Matthew J Mimiaga

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual partnerships and considerations for HIV antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis utilization among high-risk substance using men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:99-106. 2014
  2. pmc Self-perceived HIV risk and the use of risk reduction strategies among men who engage in transactional sex with other men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1039-44. 2013
  3. pmc Substance use among HIV-infected patients engaged in primary care in the United States: findings from the Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems cohort
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1457-67. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Experiences and sexual behaviors of HIV-infected MSM who acquired HIV in the context of crystal methamphetamine use
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:30-41. 2008
  5. doi request reprint “It's a quick way to get what you want”: a formative exploration of HIV risk among urban Massachusetts men who have sex with men who attend sex parties
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:659-74. 2010
  6. pmc Alcohol use and HIV sexual risk among MSM in Chennai, India
    M J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:121-5. 2011
  7. pmc "We fear the police, and the police fear us": structural and individual barriers and facilitators to HIV medication adherence among injection drug users in Kiev, Ukraine
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 22:1305-13. 2010
  8. pmc Walking the line: stimulant use during sex and HIV risk behavior among Black urban MSM
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:30-7. 2010
  9. pmc Clinically significant depressive symptoms as a risk factor for HIV infection among black MSM in Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:798-810. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Sex parties among urban MSM: an emerging culture and HIV risk environment
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Health, The Fenway Institute, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:305-18. 2011

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual partnerships and considerations for HIV antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis utilization among high-risk substance using men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:99-106. 2014
    ..Approaches to PrEP disclosure and partner engagement should be informed by the relative benefits and limitations characterized by these different types of relationships. ..
  2. pmc Self-perceived HIV risk and the use of risk reduction strategies among men who engage in transactional sex with other men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1039-44. 2013
    ..HIV prevention efforts are needed that address the specific needs of MSM who engage in transactional sex in HCMC. Universally, MSM endorsed HIV prevention interventions, suggesting a need and desire for efforts in this context. ..
  3. pmc Substance use among HIV-infected patients engaged in primary care in the United States: findings from the Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems cohort
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1457-67. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to better understand substance use behaviors and deleterious health consequences among individuals with HIV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Experiences and sexual behaviors of HIV-infected MSM who acquired HIV in the context of crystal methamphetamine use
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:30-41. 2008
    ..The study also draws attention to the need for associated mental health, functional and quality-of life impairments that seem to accompany continued use in individuals with HIV...
  5. doi request reprint “It's a quick way to get what you want”: a formative exploration of HIV risk among urban Massachusetts men who have sex with men who attend sex parties
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:659-74. 2010
    ..MSM attending sex parties appear to be a subpopulation at high risk for HIV and STI acquisition and transmission. Risk reduction interventions responsive to the needs of MSM who attend sex parties are warranted...
  6. pmc Alcohol use and HIV sexual risk among MSM in Chennai, India
    M J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:121-5. 2011
    ..Panthis and MSM who are married to women may be particularly likely to benefit from interventions to decrease alcohol intake and concurrent unsafe sex...
  7. pmc "We fear the police, and the police fear us": structural and individual barriers and facilitators to HIV medication adherence among injection drug users in Kiev, Ukraine
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 22:1305-13. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Walking the line: stimulant use during sex and HIV risk behavior among Black urban MSM
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:30-7. 2010
    ..Although the association of stimulant use to sexual risk taking and HIV transmission has been well documented among white gay men, stimulant use during sex continues to be under-explored among Black men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  9. pmc Clinically significant depressive symptoms as a risk factor for HIV infection among black MSM in Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:798-810. 2009
    ..HIV prevention interventions for Black MSM may benefit from incorporating screening and/or treatment for depression, allowing MSM who are depressed to respond more effectively to behavioral change approaches...
  10. doi request reprint Sex parties among urban MSM: an emerging culture and HIV risk environment
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Health, The Fenway Institute, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:305-18. 2011
    ..Environmental factors in the sex party setting, in particular the presence and availability of condoms, may potentially mitigate individual-level factors such as unprotected anal sex...
  11. pmc Partner notification after STD and HIV exposures and infections: knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:111-9. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Differential HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men seeking health-related mobile van services at diverse gay-specific venues
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 7 Haviland Street, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:822-31. 2009
    ..Differentiating risk behavior by venue type provides valuable information with which to effectively target interventions to reach MSM at greatest risk...
