L F Salazar

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Issues related to gay and bisexual men's acceptance of a future AIDS vaccine
    Laura F Salazar
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:546-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Male injecting drug users in the Deep South: bisexual behaviour is a marker for elevated HIV risk
    L F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:691-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Homelessness and HIV-associated risk behavior among African American men who inject drugs and reside in the urban south of the United States
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:70-7. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond the individual: examining the effects of domestic violence policies on social norms
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Georgia, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 32:253-64. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications53

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Issues related to gay and bisexual men's acceptance of a future AIDS vaccine
    Laura F Salazar
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:546-8. 2005
    ..Researchers conducting HIV vaccine trials should provide information about the research and insure that samples represent Black men...
  3. doi request reprint Male injecting drug users in the Deep South: bisexual behaviour is a marker for elevated HIV risk
    L F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:691-6. 2010
    ..Their higher prevalence of HIV infection coupled with their risk behaviours place themselves and other IDUs at heightened risk of both acquiring and transmitting HIV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Homelessness and HIV-associated risk behavior among African American men who inject drugs and reside in the urban south of the United States
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:70-7. 2007
    ..Self-reported HIV status was an effect modifier of these associations such that the observed relationships applied mostly only to men who were not knowingly HIV positive...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
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  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond the individual: examining the effects of domestic violence policies on social norms
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Georgia, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 32:253-64. 2003
    ..Public awareness campaigns designed to disseminate criminal justice policies may be instrumental in provoking social change...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
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  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in knowledge and willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials in an urban population in the Southeastern US
    F H Priddy
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:99-102. 2006
    ..Efforts to increase participation should address the ethnic diversity of the trial personnel, and education to eliminate misconceptions about HIV vaccines and trials...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. 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
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  19. 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
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  20. 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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  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of a potential HIV/AIDS vaccine among minority women
    Paula M Frew
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Decatur, GA 30030, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:802-13. 2008
    ..To explore the attitudes, opinions and concerns of minority women regarding acceptance of a potential HIV/ AIDS vaccine...
  24. 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
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  25. 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...
  26. pmc Number of casual male sexual partners and associated factors among men who have sex with men: results from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance system
    Eli S Rosenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:189. 2011
    ..In 2006, the majority of new HIV infections were in MSM. We sought to describe numbers of casual sex partners among US MSM...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Attitudes towards couples-based HIV testing among MSM in three US cities
    Rob Stephenson
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 722, Emory, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:S80-7. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that there may be a demand for CVCT among MSM in the United States, but some modifications to the existing African CVCT protocol may be needed...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
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  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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
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  36. 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)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gay men who attend sex resorts: a typology associated with high-risk sexual behaviour
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:158-62. 2005
    ..029). This typology may be useful for more efficient targeting of prevention and counselling programmes designed to reduce sexually transmitted infection incidence among this high-risk (and understudied) population of MSM...
  38. 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...
  39. pmc Condom use at last sex as a proxy for other measures of condom use: is it good enough?
    Sinead N Younge
    Department of Psychology, Morehouse College, 231 Dansby Hall, 830 Westview Dr, S W, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
    Adolescence 43:927-31. 2008
    ..The findings from this study demonstrate that condom use at last coitus is a valid proxy for condom use behaviors spanning longer time periods...
  40. doi request reprint Witnessing community violence and health-risk behaviors among detained adolescents
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:506-13. 2007
    ..Finding suggest that detained youth, many of whom may not access traditional health care, should be offered prevention and intervention services during detention, which provides a critical window of opportunity for needed services...
  41. ncbi request reprint Health risk factors among detained adolescent females
    Richard Crosby
    School of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0003, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:404-10. 2004
    ..To identify the prevalence of health risk factors among a sample of detained adolescent females and determine whether there are racial/ethnic differences...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Correlates of having unprotected vaginal sex among detained adolescent females: an exploratory study of sexual factors
    Richard Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Sex Health 1:151-5. 2004
    ..This exploratory study identified associations between these factors and engaging in unprotected vaginal sex (UVS) among a sample of adolescent females recruited from short-term detention facilities in the USA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ecological factors associated with STD risk behaviors among detained female adolescents
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Work 51:71-9. 2006
    ..Findings suggest a multisystemic approach to STD prevention among this population...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint A theory-based approach to understanding condom errors and problems reported by men attending an STI clinic
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Suite 111C, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:412-8. 2008
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  49. ncbi request reprint Sexual agency versus relational factors: a study of condom use antecedents among high-risk young African American women
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Sex Health 5:41-7. 2008
    ..In the present study, the relative roles of personal sexual agency and relational factors in determining whether young African American women engaged in unprotected vaginal sex (UVS) were studied...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Using culture-centered qualitative formative research to design broadcast messages for HIV prevention for African American adolescents
    Jennifer R Horner
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Health Commun 13:309-25. 2008
    ..We demonstrate how competing narratives identified in the analysis can be featured in radio and television messages advocating healthy behavior by modeling risk-reducing negotiation skills...
  52. ncbi request reprint Teacher connectedness and health-related outcomes among detained adolescents
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:337. 2005
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  53. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' experience with sex on the web: results from online focus groups
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 North St Clair St, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Adolesc 28:535-40. 2005
    ..Participants believed exposure to SEW had no influence on them, and reported that their parents were unaware of what they view online. Future research should explore the effects of exposure to SEW and to SOW and mediating factors...

Research Grants2

  1. Preventing Violence Against Women: A Web-Based Approach
    Laura Salazar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These outcomes will be assessed via web-administered interviews at baseline, postintervention, and at 6 months. ..