Jay G Silverman

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dating violence against adolescent girls and associated substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy, and suicidality
    J G Silverman
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 1552 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    JAMA 286:572-9. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Maternal experiences of intimate partner violence and child morbidity in Bangladesh: evidence from a national Bangladeshi sample
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:700-5. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and predictors among rescued sex-trafficked women and girls in Mumbai, India
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:588-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence around the time of pregnancy: association with breastfeeding behavior
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:934-40. 2006
  5. pmc Violence against wives, sexual risk and sexually transmitted infection among Bangladeshi men
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:211-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Experiences of sex trafficking victims in Mumbai, India
    J G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:221-6. 2007
  7. pmc Syphilis and hepatitis B Co-infection among HIV-infected, sex-trafficked women and girls, Nepal
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:932-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and predictors of infection in sex-trafficked Nepalese girls and women
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 298:536-42. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and HIV infection among married Indian women
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:703-10. 2008

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Dating violence against adolescent girls and associated substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy, and suicidality
    J G Silverman
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 1552 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    JAMA 286:572-9. 2001
    ..However, no representative epidemiologic studies of lifetime prevalence of dating violence among adolescents have been conducted...
  2. doi request reprint Maternal experiences of intimate partner violence and child morbidity in Bangladesh: evidence from a national Bangladeshi sample
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:700-5. 2009
    ..To provide an estimate of the risk of recent acute respiratory tract infection (ARI) and diarrhea among children 5 years and younger based on recent violence against their mothers...
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and predictors among rescued sex-trafficked women and girls in Mumbai, India
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:588-93. 2006
    ..The present study examines the prevalence and predictors of HIV infection among sex-trafficked women and girls rescued from brothels in Mumbai, India...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence around the time of pregnancy: association with breastfeeding behavior
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:934-40. 2006
    ..To assess associations of experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) and breastfeeding behaviors among a large, population-based sample of U.S. women...
  5. pmc Violence against wives, sexual risk and sexually transmitted infection among Bangladeshi men
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:211-5. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between men's reported violence against wives and their sexual risk behaviours and sexual health. Design,..
  6. ncbi request reprint Experiences of sex trafficking victims in Mumbai, India
    J G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:221-6. 2007
    ..To explore mechanisms and contexts related to sex trafficking victimization among South Asian women and girls rescued from brothels in Mumbai, India...
  7. pmc Syphilis and hepatitis B Co-infection among HIV-infected, sex-trafficked women and girls, Nepal
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:932-4. 2008
    ..Those who were HIV positive were more likely than those who were HIV negative to be infected with syphilis and/or hepatitis B...
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and predictors of infection in sex-trafficked Nepalese girls and women
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 298:536-42. 2007
    ..Inadequate empirical data exist to characterize this phenomenon and its related health consequences, such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007
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  10. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and HIV infection among married Indian women
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:703-10. 2008
    ..Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been described as being associated with heterosexual transmission of HIV to women in India and elsewhere...
  11. ncbi request reprint Immigration-based disparities in adolescent girls' vulnerability to dating violence
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:37-43. 2007
    ..The present study assessed disparities in experiences of physical and sexual dating violence based on immigrant status and language spoken at home among a large representative sample of adolescent girls...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dating violence and associated sexual risk and pregnancy among adolescent girls in the United States
    Jay G Silverman
    Division of Public Health Practice, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e220-5. 2004
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  13. doi request reprint Coercive forms of sexual risk and associated violence perpetrated by male partners of female adolescents
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:60-5. 2011
    ..Sexually coercive and deceptive behaviors of male partners that increase female STD risk may be factors in this relationship...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence victimization prior to and during pregnancy among women residing in 26 U.S. states: associations with maternal and neonatal health
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:140-8. 2006
    ..To conduct a population-based assessment of associations of intimate partner violence in the year prior to and during pregnancy with maternal and neonatal morbidity...
  15. doi request reprint Gender-based disparities in infant and child mortality based on maternal exposure to spousal violence: the heavy burden borne by Indian girls
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:22-7. 2011
    ..To examine associations between intimate partner violence (IPV) against Indian women and risk of death among their infants and children, as well as related gender-based disparities...
