David J McKirnan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex, drugs and escape: a psychological model of HIV-risk sexual behaviours
    D J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago 60607 7137, USA
    AIDS Care 8:655-69. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Expectancies of sexual "escape" and sexual risk among drug and alcohol-involved gay and bisexual men
    D J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, M C 285, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607 7137, USA
    J Subst Abuse 13:137-54. 2001
  3. doi request reprint The Treatment Advocacy Program: a randomized controlled trial of a peer-led safer sex intervention for HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    David J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:952-63. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the Web the culprit? Cognitive escape and Internet sexual risk among gay and bisexual men
    David McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:151-60. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk for tobacco use among men who have sex with men is mediated by demographic and psychosocial variables
    David J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1197-208. 2006
  6. pmc Relationship characteristics associated with anal sex among female drug users
    Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti
    Community Outreach Intervention Projects, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, 1603 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:346-51. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Depression is associated with sexual risk among men who have sex with men, but is mediated by cognitive escape and self-efficacy
    Lisa M Alvy
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 W Harrison St, M C 285, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1171-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of HIV treatment adherence among men who have sex with men: a cognitive escape perspective
    Steve N Du Bois
    Department of Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1425-31. 2012
  9. pmc Intimate partner abuse among gay and bisexual men: risk correlates and health outcomes
    Eric Houston
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    J Urban Health 84:681-90. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Health care access and health behaviors among men who have sex with men: the cost of health disparities
    David J McKirnan
    The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:32-41. 2013

Research Grants

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex, drugs and escape: a psychological model of HIV-risk sexual behaviours
    D J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago 60607 7137, USA
    AIDS Care 8:655-69. 1996
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Expectancies of sexual "escape" and sexual risk among drug and alcohol-involved gay and bisexual men
    D J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, M C 285, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607 7137, USA
    J Subst Abuse 13:137-54. 2001
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The Treatment Advocacy Program: a randomized controlled trial of a peer-led safer sex intervention for HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    David J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:952-63. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the Web the culprit? Cognitive escape and Internet sexual risk among gay and bisexual men
    David McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:151-60. 2007
    ..The Internet is not an isolated source of risk; interventions must address the psychosocial aspects of this venue...
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk for tobacco use among men who have sex with men is mediated by demographic and psychosocial variables
    David J McKirnan
    Department of Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1197-208. 2006
    ..Younger MSM show very high rates of smoking and are a particular intervention target. Limitations of this cross-sectional study are noted...
  6. pmc Relationship characteristics associated with anal sex among female drug users
    Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti
    Community Outreach Intervention Projects, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, 1603 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:346-51. 2010
    ..Anal sex is an important yet little studied HIV risk behavior for women...
  7. doi request reprint Depression is associated with sexual risk among men who have sex with men, but is mediated by cognitive escape and self-efficacy
    Lisa M Alvy
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 W Harrison St, M C 285, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1171-9. 2011
    ..These findings may help us construct more accurate theories regarding depression and sexual behavior, and may inform the design of sexual safety interventions...
  8. doi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of HIV treatment adherence among men who have sex with men: a cognitive escape perspective
    Steve N Du Bois
    Department of Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1425-31. 2012
    ..Future behavioral interventions for this population should target HIV appointment adherence, given its relationship to important clinical, psychological, and behavioral outcomes...
  9. pmc Intimate partner abuse among gay and bisexual men: risk correlates and health outcomes
    Eric Houston
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    J Urban Health 84:681-90. 2007
    ..02, p < .05, Odds Ratio (OR) = 1.61, Confidence Interval (CI) = 1.18-2.21. We discuss psychosocial issues faced by gay and bisexual men who experience intimate partner abuse as they may pertain to interventions among this group...
  10. doi request reprint Health care access and health behaviors among men who have sex with men: the cost of health disparities
    David J McKirnan
    The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:32-41. 2013
    ..Researchers and public health officials should address limited health care access, and its consequences, in this population...
  11. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in HIV-disclosure and sexual risk
    Jason D P Bird
    Department of Research, Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    AIDS Care 23:444-8. 2011
    ..Interventions should consider these unique challenges before focusing on HIV-disclosure as a primary tool for reducing the transmission of HIV...
  12. pmc Differences in sexual identity, risk practices, and sex partners between bisexual men and other men among a low-income drug-using sample
    Chyvette T Williams
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Urban Health 86:93-106. 2009
    ..MSMW represent an important subpopulation in the HIV epidemic and should be targeted for risk reduction interventions...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine and young men who have sex with men: understanding patterns and correlates of use and the association with HIV-related sexual risk
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:591-6. 2007
    ..To examine patterns, consequences, and correlates of methamphetamine use among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men (YMSM)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Partner-specific sexual behavioral differences between phase 3 HIV vaccine efficacy trial participants and controls: Project VISION
    William L H Whittington
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:234-8. 2006
    ..To assess and compare sexual behaviors using partner-specific data between HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) recruited for an HIV vaccine efficacy trial and a control group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 infection as a risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus acquisition in men who have sex with men
    Cristina Renzi
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:19-25. 2003
    ..HSV-2 increases the risk of HIV acquisition, independent of recognized herpes lesions and behaviors reflecting potential HIV exposure. HSV-2 suppression with antiviral therapy should be evaluated as an HIV prevention strategy among MSM...

Research Grants3

  1. Culture and prevention: Tailored Intervention for African American MSM
    David McKirnan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The key outcomes will be both quantitatively and qualitatively assessed through self-reports of sexual risk in ACASI interviews using standard measures of risk and psychological mediators, plus transcriptions of the workshop sessions. ..