DEXTER ROMMELL VOISIN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The relationship between ethnic identity and Chlamydia and Gonorrhea infections among low-income detained African American adolescent females
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Psychol Health Med 18:355-62. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A longitudinal examination of the relationship between sexual sensation seeking and STI-related risk factors among African American females
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 25:124-34. 2013
  3. doi request reprint "It's crazy being a Black, gay youth." Getting information about HIV prevention: a pilot study
    Dexter R Voisin
    University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, USA
    J Adolesc 36:111-9. 2013
  4. pmc Correlates of sexually transmitted infection prevention knowledge among African American girls
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:197-9. 2012
  5. pmc Toward a conceptual model linking community violence exposure to HIV-related risk behaviors among adolescents: directions for research
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:230-6. 2011
  6. pmc Mechanisms linking violence exposure and school engagement among african american adolescents: examining the roles of psychological problem behaviors and gender
    Dexter R Voisin
    University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:61-71. 2011
  7. doi request reprint African American adolescents living and coping with community violence on Chicago's southside
    Dexter R Voisin
    University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2483-98. 2011
  8. pmc Community violence and health risk factors among adolescents on Chicago's southside: does gender matter?
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:600-2. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint What African American male adolescents are telling us about HIV infection among their peers: cultural approaches for HIV prevention
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Work 54:201-10. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Witnessing community violence and health-risk behaviors among detained adolescents
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:506-13. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Predictors of HIV Risks Among Urban Youth
    Dexter Voisin; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc The relationship between ethnic identity and Chlamydia and Gonorrhea infections among low-income detained African American adolescent females
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Psychol Health Med 18:355-62. 2013
    ..Findings indicated that, controlling for STI correlates, participants who indicated high ethnic identity were 4.3 times more likely to test positive for an STI compared to those scoring low on the measure of ethnic identity...
  2. doi request reprint A longitudinal examination of the relationship between sexual sensation seeking and STI-related risk factors among African American females
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 25:124-34. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that STI/HIV prevention/intervention programs should assess for and target sexual sensation seeking behaviors in such efforts...
  3. doi request reprint "It's crazy being a Black, gay youth." Getting information about HIV prevention: a pilot study
    Dexter R Voisin
    University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, USA
    J Adolesc 36:111-9. 2013
    ..Access and adoption of HIV prevention information are important criteria for reducing HIV infection rates among men who have sex with men...
  4. pmc Correlates of sexually transmitted infection prevention knowledge among African American girls
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:197-9. 2012
    ..To identify significant factors that distinguish African American girls who have high sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention knowledge from those lacking such knowledge...
  5. pmc Toward a conceptual model linking community violence exposure to HIV-related risk behaviors among adolescents: directions for research
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:230-6. 2011
    ..To present a conceptual framework which accounts for the relationship between community violence exposures (CVEs) and youth HIV risk behaviors...
  6. pmc Mechanisms linking violence exposure and school engagement among african american adolescents: examining the roles of psychological problem behaviors and gender
    Dexter R Voisin
    University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:61-71. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that the differential impact of type of violence exposure and its sequela based on gender should be considered when addressing low school engagement among African American youth...
  7. doi request reprint African American adolescents living and coping with community violence on Chicago's southside
    Dexter R Voisin
    University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2483-98. 2011
    ..Widespread school-based interventions are warranted, given the high prevalence of community violence exposure among these youth and may provide important supports for coping against such trauma...
  8. pmc Community violence and health risk factors among adolescents on Chicago's southside: does gender matter?
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:600-2. 2010
    ..In the presence of multiple risk factors, negative peer norms were the strongest correlate of human immunodeficiency virus risk behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint What African American male adolescents are telling us about HIV infection among their peers: cultural approaches for HIV prevention
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Work 54:201-10. 2009
    ..Sexual behaviors were markedly different among both groups. The implications of these findings are discussed in the context of culturally relevant approaches to prevention of HIV infection among this group...
  10. doi request reprint Witnessing community violence and health-risk behaviors among detained adolescents
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:506-13. 2007
    ..Finding suggest that detained youth, many of whom may not access traditional health care, should be offered prevention and intervention services during detention, which provides a critical window of opportunity for needed services...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ecological factors associated with STD risk behaviors among detained female adolescents
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Work 51:71-9. 2006
    ..Findings suggest a multisystemic approach to STD prevention among this population...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relationship between violence exposure and HIV sexual risk behavior: does gender matter?
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administtration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:497-506. 2005
    ..Findings suggest a complex relationship among violence, gender, and HIV risks among adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Teacher connectedness and health-related outcomes among detained adolescents
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:337. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Family ecology and HIV sexual risk behaviors among African American and Puerto Rican adolescent males
    Dexter R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:294-302. 2002
    ..Findings suggest that family ecology, culture, and gender role variables may differentially affect HIV sexual risk behaviors within these groups...
  15. pmc The association between gang involvement and sexual behaviours among detained adolescent males
    D R Voisin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 80:440-2. 2004
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Research Grants1

  1. Predictors of HIV Risks Among Urban Youth
    Dexter Voisin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such knowledge is critical to designing HIV prevention programs that are culture-specific, in order to curtail the increasing spread of infection. ..