A M Nyamathi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California at Los Angeles, Factor Building Room 2 250, Box 95170, 2 Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:134-43. 2002
  2. pmc Impact of Asha intervention on stigma among rural Indian women with AIDS
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    West J Nurs Res 35:867-83. 2013
  3. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms among alcohol-using methadone maintained adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Addict 21:S49-55. 2012
  4. pmc Impact of protein supplementation and care and support on body composition and CD4 count among HIV-infected women living in rural India: results from a randomized pilot clinical trial
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2011-21. 2013
  5. pmc Impact of nursing intervention on improving HIV, hepatitis knowledge and mental health among homeless young adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:178-84. 2013
  6. pmc Impact of nursing intervention on decreasing substances among homeless youth
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 90095 1702, USA
    Am J Addict 21:558-65. 2012
  7. pmc Correlates of stigma among rural Indian women living with HIV/AIDS
    Adeline Nyamathi
    UCLA, School of Nursing, University of California, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:329-39. 2013
  8. pmc Correlates of depressed mood among young stimulant-using homeless gay and bisexual men
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 33:641-9. 2012
  9. pmc Correlates of serious violent crime for recently released parolees with a history of homelessness
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Violence Vict 27:793-810. 2012
  10. pmc Impact of a rural village women (Asha) intervention on adherence to antiretroviral therapy in southern India
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Nurs Res 61:353-62. 2012

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Publications79

  1. pmc Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California at Los Angeles, Factor Building Room 2 250, Box 95170, 2 Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:134-43. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in a sample of homeless and impoverished adults and examine risk factors for HCV infection in the overall sample and as a function of injection drug use...
  2. pmc Impact of Asha intervention on stigma among rural Indian women with AIDS
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    West J Nurs Res 35:867-83. 2013
    ..The findings of our study are promising in terms of the role rural village women (Asha) may play in reducing internalized stigma and avoidant coping in the lives of rural WLA in India. ..
  3. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms among alcohol-using methadone maintained adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Addict 21:S49-55. 2012
    ..This study explores the correlates of depression among a sample of methadone maintained treatment (MMT) adults in the Los Angeles area, and is part of a larger study on hepatitis health promotion among MMT clients who use alcohol...
  4. pmc Impact of protein supplementation and care and support on body composition and CD4 count among HIV-infected women living in rural India: results from a randomized pilot clinical trial
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2011-21. 2013
    ..BMI of WLA improved through high protein supplementation combined with education and supportive care. Future research is needed to determine which intervention aspect was most responsible...
  5. pmc Impact of nursing intervention on improving HIV, hepatitis knowledge and mental health among homeless young adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:178-84. 2013
    ..Hallucinogen users had significantly worse scores on all knowledge measures than non-users. Lastly, the HHP group revealed an improvement in psychological well-being compared to the AM group...
  6. pmc Impact of nursing intervention on decreasing substances among homeless youth
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 90095 1702, USA
    Am J Addict 21:558-65. 2012
    ..However, there is no compelling evidence that specific interventions for reducing drug and alcohol use are effective for homeless youth...
  7. pmc Correlates of stigma among rural Indian women living with HIV/AIDS
    Adeline Nyamathi
    UCLA, School of Nursing, University of California, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:329-39. 2013
    ..These findings promote the need for support and resources for rural Indian WLA...
  8. pmc Correlates of depressed mood among young stimulant-using homeless gay and bisexual men
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 33:641-9. 2012
    ..Understanding the correlates of depressed mood among homeless G/B young men can help service providers design more targeted treatment plans and provide more appropriate referrals to ancillary care services...
  9. pmc Correlates of serious violent crime for recently released parolees with a history of homelessness
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Violence Vict 27:793-810. 2012
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  10. pmc Impact of a rural village women (Asha) intervention on adherence to antiretroviral therapy in southern India
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Nurs Res 61:353-62. 2012
    ..Despite the increased prevalence of HIV in the rural female population of India, adherence to antiretroviral therapy continues to be low because of several barriers that discourage rural women...
  11. pmc Impact of an Asha intervention on depressive symptoms among rural women living with AIDS in India: comparison of the Asha-Life and Usual Care program
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:280-93. 2012
    ..Moreover, women living with AIDS who demonstrated higher depressive symptom scores at baseline had greater reduction in their depressive symptoms than women with lower scores...
  12. pmc Characteristics of homeless youth who use cocaine and methamphetamine
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Addict 21:243-9. 2012
    ..African Americans were also less likely than Whites to report cocaine use. Understanding of these relationships can guide interventions targeting the multiple challenges faced by this population...
