Shirley J Semple

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Factors associated with sex in the context of methamphetamine use in different sexual venues among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry MC 0680, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:178. 2010
  2. pmc Implementation of an efficacious intervention for high risk women in Mexico: protocol for a multi-site randomized trial with a parallel study of organizational factors
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Implement Sci 7:105. 2012
  3. pmc Correlates of unprotected anal sex among men who have sex with men in Tijuana, Mexico
    Sergio Barrón-Limón
    National Center for the Prevention of HIV and AIDS CENSIDA, Mexico City, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 12:433. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of injection and non-injection methamphetamine-using HIV positive men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:203-12. 2004
  5. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection among female sex workers in 2 Mexico-US border cities
    Thomas L Patterson
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:728-32. 2008
  6. pmc Correlates of obsessive-compulsive disorder in a sample of HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1153-60. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of depressed mood among female methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
  8. pmc Efficacy of a brief behavioral intervention to promote condom use among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    Thomas L Patterson
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2051-7. 2008
  9. pmc Factors associated with experiences of stigma in a sample of HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:154-9. 2012
  10. pmc Family conflict and depression in HIV-negative heterosexuals: the role of methamphetamine use
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:341-7. 2009

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Publications61

  1. pmc Factors associated with sex in the context of methamphetamine use in different sexual venues among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry MC 0680, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:178. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Implementation of an efficacious intervention for high risk women in Mexico: protocol for a multi-site randomized trial with a parallel study of organizational factors
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Implement Sci 7:105. 2012
    ..Our protocol will test a 'train-the-trainer' implementation model for transporting the Mujer Segura (Healthy Woman) intervention into community-based organizations (CBOs)...
  3. pmc Correlates of unprotected anal sex among men who have sex with men in Tijuana, Mexico
    Sergio Barrón-Limón
    National Center for the Prevention of HIV and AIDS CENSIDA, Mexico City, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 12:433. 2012
    ..This study investigated the prevalence and correlates of unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) in a sample of 260 MSM in Tijuana, Mexico...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of injection and non-injection methamphetamine-using HIV positive men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:203-12. 2004
    ..The unique characteristics of injection meth users are discussed in relation to the development of effective HIV prevention programs for the target population...
  5. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection among female sex workers in 2 Mexico-US border cities
    Thomas L Patterson
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:728-32. 2008
    ..We examined human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence and correlates among female sex workers (FSWs) in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, 2 large cities on the Mexico-US border...
  6. pmc Correlates of obsessive-compulsive disorder in a sample of HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1153-60. 2011
    ..These data suggest the need for increased awareness and understanding of the role that OCD may play in the drug use behaviors and risky sexual practices of methamphetamine users...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of depressed mood among female methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
    ..Psychosocial and behavioral factors are discussed in terms of treatment protocols for mood regulation and meth abatement in the target population...
  8. pmc Efficacy of a brief behavioral intervention to promote condom use among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    Thomas L Patterson
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2051-7. 2008
    ..We examined the efficacy of a brief behavioral intervention to promote condom use among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico...
  9. pmc Factors associated with experiences of stigma in a sample of HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:154-9. 2012
    ..While methamphetamine users report high rates of internalized or self-stigma, few studies have examined experiences of stigma (i.e., stigmatization by others) and its correlates...
  10. pmc Family conflict and depression in HIV-negative heterosexuals: the role of methamphetamine use
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:341-7. 2009
    ..Reducing family conflict may be an important first step toward ameliorating depressive symptoms and creating more supportive environments for methamphetamine users who are in urgent need of effective interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a behavioral intervention for increasing safer sex behaviors in HIV-negative, heterosexual methamphetamine users: results from the Fast-Lane Study
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:263-74. 2007
    ..The risk of acquiring HIV is particularly high among persons who use methamphetamine, which is often associated with unprotected sex and high numbers of sexual partners...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behavior of HIV-positive methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men: the role of partner serostatus and partner type
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:461-71. 2006
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  13. pmc An exploration of contextual factors that influence HIV risk in female sex workers in Mexico: The Social Ecological Model applied to HIV risk behaviors
    Sandra E Larios
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1335-42. 2009
    ..Understanding the contextual factors associated with condom use among subgroups of FSWs has important implications for the development of HIV prevention interventions...
