Ralph J Diclemente

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rate of decay in proportion of condom-protected sex acts among adolescents after participation in an HIV risk-reduction intervention
    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 63:S85-9. 2013
  2. pmc Adoption and implementation of a computer-delivered HIV/STD risk-reduction intervention for African American adolescent females seeking services at county health departments: implementation optimization is urgently needed
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S66-71. 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc The mediating role of partner communication frequency on condom use among African American adolescent females participating in an HIV prevention intervention
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Psychol 31:63-9. 2012
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active African-American adolescent females
    Kim M Williams
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 35:593-600. 2002
  8. pmc Efficacy of an HIV prevention program among female adolescents experiencing gender-based violence
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, the Emory Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1085-90. 2006
  9. pmc Predicting discordance between self-reports of sexual behavior and incident sexually transmitted infections with African American female adolescents: results from a 4-city study
    Jennifer L Brown
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health and Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1491-500. 2012
  10. pmc Multicomponent interventions to enhance influenza vaccine delivery to adolescents
    Lisa M Gargano
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1092-9. 2011

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  1. pmc Rate of decay in proportion of condom-protected sex acts among adolescents after participation in an HIV risk-reduction intervention
    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 63:S85-9. 2013
    ..Thus, the objective of this study was to quantify the rate of decay in intervention efficacy over a 24-month follow-up...
  2. pmc Adoption and implementation of a computer-delivered HIV/STD risk-reduction intervention for African American adolescent females seeking services at county health departments: implementation optimization is urgently needed
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S66-71. 2013
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc The mediating role of partner communication frequency on condom use among African American adolescent females participating in an HIV prevention intervention
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Psychol 31:63-9. 2012
    ..This study examined the mediating role of partner communication frequency on African American adolescent females' condom use postparticipation in a demonstrated efficacious HIV risk-reduction intervention...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active African-American adolescent females
    Kim M Williams
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 35:593-600. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study are to determine the prevalence of C. trachomatis and to identify correlates of infection among African-American adolescent females...
  8. pmc Efficacy of an HIV prevention program among female adolescents experiencing gender-based violence
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, the Emory Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1085-90. 2006
    ..We examined the efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention among African American female adolescents reporting a history of gender-based violence...
  9. pmc Predicting discordance between self-reports of sexual behavior and incident sexually transmitted infections with African American female adolescents: results from a 4-city study
    Jennifer L Brown
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health and Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1491-500. 2012
    ..Discordance between self-reported abstinence and incident STIs was marked among African American female adolescents. Lack of STI knowledge and sexual behavior peer norms may result in underreporting of sexual behaviors...
  10. pmc Multicomponent interventions to enhance influenza vaccine delivery to adolescents
    Lisa M Gargano
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1092-9. 2011
    ..To compare school- versus provider-based approaches to improving influenza vaccination coverage among adolescents in rural Georgia...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Adolescent attitudes toward influenza vaccination and vaccine uptake in a school-based influenza vaccination intervention: a mediation analysis
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health and Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Sch Health 81:304-12. 2011
    ..This study examined whether adolescent attitudes toward influenza vaccination mediated the relationship between receipt of a school-based influenza vaccination intervention and vaccine uptake...
  14. 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
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  15. 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...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Personal and social influences regarding oral sex among African American female adolescents
    Laura F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:161-7. 2011
    ..To identify personal and social factors associated with performing oral sex among female adolescents...
  19. doi request reprint Correlates of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine acceptance among middle and high school teachers in rural Georgia
    Lisa M Gargano
    Emory University, 1462 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Sch Health 81:297-303. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the relationship between attitudes toward H1N1 vaccination and vaccine acceptance among middle and high school teachers in rural Georgia...
  20. pmc Multi-level factors associated with pregnancy among urban adolescent women seeking psychological services
    Delia L Lang
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Room 548, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:212-23. 2013
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  21. pmc Determinants of multimethod contraceptive use in a sample of adolescent women diagnosed with psychological disorders
    Delia L Lang
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2011:510239. 2011
    ..This study examined individual-, interpersonal-, and environmental-level factors that predict multimethod use among sexually active adolescent women diagnosed with psychological disorders...
  22. doi request reprint Gender differences in sexual risk behaviours and sexually transmissible infections among adolescents in mental health treatment
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 9:240-6. 2012
    ..The present study examined gender differences in sexual risk behaviours and STI among adolescents in mental health treatment...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Longitudinal examination of alcohol use: a predictor of risky sexual behavior and Trichomonas vaginalis among African-American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:96-101. 2011
    ..This study examined high quantity of alcohol as a longitudinal predictor of risky sexual behavior and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among African-American female adolescents, a high-risk population for STDs...
  25. 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
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Correlates of condom failure among adolescent males: an exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 41:873-6. 2005
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of condom failure (defined as breakage or slipping off in the past 90 days) among a sample of adolescent males (15 to 21 years of age)...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Alcohol use as a marker for risky sexual behaviors and biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infections among young adult African-American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:130-5. 2011
    ..The present study examined the relationship between alcohol use at non-abuse levels and risky sexual behaviors and STIs among young adult African-American women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Identification of strategies for promoting condom use: a prospective analysis of high-risk African American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 4:263-70. 2003
    ....
