R J Diclemente

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Family influences and biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infections among detained adolescents
    Richard Crosby
    Kentucky School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:389-94. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of HIV-associated sexual behaviors and the efficacy of prevention interventions in adolescents at-risk for HIV infection: what works and what doesn't work?
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:598-605. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Parental monitoring: association with adolescents' risk behaviors
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1363-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint A programmatic and methodologic review and synthesis of clinic-based risk-reduction interventions for sexually transmitted infections: research and practice implications
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:199-218. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors associated with having older sex partners: a study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:20-4. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Preventing sexually transmitted infections among adolescents: 'the glass is half full'
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:39-43. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse health consequences that co-occur with depression: a longitudinal study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 116:78-81. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents: the importance of a socio-ecological perspective--a commentary
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 554, 1518 Clifton Road 30322 Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health 119:825-36. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention for African American adolescent girls: a randomized controlled trial
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Immunology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 292:171-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Anal sex is a behavioural marker for laboratory-confirmed vaginal sexually transmissible infections and HIV-associated risk among African-American female adolescents
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 6:111-6. 2009

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Publications113 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Family influences and biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infections among detained adolescents
    Richard Crosby
    Kentucky School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:389-94. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that STD prevention efforts for detained adolescents (particularly high-risk minority females older than age 16) might focus on increasing monitoring by a parent or parental figure...
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of HIV-associated sexual behaviors and the efficacy of prevention interventions in adolescents at-risk for HIV infection: what works and what doesn't work?
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:598-605. 2008
    ..Subsequently, we offer recommendations for improving future programs aimed at reducing the incidence of STI/HIV infection among adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Parental monitoring: association with adolescents' risk behaviors
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1363-8. 2001
    ..A number of risk factors have been identified, including familial environment; however, few studies have examined the impact of parental monitoring...
  4. ncbi request reprint A programmatic and methodologic review and synthesis of clinic-based risk-reduction interventions for sexually transmitted infections: research and practice implications
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 16:199-218. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors associated with having older sex partners: a study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:20-4. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Preventing sexually transmitted infections among adolescents: 'the glass is half full'
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:39-43. 2006
    ..Given the disproportionate burden of sexually transmitted infections for adolescents, there is an urgent need to identify effective prevention programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse health consequences that co-occur with depression: a longitudinal study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 116:78-81. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify adverse health consequences that may co-occur with depression among black female adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents: the importance of a socio-ecological perspective--a commentary
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 554, 1518 Clifton Road 30322 Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health 119:825-36. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention for African American adolescent girls: a randomized controlled trial
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Immunology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 292:171-9. 2004
    ..African American adolescent girls are at high risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but interventions specifically designed for this population have not reduced HIV risk behaviors...
  10. doi request reprint Anal sex is a behavioural marker for laboratory-confirmed vaginal sexually transmissible infections and HIV-associated risk among African-American female adolescents
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 6:111-6. 2009
    ..African-American females are disproportionately affected by HIV and sexually transmissible infections (STIs). The prevalence of anal sex and its association with other sexual risk behaviours is understudied in this population...
  11. pmc Barriers to adolescents' participation in HIV biomedical prevention research
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:S12-7. 2010
    ..However, there are significant individual, operational, and community-level barriers to engaging adolescents in clinical prevention trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Enhancing STD/HIV prevention among adolescents: the importance of parenteral monitoring
    R J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 54:171-7. 2002
    ..Subsequently, we discuss the potential implications of the research in regards to clinic- and community-based STD/HIV prevention programs for adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of STD prevalence among urban pregnant African-American teens: data from a pilot study
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:376-83. 2004
    ..The study also determined differences in these characteristics between adolescents who were and those who were not diagnosed with an STD...
  14. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of psychological distress and sexual risk behavior among black adolescent females
    R J Diclemente
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E85. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the association between adolescents' psychological distress and their sexually transmitted disease/human immunodeficiency virus (STD/HIV)-associated sexual behaviors and attitudes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of adolescents' history of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and their current high-risk behavior and STD status: a case for intensifying clinic-based prevention efforts
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:503-9. 2002
    ..The association between adolescents' previous experience of STD and recent sexual risk behaviors has been ill-defined...
