Marguerita A Lightfoot

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Computerized HIV preventive intervention for adolescents: indications of efficacy
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1027-30. 2007
  2. pmc Efficacy of a culturally adapted intervention for youth living with HIV in Uganda
    Marguerita A Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 350, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Prev Sci 8:271-3. 2007
  3. pmc Risk behaviors of youth living with HIV: pre- and post-HAART
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, AIDS Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:162-71. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of substance use frequency and reductions in seriousness of use among persons living with HIV
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:129-38. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of partner type and risk status on the sexual behavior of young men who have sex with men living with HIV/AIDS
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services, AIDS Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:61-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of child custody plans for children whose parents are living with AIDS in New York City
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Soc Work 49:461-8. 2004
  7. pmc Who benefited from an efficacious intervention for youth living with HIV: a moderator analysis
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:61-70. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Affect regulation, stimulant use, and viral load among HIV-positive persons on anti-retroviral therapy
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0848, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:785-92. 2007
  9. pmc Psychiatric risk factors for HIV disease progression: the role of inconsistent patterns of antiretroviral therapy utilization
    Adam W Carrico
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:146-50. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceived adverse effects of antiretroviral therapy
    Mallory O Johnson
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:193-205. 2005

Research Grants

  1. HIV PREVENTION USING TECHNOLOGIES WITH DELINQUENT YOUTH
    Marguerita Lightfoot; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Computerized HIV preventive intervention for adolescents: indications of efficacy
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1027-30. 2007
    ..For some youths, computers are a viable way to deliver prevention information and promote skill development...
  2. pmc Efficacy of a culturally adapted intervention for youth living with HIV in Uganda
    Marguerita A Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 350, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Prev Sci 8:271-3. 2007
    ..Western interventions can be culturally adapted to retain efficacy in reducing the sexual risk behavior of YLH...
  3. pmc Risk behaviors of youth living with HIV: pre- and post-HAART
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, AIDS Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:162-71. 2005
    ..To examine the transmission behavior among youth living with HIV (YLH), pre- and post-HAART...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of substance use frequency and reductions in seriousness of use among persons living with HIV
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:129-38. 2005
    ..To examine predictors of the current level of substance use and reductions in seriousness of substance use among adults living with HIV...
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of partner type and risk status on the sexual behavior of young men who have sex with men living with HIV/AIDS
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services, AIDS Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:61-8. 2005
    ..The influence of partner type and risk status on the unprotected sexual behavior of young men living with HIV (YMLH) who have sex with men is examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of child custody plans for children whose parents are living with AIDS in New York City
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Soc Work 49:461-8. 2004
    ..Parent's substance use and emotional distress were not significantly related to custody plans. These data suggest the need for interventions to encourage formal custody planning...
  7. pmc Who benefited from an efficacious intervention for youth living with HIV: a moderator analysis
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:61-70. 2007
    ..When deciding if an intervention is appropriate and beneficial for an individual young person, consideration must be given to type of services the youth currently accesses and the youth's mental health...
  8. ncbi request reprint Affect regulation, stimulant use, and viral load among HIV-positive persons on anti-retroviral therapy
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0848, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:785-92. 2007
    ..The present study examined the associations among affect regulation, substance use, non-adherence to anti-retroviral therapy (ART), and immune status in a diverse sample of HIV-positive persons...
  9. pmc Psychiatric risk factors for HIV disease progression: the role of inconsistent patterns of antiretroviral therapy utilization
    Adam W Carrico
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:146-50. 2011
    ..In the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART), depression and substance use predict hastened HIV disease progression, but the underlying biological or behavioral mechanisms that explain these effects are not fully understood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceived adverse effects of antiretroviral therapy
    Mallory O Johnson
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:193-205. 2005
    ..Increasing adaptive coping self-efficacy among patients experiencing nausea may be a particularly effective strategy in increasing medication adherence...
  11. pmc Randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for HIV-positive persons: an investigation of treatment effects on psychosocial adjustment
