Peter A Vanable

Summary

Affiliation: Syracuse University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What HIV-positive MSM want from sexual risk reduction interventions: findings from a qualitative study
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:554-63. 2012
  2. pmc Predictors of participation and attrition in a health promotion study involving psychiatric outpatients
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior and Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:362-8. 2002
  3. pmc Impact of HIV-related stigma on health behaviors and psychological adjustment among HIV-positive men and women
    Peter A Vanable
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:473-82. 2006
  4. pmc Test-retest reliability of self-reported HIV/STD-related measures among African-American adolescents in four U.S. cities
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:214-21. 2009
  5. pmc Smoking among psychiatric outpatients: relationship to substance use, diagnosis, and illness severity
    Peter A Vanable
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:259-65. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Viral load and HIV treatment attitudes as correlates of sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive gay men
    Peter A Vanable
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:263-9. 2003
  7. pmc Subjective life expectancy and health behaviors among STD clinic patients
    Lori A J Scott-Sheldon
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:349-61. 2010
  8. pmc Brief and intensive behavioral interventions to promote sexual risk reduction among STD clinic patients: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:504-17. 2010
  9. pmc Evaluating a two-step approach to sexual risk reduction in a publicly-funded STI clinic: rationale, design, and baseline data from the Health Improvement Project-Rochester (HIP-R)
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:569-86. 2008
  10. pmc Differences in HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, and behavior among psychiatric outpatients with and without a history of a sexually transmitted infection
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntingdon Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 33:79-94. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Reducing Risk Behavior Among HIV+ Men
    PETER VANABLE; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. A Multilevel HIV Prevention Strategy for High-Risk Youth
    PETER VANABLE; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. doi request reprint What HIV-positive MSM want from sexual risk reduction interventions: findings from a qualitative study
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:554-63. 2012
    ..Study results reveal important considerations for the development of appealing and efficacious risk reduction interventions for HIV-positive MSM...
  2. pmc Predictors of participation and attrition in a health promotion study involving psychiatric outpatients
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior and Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:362-8. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that patients who could most benefit from risk reduction interventions are more likely to participate...
  3. pmc Impact of HIV-related stigma on health behaviors and psychological adjustment among HIV-positive men and women
    Peter A Vanable
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:473-82. 2006
    ..Stigma should be addressed in stress management, health promotion, and medication adherence interventions for HIV-positive people...
  4. pmc Test-retest reliability of self-reported HIV/STD-related measures among African-American adolescents in four U.S. cities
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:214-21. 2009
    ..To evaluate the test-retest reliability of self-reported sexuality-related data in a sample of African American adolescents residing in four U.S. cities...
  5. pmc Smoking among psychiatric outpatients: relationship to substance use, diagnosis, and illness severity
    Peter A Vanable
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:259-65. 2003
    ..Thus, diagnosis and illness severity contribute to elevated smoking rates, even after controlling for other substance use. Cessation programs are needed to reduce tobacco use in this vulnerable population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Viral load and HIV treatment attitudes as correlates of sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive gay men
    Peter A Vanable
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:263-9. 2003
    ..We examined the relation between perceiving that one has an undetectable viral load and sexual risk taking among gay men...
  7. pmc Subjective life expectancy and health behaviors among STD clinic patients
    Lori A J Scott-Sheldon
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:349-61. 2010
    ..To examine whether people who expect to live longer engage in healthier behaviors relative to people who expect to live shorter lives...
  8. pmc Brief and intensive behavioral interventions to promote sexual risk reduction among STD clinic patients: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:504-17. 2010
    ..We conclude that implementing behavioral interventions in a STD clinic was associated with significant reduction of sexual risk behavior and risk antecedents...
  9. pmc Evaluating a two-step approach to sexual risk reduction in a publicly-funded STI clinic: rationale, design, and baseline data from the Health Improvement Project-Rochester (HIP-R)
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:569-86. 2008
    ..Sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinics provide an opportune setting for HIV prevention efforts. This randomized controlled trial evaluated a unique, two-step approach to sexual risk reduction at a publicly-funded STI clinic...
  10. pmc Differences in HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, and behavior among psychiatric outpatients with and without a history of a sexually transmitted infection
    Peter A Vanable
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntingdon Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 33:79-94. 2007
    ..Findings highlight the need for STI/ HIV risk reduction interventions in psychiatric settings, particularly for patients with high-risk profiles...