  13. pmc Hepatitis A/B vaccine completion among homeless adults with history of incarceration
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1702, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 8:13-22. 2012
    ..Additional strategies are needed to achieve HBV vaccination completion rates greater than 50% for formerly incarcerated homeless men...
  14. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms among homeless young adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    West J Nurs Res 34:97-117. 2012
    ..Self-destructive escape, nondisclosure/avoidance, passive problem solving, and thoughts of harming self were also associated with increased severity of depressive symptoms...
  15. pmc Impact of prison status on HIV-related risk behaviors
    Angela L Hudson
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:340-6. 2011
    ..As risk for HCV and HIV co-infection continues among homeless ex-offenders, HIV/HCV prevention efforts are needed for this population...
  16. pmc Profile of lifetime methamphetamine use among homeless adults in Los Angeles
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:277-81. 2008
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  17. pmc Effectiveness of intervention on improvement of drug use among methadone maintained adults
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Box 951720, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Addict Dis 30:6-16. 2011
    ..0001), with a trend apparent for 6-month recall (p = 0.09). The group and individual programs revealed significant decreases in drug use at the 30-day recall...
  18. pmc Effects of a nurse-managed program on hepatitis A and B vaccine completion among homeless adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Nurs Res 58:13-22. 2009
    ..Ability to complete an HBV vaccination series is complicated by the need to prioritize competing needs, such as addiction issues, safe places to sleep, and food, over health concerns...
  19. doi request reprint Computerized bioterrorism education and training for nurses on bioterrorism attack agents
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 41:375-84. 2010
    ..Achieving a goal for bioterrorism preparedness is directly linked to comprehensive education and training that enables first-line responders such as nurses to diagnose infectious agents rapidly...
  20. pmc Challenges experienced by rural women in India living with AIDS and implications for the delivery of HIV/AIDS care
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1702, USA
    Health Care Women Int 32:300-13. 2011
    ..The most prevalent barriers expressed by the women were sickness-related, psychological, financial issues with childcare, and distance, or transportation to the site. Women living with AIDS reviewed Ashas favorably...
  21. pmc Correlates of hospitalization for alcohol-using methadone-maintained persons with physical health problems
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:525-43. 2009
    ..Identification of hospitalization risk factors among alcohol-abusing MMT clients is a first step to developing risk-reducing interventions designed to lower hospitalization rates in this population...
  22. pmc Health-seeking challenges among homeless youth
    Angela L Hudson
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Nurs Res 59:212-8. 2010
    ..Approximately 1.5 to 2 million homeless young persons live on the streets in the United States. With the current economic situation, research is needed on quality of services geared toward homeless young adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of content and delivery style of bioterrorism education
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1702, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 23:251-7; quiz 258-9. 2007
    ..Notable findings from the focus groups are discussed in this study. Recommendations based on these findings are proposed as this project moves into subsequent phases...
  24. pmc Predictors of hepatitis knowledge improvement among methadone maintained clients enrolled in a hepatitis intervention program
    Adeline Nyamathi
    UCLA, School of Nursing, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Community Health 35:423-32. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Alcohol use reduction program in methadone maintained individuals with hepatitis C virus infection
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Addict Dis 27:27-33. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that healthcare providers' strategies designed to boost motivation, combined with various types of support, may prove successful in alcohol reduction among methadone-maintained clients...
  26. pmc Feasibility of completing an accelerated vaccine series for homeless adults
    A M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Viral Hepat 16:666-73. 2009
    ..The use of nurse case-management and tracking, coupled with an accelerated HAV/HBV vaccination schedule, may optimize vaccination compliance in homeless adults...
  27. pmc Efficacy of nurse case-managed intervention for latent tuberculosis among homeless subsamples
    Adeline Nyamathi
    Audrienne H Moseley Endowed Chair in Community Health Research, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Nurs Res 57:33-9. 2008
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  28. pmc Effect of motivational interviewing on reduction of alcohol use
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 107:23-30. 2010
    ..Methadone-maintained (MM) clients who engage in excessive alcohol use are at high risk for HIV and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Nurse-led hepatitis health promotion (HHP) may be one strategy to decrease alcohol use in this population...
  29. pmc Correlates of heavy smoking among alcohol-using methadone maintenance clients
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:787-98. 2009
    ..Findings from this study may aid not only in designing gender-based smoking cessation programs for MMT clients but also in addressing the gender-based issues related to smoking in such a population...