  14. pmc Methamphetamine-using felons: psychosocial and behavioral characteristics
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Am J Addict 17:28-35. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that targeting meth use patterns and motivations, social networks, and sexual risk behaviors of meth-using felons may help to reduce HIV/AIDS transmission in and outside the prison system...
  15. pmc Correlates of injection drug use among female sex workers in two Mexico-U.S. border cities
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:132-40. 2008
    ..To characterize the overlap between injection drug use and sex work by women in Tijuana and Cd. Juarez, situated on the Mexico-U.S. border...
  16. pmc Life events and sexual risk among HIV-negative, heterosexual, methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Sex Res 47:355-63. 2010
    ..These data support future research to identify underlying mechanisms that link negative life events to sexual risk taking in this high-risk population...
  17. pmc Predictors of sexual risk reduction among Mexican female sex workers enrolled in a behavioral intervention study
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:S42-6. 2009
    ..We determined whether increases in condom use were predicted by social cognitive theory and injection drug user status among women randomized to this intervention...
  18. pmc Correlates of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and associated high-risk behaviors among male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    AIDS 23:1765-71. 2009
    ..To determine sociodemographic and behavioral correlates of HIV infection among male clients of female sex workers (FSWs) in Tijuana...
  19. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use, impulsivity, and sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:105-14. 2006
    ..This suggests that targeting impulsivity in interventions may help reduce sexual risk behaviors in high intensity meth-using HIV-positive MSM...
  20. pmc Differences in sexual risk behaviors among male and female HIV-seronegative heterosexual methamphetamine users
    W Susan Cheng
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0680, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:295-300. 2009
    ..Despite increased awareness and attention towards methamphetamine (MA) use among men who have sex with men (MSM), few studies have examined behaviors and effects of MA use among heterosexual populations...
  21. pmc Characteristics of female sex workers with US clients in two Mexico-US border cities
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:263-8. 2008
    ..Quasilegal prostitution in both cities attracts large numbers of sex tourists. We compared FSWs with and without US clients in both cities...
  22. pmc Predictors of safer sex intentions and protected sex among heterosexual HIV-negative methamphetamine users: an expanded model of the Theory of Planned Behavior
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:17-24. 2009
    ..g., methamphetamine use). Effective interventions for increasing safer sex practices in methamphetamine user will likely include constructs from this model with augmentations to help reduce methamphetamine use...
  23. pmc Binge use and sex and drug use behaviors among HIV(-), heterosexual methamphetamine users in San Diego
    W Susan Cheng
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:116-33. 2010
    ..This study identified sociodemographic factors, drug using practices, sexual behaviors, and motivational factors associated with binge (a period of uninterrupted) methamphetamine (MA) use among heterosexual MA users...
  24. pmc Social and behavioral characteristics of HIV-positive MSM who trade sex for methamphetamine
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:325-31. 2010
    ..Previous research among drug-using men who have sex with men (MSM) indicates that trading sex for methamphetamine may be common...
  25. pmc Efficacy of a behavioral intervention for increasing safer sex behaviors in HIV-positive MSM methamphetamine users: results from the EDGE study
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:249-57. 2007
    ..This study examined the efficacy of a behavioral intervention for increasing safer sex behaviors in the context of ongoing methamphetamine use in a sample of HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using MSM...
  26. pmc Sexual marathons and methamphetamine use among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0680, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:583-90. 2009
    ..In multivariate analyses, use of sildenafil in the past two months was significantly correlated with participation in sexual marathons. Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for HIV/STI prevention and intervention...
  27. pmc Ethnic differences in substance use, sexual risk behaviors, and psychosocial factors in a sample of heterosexual methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1101-20. 2009
    ..Limitations and potential applications of these findings to prevention and treatment programs for ethnic minority populations are discussed...
  28. pmc Correlates of unprotected sex with female sex workers among male clients in Tijuana, Mexico
    Shira M Goldenberg
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:319-24. 2010
    ..Comparable data on FSWs' clients are lacking. We explored correlates of unprotected sex with FSWs among male clients in Tijuana...