  13. pmc Sexual mixing patterns and partner characteristics of black MSM in Massachusetts at increased risk for HIV infection and transmission
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Urban Health 86:602-23. 2009
    ..Effective prevention strategies need to address the distinct sexual and behavioral risk patterns presented by different sexual partnerships reported by Black MSM...
  14. pmc Health system and personal barriers resulting in decreased utilization of HIV and STD testing services among at-risk black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:825-35. 2009
    ..Additional provider training is warranted to educate HCPs about the specific health care needs of Black MSM, in order to facilitate access to timely, culturally competent HIV and STD testing and treatment services for this population...
  15. pmc A pilot trial of integrated behavioral activation and sexual risk reduction counseling for HIV-uninfected men who have sex with men abusing crystal methamphetamine
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:681-93. 2012
    ..Due to the small sample size and time intensive intervention, future testing in a randomized design is necessary to determine efficacy, with subsequent effectiveness testing...
  16. pmc Health care access and sexually transmitted infection screening frequency among at-risk Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Carey V Johnson
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 7 Haviland St, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S187-92. 2009
    ..We sought to assess risk exposures, health care access, and screening rates for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Massachusetts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral predictors of partner notification after HIV and STI exposure and infection among MSM
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:738-45. 2009
    ..Results suggest how to increase acceptability and use of PN as a public health strategy and underscore the need for counseling as part of the notification process...
  18. pmc Patterns of substance use among a large urban cohort of HIV-infected men who have sex with men in primary care
    Margie R Skeer
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:676-89. 2012
    ..These findings should be considered for designing, implementing, and evaluating substance use programming for HIV-infected MSM...
  19. pmc Street workers and internet escorts: contextual and psychosocial factors surrounding HIV risk behavior among men who engage in sex work with other men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    J Urban Health 86:54-66. 2009
    ..Study findings can be used to generate hypotheses for designing and providing tailored primary and secondary prevention interventions for this at-risk subgroup of MSM...
  20. ncbi request reprint HIV and STD status among MSM and attitudes about Internet partner notification for STD exposure
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard University, School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:111-6. 2008
    ..This study assessed the acceptability and perceived utility of Internet-based partner notification (PN) of sexually transmitted disease (STD) exposure for men who have sex with men (MSM) by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) serostatus...
  21. doi request reprint Problematic alcohol use and HIV risk among Black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    Fenway Health, The Fenway Institute, 1340 Boylston Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Care 22:577-87. 2010
    ..HIV prevention interventions with Black MSM may benefit from incorporating screening and/or treatment for alcohol problems, as well as screening for co-morbid depressive symptoms...
  22. pmc HIV sexual risk behavior among black men who meet other men on the internet for sex
    Jaclyn M White
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:464-81. 2013
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  23. pmc Beyond anal sex: sexual practices associated with HIV risk reduction among men who have sex with men in Boston, Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02119, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:545-50. 2009
    ..12; p < 0.05) in the previous 12 months. Identifying and understanding such factors associated with risk reduction behaviors may be important to consider in designing effective prevention interventions to promote sexual health for MSM...
  24. pmc Trends in the spectrum of engagement in HIV care and subsequent clinical outcomes among men who have sex with men (MSM) at a Boston community health center
    Jordan E Axelrad
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:287-96. 2013
    ..Engagement in care prior to seroconversion influences important HIV outcomes. Programs that care for at risk populations should institute routine opt-out HIV testing and test-and-treat programs to optimize HIV care and prevention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sentencing risk: history of incarceration and HIV/STD transmission risk behaviours among Black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts
    Sean E Bland
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, USA
    Cult Health Sex 14:329-45. 2012
    ..HIV prevention efforts that focus on individual risk and cultural-contextual issues among Black men who have sex with men are warranted...
  26. doi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to routine HIV testing: perceptions from Massachusetts Community Health Center personnel
    Carey V Johnson
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:647-55. 2011
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  27. pmc Depressive symptoms, utilization of mental health care, substance use and sexual risk among young men who have sex with men in EXPLORE: implications for age-specific interventions
    Elizabeth A Salomon
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:811-21. 2009
    ..Additionally, HIV prevention work with this population should provide comprehensive education about HIV testing and risk reduction counseling that focuses on communication about serostatus and safety in sexual situations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gonococcal, chlamydia, and syphilis infection positivity among MSM attending a large primary care clinic, Boston, 2003 to 2004
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Epidemiology Unit, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:507-11. 2009
    ..The current study sought to elucidate STD positivity in asymptomatic MSM seen at the largest primary care clinic for MSM in New England and to describe STD test positivity by reason for STD testing...