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychiatry, Health Psychology Program, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Suite 465, Box 0848, San Francisco, CA 94143 0848, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:555-63. 2009
    ..More intensive mental health interventions may be necessary to improve psychosocial adjustment among HIV-positive individuals...
  12. pmc Reducing risky sexual behavior and substance use among currently and formerly homeless adults living with HIV
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1100-7. 2009
    ..We examined the efficacy of the Healthy Living Program in reducing risky sexual behavior and substance use among adults with HIV infection who were marginally housed (i.e., homeless at some point over a 37-month period)...
  13. pmc Effects of behavioral intervention on substance use among people living with HIV: the Healthy Living Project randomized controlled study
    F Lennie Wong
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Addiction 103:1206-14. 2008
    ..Reductions in substance use were examined in response to an intensive intervention with people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (PLH)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Four-year behavioral outcomes of an intervention for parents living with HIV and their adolescent children
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    AIDS Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    AIDS 17:1217-25. 2003
    ..The adjustment of parents living with HIV (PLH) and their adolescent children was examined over 4 years in response to an intervention. Outcomes at 2 years had been previously published...
  15. ncbi request reprint Theory-guided, empirically supported avenues for intervention on HIV medication nonadherence: findings from the Healthy Living Project
    Mallory O Johnson
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:645-56. 2003
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  16. pmc Prevention for substance-using HIV-positive young people: telephone and in-person delivery
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Department of Psychiatry and AIDS Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:S68-77. 2004
    ..Prevention programs can be delivered in alternative formats while retaining efficacy. When YPLH are using hard drugs, drug treatment may be needed before delivery of preventive interventions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predicting HIV transmission risk among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: findings from the healthy living project
    Stephen F Morin
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:226-35. 2005
    ..To examine the predictors of transmission risk among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) in 4 US cities...
  18. doi request reprint HIV prevention and African American youth: examination of individual-level behaviour is not the only answer
    Marguerita A Lightfoot
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cult Health Sex 11:731-42. 2009
    ..This paper reviews the relationship between contextual factors and HIV risk and prevalence and the implication for prevention for African American youth...
  19. pmc Psychological distress, substance use, and adjustment among parents living with HIV
    Rise B Goldstein
    Center for Community Health, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:362-73. 2005
    ..Being a parent, especially a custodial parent, living with HIV was anticipated to increase psychological distress and challenges to self-care...
  20. pmc A behavioral intervention reduces HIV transmission risk by promoting sustained serosorting practices among HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Stephen F Morin
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:544-51. 2008
    ..To examine factors that explain the effect of a cognitive-behavioral intervention on reductions in HIV transmission risk among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  21. ncbi request reprint An HIV-preventive intervention for youth living with HIV
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Behav Modif 31:345-63. 2007
    ..Interventions that target youth living with HIV are warranted. A variety of delivery strategies are discussed for secondary interventions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Insurance coverage, usual source of care, and receipt of clinically indicated care for comorbid conditions among adults living with human immunodeficiency virus
    Rise B Goldstein
    Center for Community Health, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Care 43:401-10. 2005
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  23. pmc Prevention for HIV-seropositive persons: successive approximation toward a new identity
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    Center for Community Health, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Behav Modif 29:227-55. 2005
    ..Outcomes of the intervention are presented as well as issues of cost-effectiveness, feasibility, and alternative implementation strategies...
  24. doi request reprint Finding shelter: two-year housing trajectories among homeless youth
    Heather D Tevendale
    Center for Community Health, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:615-20. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to (1) identify trajectories of homeless youth remaining sheltered or returning to shelter over a period of 2 years, and (2) to identify predictors of these trajectories...
  25. doi request reprint Efficacy of brief interventions in clinical care settings for persons living with HIV
    Marguerita Lightfoot
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:348-56. 2010
    ..Computerized motivational interventions delivered in waiting rooms at medical clinics may be an efficient strategy to reduce unprotected sex acts among PLH...

Research Grants1

  1. HIV PREVENTION USING TECHNOLOGIES WITH DELINQUENT YOUTH
    Marguerita Lightfoot; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of this study will inform researchers and the public health community about the feasibility and acceptability of HIV interventions to be delivered in everyday settings using a computer-based delivery strategy. ..