  30. pmc Correlates of alcohol use among methadone-maintained adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, 2 250 Factor, Box 951702, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:124-7. 2009
    ..In addition, promoting attention to general physical and mental health problems within MMT programs may be beneficial in enhancing health outcomes of this population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Latent variable assessment of outcomes in a nurse-managed intervention to increase latent tuberculosis treatment completion in homeless adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Health Psychol 26:68-76. 2007
    ..LTBI therapy is effective in stemming the progression to active TB, yet treatment adherence among homeless persons is difficult to attain...
  32. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of a community sample about participation in future HIV vaccine trials in south India
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:619-27. 2007
    ..The need for education and counseling about the dangers of engaging in risky behavior during and after participating in a future HIV vaccine trial is discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Personal, cognitive, behavioral, and demographic predictors of HIV testing and STDs in homeless women
    A M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1702, USA
    J Behav Med 23:123-47. 2000
    ..Indirect effects on the outcomes mediated through coping styles are also reported. Theoretical and practical implications of results for community outreach are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of AIDS education programs for impoverished women
    A M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    West J Nurs Res 21:405-25. 1999
    ..Women in the traditional program had significantly better AIDS knowledge at follow-up (p < .001). These findings suggest that educational programs can produce sustained benefits among impoverished women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Presence and predictors of hepatitis C virus RNA in the semen of homeless men
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1702, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 4:22-30. 2002
    ..Findings suggest that sexual transmission of HCV is plausible and shed light on the need to conduct more in-depth investigations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Predicting positive attitudes about quitting drug and alcohol use among homeless women
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1702, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:32-41. 2003
    ..Implications of the results for drug and alcohol interventions are discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Motivation to stop substance use and psychological and environmental characteristics of homeless women
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Box 951702, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1839-43. 2004
    ..Findings from this study may be helpful for selecting relative good candidates for the limited number of substance abuse treatment slots available for homeless women and providing supplementary assistance to those already in treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ebola virus: immune mechanisms of protection and vaccine development
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Box 951720, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 4:276-81. 2003
    ..Using mRNA extracted from bone marrow of Ebola survivors, human monoclonal antibodies against Ebola virus surface protein have been experimentally produced and now raise the hope for the development of a safe vaccine...
  39. ncbi request reprint Perception of health status by homeless US veterans
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles 90095 1702, USA
    Fam Community Health 27:65-74. 2004
    ..High rates of substance abuse were observed for the entire sample. Such differences in perceived health result in important health access issues...
  40. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis knowledge, perceived risk and risk behaviors among homeless adults: effect of ethnicity and injection drug use
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Community Health 29:483-97. 2004
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  41. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of two treatment programs for homeless adults with latent tuberculosis infection
    A M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Box 951720, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:775-82. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined strategies for optimizing adherence to latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) treatment programs in homeless populations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among homeless men referred from a community clinic
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1702, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:475-88. 2006
    ..These findings may need to be considered when making screening decisions and counseling homeless male patients about HCV...
  43. pmc Correlates of depression among rural women living with AIDS in Southern India
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 32:385-91. 2011
    ..A more comprehensive health focus may be needed to empower the women to seek quality care for both physical health, as well as mental health, symptomatology...
  44. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms among homeless men on parole
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 32:501-11. 2011
    ..39, p <.05). Findings support proper use of both prison and community assessment services to at-risk individuals eligible for parole to increase self-esteem and coping...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection, substance use and mental illness among homeless youth: a review
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    UCLA School of Nursing, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    AIDS 19:S34-40. 2005
    ..In this paper, we review the implications of these conditions, discuss the unique challenges faced by homeless youth, and explore potential strategies for harm reduction and intervention in this vulnerable population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use of community-based participatory research in preparing low income and homeless minority populations for future HIV vaccines
    Adeline Nyamathi
    UCLA School of Nursing, CA, USA
    J Interprof Care 18:369-80. 2004
    ..Moreover, the importance of ongoing education and counseling to warn about hazards of engaging in risky behavior while participating in a future HIVVT was critical...
  47. pmc Correlates of substance use severity among homeless youth
    Adeline Nyamathi
    International Research and Scholarly Activities, UCLA, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 23:214-22. 2010
    ..this cross-sectional study identified a number of factors that were correlated with drug-use severity among homeless youth...