  29. pmc Preexposure antiretroviral prophylaxis attitudes in high-risk Boston area men who report having sex with men: limited knowledge and experience but potential for increased utilization after education
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:77-83. 2009
    ..Understanding the demographic and behavioral predictors of intent-to-use PrEP may prove useful to identify clinical trial participants...
  30. doi request reprint Polysubstance use and HIV/STD risk behavior among Massachusetts men who have sex with men accessing Department of Public Health mobile van services: implications for intervention development
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:745-51. 2008
    ..Accessible outreach services for MSM such as mobile van services need to include drug screening and interventions that triage men into treatment programs; year-round availability of van services is warranted...
  31. pmc Sexually transmitted disease (STD) diagnoses and mental health disparities among women who have sex with women screened at an urban community health center, Boston, MA, 2007
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:5-12. 2010
    ..However, there remains a dearth of research exploring these indicators alongside sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and WSW sexual health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tricks of the trade: sexual health behaviors, the context of HIV risk, and potential prevention intervention strategies for male sex workers
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 4:195-209. 2008
    ..Multipronged interventions to decrease sexual risk taking among male sex workers would also benefit from addressing the unique socioeconomic and legal needs of this population...
  33. pmc Predictors of identifying as a barebacker among high-risk New England HIV seronegative men who have sex with men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:250-62. 2009
    ..Additional research is warranted to understand the social identity of barebacking among MSM in order to develop more nuanced prevention strategies...
  34. pmc HIV risk and social networks among male-to-female transgender sex workers in Boston, Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:373-86. 2009
    ..Results suggest that interventions with transgender male-to-female sex workers must be at multiple levels and address the psychosocial and environmental contexts in which sexual risk behavior occurs...
  35. pmc Acceptability of an internet-based partner notification system for sexually transmitted infection exposure among men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Fl, 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1009-11. 2008
    ..There was broad acceptance of Internet partner notification by at-risk US men who have sex with men, including a willingness to receive or initiate a notification e-mail...
  36. doi request reprint Stressful or traumatic life events, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, and HIV sexual risk taking among men who have sex with men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1481-9. 2009
    ....
  37. pmc Childhood sexual abuse is highly associated with HIV risk-taking behavior and infection among MSM in the EXPLORE Study
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:340-8. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint A survey of MSM HIV prevention outreach workers in Chennai, India
    Steven A Safren
    Fenway Community Health, Research and Evaluation Department, Boston, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:323-32. 2006
    ..These data point to several important barriers to HIV prevention among MSM in South India and lay the groundwork for enhancing the use of outreach workers to play a role in HIV prevention in this population...
  39. pmc What makes a respondent-driven sampling "seed" productive? Example of finding at-risk Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 87:467-79. 2010
    ..Finding ways to identify RDS seeds that are consistently generative may facilitate collecting a sample that is closer to reflecting the MSM who live in all of the communities in a given location or study sample...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sources of human immunodeficiency virus and sexually transmitted disease information and responses to prevention messages among Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:170-7. 2010
    ..This was done to understand how to design more effective media campaigns on HIV/STD prevention and testing for this population...
  41. pmc Depressive symptoms and human immunodeficiency virus risk behavior among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Steven A Safren
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:705-15. 2009
    ..MSM who are not married, sex workers, and those who perceive they are at risk for acquiring HIV may be of higher risk for symptoms of depression...
  42. pmc Limited Awareness and Low Immediate Uptake of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Men Who Have Sex with Men Using an Internet Social Networking Site
    Douglas S Krakower
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33119. 2012
    ..Online surveys were conducted to assess PrEP awareness, interest and experience among at-risk MSM before and after iPrEx, and to determine demographic and behavioral factors associated with these measures...
  43. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic gonorrhea and chlamydial infections detected by nucleic acid amplification tests among Boston area men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Research and Evaluation Department, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02119, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:495-8. 2008
    ....
  44. pmc Barriers to routine HIV testing among Massachusetts community health center personnel
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:643-52. 2011
    ....
