Sean D Young
Affiliation: University of California
- Online social networking technologies, HIV knowledge, and sexual risk and testing behaviors among homeless youthSean D Young
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
AIDS Behav 15:253-60. 2011..Developing sexual health services and interventions on online social networks could reduce sexual risk behaviors...
- Stimulant use among African American and Latino MSM social networking usersSean D Young
Department of Family Medicine, Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
J Addict Dis 32:39-45. 2013..Understanding drug use among minority social networking users will provide insights to incorporate these technologies into drug prevention interventions...
- Online social networking for HIV education and prevention: a mixed-methods analysisSean D Young
Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sex Transm Dis 40:162-7. 2013....
- Behavioral evidence of HIV testing stigmaSean D Young
UCLA Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
AIDS Behav 16:736-40. 2012..We hope that this manuscript serves as a call to action for future research exploring causal relationships between health service usage and HIV stigma...
- HIV-related stigma, social norms, and HIV testing in Soweto and Vulindlela, South Africa: National Institutes of Mental Health Project Accept (HPTN 043)Sean D Young
UCLA Program in Global Health, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:620-4. 2010..However, HIV-related stigma and perceptions of low likelihood of societal HIV testing may reduce testing rates. This study aimed to explore this association in South Africa, where HIV rates are extraordinarily high...
- Effect of a community popular opinion leader HIV/STI intervention on stigma in urban, coastal PeruSean D Young
Department of Family Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
AIDS Behav 15:930-7. 2011..No significant differences were found within movidas. Findings suggest that interventions designed to normalize HIV prevention behaviors and HIV communication can reduce HIV-related stigma and change community norms...
- The relationship between HIV testing, stigma, and health service usageSean D Young
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
AIDS Care 22:373-80. 2010..To our knowledge, this is the first study to attempt to use observational data on health service usage for assessing stigma and people's attempts to deal with HIV testing stigma...
- Predictors of unrecognized HIV infection among poor and ethnic men who have sex with men in Los AngelesSean D Young
Division of Infectious Diseases Program in Global Health, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
AIDS Behav 15:643-9. 2011..22, CI: 1.02-1.4) is associated with unrecognized HIV infection, controlling for age, education, and homelessness. Findings provide some immediate evidence to help craft HIV prevention interventions...
- Opt-out testing for stigmatized diseases: a social psychological approach to understanding the potential effect of recommendations for routine HIV testingSean D Young
Division of Infectious Disease Program in Global Health, epartment of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Health Psychol 28:675-81. 2009..Little research has studied experimentally whether an opt-out policy will increase testing rates or whether this strategy is especially effective in the case of stigmatized diseases such as HIV...
- Homonegativity, substance use, sexual risk behaviors, and HIV status in poor and ethnic men who have sex with men in Los AngelesSteven Shoptaw
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Urban Health 86:77-92. 2009....
- Harnessing Online Peer Education (HOPE): integrating C-POL and social media to train peer leaders in HIV preventionDevan Jaganath
David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
AIDS Care 24:593-600. 2012..Although this curriculum has been used to target African-American and Latino MSM, it has been created to allow generalization to other high-risk groups...
- Analysis of online social networking peer health educatorsSean D Young
Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Stud Health Technol Inform 181:253-9. 2012..The discussed training plan can be adapted to health domains to ensure that peer leaders are qualified to conduct health interventions using social media...
- Internet use, social networking, and HIV/AIDS risk for homeless adolescentsEric Rice
School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90015, USA
J Adolesc Health 47:610-3. 2010..To examine the association between sexual health and internet use, including social networking websites such as MySpace and Facebook, among a sample of homeless adolescents at high risk of contracting HIV/AIDS...
- The Relationship between Online Social Networking and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)Sean D Young
Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e62271. 2013..Understanding the relationship between social media sex-seeking and sexual risk behaviors among at-risk populations will help inform population-focused HIV prevention and treatment interventions...