  48. pmc Predictors of HAV/HBV vaccination completion among methadone maintenance clients
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Box 951702, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Res Nurs Health 33:120-32. 2010
    ..6%, HHP group, vs. 65% and 69% for the MI-Single and MI-Group, respectively). The equivalence of findings across groups suggests the value of including nurses with a comprehensive health focus in promoting vaccination completion...
  49. ncbi request reprint Predictors of perceived health status of tuberculosis-infected homeless
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, USA
    West J Nurs Res 27:896-910; discussion 911-4. 2005
    ..Predictors of fair or poor health included being female and experiencing more depressive symptoms...
  50. pmc Barriers to condom use and needle cleaning among impoverished minority female injection drug users and partners of injection drug users
    A M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90024-6918, USA
    Public Health Rep 110:166-72. 1995
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  51. pmc Sheltered versus nonsheltered homeless women differences in health, behavior, victimization, and utilization of care
    A M Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:565-72. 2000
    ..Comprehensive services that also include medical care, family planning, violence prevention, and behavioral risk reduction may be particularly valuable for homeless women, especially those living in unsheltered environments...
  52. doi request reprint Homeless youths' interpersonal perspectives of health care providers
    Angela L Hudson
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095 1702, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:1277-89. 2008
    ..For proper reintegration of this vulnerable population into mainstream society, the narratives of these youth underscore the necessity of targeted services...
  53. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of current drug use, drug problems, and physical drug dependence in homeless women
    E R Galaif
    University of California, Department of Psychology, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Addict Behav 24:801-14. 1999
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  54. ncbi request reprint Project CHARM: an HIV prevention program for adolescent mothers
    Deborah Koniak-Griffin
    The School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Fam Community Health 26:94-107. 2003
    ..Findings related to the effects of the intervention on theoretical variables provide some support for selected concepts from Social Cognitive Theory and the Theory of Reasoned Action...
  55. pmc Predictors of screening results for depressive symptoms among homeless adults in Los Angeles with latent tuberculosis
    Jill Berg
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
    Res Nurs Health 28:220-9. 2005
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Attitudes of homeless and drug-using youth regarding barriers and facilitators in delivery of quality and culturally sensitive health care
    Ashley Christiani
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 21:154-63. 2008
    ..Major barriers to care included a lack of culturally competent, accessible care despite the proximity of numerous health service agencies serving homeless youth...
  57. pmc The power of the drug, nature of support, and their impact on homeless youth
    Angela L Hudson
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angelos, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:356-65. 2009
    ..Comparative research is needed on specific personal factors that cause initiation and deterrence of drugs use/abuse among homeless youth...
  58. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of behavioral interventions to improve vaccination compliance in homeless adults
    Barbara Greengold
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Box 956917, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6917, USA
    Vaccine 27:718-25. 2009
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of three behavioral interventions provided to enhance hepatitis A virus (HAV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) joint vaccination (HAV/HBV) compliance among homeless persons living in Los Angeles County...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relative contributions of parent substance use and childhood maltreatment to chronic homelessness, depression, and substance abuse problems among homeless women: mediating roles of self-esteem and abuse in adulthood
    Judith A Stein
    Department of Psychology, University of California, 1282 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:1011-27. 2002
    ..We also examine whether self-esteem and recent violence can serve as mediators between the childhood predictors and the dysfunctional outcomes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Teen pregnancy, motherhood, and unprotected sexual activity
    Deborah Koniak-Griffin
    UCLA School of Nursing, Box 956919, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6919, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:4-19. 2003
    ..Findings support the urgent need for broad-based HIV prevention efforts for adolescent mothers that build on theoretical concepts and address the realities of their lives...
  61. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hepatitis C virus infection in homeless men: a latent variable approach
    Judith A Stein
    Department of Psychology, 1282 Franz Hall, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:89-95. 2004
    ..Also, needle exchange and provision of clean ancillary IDU equipment should be encouraged in areas where homeless people are known to congregate...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pain-related activation of leukocyte cellular adhesion molecules: preliminary findings
    Charles A Griffis
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Neuroimmunomodulation 14:224-8. 2007
    ..This study examined the effects of acute experimental pain on catecholamine and cortisol levels and leukocyte expression of cellular adhesion molecules...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of a treatment adherence enhancement program on health literacy, patient-provider relationships, and adherence to HAART among low-income HIV-positive Spanish-speaking Latinos
    Gwen van Servellen
    School of Nursing, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 6917, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:745-59. 2005
    ..While there was a trend for the pilot group to report better medication adherence, these differences were not statistically significant. Further evaluation of the impact of this adherence enhancement program is needed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Impact of marriage on HIV/AIDS risk behaviors among impoverished, at-risk couples: a multilevel latent variable approach
    Judith A Stein
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:87-98. 2007
    ..g., more alcohol problems among men). The couple-level variable of marriage predicted lower perceived risk, less deviant social support, and fewer sex partners but predicted more needle-sharing...
