Samantha L Illangasekare

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Violence against women in sex work and HIV risk implications differ qualitatively by perpetrator
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe St, E4142, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:876. 2013
  2. pmc Clinical and mental health correlates and risk factors for intimate partner violence among HIV-positive women in an inner-city HIV clinic
    Samantha Illangasekare
    The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland
    Womens Health Issues 22:e563-9. 2012
  3. pmc The syndemic effects of intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse on depression among low-income urban women
    Samantha Illangasekare
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 90:934-47. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of intimate partner violence, substance use, and HIV on depressive symptoms among abused low-income urban women
    Samantha L Illangasekare
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Interpers Violence 28:2831-48. 2013

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Publications4

  1. pmc Violence against women in sex work and HIV risk implications differ qualitatively by perpetrator
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe St, E4142, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:876. 2013
    ..Physical and sexual violence heighten STI/HIV risk for women in sex work. Against this backdrop, we describe the nature of abuse against women in sex work, and its STI/HIV implications, across perpetrators...
  2. pmc Clinical and mental health correlates and risk factors for intimate partner violence among HIV-positive women in an inner-city HIV clinic
    Samantha Illangasekare
    The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland
    Womens Health Issues 22:e563-9. 2012
    ..The goals of this study were to determine the prevalence of IPV among HIV-infected women receiving care in an urban clinic and to determine the HIV clinical and mental health correlates of IPV among HIV-positive women...
  3. pmc The syndemic effects of intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse on depression among low-income urban women
    Samantha Illangasekare
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 90:934-47. 2013
    ..These findings confirm that IPV is significantly associated with depressive symptoms and that the syndemic impact of IPV, substance use, and HIV could have even more extreme effects on depression outcomes. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of intimate partner violence, substance use, and HIV on depressive symptoms among abused low-income urban women
    Samantha L Illangasekare
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Interpers Violence 28:2831-48. 2013
    ..Health practitioners and researchers should be aware of the combined impact of the IPV, substance use, and HIV syndemic and consider how they can address the mental health needs of urban women. ..