  45. pmc Does effective depression treatment alone reduce secondary HIV transmission risk? Equivocal findings from a randomized controlled trial
    Alexander C Tsai
    Chester M Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2765-72. 2013
    ..Mental health interventions may need to combine depression treatment with specific skills training in order to achieve durable impacts on HIV prevention outcomes...
  46. doi request reprint Raltegravir, tenofovir DF, and emtricitabine for postexposure prophylaxis to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV: safety, tolerability, and adherence
    Kenneth H Mayer
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:354-9. 2012
    ..Raltegravir, tenofovir DF, and emtricitabine may be useful as a 3-drug regimen for PEP...
  47. pmc A review of HIV antiretroviral adherence and intervention studies among HIV-infected youth
    Sari L Reisner
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Top HIV Med 17:14-25. 2009
    ..Secondary HIV prevention interventions for youth represent a possible mode through which to deliver individually tailored adherence skill building and counseling to improve medication adherence...
  48. pmc A mixed methods study of the sexual health needs of New England transmen who have sex with nontransgender men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:501-13. 2010
    ..Embodied scripting" is proposed as a theoretical framework to understand sexual health among transgender populations and examining transgender sexual health from a life course perspective is suggested...
  49. pmc Psychosocial risk factors for HIV sexual risk among Indian men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    a Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1109-13. 2013
    ..Indian MSM with depression are at higher odds of engaging in UAS compared to MSM without depression. HIV prevention programs for Indian MSM may benefit from incorporating treatment or triage for mental health problems. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men: perceptions about sexual risk, HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing, and provider communication
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02199, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:113-9. 2007
    ..This study was designed to gain a deeper understanding of the barriers and facilitators related to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV screening among at-risk Boston men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  51. ncbi request reprint MSM in HIV-prevention trials are sexual partners with each other: An ancillary study to the EXPLORE intervention
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:27-34. 2006
    ..Future HIV-prevention studies recruiting MSM at increased sexual risk of HIV infection should address participants potentially becoming sexual partners with each other...
  52. pmc Sexual orientation differences in asthma correlates in a population-based sample of adults
    STEWART J LANDERS
    John Snow Inc, Boston, MA 02210, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2238-41. 2011
    ..Being underweight (negative correlation) and overweight and reporting frequent symptoms of depression in the preceding 30 days also predicted a history of asthma diagnosis among heterosexuals...
  53. pmc The other side of the bridge: exploring the sexual relationships of men who have sex with men and their female partners in Mumbai, India
    Elizabeth F Closson
    a The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, USA
    Cult Health Sex 16:780-91. 2014
    ..HIV-prevention programmes for this population may benefit from tailored risk-reduction counselling that attends to the variations of these sexual and social relationship dynamics. ..
  54. pmc A systematic review of behavioral and treatment outcome studies among HIV-infected men who have sex with men who abuse crystal methamphetamine
    Radha Rajasingham
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:36-52. 2012
    ..The results presented support efforts to develop and implement novel interventions to reduce crystal meth use in HIV-infected MSM...
  55. pmc Evolution of Massachusetts physician attitudes, knowledge, and experience regarding the use of antiretrovirals for HIV prevention
    Jaclyn M White
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:395-405. 2012
    ..Educational programs aimed at incorporating antiretroviral chemoprophylaxis into physicians' HIV prevention practices are warranted...
  56. doi request reprint Psychiatric treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS: an HIV-psychiatry consensus survey of current practices
    Oliver Freudenreich
    Freedom Trail Clinic, 25 Staniford, St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 51:480-8. 2010
    ..Only sparse evidence from controlled clinical trials is available to guide the psychiatric treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS...
  57. doi request reprint Early life traumatic stressors and the mediating role of PTSD in incident HIV infection among US men, comparisons by sexual orientation and race/ethnicity: results from the NESARC, 2004-2005
    Sari L Reisner
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:340-50. 2011
    ..Stressful life events in childhood during critical periods of development have long-term psychological and neurobiological sequelae, which may affect risk for HIV infection across the life course...
  58. pmc A population-based study of sexual orientation identity and gender differences in adult health
    Kerith J Conron
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1953-60. 2010
    ..We provide estimates of several leading US adult health indicators by sexual orientation identity and gender to fill gaps in the current literature...
  59. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider perspectives on cellular phone-based technology to improve HIV treatment adherence
    Amy S Baranoski
    a Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:26-32. 2014
    ..While patients and providers had many similar views on factors influencing adherence with ART and the use of text messaging to improve adherence, there were some divergent views between the two groups. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint Global Burden of HIV among Men Who Engage in Transactional Sex: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Catherine E Oldenburg
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e103549. 2014
    ..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantify the burden in this population compared with that of men in the general population to better inform future HIV prevention efforts...