  65. ncbi request reprint Processes and outcomes of substance abuse treatment between two programs for clients insured under managed care
    Donna McNeese-Smith
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095 6917, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:439-46. 2007
    ..Intensity, as seen in the RT program, rather than duration, was more effective in substance use reduction and treatment completion...
  66. ncbi request reprint Breaking the silence: what homeless 18- to 24-year-olds say about HIV vaccine trials
    Deborah Koniak-Griffin
    Women s Health Research at University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6919, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:687-98. 2007
    ..Understanding the personal perspectives of high-risk young adults will enable researchers to tailor protocols to their individual needs and cultural values and, in so doing, potentially enhance willingness to participate in HIVVTs...
  67. ncbi request reprint Development of nursing theory and science in vulnerable populations research
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 25:3-25. 2007
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  68. pmc Hospitalizations among homeless women: are there ethnic and drug abuse disparities?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Health Services Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive S, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:212-32. 2009
    ..Pregnancy was the only important determinant of hospitalization in all subgroups (OR, 2.9-17.4). Preventing unintended pregnancy appears to be the most inclusive means of reducing hospitalization and attendant costs among homeless women...
  69. pmc Health and health care disparities among homeless women
    Cheryl Teruya
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Women Health 50:719-36. 2010
    ..These findings should be considered in targeting and addressing the special needs of homeless women of different racial/ethnic groups...
  70. ncbi request reprint Use of versant TMA and bDNA 3.0 assays to detect and quantify hepatitis C virus in semen
    Vyacheslav A Pekler
    UCLA School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6919, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 17:264-70. 2003
    ..Laboratory capability to accurately detect HCV positive semen is an important step in establishing the risk of sexual transmission and in identifying strategies for protecting uninfected partners...
  71. pmc HIV knowledge improvement among nurses in India: using a train-the-trainer program
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, CA, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 19:443-9. 2008
    ..Paired t-tests indicated that both measures of HIV knowledge improved significantly from pretest to posttest...
  72. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein in nipple aspirate fluid associated with Gail model factors
    Diana Lithgow
    College of Graduate Nursing at Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 9:108-16. 2007
    ..This study ascertained CRP's presence in NAF and evaluated if risk factors, as identified by the Gail model, were associated with NAF CRP levels among healthy women...
  73. ncbi request reprint Chronically homeless women's perceived deterrents to contraception
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:278-85. 2002
    ..Despite the growing number of homeless women of reproductive age, little is known about their reproductive health and contraceptive use...
  74. ncbi request reprint A current review of Ebola virus: pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnostic assessment
    Adrian M Casillas
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Room 52 175, Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 4:268-75. 2003
    ..In almost all outbreaks of EHF, the fatality rate among health care workers with documented infections was higher than that of non-health care workers...
  75. pmc Effects of psychosocial and situational variables on substance abuse among homeless adults
    Judith A Stein
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:410-6. 2008
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  76. ncbi request reprint Homeless women: who is really at risk for unintended pregnancy?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:52-60. 2008
    ..To identify correlates of failure to use contraception among homeless women at risk for unintended pregnancy...
  77. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on willingness to participate in future preventive HIV vaccine trials
    Mohanarani Suhadev
    HIV AIDS Division, Tuberculosis Research Centre ICMR, Chennai, India
    Indian J Med Res 124:631-40. 2006
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint New paradigm for health disparities needed
    Jacquelyn H Flaskerud
    Nurs Res 51:139. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint Vision for nursing research over the next half decade
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Commun Nurs Res 40:73-80. 2007

Research Grants23

  1. Alcohol Use Reduction in Methadone Individuals with HCV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. HBV Prevention for Homeless at Risk for HBV/HCV/HIV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless Parolees
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. HBV Prevention for Homeless at Risk for HBV/HCV/HIV
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  5. HBV Prevention for Homeless at Risk for HBV/HCV/HIV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  6. Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless Parolees
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  7. HBV Prevention for Homeless At-Risk for HBV/HCV/HIV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in India
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. ..
  9. TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTED
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  10. HBV Prevention for Homeless At-Risk for HBV/HCV/HIV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  11. Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless Parolees
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....