  16. ncbi request reprint A review of STD/HIV preventive interventions for adolescents: sustaining effects using an ecological approach
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:888-906. 2007
    ..We review the research that has shaped this narrow perspective and propose that a broader, ecological perspective is needed to amplify and extend the efficacy of sexual risk reduction interventions...
  17. doi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, and efficacy of selective avoidance as a sexually transmitted disease prevention strategy among African American adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 554, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:60-5. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of selective avoidance (SA) of sexual intercourse among African American adolescent females at risk for sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition and transmission...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reducing risk exposures to zero and not having multiple partners: findings that inform evidence-based practices designed to prevent STD acquisition
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:816-8. 2005
    ..STD prevention programmmes need to target both risk factors to achieve optimal risk-reduction effectiveness...
  19. doi request reprint Future directions for HIV prevention research: charting a prevention science research agenda
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S47-8. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Condom carrying is not associated with condom use and lower prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among minority adolescent females
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:444-7. 2001
    ..Because minority teenage females are particularly at risk for STD/HIV infection, further investigations specifically focusing on this population are warranted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unprotected vaginal sex among African American female adolescents: importance of relationship dynamics
    R A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 520, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:893-9. 2000
    ..To determine the associations between the frequency of unprotected vaginal sex (UVS) and female adolescents' perceptions, particularly their perceptions of relationship dynamics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Correlates of using dual methods for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy prevention among high-risk African-American female teens
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 28:410-4. 2001
    ..To identify correlates of consistent dual-method use among African-American female adolescents at risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and pregnancy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlates of adolescent females' worry about undesired pregnancy. the importance of partner desire for pregnancy
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 14:123-7. 2001
    ..Specifically, we tested the hypothesis that perceived male partner desire for pregnancy and level of sexual communication would be independently associated with adolescent females' worry about becoming pregnant...
  24. ncbi request reprint Correct condom application among African-American adolescent females: the relationship to perceived self-efficacy and the association to confirmed STDs
    R Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:194-9. 2001
    ..Also, to examine the association between high-demonstrated condom application ability and recent sexual risk behaviors and laboratory-diagnosed sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among African-American adolescent females...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of adolescents' worry about STD versus HIV infection: similarities and differences
    R Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:208-13. 2001
    ..This study examined associations between selected psychosocial and behavioral constructs and adolescents' worry about STD and HIV infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parent-adolescent communication and sexual risk behaviors among African American adolescent females
    R J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr 139:407-12. 2001
    ..Pediatricians and other clinicians can play an important role in facilitating parent-adolescent communication about sexual activity...
  27. ncbi request reprint HIV/STD-protective benefits of living with mothers in perceived supportive families: a study of high-risk African American female teens
    R A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 520, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Med 33:175-8. 2001
    ..The joint influence of living with the mother in a perceived supportive family may be an important HIV/STD-protective factor among sexually active female adolescents...
  28. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and self-reported gonorrhea among African American female adolescents
    C Sionean
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:236-9. 2001
    ..Socioeconomic status is often used to explain race differences in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), yet the independent association of socioeconomic status and STDs among adolescents has been understudied...
  29. pmc Evaluation of an HIV/STD sexual risk-reduction intervention for pregnant African American adolescents attending a prenatal clinic in an urban public hospital: preliminary evidence of efficacy
    R J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 23:32-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate an intervention to reduce HIV/STD-associated behaviors and enhance psychosocial mediators for pregnant African-American adolescents...
  30. pmc Predictors of infection with Trichomonas vaginalis: a prospective study of low income African-American adolescent females
    R Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education and Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 78:360-4. 2002
    ..To identify psychosocial predictors of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among low income African-American adolescent females living in a high risk urban area of the United States...
  31. pmc Activity of African-American female teenagers in black organisations is associated with STD/HIV protective behaviours: a prospective analysis
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:549-50. 2002
  32. pmc Prevalence and correlates of recent vaginal douching among African American adolescent females
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:48-53. 2012
    ..To describe the prevalence and correlates of vaginal douching among urban African American adolescents and to examine the association between douching and sexually transmitted infection (STI) status...
  33. pmc Biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infection and depressive symptomatology among African-American female adolescents
    L F Salazar
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1520 Clifton Road, NE, Suite 214, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:55-60. 2006
    ..To determine prospectively the relation between sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosis and depressive symptomatology...
