Karina M Berg

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Gender differences in factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Karina M Berg
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1111-7. 2004
  2. pmc Rationale, design, and sample characteristics of a randomized controlled trial of directly observed antiretroviral therapy delivered in methadone clinics
    Karina M Berg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:481-9. 2009
  3. pmc Self-efficacy and depression as mediators of the relationship between pain and antiretroviral adherence
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, USA
    AIDS Care 21:244-8. 2009
  4. pmc Providers' experiences treating chronic pain among opioid-dependent drug users
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:482-8. 2009
  5. pmc Association between alcohol consumption and both osteoporotic fracture and bone density
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Med 121:406-18. 2008
  6. pmc Practical and conceptual challenges in measuring antiretroviral adherence
    Karina M Berg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S79-87. 2006
  7. pmc Lack of sustained improvement in adherence or viral load following a directly observed antiretroviral therapy intervention
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:936-43. 2011
  8. pmc Directly observed antiretroviral therapy in substance abusers receiving methadone maintenance therapy does not cause increased drug resistance
    James C M Brust
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:535-41. 2011
  9. pmc Directly observed antiretroviral therapy eliminates adverse effects of active drug use on adherence
    Shadi Nahvi
    Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 120:174-80. 2012
  10. pmc Strategies to improve access to and utilization of health care services and adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected drug users
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:218-32. 2011

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Gender differences in factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Karina M Berg
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1111-7. 2004
    ..To identify gender differences in social and behavioral factors associated with antiretroviral adherence...
  2. pmc Rationale, design, and sample characteristics of a randomized controlled trial of directly observed antiretroviral therapy delivered in methadone clinics
    Karina M Berg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:481-9. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Self-efficacy and depression as mediators of the relationship between pain and antiretroviral adherence
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, USA
    AIDS Care 21:244-8. 2009
    ..HIV providers should recognize the potential impact of pain on antiretroviral adherence among current and former drug users...
  4. pmc Providers' experiences treating chronic pain among opioid-dependent drug users
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:482-8. 2009
    ..Providers treating both chronic pain and addiction routinely make diagnostic and therapeutic decisions, but decision-making strategies in this context have not been well described...
  5. pmc Association between alcohol consumption and both osteoporotic fracture and bone density
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Med 121:406-18. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Practical and conceptual challenges in measuring antiretroviral adherence
    Karina M Berg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S79-87. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Lack of sustained improvement in adherence or viral load following a directly observed antiretroviral therapy intervention
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:936-43. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether the beneficial effects of DOT remain after DOT is discontinued...
  8. pmc Directly observed antiretroviral therapy in substance abusers receiving methadone maintenance therapy does not cause increased drug resistance
    James C M Brust
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:535-41. 2011
    ..DOT should be considered for substance users attending methadone maintenance clinics who are at high risk of nonadherence...
  9. pmc Directly observed antiretroviral therapy eliminates adverse effects of active drug use on adherence
    Shadi Nahvi
    Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 120:174-80. 2012
    ..The impact of adherence enhancing interventions on the relationship between active drug use and adherence is largely unknown...
  10. pmc Strategies to improve access to and utilization of health care services and adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected drug users
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:218-32. 2011
    ..Further refinement and expansion of strategies to improve outcomes of HIV-infected drug users is warranted...
  11. pmc Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial of directly observed hepatitis C treatment delivered in methadone clinics
    Alain H Litwin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:315. 2011
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  12. pmc Comparison of antiretroviral adherence questions
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:461-8. 2012
    ..Though responses correlated with VL, single-item measures had higher correlations. Future studies should compare single-item questions to objective measures...
  13. pmc Directly observed antiretroviral therapy improves adherence and viral load in drug users attending methadone maintenance clinics: a randomized controlled trial
    Karina M Berg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:192-9. 2011
    ..To determine if directly observed antiretroviral therapy (DOT) is more efficacious than self-administered therapy for improving adherence and reducing HIV viral load (VL) among methadone-maintained opioid users...
  14. pmc Hepatitis C management by addiction medicine physicians: results from a national survey
    Alain H Litwin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:99-105. 2007
    ..A significant minority of physicians were either providing HCV antiviral treatment or willing to provide HCV antiviral treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of a medical outreach program targeting unstably housed HIV-infected individuals
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:127-38. 2005
    ..9, p = 0.003). A medical outreach program targeting unstably housed HIV-infected individuals was associated with increased use of regular medical care and improved perceived quality of care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Type of substance use and access to HIV-related health care
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:399-407. 2006
    ..It is important that clinicians and researchers working with substance-using populations understand how specific types of substance use differentially impact on health care...
  17. pmc Proposal for the development of a standardized protocol for assessing the economic costs of HIV prevention interventions
    Steven D Pinkerton
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S10-4. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the association between HIV and bone mineral density
    Karina M Berg
    AIDS 21:785-6. 2007