David J McKirnan
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Sex, drugs and escape: a psychological model of HIV-risk sexual behavioursD J McKirnan
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago 60607 7137, USA
AIDS Care 8:655-69. 1996....
- Elevated risk for tobacco use among men who have sex with men is mediated by demographic and psychosocial variablesDavid 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...
- Is the Web the culprit? Cognitive escape and Internet sexual risk among gay and bisexual menDavid 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...
- The Treatment Advocacy Program: a randomized controlled trial of a peer-led safer sex intervention for HIV-infected men who have sex with menDavid J McKirnan
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 78:952-63. 2010....
- Expectancies of sexual "escape" and sexual risk among drug and alcohol-involved gay and bisexual menD 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....
- Relationship characteristics associated with anal sex among female drug usersMary 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...
- Depression is associated with sexual risk among men who have sex with men, but is mediated by cognitive escape and self-efficacyLisa 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...
- A longitudinal analysis of HIV treatment adherence among men who have sex with men: a cognitive escape perspectiveSteve 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...
- Intimate partner abuse among gay and bisexual men: risk correlates and health outcomesEric 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...
- Ethnic differences in HIV-disclosure and sexual riskJason 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...
- Differences in sexual identity, risk practices, and sex partners between bisexual men and other men among a low-income drug-using sampleChyvette 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...
- Health care access and health behaviors among men who have sex with men: the cost of health disparitiesDavid J McKirnan
1The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 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...
- Alcohol use and high-risk sexual behavior among men who have sex with men: the effects of consumption level and partner typePeter 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...
- Viral load and HIV treatment attitudes as correlates of sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive gay menPeter 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...
- Methamphetamine and young men who have sex with men: understanding patterns and correlates of use and the association with HIV-related sexual riskRobert 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)...
- Partner-specific sexual behavioral differences between phase 3 HIV vaccine efficacy trial participants and controls: Project VISIONWilliam L H Whittington
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:234-8. 2006..Partner level data are useful in refining risk assessment, which is important in the evaluation of HIV vaccine and other prevention trials...
- Herpes simplex virus type 2 infection as a risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus acquisition in men who have sex with menCristina 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...
- Culture and prevention: Tailored Intervention for African American MSMDavid 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. ..