CATHY REBACK

Summary

Affiliation: Friends Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint HIV risk behaviors among a sample of heterosexually identified men who occasionally have sex with another male and/or a transwoman
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    J Sex Res 50:151-63. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Text messaging reduces HIV risk behaviors among methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, 1419 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1993-2002. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prevention case management improves socioeconomic standing and reduces symptoms of psychological and emotional distress among transgender women
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1136-44. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Lifetime substance use and HIV sexual risk behaviors predict treatment response to contingency management among homeless, substance-dependent MSM
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:166-72. 2012
  5. pmc Methamphetamine use trends among street-recruited gay and bisexual males, from 1999 to 2007
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, 1419 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    J Urban Health 85:874-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Maintaining a heterosexual identity: sexual meanings among a sample of heterosexually identified men who have sex with men
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, 1419 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:766-73. 2010
  7. pmc Contingency management among homeless, out-of-treatment men who have sex with men
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:255-63. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV-associated medical, behavioral, and psychiatric characteristics of treatment-seeking, methamphetamine-dependent men who have sex with men
    James A Peck
    Friends Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:115-32. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment approaches for methamphetamine dependence and HIV-related sexual risk behaviors among urban gay and bisexual men
    Steven Shoptaw
    Friends Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:125-34. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and substance dependence comorbidities, sexually transmitted diseases, and risk behaviors among methamphetamine-dependent gay and bisexual men seeking outpatient drug abuse treatment
    Steven Shoptaw
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:161-8. 2003

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Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint HIV risk behaviors among a sample of heterosexually identified men who occasionally have sex with another male and/or a transwoman
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    J Sex Res 50:151-63. 2013
    ..Participants' HIV status, partner type, substance use, and cultural factors influenced sexual decision-making and HIV risk behaviors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Text messaging reduces HIV risk behaviors among methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, 1419 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1993-2002. 2012
    ..05). Findings demonstrate that text messaging is a promising intervention for reaching and potentially changing HIV high-risk behaviors among out-of-treatment, methamphetamine-using MSM...
  3. doi request reprint Prevention case management improves socioeconomic standing and reduces symptoms of psychological and emotional distress among transgender women
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1136-44. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Lifetime substance use and HIV sexual risk behaviors predict treatment response to contingency management among homeless, substance-dependent MSM
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:166-72. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Methamphetamine use trends among street-recruited gay and bisexual males, from 1999 to 2007
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, 1419 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    J Urban Health 85:874-9. 2008
    ..These data also indicate the need for ongoing methamphetamine abuse and HIV-prevention interventions in this particular high-risk population...
  6. doi request reprint Maintaining a heterosexual identity: sexual meanings among a sample of heterosexually identified men who have sex with men
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, 1419 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:766-73. 2010
    ..Despite their ability to compartmentalize these sexual encounters, many participants expressed guilt and shame when discussing their same sex experiences...
  7. pmc Contingency management among homeless, out-of-treatment men who have sex with men
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:255-63. 2010
    ..Findings indicate the utility of CM for this high-risk population and the feasibility of implementing the intervention in a community-based HIV prevention program...
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV-associated medical, behavioral, and psychiatric characteristics of treatment-seeking, methamphetamine-dependent men who have sex with men
    James A Peck
    Friends Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:115-32. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment approaches for methamphetamine dependence and HIV-related sexual risk behaviors among urban gay and bisexual men
    Steven Shoptaw
    Friends Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:125-34. 2005
    ..This project evaluated the efficacy of four behavioral drug abuse treatments for reducing methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviors among this population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and substance dependence comorbidities, sexually transmitted diseases, and risk behaviors among methamphetamine-dependent gay and bisexual men seeking outpatient drug abuse treatment
    Steven Shoptaw
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:161-8. 2003
    ..Findings indicate that gay and bisexual men seeking outpatient treatment for methamphetamine dependence are likely to experience psychiatric comorbidity and to have high rates of infectious disease, including HIV, syphilis and gonorrhea...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics, HIV serostatus, and risk behaviors among gay and bisexual males seeking treatment for methamphetamine abuse and dependence in Los Angeles
    Steven Shoptaw
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:91-105. 2002
    ..Findings provide information that may prove helpful in tailoring culturally relevant treatment and prevention messages...
  12. pmc Correlates of depressed mood among young stimulant-using homeless gay and bisexual men
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 33:641-9. 2012
    ..Understanding the correlates of depressed mood among homeless G/B young men can help service providers design more targeted treatment plans and provide more appropriate referrals to ancillary care services...
  13. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use and infectious disease-related behaviors in men who have sex with men: implications for interventions
    Steven Shoptaw
    UCLA Department of Family Medicine and Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Addiction 102:130-5. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Outcomes using two tailored behavioral treatments for substance abuse in urban gay and bisexual men
    Steven Shoptaw
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:285-93. 2008
    ..Findings replicate prior work and indicate that GCBT produces reliable, significant, and sustained reductions in stimulant use and sexual risk behaviors, particularly in methamphetamine-abusing gay and bisexual men...
  15. pmc Associations between methamphetamine use and HIV among men who have sex with men: a model for guiding public policy
    Steven Shoptaw
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1151-7. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in the meaning of sexual risk behaviors among gay and bisexual male methamphetamine abusers before and after drug treatment
    Cathy J Reback
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Los Angeles, California, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:87-98. 2004
    ..This study further demonstrates the value of coupling quantitative with qualitative data in understanding the meanings behind reductions in high-risk behaviors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Depression ratings, reported sexual risk behaviors, and methamphetamine use: latent growth curve models of positive change among gay and bisexual men in an outpatient treatment program
    Adi Jaffe
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:301-7. 2007
    ..This suggests that some users who respond well to treatment may show improvement in these co-occurring problems without a need for more intensive targeted interventions...
  18. pmc Sustained reductions in drug use and depression symptoms from treatment for drug abuse in methamphetamine-dependent gay and bisexual men
    James A Peck
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i100-8. 2005
    ..Findings show that behavioral methamphetamine abuse treatment yields reductions in methamphetamine use and concomitant depressive symptom ratings that are sustained to 1 year after treatment entry...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and HIV risk behaviors of homeless, substance-using men who have sex with men
    Cathy J Reback
    Van Ness Recovery House Prevention Division, 1419 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    Addict Behav 32:647-54. 2007
    ..While the small convenience sample limits generalizability of the findings, these data provide an opportunity to gain insight into this at-risk population and, thereby, assess appropriate intervention strategies...
  20. pmc A public health response to the methamphetamine epidemic: the implementation of contingency management to treat methamphetamine dependence
    Steven Shoptaw
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:214. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint The effects and consequences of selected club drugs
    Thomas E Freese
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11050 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:151-6. 2002
    ..Medical visits for club drug-related toxicity have sharply increased across the country. This article provides a brief review of the literature on club drugs...

Research Grants4

  1. VOUCHER-BASED INCENTIVES IN A PREVENTION SETTING
    CATHY REBACK; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Reducing Methamphetamine Use and HIV Sex-risk Behaviors in Out-of-Treatment MSM
    CATHY REBACK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this study will inform the field on the feasibility of adapting an IT communication intervention for reducing sexual risk behaviors and HIV acquisition and transmission among out-of-treatment, meth-using MSM. ..