Affiliation: University of California
- Medication adherence strategies for drug abusers with HIV/AIDSJ L Sorensen
San Francisco General Hospital, USA
AIDS Care 10:297-312. 1998..The paper aims to assist staff in drug treatment programmes to implement interventions that can increase adherence to medications for HIV/AIDS...
- Residential detoxification for substance abusers with HIV/AIDS. Walden House Detoxification ProgramR Sargent
Department of Psychiatry, UCSF at San Francisco General Hospital 94110, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 16:87-95. 1999..Data indicating the successes and limitations of the program are presented, along with recommendations for further addressing the needs of substance abuses with HIV/AIDS...
- Drug abuse treatment as an HIV prevention strategy: a reviewJ L Sorensen
Department of Psychiatry, Room 2117, Ward 21, Building 20, UCSF at San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 59:17-31. 2000..Future research should take into account patient self-selection processes and investigate other treatment modalities for heroin and stimulant abuse to determine their effects on HIV risk behaviors and HIV infection...
- Bridging the gap between research and drug abuse treatmentJ L Sorensen
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs 32:379-82. 2000..This article reviews some of the differences and offers suggestions for institutional and personal changes to bring researchers and practitioners more into accord...
- Case management for substance abusers with HIV/AIDS: a randomized clinical trialJames L Sorensen
Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:133-50. 2003..The study has limitations yet does not support the hypothesis that case management improves outcomes better than brief contact for this population...
- HIV/hepatitis prevention in drug abuse treatment programs: guidance from researchJames L Sorensen
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
Sci Pract Perspect 1:4-11. 2002..Some activities can be accomplished by providers simply becoming aware of the issues; others will require significant infusion of leadership, education, and fiscal support...
- Randomized trial of drug abuse treatment-linkage strategiesJames L Sorensen
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 94110, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1026-35. 2005..Case management and vouchers can be valuable in health settings to link substance abusers with medical problems to drug abuse treatment...
- Comparison of three methods to measure HIV incidence among persons seeking voluntary, anonymous counseling and testingTimothy A Kellogg
Department of Public Health, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:112-20. 2005..The authors compared 3 practical methods to estimate human HIV incidence rates using existing data from persons seeking anonymous testing in San Francisco between 1996-2002. Each method was assessed for strengths and limitations...
- Characteristics of HIV-positive cigarette smokers: a sample of smokers facing multiple challengesGary L Humfleet
University of California, San Francisco, 1426 Fillmore St, Suite 216, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 21:54-64. 2009..Both licit and illicit drug use was common and there were significant rates of lifetime psychiatric diagnoses in this cohort of smokers. It is critical to evaluate interventions that consider the specific needs of this group...
- Low incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among sexually active non-intravenous drug-using adults, San Francisco, 1997-2000Gwendolyn P Hammer
San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California
Sex Transm Dis 30:919-24. 2003..The rate of sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is debated...
- Recent HIV-1 infection detection: comparison of incidence estimates derived by laboratory assays and repeat testing dataHong Ha M Truong
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:502-5. 2009..We compared HIV-1 incidence estimates derived from 3 different methods: Vironostika-less sensitive, BED capture enzyme immuno assay (BED-CEIA), and repeat testing history...
- Do people who develop AIDS within 12 months of HIV diagnosis delay HIV testing?Sandra K Schwarcz
San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Ave, Ste 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Public Health Rep 126:552-9. 2011..However, studies evaluating this definition have not been conducted. We measured the degree of misclassification of delayed testing based on this surveillance definition of late testing...
- Risk of HIV infection attributable to oral sex among men who have sex with men and in the population of men who have sex with menKimberly Page-Shafer
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
AIDS 16:2350-2. 2002..PAR%, based on the number of fellatio partners, ranges from 0.10% for one partner to 0.31% for three partners. The risk of HIV attributable to fellatio is extremely low...