L K Brown

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Affect management for HIV prevention with adolescents in therapeutic schools: the immediate impact of project balance
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, One Hoppin Street, Suite 204, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2773-80. 2013
  2. pmc Affect regulation and HIV risk among youth in therapeutic schools
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, One Hoppin Street, Suite 204, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:2272-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Frequency of adolescent self-cutting as a predictor of HIV risk
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:161-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms as a predictor of sexual risk among African American adolescents and young adults
    Larry K Brown
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:444.e1-8. 2006
  5. pmc Condom use among high-risk adolescents: anticipation of partner disapproval and less pleasure associated with not using condoms
    Larry K Brown
    Rhode Island Hospital, CORO West, Ste 204, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:601-7. 2008
  6. pmc Psychiatric disorders and sexual risk among adolescents in mental health treatment
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:590-7. 2010
  7. pmc Safe Thinking and Affect Regulation (STAR): human immunodeficiency virus prevention in alternative/therapeutic schools
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center of Rhode Island Hospital, and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:1065-74. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-cutting and sexual risk among adolescents in intensive psychiatric treatment
    Larry K Brown
    Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Psychiatry at Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:216-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of retention among HIV/hemophilia health care professionals
    Larry K Brown
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:48-54. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of sexual abuse on the HIV-risk-related behavior of adolescents in intensive psychiatric treatment
    L K Brown
    Child and Family Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1413-5. 2000

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Affect management for HIV prevention with adolescents in therapeutic schools: the immediate impact of project balance
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, One Hoppin Street, Suite 204, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2773-80. 2013
    ..89 vs. 0.67, p = 0.02) and that their HIV knowledge was significantly greater. These data suggest that AM techniques might improve the impact of standard skills-based prevention programs for adolescents in therapeutic schools...
  2. pmc Affect regulation and HIV risk among youth in therapeutic schools
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, One Hoppin Street, Suite 204, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:2272-8. 2012
    ..HIV prevention strategies for youth in mental health treatment should target affect regulation in relation to multiple risk behaviors...
  3. doi request reprint Frequency of adolescent self-cutting as a predictor of HIV risk
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:161-5. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to test the hypothesis that adolescents who repeatedly self-cut would report more HIV risk behaviors and riskier attitudes than those who had engaged in infrequent self-injury...
  4. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms as a predictor of sexual risk among African American adolescents and young adults
    Larry K Brown
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:444.e1-8. 2006
    ..To understand the prospective relationship between depressive symptoms and sexual risk behavior among a community sample of African American adolescents...
  5. pmc Condom use among high-risk adolescents: anticipation of partner disapproval and less pleasure associated with not using condoms
    Larry K Brown
    Rhode Island Hospital, CORO West, Ste 204, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:601-7. 2008
    ..We determined the association of demographic, psychosocial, and contextual factors with condom use among a large community sample of at-risk adolescents recruited from four locations in the U.S...
  6. pmc Psychiatric disorders and sexual risk among adolescents in mental health treatment
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:590-7. 2010
    ..Adolescents in mental health treatment have been found to have higher rates of HIV risk behavior than their peers, but data concerning the relationship between psychopathology and risk are inconsistent and limited...
  7. pmc Safe Thinking and Affect Regulation (STAR): human immunodeficiency virus prevention in alternative/therapeutic schools
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center of Rhode Island Hospital, and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:1065-74. 2011
    ..It was hypothesized that STAR would lead to a decrease in sexual risk and improved HIV knowledge and attitudes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-cutting and sexual risk among adolescents in intensive psychiatric treatment
    Larry K Brown
    Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Psychiatry at Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:216-8. 2005
    ..Self-cutting is strongly associated with sexual risk behaviors, and adolescents who engage in self-cutting should be assessed carefully for sexual risk behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of retention among HIV/hemophilia health care professionals
    Larry K Brown
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:48-54. 2002
    ..These data suggest the important role that a well-functioning team can have in buffering the inevitable stresses associated with HIV care. Mental Health professionals have considerable expertise in addressing these issues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of sexual abuse on the HIV-risk-related behavior of adolescents in intensive psychiatric treatment
    L K Brown
    Child and Family Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1413-5. 2000
    ..This study compared the HIV-risk-related behaviors and attitudes of adolescents with and without a history of sexual abuse who were in intensive psychiatric treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior change among human immunodeficiency virus-infected adolescents with hemophilia. Adolescent Hemophilia Behavioral Intervention Evaluation Project Study Group
    L K Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E22. 2000
    ..To determine the factors associated with the adoption or maintenance of consistent safer sexual behaviors among human immunodeficiency virus-positive adolescents and young adults with hemophilia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Screening practices for adolescent dating violence
    Larry K Brown
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center and Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:456-64. 2007
    ..These data suggest that screening for DV is associated with consistent screening practices for other risk behaviors. Screening rates may be improved with training and adherence to specific protocols...