  34. ncbi request reprint Exposure to X-rated movies and adolescents' sexual and contraceptive-related attitudes and behaviors
    G M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1116-9. 2001
    ..To examine the association between exposure to X-rated movies and teens' contraceptive attitudes and behaviors...
  35. ncbi request reprint Older partners and STD prevalence among pregnant African American teens
    Elin Begley
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:211-3. 2003
    ..Several recent studies have addressed the question of whether adolescent females who have sex with older partners have a greater risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition...
  36. ncbi request reprint Family-related correlates of sexually transmitted disease and barriers to care: a pilot study of pregnant African American adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fam Community Health 25:16-27. 2002
    ..Low perceived family support was marginally associated with greater perceived barriers to STD care...
  37. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and other partner-related factors: correlates of sexually transmissible infections and risky sexual behaviours among young adult African American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Sex Health 7:25-30. 2010
    ..The present study examined partner-related risk factors for STIs and risky sexual behaviours among an urban sample of African American women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Self-obtained vaginal swabs for diagnosis of treatable sexually transmitted diseases in adolescent girls
    K Smith
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 229 Tinsley Harrison Tower, 1900 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:676-9. 2001
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Dating violence and the sexual health of black adolescent females
    G M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E72. 2001
    ..This study examines the association between having a history of dating violence and the sexual health of adolescent females...
  40. doi request reprint Exposure to alcohol problems and its association with sexual behaviour and biologically confirmed Trichomonas vaginalis among women living with HIV
    P Seth
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road NE, Room 218, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:390-2. 2008
    ..The present study examined the association between alcohol problems, sexual behaviour and biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infections (STI) among a sample of predominantly African-American women living with HIV...
  41. ncbi request reprint Environmental barriers to HIV prevention among incarcerated adolescents: a qualitative assessment
    Darcy Freedman
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road Room 214, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Adolescence 40:333-43. 2005
    ..Increased understanding of the role of these factors may contribute to the development of integrated interventions designed to prevent HIV/STDs among incarcerated adolescents...
  42. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of refusing unwanted sex among African-American adolescent females
    Catlainn Sionean
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:55-63. 2002
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint HIV/STD prevention benefits of living in supportive families: a prospective analysis of high risk African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:142-5, ii. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Body image and African American females' sexual health
    Gina M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:433-9. 2002
    ..This study examines the association between African American adolescent females' body image and their sexual health...
  45. ncbi request reprint Enhancing recruitment and retention of minority young women in community-based clinical research
    Constance M Wiemann
    Section of Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2399, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 18:403-7. 2005
    ..Together, these strategies helped to reinforce participant's commitment to the project, facilitated their attendance at interviews, and encouraged them to adhere to the treatment protocol...
  46. pmc Associations between internet sex seeking and STI associated risk behaviours among men who have sex with men
    A Mettey
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health, Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 79:466-8. 2003
    ..This exploratory study identified associations between internet sex seeking and HIV associated risk behaviours among a high risk sample of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Associations between biologically confirmed marijuana use and laboratory-confirmed sexually transmitted diseases among African American adolescent females
    Adrian Liau
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:387-90. 2002
    ..However, the validity of the findings is questionable because most of the studies relied on self-reporting for measurement of marijuana use and key outcome (i.e., STDs)...
  48. doi request reprint Is male intent to be vaccinated against HPV a function of the promotion message?
    R J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:332-4. 2011
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Predictors of condom errors among sex workers in Armenia
    D L Lang
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:126-30. 2011
    ..Interventions with FSWs in Armenia should specifically address the factors identified in this study toward the goal of reducing condom errors and ultimately preventing acquisition of STIs including HIV...
  50. ncbi request reprint Protease inhibitor combination therapy and decreased condom use among gay men
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health and Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research, GA 30322, USA
    South Med J 95:421-5. 2002
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether treatment with protease inhibitors is associated with unprotected sexual behavior...
  51. ncbi request reprint Identifying the prevalence and correlates of STDs among women residing in rural domestic violence shelters
    G M Wingood
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 30:15-26. 2000
    ....
  52. pmc Real-time PCR improves detection of Trichomonas vaginalis infection compared with culture using self-collected vaginal swabs
    A M Caliendo
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 13:145-50. 2005
    ..To compare a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay with broth culture for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis using self-collected vaginal swabs...
  53. ncbi request reprint Adverse consequences of intimate partner abuse among women in non-urban domestic violence shelters
    G M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:270-5. 2000
    ..This study examined the health consequences of having experienced both sexual and physical abuse relative to women experiencing physical abuse but not sexual abuse...