  29. pmc History of abuse and psychological distress symptoms among female sex workers in two Mexico-U.S. border cities
    Monica D Ulibarri
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Violence Vict 24:399-413. 2009
    ..Social support was also significantly associated with fewer symptoms of distress; however, it was not shown to moderate the relationship between abuse history and distress...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sexual and drug use behaviors between female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, 92093 0680, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1535-49. 2006
    ..These preliminary results suggest that risk profiles for HIV/sexually transmitted infection among FSWs in these two Mexico-U.S. border cities differ, suggesting a need to tailor interventions to the specific needs in each city...
  31. pmc Methamphetamine-using HIV-positive men who have sex with men: correlates of polydrug use
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i120-6. 2005
    ....
  32. pmc Psychosexual and social-cognitive correlates of sexual risk behavior among male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    AIDS Care 22:1473-80. 2010
    ..Behavioral interventions are urgently needed to assist clients of FSWs in reducing high-risk behaviors in an effort to prevent the spread of HIV/STIs in this high-risk population and their sexual partners...
  33. pmc How important are venue-based HIV risks among male clients of female sex workers? A mixed methods analysis of the risk environment in nightlife venues in Tijuana, Mexico
    Shira M Goldenberg
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Health Place 17:748-56. 2011
    ..Structural interventions in nightlife venues are needed to address venue-based risks...
  34. pmc Correlates of trading sex for methamphetamine in a sample of HIV-negative heterosexual methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 43:79-88. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Sexual compulsivity in a sample of HIV-positive methamphetamine-using gay and bisexual men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:587-98. 2006
    ..The results suggest that more attention should be focused on sexual compulsivity and its correlates to determine how they may contribute to resistance to sexual behavior change in this high-risk population...
  36. pmc Correlates of drug dealing in female methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:529-41. 2013
    ....
  37. pmc Social and behavioral characteristics of gharwalis who operate brothels in the Ganga-Jamuna area of Nagpur, India
    Shirley J Semple
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:438-42. 2013
    ..These data suggest the feasibility of involving gharwalis in brothel-based HIV prevention programs...
  38. pmc Identifying the HIV transmission bridge: which men are having unsafe sex with female sex workers and with their own wives or steady partners?
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:414-20. 2012
    ..To gain insights into bridging behaviors and their correlates among male clients of female sex workers (FSWs)...
  39. pmc Drug assertiveness and sexual risk-taking behavior in a sample of HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:265-72. 2011
    ..These data suggest that drug assertiveness training should be incorporated into drug abuse treatment programs and other risk reduction interventions for methamphetamine users...
  40. pmc Methamphetamine-using parents: the relationship between parental role strain and depressive symptoms
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:954-64. 2011
    ..However, we know little about the parenting strains experienced by methamphetamine-using mothers and fathers and the relationship of these parenting strains to mental health outcomes, specifically depressive symptoms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Female methamphetamine users: social characteristics and sexual risk behavior
    Shirley J Semple
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Women Health 40:35-50. 2004
    ..These finding suggest that behavioral interventions should be tailored to the social characteristics of female meth users, and program content should reflect the intertwining of women's sexual experience and meth use...
  42. pmc Methamphetamine initiation among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men
    Nadine Nakamura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1176-84. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that methamphetamine initiation among gay and bisexual men is multifaceted, which could have implications for intervention development...
  43. pmc Sexual risk behavior associated with co-administration of methamphetamine and other drugs in a sample of HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    Am J Addict 18:65-72. 2009
    ..Implications for further research and possible applications to risk-reduction interventions are discussed...
  44. pmc Methamphetamine use, attitudes about condoms, and sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Nadine Nakamura
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:267-72. 2011
    ..Addressing methamphetamine-using MSM's attitudes about condoms can serve as a form of harm reduction for those who are not yet ready or willing to discontinue methamphetamine use...
  45. pmc Context matters: the moderating role of bar context in the association between substance use during sex and condom use among male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0507, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0507, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2577-87. 2013
    ..Future research should examine structural factors that underlie clients' risk behavior in bars in order to inform structural-level HIV prevention interventions...
  46. pmc "High on my own supply": correlates of drug dealing among heterosexually identified methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0680, USA
    Am J Addict 20:516-24. 2011
    ..07 per unit increase; 95% CI 1.01-1.13). These characteristics, particularly intensity of drug use and hostility, may be associated with greater resistance to drug treatment and lower success in treatment programs...