  13. ncbi request reprint HIV testing among at-risk adolescents and young adults: a prospective analysis of a community sample
    Marina Tolou-Shams
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:586-93. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine predictors of HIV testing among a large community-based sample of adolescents in three cities who had recent unprotected sexual intercourse...
  14. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV testing among sexually active African American adolescents in 4 US cities
    Rebecca R Swenson
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:584-91. 2009
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  15. pmc Youth living with HIV and problem substance use: elevated distress is associated with nonadherence and sexual risk
    Nicole R Nugent
    Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence Rhode Island, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:113-5. 2010
    ..To examine health risk behaviors in distressed youth living with HIV (YLH) with problem substance use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Children and adolescents living with HIV and AIDS: a review
    L K Brown
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:81-96. 2000
    ..This review outlines recent developments that hold promise to effectively reduce the treatment burden on the infected, their families, and health care providers and to decrease the incidence of transmission to the uninfected...
  17. ncbi request reprint "Islands of Risk": subgroups of adolescents at risk for HIV
    Christopher D Houck
    Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:619-29. 2006
    ..To use cluster analysis to determine profiles of adolescents at risk for HIV...
  18. pmc Sexual abuse and sexual risk behavior: beyond the impact of psychiatric problems
    Christopher D Houck
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, One Hoppin Street, Suite 204, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:473-83. 2010
    ..This study examined the association between sexual abuse (SA) and sex risk in girls and boys placed in alternative and therapeutic school settings while controlling for psychiatric problems...
  19. pmc A review of HIV prevention interventions for juvenile offenders
    Marina Tolou-Shams
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, One Hoppin Street, CORO West, Suite 204, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:250-61. 2010
    ..To conduct a critical review of all HIV prevention intervention studies conducted with adolescents in juvenile justice settings to inform future intervention development...
  20. pmc Cultural factors and family-based HIV prevention intervention for Latino youth
    Celia M Lescano
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center of Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, RI 02903, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1041-52. 2009
    ..In this synthesis of the relevant literature, cultural factors that have been identified as relevant to Latino sexuality are reviewed and implications for family-based intervention with Latinos are addressed...
  21. pmc Correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among at-risk adolescents and young adults
    Celia M Lescano
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1131-6. 2009
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  22. pmc Parent-adolescent sexual communication: associations of condom use with condom discussions
    Wendy Hadley
    Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:997-1004. 2009
    ..Mental health disorders and family distress may make such discussions challenging but are not an insurmountable barrier to direct discussions about condoms...
  23. pmc Acceptance of HIV testing among African-American college students at a historically black university in the south
    Nanetta S Payne
    Department of Psychology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1912-6. 2006
    ..Thus, this study sought to investigate the acceptability of rapid HIV testing among African-American college students in a nontraditional setting on a historically black college/university (HBCU) campus...
  24. ncbi request reprint A brief screening measure of adolescent risk behavior
    Celia M Lescano
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital, One Hoppin Street, Suite 204, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 37:325-36. 2007
    ..These analyses suggest that the ARI can be useful in quickly identifying the broad range of risk behaviors found among adolescents with psychiatric disorders...
  25. ncbi request reprint The association between depressive symptoms, substance use, and HIV risk among youth with an arrest history
    Marina Tolou-Shams
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, One Hoppin Street, CORO West, Suite 204, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:58-64. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between depressive symptoms, substance use, and HIV risk among youth who traditionally present with behavioral symptoms...
  26. doi request reprint Suicide attempt and sexual risk behavior: relationship among adolescents
    Christopher D Houck
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 12:39-49. 2008
    ..A history of suicidal behavior can be identified by clinicians and appears to be an important marker for sexual risk, which may represent an expression of emotional distress or a passive form of self-injury for suicidal adolescents...
  27. ncbi request reprint Arrest history as an indicator of adolescent/young adult substance use and HIV risk
    Marina Tolou-Shams
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, One Hoppin Street, CORO West, Suite 204, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:87-90. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Condom use with "casual" and "main" partners: what's in a name?
    Celia M Lescano
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:443.e1-7. 2006
    ..This study examined adolescents' attitudes about and behaviors toward condom use with "casual" vs. "main" sexual partners...
  29. ncbi request reprint Unsafe sex: do feelings matter?