  54. ncbi request reprint Images of sexual stereotypes in rap videos and the health of African American female adolescents
    Shani H Peterson
    Department of Psychology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1157-64. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine whether perceiving portrayals of sexual stereotypes in rap music videos was associated with adverse health outcomes among African American adolescent females...
  55. pmc A decade in review: building on the experiences of past adolescent STI/HIV interventions to optimise future prevention efforts
    J M Sales
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road, NE, Rm 132, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:431-6. 2006
    ..Finally, we discuss the research and practice implications of these findings for optimising future evidence based STI risk reduction programmes for adolescents in the United States...
  56. doi request reprint African-American female adolescents who engage in oral, vaginal and anal sex: "doing it all" as a significant marker for risk of sexually transmitted infection
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Rd, Suite 214, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:85-93. 2009
    ..Two-way interactions indicated that having a casual sex partner and having multiple sex partners in the last 60 days increased the likelihood of STI, but only for adolescents who engaged in all three types...
  57. doi request reprint The ADAPT-ITT model: a novel method of adapting evidence-based HIV Interventions
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S40-6. 2008
    ..The current article summarizes key components of the ADAPT-ITT model and illustrates the use of the model in several case studies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Correlates of consistent condom use among HIV-positive African American women
    Jerris L Raiford
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 46:41-58. 2007
    ..The present study used social-cognitive theory and the theory of gender and power to identify correlates of consistent condom use among African American women living with HIV...
  59. ncbi request reprint HIV discrimination and the health of women living with HIV
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Rm 556, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 46:99-112. 2007
    ..Eradication of HIV discrimination remains an important public health priority...
  60. pmc Relationship of STD-related shame and stigma to female adolescents' condom-protected intercourse
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:573.e1-6. 2007
    ..Thus, we prospectively examined the relationship between shame and stigma and condom use in adolescent females...
  61. ncbi request reprint Associations between recent gender-based violence and pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, condom use practices, and negotiation of sexual practices among HIV-positive women
    Delia L Lang
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:216-21. 2007
    ....
  62. pmc Validation of the worry about sexual outcomes scale for use in STI/HIV prevention interventions for adolescent females
    Jessica M Sales
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:140-52. 2009
    ..Future studies employing the WASO might consider testing it with more diverse samples in terms of gender, race/ethnicity, age and sexual orientation...
  63. doi request reprint Differences between dual-method and non-dual-method protection use in a sample of young African American women residing in the Southeastern United States
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1125-31. 2010
    ..To characterize dual-method protection users and report the prevalence of dual-method use among young adult African American women residing in the Southeastern United States...
  64. doi request reprint Application of ADAPT-ITT: adapting an evidence-based HIV prevention intervention for incarcerated African American adolescent females
    Teaniese P Latham
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:53S-60S. 2010
    ..Using this prescriptive method for adapting Horizons for incarcerated young girls proved to be a time- and cost-effective method...
  65. pmc Efficacy of an HIV prevention program among African American female adolescents reporting high depressive symptomatology
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:219-27. 2010
    ..We examined the efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention among African American adolescent females reporting at or above threshold depressive symptomatology...
  66. pmc Applying ecological perspectives to adolescent sexual health in the United States: rhetoric or reality?
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences ealth Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:552-62. 2010
    ..Despite the rhetoric highlighting, the importance of an ecological perspective in understanding adolescent sexual risk behavior, much published research, excludes environmental influences...
  67. doi request reprint Efficacy of sexually transmitted disease/human immunodeficiency virus sexual risk-reduction intervention for african american adolescent females seeking sexual health services: a randomized controlled trial
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1112-21. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce incident sexually transmitted disease (STD) and enhance STD/human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-preventive behaviors and psychosocial mediators...
  68. pmc Association of sexual abuse with incident high-risk human papillomavirus infection among young African-American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:784-6. 2009
    ..Noticeably absent from the known risk factors for HPV infection is history of sexual abuse. The current study examined the association between sexual abuse and incident high-risk HPV among young adult black women...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of spirituality in sustaining the psychological well-being of HIV-positive black women
    Nikia D Braxton
    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 46:113-29. 2007
    ..Developing interventions that address spirituality may serve to enhance women's psychological adjustment to living with HIV...