  16. pmc Male perpetration of intimate partner violence and involvement in abortions and abortion-related conflict
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1415-7. 2010
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  17. pmc Social norms and beliefs regarding sexual risk and pregnancy involvement among adolescent males treated for dating violence perpetration
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 83:723-35. 2006
    ..Further research focused on the context of male sexual risk and abusive relationship behaviors is needed to inform intervention with young men to promote sexual health and prevent rape, dating violence, and adolescent pregnancy...
  18. doi request reprint Adolescent female sex workers: invisibility, violence and HIV
    Jay G Silverman
    Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dis Child 96:478-81. 2011
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  19. pmc Child custody determinations in cases involving intimate partner violence: a human rights analysis
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:951-7. 2004
    ..The human rights framework is a powerful tool for demonstrating the need for legal, social, and political reform regarding public health concerns...
  20. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence perpetration, risky sexual behavior, and STI/HIV diagnosis among heterosexual African American men
    Anita Raj
    Social Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:291-5. 2008
    ..IPV perpetration is pervasive among heterosexually at-risk African American men presenting for clinical care, and those perpetrating IPV are at heightened risk for STI/HIV...
  21. doi request reprint The associations of binge alcohol use with HIV/STI risk and diagnosis among heterosexual African American men
    Anita Raj
    Social Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:101-6. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint Social and environmental contexts of adolescent and young adult male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: a qualitative study
    Elizabeth Reed
    Department for Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:260-71. 2008
    ..Efforts to support young males regarding a broad array of concerns should be included in programming to reduce IPV perpetration...
  23. pmc Intimate partner violence functions as both a risk marker and risk factor for women's HIV infection: findings from Indian husband-wife dyads
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard Injury Control Research Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:593-600. 2009
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  24. pmc Prevalence of child marriage and its effect on fertility and fertility-control outcomes of young women in India: a cross-sectional, observational study
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 373:1883-9. 2009
    ..We assessed the prevalence of child marriage-ie, before 18 years of age-in young adult women in India, and the associations between child marriage and women's fertility and fertility-control outcomes...
  25. pmc Indian men's use of commercial sex workers: prevalence, condom use, and related gender attitudes
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:240-6. 2010
    ..The current study assesses the prevalence of past year CSW contact, condom nonuse therein, and associations with demographic characteristics and gendered attitudes among a national sample of Indian men...
  26. ncbi request reprint South Asian victims of intimate partner violence more likely than non-victims to report sexual health concerns
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Immigr Health 7:85-91. 2005
    ..Study findings demonstrate the need for increased gynecologic health outreach to abused South Asian women in the U.S...
  27. pmc The effect of maternal child marriage on morbidity and mortality of children under 5 in India: cross sectional study of a nationally representative sample
    Anita Raj
    Boston University of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 340:b4258. 2010
    ..Data about child morbidity and mortality reported by participants. Analyses restricted to births in past five years reported by ever married women aged 15-24 years (n=19 302 births to 13 396 mothers)...
  28. pmc Association between adolescent marriage and marital violence among young adult women in India
    Anita Raj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:35-9. 2010
    ..To assess whether a history of adolescent marriage (<18 years) places women in young adulthood in India at increased risk of physical or sexual marital violence...
  29. pmc Violence victimisation, sexual risk and sexually transmitted infection symptoms among female sex workers in Thailand
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:236-40. 2010
    ..This study sought to compare sexual risk and STI symptoms among FSW based on recent violence exposure...
  30. doi request reprint Abuse from in-laws during pregnancy and post-partum: qualitative and quantitative findings from low-income mothers of infants in Mumbai, India
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Mass Ave, Crosstown Building 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:700-12. 2011
    ..Programs and interventions that screen and address IPV in pregnant and post-partum populations in India should be developed to include consideration of in-laws...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sexual violence against adolescent girls: influences of immigration and acculturation
    Michele R Decker
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Violence Against Women 13:498-513. 2007
    ..Immigrant status conferred risk among adolescent girls aged 15 and younger, Black adolescent girls, and sexually active Hispanic girls. No differences were detected in sexual assault victimization based on acculturation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Victims of intimate partner violence more likely to report abuse from in-laws
    Anita Raj
    Boston University, School of Public Health, MA, USA
    Violence Against Women 12:936-49. 2006
    ..g., isolation, social and economic control, and domestic servitude), awareness or support of IPV, and direct physical abuse. Domestic violence interventions with South Asian women must consider abuse from in-laws and IPV experiences...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dating violence and sexually transmitted disease/HIV testing and diagnosis among adolescent females
    Michele R Decker
    Health and Division of Public Health Practice, Department of Society, Human Development, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e272-6. 2005
    ..The present study assesses associations between dating violence and STD/HIV testing and diagnosis among a representative sample of sexually active adolescent girls...
