HEALTH--MIDDLE CHILDHOOD RISK PREVENTION STUDY
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..6. Collect data on the costs and process of implementation to inform subsequent dissemination. ..
  19. Reducing Alcohol & Risks Among Young Females
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The goal is to set young women on a course that protects their health and reduces the burden that problem drinking and HIV disease is taking on African American and Latino communities. ..
  20. REACH FOR HEALTH--MIDDLE CHILDHOOD RISK PREVENTION STUDY
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..6. Collect data on the costs and process of implementation to inform subsequent dissemination. ..
  21. Reducing Alcohol & Risks Among Young Females
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The goal is to set young women on a course that protects their health and reduces the burden that problem drinking and HIV disease is taking on African American and Latino communities. ..
  22. Reducing HIV Risks among African American Teens in High Poverty Urban Settings
    LYDIA N O apos DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Healthy Futures addresses the HIV epidemic among African Americans/Blacks in high-poverty urban communities by preparing parents to address the challenges their adolescent sons and daughters face. ..