  11. pmc Even if you build it, we may not come: correlates of non-attendance at a sexual risk reduction workshop for STD clinic patients
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:864-71. 2007
    ..These findings identify the population sub-groups who are likely to require special effort to attract to a workshop. We encourage more effective marketing and recruitment approaches for sexual risk reduction programs...
  12. pmc Urban African-American men speak out on sexual partner concurrency: findings from a qualitative study
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:38-47. 2010
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  13. pmc Improving HIV rapid testing rates among STD clinic patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Health Psychol 27:833-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated 2 brief interventions to promote rapid HIV testing among STD clinic patients who initially declined testing...
  14. pmc Alcohol consumption, drug use, and condom use among STD clinic patients
    Lori A J Scott-Sheldon
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:762-70. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between substance use and unprotected sex independently for alcohol, drugs, or combined substance use and to examine partner characteristics as a moderator of this association...
  15. doi request reprint Medication adherence in HIV-infected smokers: the mediating role of depressive symptoms
    Monica S Webb
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, PO Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:94-105. 2009
    ..We conclude that future smoking cessation interventions with this population should target medical adherence and depression as intervention components...
  16. pmc Predicting condom use using the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model: a multivariate latent growth curve analysis
    Jennifer L Walsh
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:235-44. 2011
    ..The Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model often guides sexual risk reduction programs even though no studies have examined covariation in the theory's constructs in a dynamic fashion with longitudinal data...
  17. pmc The male-to-female ratio and multiple sexual partners: multilevel analysis with patients from an STD clinic
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:942-8. 2010
    ..We found no evidence that fewer African-American men in a census tract was associated with men having more sexual partners...
  18. pmc Partner dependence and sexual risk behavior among STI clinic patients
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:257-66. 2010
    ..To investigate the relation between partner dependence and sexual risk behavior in the context of the information-motivation-behavioral skills (IMB) model...
  19. pmc Predicting condom use among STD clinic patients using the Information - Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model
    Lori A J Scott-Sheldon
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:1093-102. 2010
    ..Interventions among STD patients should include activities addressing condom use motivation and directly enhancing condom skills...
  20. pmc African American men's perceptions of power in intimate relationships
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Am J Mens Health 3:310-8. 2009
    ..Future research should consider how to incorporate this understanding of interpersonal power into current theories of sexual risk behavior in order to develop more effective HIV risk reduction programs...
  21. pmc Cigarette smoking among HIV+ men and women: examining health, substance use, and psychosocial correlates across the smoking spectrum
    Monica S Webb
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Behav Med 30:371-83. 2007
    ..Viral load, CD4 count, and depression were not associated with smoking status. Psychosocial interventions targeting this population should consider the relationships between biopsychosocial factors and smoking behavior...
  22. pmc Do STD clinic patients who consent to sexual health research differ from those who decline? Findings from a randomized controlled trial with implications for the generalization of research results
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:73-7. 2008
    ..This study determined whether patients from an STD clinic who agreed to participate in behavioral research are representative of the overall patient population...
  23. pmc Reducing HIV-risk behavior among adults receiving outpatient psychiatric treatment: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:252-68. 2004
    ..Exploratory analyses suggested that female patients and patients diagnosed with a major depressive disorder were more likely to benefit from the HIV-risk-reduction intervention...
  24. pmc Characteristics of sexual abuse in childhood and adolescence influence sexual risk behavior in adulthood
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:637-45. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that more severe sexual abuse is associated with riskier adult sexual behavior...
  25. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and high-risk sexual behavior among men who have sex with men: the effects of consumption level and partner type
    Peter A Vanable
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Health Psychol 23:525-32. 2004
    ..Thus, the effects of alcohol vary according to the context in which it is used. Interventions to reduce substance-related risk should be tailored to the demands of maintaining sexual safety with nonprimary partners...
  26. pmc HIV risk behavior among psychiatric outpatients: association with psychiatric disorder, substance use disorder, and gender
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:289-96. 2004
    ..We recommend routine human immunodeficiency virus risk screening and risk reduction programs for this vulnerable population...
  27. pmc The intersection of violence, substance use, depression, and STDs: testing of a syndemic pattern among patients attending an urban STD clinic
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:614-20. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine whether these problems co-occurred and whether they indicated the presence of a syndemic...
  28. pmc Childhood sexual abuse and sexual risk behavior among men and women attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:720-31. 2006
    ..These results document the prevalence of CSA among patients seeking care for an STD and can be used to tailor sexual risk reduction programs for individuals who were sexually abused...