  61. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about the acceptability of assessments of HIV medication adherence in Lilongwe, Malawi and Chennai, India
    Steven A Safren
    Fenway Community Health, Research and Evaluation Department, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:443-50. 2006
    ..Innovative ways of monitoring adherence while maintaining standardization across sites are required in multisite trials...
  62. doi request reprint Tenofovir DF plus lamivudine or emtricitabine for nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis (NPEP) in a Boston Community Health Center
    Kenneth H Mayer
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:494-9. 2008
    ..Fenway Community Health, the largest center caring for HIV-infected and high-risk men who have sex with men (MSM) in New England, began an NPEP program in 1997, initially using zidovudine-based regimens...
  63. pmc Substance use predictors of poor medication adherence: the role of substance use coping among HIV-infected patients in opioid dependence treatment
    Adam Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:168-73. 2013
    ..Findings highlight the importance of assessing, monitoring, and targeting ongoing substance use, and ways to increase positive coping for HIV-infected IDUs in substance use treatment to aid in HIV medication adherence...
  64. pmc Mental health and HIV risk in men who have sex with men
    Steven A Safren
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S74-7. 2010
    ..Addressing co-occurring psychosocial risk factors is apt to improve effect sizes of current HIV prevention interventions and allow for more effective uptake by MSM...
  65. pmc Gender differences in the association between family conflict and adolescent substance use disorders
    Margie R Skeer
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:187-92. 2011
    ....
  66. pmc Whoonga: Potential Recreational Use of HIV Antiretroviral Medication in South Africa
    David J Grelotti
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:511-8. 2014
    ..Our informants provide preliminary evidence of the dangers of whoonga and reinforce the need for further study. ..
  67. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors and psychosocial health concerns of female-to-male transgender men screening for STDs at an urban community health center
    Sari L Reisner
    a The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:857-64. 2014
    ..Future research is needed to understand the myriad social, behavioral, and biological factors that contribute to HIV and STD vulnerability for FTMs...
  68. pmc Multiple determinants, common vulnerabilities, and creative responses: addressing the AIDS pandemic in diverse populations globally
    Kenneth H Mayer
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:S31-4. 2012
    ..This effective approach to HIV prevention, care, and treatment is illustrated through examples of community-based responses in Haiti, the United States, Africa, and other impoverished settings...
  69. pmc Depression and diabetes treatment nonadherence: a meta-analysis
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:2398-403. 2008
    ..Its relationship to treatment adherence, however, has not been systematically reviewed. We used meta-analysis to examine the relationship between depression and treatment nonadherence in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes...
  70. doi request reprint Knowledge base and caretaker-child communication about HIV in peri-urban schoolchildren of Lusaka, Zambia
    Julia Carnevale
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:646-53. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate a lack of knowledge and dialog about HIV in the pre-adolescent subset of high-risk peri-urban youth, and uncover undue emphasis on razor blades as a major mode of disease transmission...
  71. doi request reprint Health care issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) populations in the United States: Introduction
    Carey V Johnson
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 7 Haviland Street, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    J Homosex 54:213-24. 2008
    ..Particularly for transgender and intersex populations, the state of research describing their health care needs is in its infancy, and much remains to be done to design effective medical and mental health programs and interventions...
  72. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy vs relaxation with educational support for medication-treated adults with ADHD and persistent symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven A Safren
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 304:875-80. 2010
    ..Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adulthood is a prevalent, distressing, and impairing condition that is not fully treated by pharmacotherapy alone and lacks evidence-based psychosocial treatments...
  73. ncbi request reprint Mental health concerns of HIV-infected gay and bisexual men seeking mental health services: an observational study
    Michael B Berg
    Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:635-43. 2004
    ..Because mental health is a key component of overall quality of life, HIV providers who work with MSM can use these data to increase awareness of the types of mental concerns that are most distressing to this population...
  74. doi request reprint Mental health concerns of gay and bisexual men seeking mental health services
    Michael B Berg
    Wheaton College, USA
    J Homosex 54:293-306. 2008
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  75. ncbi request reprint Review of treatment studies of depression in HIV
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Top HIV Med 14:112-24. 2006
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