A Neaigus

Summary

Affiliation: National Development and Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Injecting and sexual risk correlates of HBV and HCV seroprevalence among new drug injectors
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:234-43. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexual and other noninjection risks for HBV and HCV seroconversions among noninjecting heroin users
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1052-61. 2007
  3. pmc Greater drug injecting risk for HIV, HBV, and HCV infection in a city where syringe exchange and pharmacy syringe distribution are illegal
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 85:309-22. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Transitions to injecting drug use among noninjecting heroin users: social network influence and individual susceptibility
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:493-503. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual transmission risk among noninjecting heroin users infected with human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis C virus
    A Neaigus
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10048, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:359-63. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential risk factors for the transition to injecting among non-injecting heroin users: a comparison of former injectors and never injectors
    A Neaigus
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York City, NY, USA
    Addiction 96:847-60. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Stigmatized drug use, sexual partner concurrency, and other sex risk network and behavior characteristics of 18- to 24-year-old youth in a high-risk neighborhood
    P L Flom
    National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York 10048, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:598-607. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Network-related mechanisms may help explain long-term HIV-1 seroprevalence levels that remain high but do not approach population-group saturation
    S R Friedman
    Institute for AIDS Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10048, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:913-22. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Consistent condom use in the heterosexual relationships of young adults who live in a high-HIV-risk neighbourhood and do not use "hard drugs"
    S R Friedman
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York 10048, USA
    AIDS Care 13:285-96. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Drug scene roles and HIV risk
    S R Friedman
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York 10048, USA
    Addiction 93:1403-16. 1998