  70. pmc Association between sexually transmitted diseases and young adults' self-reported abstinence
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 127:208-13. 2011
    ..However, the extent to which young adults' laboratory-confirmed STD results and self-reported sexual behaviors are consistent has not been assessed in a nationally representative sample...
  71. pmc Effects of fear of abuse and possible STI acquisition on the sexual behavior of young African American women
    Jerris L Raiford
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1067-71. 2009
    ..We examined the interactive effects of fear of abuse and knowledge of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on sexual risk behaviors in a sample of young African American women...
  72. doi request reprint The validity of teens' and young adults' self-reported condom use
    Eve Rose
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 554, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:61-4. 2009
    ....
  73. doi request reprint The mediating role of partner communication skills on HIV/STD-associated risk behaviors in young African American females with a history of sexual violence
    Jessica McDermott Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:432-8. 2008
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Neighborhood environment, sexual risk behaviors and acquisition of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents diagnosed with psychological disorders
    Delia L Lang
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 46:303-11. 2010
    ..The importance of expanding public health research to include assessment of neighborhood context as a determinant of sexual risk-taking is emphasized...
  75. ncbi request reprint Personal, relational, and peer-level risk factors for laboratory confirmed STD prevalence among low-income African American adolescent females
    Laura F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:761-6. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for laboratory confirmed sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevalence among low-income African American adolescent females living in a high-risk urban area of the Southern United States...
  76. ncbi request reprint Social capital as a predictor of adolescents' sexual risk behavior: a state-level exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:245-52. 2003
    ..Social capital was inversely correlated with sexual risk behaviors and positively correlated with protective sexual behaviors. Further and more comprehensive research involving social capital and adolescents is warranted...
  77. ncbi request reprint Self-concept and adolescents' refusal of unprotected sex: a test of mediating mechanisms among African American girls
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Sci 5:137-49. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint The role of social support in the psychological well-being of African American girls who experience dating violence victimization
    Laura F Salazar
    Emory University Atlanta, GA, USA
    Violence Vict 19:171-87. 2004
    ..If programs are able to buoy girls who experience dating violence, then they may be able to ameliorate the associated negative psychological sequelae...
  79. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unplanned and unwanted pregnancy among African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:255-8. 2003
    ..This study identified correlates of perceiving a current pregnancy as both unplanned and unwanted among unmarried African-American adolescents aged 14-20 years...
  80. pmc Value of consistent condom use: a study of sexually transmitted disease prevention among African American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:901-2. 2003
  81. ncbi request reprint Infrequent parental monitoring predicts sexually transmitted infections among low-income African American female adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:169-73. 2003
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Correlates of continued risky sex among pregnant African American teens: implications for STD prevention
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:57-63. 2003
    ..Preintervention studies of this population are especially important because the sequelae of STDs during pregnancy can be particularly problematic...
  83. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adoption of evidence-based HIV interventions: promotion of a suite of HIV prevention interventions for African American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education and the Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:161-70. 2006
    ..This article examines how promotion of a suite of HIV interventions for African American females may facilitate adoption of the three evidence-based HIV interventions for this population...
  84. ncbi request reprint Gang involvement and the health of African American female adolescents
    Gina M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e57. 2002
    ..To examine the association between gang involvement and female adolescents' health...
  85. ncbi request reprint Low parental monitoring predicts subsequent pregnancy among African-American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:43-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively assess the relationship of low perceived parental monitoring with incidence of biologically confirmed pregnancy among a sample of low-income African-American adolescent females...
  86. pmc HIV-associated histories, perceptions, and practices among low-income African American women: does rural residence matter?
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:655-9. 2002
    ..This study compared HIV-associated sexual health history, risk perceptions, and sexual risk behaviors of low-income rural and nonrural African American women...
  87. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Parent-Adolescent Communication Scale for use in STD/HIV prevention interventions
    Jessica McDermott Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:332-45. 2008
    ..The present investigation indicates that the PACS is a reliable and valid measure of frequency of sexual communication between female adolescents and their parents. Utility of the PACS for researchers and practitioners is discussed...
  88. ncbi request reprint Condom use and correlates of African American adolescent females' infrequent communication with sex partners about preventing sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:219-31. 2002
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Pregnant African-American teens are less likely than their nonpregnant peers to use condoms
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 30322, USA
    Prev Med 34:524-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively compare pregnant and nonpregnant adolescents' recent condom use and sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition...