  29. pmc Smoking behavior among low-income black adults: patterns and correlates of smoking trajectories
    Lori A J Scott-Sheldon
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1019-28. 2010
    ..Identifying smoking patterns and correlates of use would assist health providers to develop more culturally sensitive interventions...
  30. pmc Methodological challenges in research on sexual risk behavior: II. Accuracy of self-reports
    Kerstin E E Schroder
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:104-23. 2003
    ..We summarize the evidence, discuss methodological issues that arise in studies evaluating the accuracy of self-reports, and offer recommendations for future research...
  31. pmc Alcohol use, partner type, and risky sexual behavior among college students: Findings from an event-level study
    Jennifer L Brown
    Center for Health and Behavior, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA jlbrow03syr edu
    Addict Behav 32:2940-52. 2007
    ..These effects remained in analyses that controlled for sex-related alcohol expectancies, sensation seeking, and typical alcohol use. Findings confirm that the effects of alcohol vary according to the context in which it is used...
  32. pmc Childhood and adolescent sexual abuse and subsequent sexual risk behavior: evidence from controlled studies, methodological critique, and suggestions for research
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:711-35. 2008
    ..Suggestions for future research and implications for clinical practice are discussed...
  33. pmc The association of benefit finding to psychosocial and health behavior adaptation among HIV+ men and women
    Rae A Littlewood
    Department of Psychology, Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Behav Med 31:145-55. 2008
    ..Thus, benefit finding may improve psychological adjustment by motivating patients who experience stress-related growth to seek social support...
  34. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use among HIV-positive people: research synthesis and implications for HIV care
    Rae A Littlewood
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, US
    AIDS Care 20:1002-18. 2008
    ..To address this concern, we propose the use of health behavior theory and discuss implications of review findings for HIV care providers...
  35. pmc The effects of alcohol and sexual arousal on determinants of sexual risk in men who have sex with men
    Stephen A Maisto
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 41:971-86. 2012
    ..Implications of the findings for models of alcohol's effects on sexual risk and for the development of HIV prevention interventions were discussed...
  36. pmc Recruiting patients from a sexually transmitted disease clinic to sexual risk reduction workshops: are monetary incentives necessary?
    Michael P Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:516-21. 2005
    ..04, p < .05) and age (AOR = 1.07, p < .05). We conclude that financial incentives are an effective way to increase attendance at sexual risk reduction workshops for at-risk urban populations...
  37. pmc Methodological challenges in research on sexual risk behavior: I. Item content, scaling, and data analytical options
    Kerstin E E Schroder
    Center for Health and Behavior Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:76-103. 2003
    ..analysis of covariance using baseline scores as covariates)...
  38. pmc Cognitive-behavioral stress management interventions for persons living with HIV: a review and critique of the literature
    Jennifer L Brown
    Center for Health and Behavior, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:26-40. 2008
    ..Psychological adjustment and coping are central to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) management. To improve HIV-infected patients' ability to cope with stress, a variety of stress management interventions have been designed and evaluated...
  39. ncbi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of a web-based intervention for college marijuana use
    Jennifer C Elliott
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University
    Psychol Addict Behav 28:288-93. 2014
    ..More research with longer follow-ups is indicated, given the possibility that descriptive norms could mediate behavior change. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  40. pmc Computer-assisted self-interviews: a cost effectiveness analysis
    Jennifer L Brown
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Behav Res Methods 40:1-7. 2008
    ..However, for studies with large sample sizes or when CASI software is to be used for multiple studies, CASI would be more cost effective and should be the assessment mode of choice...
  41. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards highly active antiretroviral therapy are associated with sexual risk taking among HIV-infected and uninfected homosexual men
    David E Ostrow
    Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    AIDS 16:775-80. 2002
    ..To determine whether attitudes towards highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) are associated with unprotected anal sex among sexually active homosexual men...
  42. ncbi request reprint Using culture-centered qualitative formative research to design broadcast messages for HIV prevention for African American adolescents
    Jennifer R Horner
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Health Commun 13:309-25. 2008
    ..We demonstrate how competing narratives identified in the analysis can be featured in radio and television messages advocating healthy behavior by modeling risk-reducing negotiation skills...

Research Grants3

  1. Reducing Risk Behavior Among HIV+ Men
    PETER VANABLE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If effective, the proposed intervention promises to have a significant public health impact by averting new HIV infections and improving health outcomes among HIV+ MSM. ..
  2. A Multilevel HIV Prevention Strategy for High-Risk Youth
    PETER VANABLE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....