Research Grants

  1. NONINJECTING HEROIN USERS, NEW INJECTORS AND HIV RISK
    Alan Neaigus; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. NETWORK RISKS AMONG INJECTING DRUG USERS
    Alan Neaigus; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. HIV Risk and Neighborhood Networks of New IDUs
    Alan Neaigus; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Injecting and sexual risk correlates of HBV and HCV seroprevalence among new drug injectors
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:234-43. 2007
    ..Early interventions, targeting injecting and sexual risks and including HBV vaccination, are needed among new IDUs to prevent HBV, HCV and, potentially, HIV epidemics...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexual and other noninjection risks for HBV and HCV seroconversions among noninjecting heroin users
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1052-61. 2007
    ..Many heroin users do not inject drugs but may still be at risk of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV), via sexual or other noninjection-related activity...
  3. pmc Greater drug injecting risk for HIV, HBV, and HCV infection in a city where syringe exchange and pharmacy syringe distribution are illegal
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 85:309-22. 2008
    ..Legalizing and rapidly implementing sterile syringe distribution programs are critical for reducing parenterally transmitted HIV, HBV, and HCV among IDUs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transitions to injecting drug use among noninjecting heroin users: social network influence and individual susceptibility
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:493-503. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence/predictors of transitions to injecting among noninjecting heroin users (NIUs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual transmission risk among noninjecting heroin users infected with human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis C virus
    A Neaigus
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10048, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:359-63. 2001
    ..HIV-infected NIUs, particularly never IDUs, and, possibly, HCV-infected NIUs, are a potential sexual transmission bridge...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential risk factors for the transition to injecting among non-injecting heroin users: a comparison of former injectors and never injectors
    A Neaigus
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York City, NY, USA
    Addiction 96:847-60. 2001
    ..To compare potential risk factors for the transition to injecting among non-injecting heroin users (NIUs) with different injecting histories...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stigmatized drug use, sexual partner concurrency, and other sex risk network and behavior characteristics of 18- to 24-year-old youth in a high-risk neighborhood
    P L Flom
    National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York 10048, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:598-607. 2001
    ..Sex risks and drug use are related. This relation in youth is described...
  8. ncbi request reprint Network-related mechanisms may help explain long-term HIV-1 seroprevalence levels that remain high but do not approach population-group saturation
    S R Friedman
    Institute for AIDS Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10048, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:913-22. 2000
    ..Thus, in situations of declining prevalence, prevention programs should be maintained or strengthened...
  9. ncbi request reprint Consistent condom use in the heterosexual relationships of young adults who live in a high-HIV-risk neighbourhood and do not use "hard drugs"
    S R Friedman
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York 10048, USA
    AIDS Care 13:285-96. 2001
    ..Programmes to increase condom use among young adults should focus on strengthening norms that promote safer sex to protect oneself and others. In addition, assistance should be provided to youth who are problem drinkers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Drug scene roles and HIV risk
    S R Friedman
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York 10048, USA
    Addiction 93:1403-16. 1998
    ..This paper aims to measure "role behaviors" of drug injectors; describe which drug injectors are more likely to engage in such role behaviors; and to determine whether roles are related to elements of HIV risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of anal sex with men among young adult women in an inner city minority neighborhood
    S R Friedman
    National Development Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS 15:2057-60. 2001
    ..Having ever had anal sex was associated with having ever been infected with hepatitis B...
  12. ncbi request reprint Networks, resources and risk among women who use drugs
    M Miller
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, Two World Trade Center, New York, NY 10048, USA
    Soc Sci Med 52:967-78. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Consistent condom use among drug-using youth in a high HIV-risk neighbourhood
    S R Friedman
    National Development Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    AIDS Care 14:493-507. 2002
    ..These changes should include changes in gender roles and power relations...
  14. doi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 associated with HIV infection among New York heterosexuals living in high-risk areas
    H Hagan
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:580-3. 2010
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  15. pmc The network approach and interventions to prevent HIV among injection drug users
    A Neaigus
    Institute for AIDS Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc New York, NY 10048, USA
    Public Health Rep 113:140-50. 1998
    ..To review human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk reduction interventions among injecting drug users (IDUs) that have adopted a network approach...
  16. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior history of prison inmates in Hungary
    V Anna Gyarmathy
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 W 23rd St, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:561-9. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Risk networks and racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of HIV infection among injection drug users
    Benny J Kottiri
    Institute for AIDS Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:95-104. 2002
    ..In Bushwick, racially/ethnically discordant risk partnerships involving black IDUs may function as potential bridges of transmission between groups...
  18. pmc Potential risk factors for injecting among Mexican American non-injecting heroin users
    Avelardo Valdez
    University of Houston Office for Drug and Social Policy Research, Graduate School of Social Work, 237 Social Work Bldg, Houston, TX 77204 4013, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 6:49-73. 2007
    ..The present analysis supports previous research, and more importantly further identifies potential risk factors for injecting that are unique to the cultural and social context of the Mexican American community...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk correlates of prevalent HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among noninjecting heroin users
    V Anna Gyarmathy
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York City, New York 10010, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:448-56. 2002
    ..To examine lifetime correlates of HIV and hepatitis B and C (HBV and HCV) infections among noninjecting heroin users (NIUs)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Drug use patterns and infection with sexually transmissible agents among young adults in a high-risk neighbourhood in New York City
    Samuel R Friedman
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Addiction 98:159-69. 2003
    ..Drug users, particularly injection drug users and crack smokers, may be a core group for some sexually transmitted infections...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in injection risk behaviors at the first injection episode
    Vera Frajzyngier
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York City, NY 11215, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:145-52. 2007
    ..To examine gender differences in drug injection equipment sharing at injecting initiation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Contextual determinants of condom use among female sex exchangers in East Harlem, NYC: an event analysis
    James M McMahon
    National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10010, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:731-41. 2006
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  23. pmc Strong HIV and hepatitis disclosure norms and frequent risk behaviors among Hungarian drug injectors
    V Anna Gyarmathy
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:S65-9. 2006
    ..Testing services should be expanded and access increased so that IDUs can act on and reinforce their norms for testing...
  24. ncbi request reprint Women's drug injection practices in East Harlem: an event analysis in a high-risk community
    Stephanie Tortu
    Deparetment of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:317-28. 2003
    ..Although most events were safe, safe practices were not adhered to with spouses or primary partners. Syringe exchanges should be supported and may be an ideal setting for interventions targeted to drug-injecting couples...
  25. pmc Marginalized and socially integrated groups of IDUs in Hungary: potential bridges of HIV infection
    V Anna Gyarmathy
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iv101-12. 2005
    ..Different approaches may be appropriate for M-IDUs and SI-IDUs to prevent HIV...
  26. pmc A community-based study of hepatitis B infection and immunization among young adults in a high-drug-use neighborhood in New York City
    Benny J Kottiri
    Office of HIV AIDS, US Agency for International Development, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20523, USA
    J Urban Health 82:479-87. 2005
    ..Whereas subsequent younger generations benefited from universal childhood hepatitis B immunization, this particular cohort of young adults who live in communities like Bushwick presents a unique group for prevention intervention...
  27. ncbi request reprint Street smarts and urban myths: women, sex work, and the role of storytelling in risk reduction and rationalization
    Brenda Roche
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Med Anthropol Q 19:149-70. 2005
    ..quot; If properly harnessed, the strength of storytelling suggests new avenues for risk-reduction interventions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Social networks, HIV transmission, and prevention
    Maureen Miller
    Focus 20:1-5. 2005
  29. pmc The urgent need for HIV and hepatitis prevention in drug treatment programs in Hungary
    V Anna Gyarmathy
    The National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:276-87. 2004
    ..There is an urgent need for preventing HIV and related infections among drug users by integrating HIV and hepatitis B and C prevention with drug treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Urging others to be healthy: "intravention" by injection drug users as a community prevention goal
    Samuel R Friedman
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:250-63. 2004
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  31. pmc The social course of drug injection and sexual activity among YMSM and other high-risk youth: an agenda for future research
    Michael C Clatts
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii26-39. 2003
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Research Grants17

  1. NONINJECTING HEROIN USERS, NEW INJECTORS AND HIV RISK
    Alan Neaigus; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. NETWORK RISKS AMONG INJECTING DRUG USERS
    Alan Neaigus; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  3. HIV Risk and Neighborhood Networks of New IDUs
    Alan Neaigus; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....