  34. doi request reprint School bullying perpetration and other childhood risk factors as predictors of adult intimate partner violence perpetration
    Kathryn L Falb
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:890-4. 2011
    ..School bullying perpetration and intimate partner violence perpetration are both thought to stem from desire for power and control over others...
  35. doi request reprint Sex purchasing and associations with HIV/STI among a clinic-based sample of US men
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:355-9. 2008
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  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of partner abuse on women's reproductive lives
    Jeanne E Hathaway
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, MGH Partners Institute for Health Policy, Boston, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 60:42-5. 2005
    ..To increase our understanding of how intimate partner abuse may limit women's reproductive choices...
  37. pmc Masculine gender roles associated with increased sexual risk and intimate partner violence perpetration among young adult men
    M Christina Santana
    Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, T2W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Urban Health 83:575-85. 2006
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  38. ncbi request reprint Violence against women associated with arrests for sex trade but not drug charges
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, T2W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:204-11. 2006
    ..Interventions for incarcerated women are needed to consider and address history of victimization from gender-based violence and its relation to women's historic and future sex trade involvement...
  39. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV: a global menace exacerbated via sex trafficking
    Ashwin S Dharmadhikari
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, FXB Building, 7th Floor, 651 Huntington Avenue, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 13:543-6. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the prevalence of TB among repatriated sex trafficked Nepalese girls and women in whom a high HIV prevalence was previously reported...
  40. pmc Sex trafficking, sexual risk, sexually transmitted infection and reproductive health among female sex workers in Thailand
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:334-9. 2011
    ..To date, little research has compared sexual risk or health outcomes among female sex workers (FSWs) on the basis of experiences of sex trafficking...
  41. doi request reprint Perceived changes in health and safety following participation in a health care-based domestic violence program
    Jeanne E Hathaway
    Division of Public Health Practice at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:547-55. 2008
    ..Longitudinal evaluations are needed to evaluate the impact of DV advocacy and other interventions for partner abuse on women's health and safety over time...
  42. ncbi request reprint Abusers' perceptions of the effect of their intimate partner violence on children
    Emily F Rothman
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Violence Against Women 13:1179-91. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that fathers' statements of concern may be poor indicators of their intentions to refrain from abusive behavior...
  43. pmc Immigrant South Asian women at greater risk for injury from intimate partner violence
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:435-7. 2003
  44. pmc The CARE Communities project: an academic, practitioner, and federal public health agency collaboration to improve intimate partner violence services for underserved communities
    Jay G Silverman
    Division od Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:590-3. 2004
  45. doi request reprint Husband's preference for a son and women's nutrition: examining the role of actual and desired family composition on women's anaemia and body mass index in India
    Shagun Sabarwal
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:77-88. 2012
    ..However, having daughters only is associated with maternal anaemia for reasons that remain to be established...
  46. doi request reprint Driven to a fiery death--the tragedy of self-immolation in Afghanistan
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2201-3. 2008
  47. doi request reprint Son preference and intimate partner violence victimization in India: examining the role of actual and desired family composition
    Shagun Sabarwal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 44:43-56. 2012
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Research Grants3

  1. Development of the Partner Violence Perpetration Among *
    Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This comparison will be vital to determining whether the risk and protective factors identified are relevant to present interventions for men who batter their female partners. ..
  2. Mechanisms for Relations of Domestic Violence to Poor Maternal and Infant Health
    Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data will be synthesized to create recommendations for family and clinic-based intervention programs, and will be broadly disseminated in the form of reports for Indian practitioners, researchers and policymakers. ..