  90. pmc Brief report: sexual sensation seeking and its relationship to risky sexual behaviour among African-American adolescent females
    Joshua S Spitalnick
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road NE, Room 221, Atlanta GA 30322, USA
    J Adolesc 30:165-73. 2007
    ..These results, though preliminary, could be used to better inform prevention interventions and clinicians/health educators who provide direct services to adolescents...
  91. ncbi request reprint Participation by African-American adolescent females in social organizations: associations with HIV-protective behaviors
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:186-92. 2002
    ..One important potential, yet understudied, protective influence that may reduce African-American adolescents' HIV risk behavior is their involvement in social organizations...
  92. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and theoretical mediators of safer sex among African American female adolescents: implications for sexual risk reduction interventions
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA and Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research
    Health Educ Behav 32:413-27. 2005
    ..Self-esteem should be considered when designing and evaluating sexual risk reduction programs for this population...
  93. pmc Exploring why young African American women do not change condom-use behavior following participation in an STI/HIV prevention intervention
    J M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE Room 570, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:1091-101. 2012
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of human papillomavirus infection in women in the USA: a systematic review
    N V Revzina
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:528-37. 2005
    ..Conversely, the lowest HPV prevalence was among women in the general population. The review also revealed that HPV prevalence in African Americans is understudied, and the results of a few studies in this area are inconclusive...
  95. ncbi request reprint Accounting for failures may improve precision: evidence supporting improved validity of self-reported condom use
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:513-5. 2005
    ..To determine whether a measure of unprotected vaginal sex that is adjusted for condom failures would produce improved accuracy in predicting biologically confirmed STDs (chlamydia and gonorrhea) among female teens...
  96. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy desire among disadvantaged African American adolescent females
    Susan L Davies
    Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:55-62. 2003
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of wanting to become pregnant among a sample of 462 sexually active nonpregnant African American adolescent females...
  97. ncbi request reprint An event-specific analysis of condom breakage among African American men at risk of HIV acquisition
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:174-7. 2008
    ..This study identified user errors leading to condom breakage using an event-specific analysis among young African American men newly diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD)...
  98. pmc Condom misuse among adjudicated girls: associations with laboratory-confirmed chlamydia and gonorrhea
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:339-43. 2007
    ..To identify the prevalence of condom use errors among detained female teens and to test two inter-related hypotheses concerning condom failure...
  99. ncbi request reprint Refining self-reported condom use among young men at risk of HIV acquisition
    Richard Crosby
    Sex Health 4:211-2. 2007
    ..6% of the sexual episodes were actually not protected. Studies assessing self-reported condom use among young African American men should assess user errors as well as frequency of condom use...
  100. pmc The protective value of school enrolment against sexually transmitted disease: a study of high-risk African American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:223-7. 2007
    ..To identify whether school enrolment is protective against laboratory-confirmed diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and against a spectrum of sexual risk factors...
  101. pmc Oral contraceptive use may not preclude condom use: a study of non-pregnant African-American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:216-8. 2007
    ..To determine the association between oral contraceptive and condom use, and laboratory-confirmed sexually transmitted infection (STI) among African-American adolescent females at a high risk of STI acquisition...

Research Grants25

  1. A Multilevel HIV-Prevention Strategy for High-Risk Youth
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. HIV Prevention Maintenance for African American Teens
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Consequently, improving the sustainability of HIV prevention programs could have a substantial impact on the intersecting HIV and STD epidemics among African-American female adolescents. ..
  3. HIV Prevention Maintenance for African American Teens Continuation
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study has the potential to significantly impact the intersecting HIV and STD epidemics among African-American adolescent females. ..
  4. Adapting SiHLE for Detained African American Adolescent Females
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. HIV Prevention Maintenance for African American Teens Continuation
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study has the potential to significantly impact the intersecting HIV and STD epidemics among African-American adolescent females. ..
  6. Teens and Exposure to HIV Risk on the Web
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Given the controversy surrounding teens' exposure to sexual content on the Web, there is a compelling need to examine the impact of these exposures on teens' sexual health. ..
  7. REDUCING HIV RISK IN FEMALE TEENS: A TAILORED APPROACH
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  8. Reducing Alcohol-Related HIV Risk in African American Females
    Jennifer L Monahan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....