  34. pmc Efficacy of an HIV intervention in reducing high-risk human papillomavirus, nonviral sexually transmitted infections, and concurrency among African American women: a randomized-controlled trial
    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 63:S36-43. 2013
    ....
  35. pmc Rural parents' vaccination-related attitudes and intention to vaccinate middle and high school children against influenza following educational influenza vaccination intervention
    Jessica M Sales
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:1146-52. 2011
    ..This study examined changes in parental influenza vaccination attitudes and intentions after participating in school-based educational influenza vaccination intervention...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of pregnancy among low-income African-American adolescent females: a prospective analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:293-9. 2002
    ..To prospectively identify psychosocial predictors of pregnancy among African-American adolescent females...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Psychological distress as a correlate of a biologically confirmed STI, risky sexual practices, self-efficacy and communication with male sex partners in African-American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:291-300. 2009
    ..98). These findings, although preliminary, could be used to inform HIV intervention programs and physicians/clinicians providing regular health care maintenance to African-American female adolescents engaging in risky sexual behaviour...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Correlates of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine acceptability among parents and their adolescent children
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Room 558, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:751-60. 2011
    ..This research highlights the need for interventions that target factors associated with H1N1 influenza vaccine acceptance among both parents and adolescents...
  42. pmc Sexually transmitted infections, sexual risk behavior, and intimate partner violence among African American adolescent females with a male sex partner recently released from incarceration
    Andrea Swartzendruber
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:156-63. 2012
    ..The objective was to explore associations between sex with a male recently released from incarceration and sexual risk and intimate partner violence (IPV) among African American adolescent females...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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
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  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Condom failure among adolescents: implications for STD prevention
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:534-6. 2005
    ..Frequency of condom failure was positively associated with STD diagnosis (AOR = 1.22, 95% CI = 1.01-1.48), with the odds of testing positive increasing 22% for each added event of failure...
  50. pmc Comparative effectiveness of a faith-based HIV intervention for African American women: importance of enhancing religious social capital
    Gina M Wingood
    Gina M Wingood and Ralph J DiClemente are with the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and the Emory Center for AIDS Research CFAR, Atlanta, GA LaShun R Robinson, Nikia D Braxton, Deja L Er, Anita C Conner, Tiffaney L Renfro, and Anna A Rubtsova are with the Rollins School of Public Health James W Hardin is with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia
    Am J Public Health 103:2226-33. 2013
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of P4 for Women, a faith-based HIV intervention...
  51. doi request reprint Masculinity, condom use self-efficacy and abusive responses to condom negotiation: the case for HIV prevention for heterosexual African-American men
    Jerris L Raiford
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 10:467-9. 2013
    ..This study explored the role of masculinity and perceived condom use skills in African-American men's abusive response to female partners' condom requests...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Employing a teen advisory board to adapt an evidence-based HIV/STD intervention for incarcerated African-American adolescent women
    Teaniese P Latham
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 414, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:895-903. 2012
    ....
  55. pmc Age differences in STDs, sexual behaviors, and correlates of risky sex among sexually experienced adolescent African-American females
    Jessica M Sales
    Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:33-42. 2012
    ..To explore age differences in factors associated with positive sexually transmitted diseases (STD) status among a sample of African-American adolescent females...
  56. pmc College graduation reduces vulnerability to STIs/HIV among African-American young adult women
    Julia E Painter
    Vaccinology Training Program, Emory University School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e303-10. 2012
    ..Findings from this study support expanding structural-level interventions, emphasizing both high school and college graduation, as a means of reducing vulnerability to STIs/HIV among African-American women...
  57. 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...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. pmc The impact of depressive symptomatology on risky sexual behavior and sexual communication among African American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 16:346-56. 2011
    ..These findings could be used to inform HIV/STI prevention intervention programs and clinicians providing regular health care maintenance to African American female adolescents engaging in risky sexual behavior...
  60. 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)...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases among women living with HIV: The WiLLOW Program
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:S58-67. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and enhance HIV-preventive psychosocial and structural factors among women living with HIV...
  63. ncbi request reprint Associations between sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and subsequent sexual risk and sexually transmitted disease incidence among adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:205-8. 2004
    ..Empiric evidence is lacking in regard to the subsequent sexually transmitted disease (STD)-associated risk behaviors of adolescents diagnosed and treated for an STD...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Adjudication history and African American adolescents' risk for acquiring sexually transmitted diseases: an exploratory analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:634-8. 2003
    ..Little is known about sexually transmitted disease (STD) risk behavior among adjudicated African American adolescents...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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
    ....
  73. 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...
  74. pmc 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...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Correlates of recent unprotected anal sex among men having sex with men attending a large sex resort in the South
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:909-13. 2003
    ..Published studies have not investigated sexually transmitted disease-associated risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) attending U.S. sex resorts...
  77. doi request reprint Threats of cross-contamination on effects of a sexual risk reduction intervention: fact or fiction
    Delia L Lang
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Prev Sci 10:270-5. 2009
    ....
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. doi request reprint Exploring the mediating mechanism between gender-based violence and biologically confirmed Chlamydia among detained adolescent girls
    Laura F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, USA
    Violence Against Women 15:258-75. 2009
    ..The study found that sexual risk reduction programs may benefit this population by addressing the role of GBV and its association with STD-associated behaviors...