Becky L Stephenson
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Effect of release from prison and re-incarceration on the viral loads of HIV-infected individualsBecky L Stephenson
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Public Health Rep 120:84-8. 2005..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of release from prison and subsequent re-incarceration on the viral loads of HIV-infected individuals receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
- Sexual behaviours of HIV-seropositive men and women following release from prisonBecky L Stephenson
Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, and Dentistry at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Int J STD AIDS 17:103-8. 2006..These results suggest that regular partners of HIV-infected prison releasees are at risk of acquiring HIV infection, and secondary risk-reduction strategies are needed for HIV-infected prison releasees...
- A pilot study of health beliefs and attitudes concerning measures of antiretroviral adherence among prisoners receiving directly observed antiretroviral therapyBecky L White
Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:408-17. 2006..72; p < 0.001). This study provides preliminary support for the psychometric properties of the survey in this correctional setting...
- Adherence to directly observed antiretroviral therapy among human immunodeficiency virus-infected prison inmatesDavid A Wohl
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
Clin Infect Dis 36:1572-6. 2003..Different methods used to measure adherence revealed significantly different levels of adherence. These findings suggest that use of DOT does not ensure adherence to antiretroviral therapy...
- Availability of and access to medical services among HIV-infected inmates incarcerated in North Carolina county jailsDavid L Rosen
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:413-25. 2004..quot; Overall, our data indicate that few North Carolina jail inmates are tested for HIV. Greater protection of confidentiality may improve screening and treatment of HIV-infected inmates...