MARIA ZEA

Summary

Affiliation: George Washington University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Unprotected anal intercourse among immigrant Latino MSM: the role of characteristics of the person and the sexual encounter
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, 2125 G St, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:700-15. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The abbreviated multidimensional acculturation scale: empirical validation with two Latino/Latina samples
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:107-26. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in research on sexual behavior with Latino gay and bisexual men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:281-91. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Asking and telling: communication about HIV status among Latino HIV-positive gay men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, D C 20052, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:143-52. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of HIV-positive status to Latino gay men's social networks
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:107-16. 2004
  6. pmc Mentoring and research capacity-building experiences: acculturating to research from the perspective of the trainee
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S16-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of HIV status and psychological well-being among Latino gay and bisexual men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:15-26. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disclosure of human immunovirus-positive serostatus among Latino gay men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:304-12. 2007
  9. pmc Partner selection among Latino immigrant men who have sex with men
    Fernanda T Bianchi
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, 2125 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:1321-30. 2010
  10. pmc Sex in public and private settings among Latino MSM
    Carol A Reisen
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    AIDS Care 22:697-704. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Unprotected anal intercourse among immigrant Latino MSM: the role of characteristics of the person and the sexual encounter
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, 2125 G St, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:700-15. 2009
    ..Likelihood of UAI was also linked to the situational characteristics of closeness to the partner, seroconcordance, and concern about STIs in the encounter...
  2. ncbi request reprint The abbreviated multidimensional acculturation scale: empirical validation with two Latino/Latina samples
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:107-26. 2003
    ..Construct validity was further demonstrated through factorial analyses of the combined samples (N = 246). Three separate factors emerged: cultural identity, language competence, and cultural competence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in research on sexual behavior with Latino gay and bisexual men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:281-91. 2003
    ..The relationship between researchers and participants is affected by Latino cultural styles, and suggestions for approaches to conduct research in the Latino gay community are offered...
  4. ncbi request reprint Asking and telling: communication about HIV status among Latino HIV-positive gay men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, D C 20052, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:143-52. 2003
    ..Contrary to expectations, reported experiences of gay discrimination were positively associated with communication of serostatus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of HIV-positive status to Latino gay men's social networks
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:107-16. 2004
    ..A longer time since diagnosis was associated with disclosure to the closest friend. These findings highlight the importance of taking into account roles and relationships, and their effect on disclosure...
  6. pmc Mentoring and research capacity-building experiences: acculturating to research from the perspective of the trainee
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S16-9. 2009
    ..We also discuss the importance of mentorship from the perspective of the trainee and reflect on our learning and skills acquisition process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of HIV status and psychological well-being among Latino gay and bisexual men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:15-26. 2005
    ..Findings demonstrate that generally Latino gay men are selective in choosing people to whom they disclose their serostatus and that disclosure tends to be associated with positive outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disclosure of human immunovirus-positive serostatus among Latino gay men
    Maria Cecilia Zea
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:304-12. 2007
    ..Time since diagnosis was also predictive of disclosure...
  9. pmc Partner selection among Latino immigrant men who have sex with men
    Fernanda T Bianchi
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, 2125 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:1321-30. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that gender and ethnic stereotypes play an important role in shaping partner choice and have implications for sexual risk and relationship formation...
  10. pmc Sex in public and private settings among Latino MSM
    Carol A Reisen
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    AIDS Care 22:697-704. 2010
    ..Behavioral differences were discussed in terms of structural conditions related to privacy and safety, and psychological factors related to intimacy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial identity and self-esteem among black Brazilian men: race matters in Brazil too!
    Fernanda T Bianchi
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, 2125 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 8:157-69. 2002
    ..In addition, racial identity was significantly related to mistrust of Whites by Black Brazilian men. The implications of these findings are discussed in the context of racial relations in Brazil...
  12. pmc Male circumcision and HIV status among Latino immigrant MSM in New York City
    Carol A Reisen
    Department of Psychology, George Washingtoin University, 2125 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 3:29-36. 2007
    ..Follow-up analyses revealed, however, that the protective effects occurred only among the group of Colombian men...
  13. pmc The sexual experiences of Latino men who have sex with men who migrated to a gay epicentre in the USA
    Fernanda T Bianchi
    The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Cult Health Sex 9:505-18. 2007
    ..Implications for future programme development are discussed alongside prevention efforts targeting migrants during this critical period...
  14. pmc Latino gay and bisexual men's relationships with non-gay-identified men who have sex with men
    Carol A Reisen
    Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Homosex 57:1004-21. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Giving voice to emerging science and theory for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people of color
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:187-99. 2004
    ..Recommendations for increasing research with LGB people of color are offered...

Research Grants15

  1. HIV PREVALENCE, SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, AND ATTITUDES TOWARD CIRCUMCISION AMONG COLOMBIA
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. HIV PREVALENCE, SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, AND ATTITUDES TOWARD CIRCUMCISION AMONG COLOMBIA
    Maria Cecilia Zea; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. HIV PREVALENCE, SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, AND ATTITUDES TOWARD CIRCUMCISION AMONG COLOMBIA
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Contextual Influences on Sexual Risk among Latino MSM
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The triangulation of findings will enable us to interpret results and further refine the theoretical model of contextual factors of sexual risk among these three groups of Latino MSM. ..
  5. DISCLOSURE OF HIV STATUS AMONG LATINO GAY MEN
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators will test whether the disclosure intervention promotes psychological well-being, reduces sexual risk behaviors, and promotes adherence to HIVIAIDS care. ..
  6. HIV PREVALENCE, SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, AND ATTITUDES TOWARD CIRCUMCISION AMONG COLOMBIA
    Maria Cecilia Zea; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, it explores attitudes towards circumcision in the targeted sample. ..