    Celia M Lescano
    Brown University School of Medicine, Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 33:51-62. 2007
    ..43). Self-efficacy regarding condom use during affective arousal is closely associated with HIV-related attitudes and behaviors. Clinicians need to be alert to subtle signs of distress as adolescents contemplate safer sexual behavior...
  30. ncbi request reprint HIV testing among young adults and older adolescents in the setting of acute substance abuse treatment
    D L Pugatch
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02093, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:135-42. 2001
    ..To examine the feasibility and acceptance of HIV testing among youth in acute substance abuse treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and theoretical mediators of safer sex among African American female adolescents: implications for sexual risk reduction interventions
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA and Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research
    Health Educ Behav 32:413-27. 2005
    ..Self-esteem should be considered when designing and evaluating sexual risk reduction programs for this population...

Research Grants26

  1. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will produce a family-based intervention that will have utility with adolescents with SMI and their parents and is thus capable of impacting the large number of teens in outpatient mental health treatment. ..
  2. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will produce a family-based intervention that will have utility with adolescents with SMI and their parents and is thus capable of impacting the large number of teens in outpatient mental health treatment. ..
  3. Training in Child/Adolescent Biobehavioral HIV Research
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Curriculum needs can be satisfied by HIV - specific seminars, general research design seminars, and by tutorial in addition to formal courses at Brown or nearby universities. ..
  4. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Condom use attitudes will be measured, including intentions, decisional balance, peer and family norms, and self-efficacy. These variables will be examined at pretest, at posttest, and at three-and six-month follow-up. ..
  5. Therapeutic Schools: Affect Management & HIV Prevention
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results are capable of impacting the large number of teens in therapeutic settings treatment as well as informing other interventions with high-risk youth. ..
  6. A Multilevel HIV-Prevention Strategy for High-Risk Youth
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2) Understanding factors related to delay of sex and STI incidence especially among vulnerable youth with high rates of psychiatric comorbidities is important in reducing HIV infections. ..
  8. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2) Understanding factors related to delay of sex and STI incidence especially among vulnerable youth with high rates of psychiatric comorbidities is important in reducing HIV infections. ..
  9. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry K Brown; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2) Understanding factors related to delay of sex and STI incidence especially among vulnerable youth with high rates of psychiatric comorbidities is important in reducing HIV infections. ..
  10. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry K Brown; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will produce a family-based intervention that will have utility with adolescents with SMI and their parents and is thus capable of impacting the large number of teens in outpatient mental health treatment. ..
  12. An Affect Management Intervention for Juvenile Offenders
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  13. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Condom use attitudes will be measured, including intentions, decisional balance, peer and family norms, and self-efficacy. These variables will be examined at pretest, at posttest, and at three-and six-month follow-up. ..
  14. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will produce a family-based intervention that will have utility with adolescents with SMI and their parents and is thus capable of impacting the large number of teens in outpatient mental health treatment. ..
  15. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Condom use attitudes will be measured, including intentions, decisional balance, peer and family norms, and self-efficacy. These variables will be examined at pretest, at posttest, and at three-and six-month follow-up. ..
  16. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Condom use attitudes will be measured, including intentions, decisional balance, peer and family norms, and self-efficacy. These variables will be examined at pretest, at posttest, and at three-and six-month follow-up. ..
  17. Therapeutic Schools: Affect Management & HIV Prevention
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results are capable of impacting the large number of teens in therapeutic settings treatment as well as informing other interventions with high-risk youth. ..
  18. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will produce a family-based intervention that will have utility with adolescents with SMI and their parents and is thus capable of impacting the large number of teens in outpatient mental health treatment. ..
  19. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Condom use attitudes will be measured, including intentions, decisional balance, peer and family norms, and self-efficacy. These variables will be examined at pretest, at posttest, and at three-and six-month follow-up. ..
  20. Therapeutic Schools: Affect Management & HIV Prevention
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results are capable of impacting the large number of teens in therapeutic settings treatment as well as informing other interventions with high-risk youth. ..
  21. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will produce a family-based intervention that will have utility with adolescents with SMI and their parents and is thus capable of impacting the large number of teens in outpatient mental health treatment. ..
  22. Therapeutic Schools: Affect Management & HIV Prevention
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results are capable of impacting the large number of teens in therapeutic settings treatment as well as informing other interventions with high-risk youth. ..
  23. Integrated Mental Health Treatment & HIV Prevention for Court-Involved Youth
    Larry K Brown; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We expect that our Integrated Treatment Program, an intensive treatment within the juvenile justice setting that involves parents and targets multiple areas of concern, will result in better outcomes for these multi-problem youth. ..