Celia M Lescano

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Family-Based HIV Prevention for Latinos
    Celia Lescano; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  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. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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 Grants2

  1. Family-Based HIV Prevention for Latinos
    Celia Lescano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An efficacious intervention is urgently needed for Latino communities. ..