  47. ncbi request reprint Determinants of condom use stage of change among heterosexually-identified methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:391-400. 2004
    ..The findings are discussed in relation to the development of sexual risk reduction interventions for heterosexual meth users...
  48. ncbi request reprint Perceived behavior of others and AIDS risk behavior among heterosexually-identified methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2006
    ..Strategies for addressing negative social influences in the context of sexual risk reduction interventions are described...
  49. ncbi request reprint Binge use of methamphetamine among HIV-positive men who have sex with men: pilot data and HIV prevention implications
    Shirley J Semple
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0680, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:133-47. 2003
    ..The findings are discussed in relation to drug treatment approaches and the development of behavioral interventions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity and methamphetamine use
    Shirley J Semple
    University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:85-93. 2005
    ..Neurophysiological pathways that may underlie the relationship between impulsivity and meth use are discussed...
  51. pmc Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of anxiety symptoms in a sample of HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:628-37. 2011
    ..These findings can be used to inform and refine sexual risk-reduction interventions and substance-use treatment programs for HIV-positive methamphetamine-using MSM...
  52. ncbi request reprint Negative self-perceptions and sexual risk behavior among heterosexual methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1797-810. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to the need for further research into the role of negative self-perceptions as a determinant of sexual risk behavior among methamphetamine users...
  53. pmc Sexual risk reduction among HIV-positive drug-using men who have sex with men
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii77-87. 2003
    ..sexual risks be reduced in the context of active drug use? Are different patterns of drug use, or specific drugs, associated with increased risk behavior? How do gender, race, and culture relate to the efficacy of specific interventions?..
  54. ncbi request reprint Motivations associated with methamphetamine use among HIV+ men who have sex with men
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:149-56. 2002
    ..A variety of treatment approaches are used to describe how client insights into motivations can be used by clinicians to promote change in drug use and sexual risk behavior...
  55. ncbi request reprint A qualitative exploration of female sex work in Tijuana, Mexico
    Jesus Bucardo
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California 92093 0680, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:343-51. 2004
    ..These results suggest the need to develop culturally appropriate safer sex interventions for FSWs in Mexican border cities...
  56. ncbi request reprint Utilization of drug treatment programs by methamphetamine users: the role of social stigma
    Shirley J Semple
    The University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Am J Addict 14:367-80. 2005
    ..Regression analysis revealed that all three dimensions of stigma distinguished between participants who did and did not receive treatment for their meth use. Stigma is discussed as a potential barrier to drug use treatment...
  57. pmc Hombre Seguro (Safe Men): a sexual risk reduction intervention for male clients of female sex workers
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:475. 2014
    ..We conducted a two-arm randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of a sexual risk reduction intervention for male clients of FSWs in Tijuana, Mexico...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reducing the sexual risk behaviors of HIV+ individuals: outcome of a randomized controlled trial
    Thomas L Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0680, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:137-45. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that a brief intervention can result in large reductions in HIV transmission risks among HIV+individuals, but the relative benefit of one intervention approach over another remains unclear...
  59. ncbi request reprint The context of sexual risk behavior among heterosexual methamphetamine users
    Shirley J Semple
    Department of Psychiatry 0680, University of California San Diego, Clinical Sciences Building, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    Addict Behav 29:807-10. 2004
    ..Participants reported an average of 9.4 sex partners over 2 months. The findings are discussed in relation to HIV prevention messages and the development of sexual risk reduction interventions for HIV-negative, heterosexual meth users...
  60. pmc Correlates of self-efficacy for condom use among male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico
    Tyson Volkmann
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:719-27. 2014
    ..These factors represent central constructs in sociocognitive models that explain behavioral change and could be intervention targets for improving self-efficacy for condom use and, ultimately, safer sex behavior...
  61. ncbi request reprint Emotional expressiveness, hostility and blood pressure in a longitudinal cohort of Alzheimer caregivers
    William S Shaw
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:293-302. 2003
    ..To assess the interactive effect of chronic stress and emotional expressiveness (EE) on blood pressure (BP) in older adults...

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