Sean D Young

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Online social networking technologies, HIV knowledge, and sexual risk and testing behaviors among homeless youth
    Sean 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Social Media Technologies for HIV Prevention Study Retention Among Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)
    Sean D Young
    UCLA Department of Family Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1625-9. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Incorporating guidelines for use of mobile technologies in health research and practice
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int Health 6:79-81. 2014
  4. pmc Methods of using real-time social media technologies for detection and remote monitoring of HIV outcomes
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 63:112-5. 2014
  5. pmc 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, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e62271. 2013
  6. pmc The influence of social networking photos on social norms and sexual health behaviors
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 16:243-7. 2013
  7. pmc Stimulant use among African American and Latino MSM social networking users
    Sean 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
  8. pmc Online social networking for HIV education and prevention: a mixed-methods analysis
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:162-7. 2013
  9. pmc Behavioral evidence of HIV testing stigma
    Sean D Young
    UCLA Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:736-40. 2012
  10. pmc Opt-out testing for stigmatized diseases: a social psychological approach to understanding the potential effect of recommendations for routine HIV testing
    Sean 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Online social networking technologies, HIV knowledge, and sexual risk and testing behaviors among homeless youth
    Sean 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Social Media Technologies for HIV Prevention Study Retention Among Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)
    Sean D Young
    UCLA Department of Family Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1625-9. 2014
    ..HIV negative participants, compared to those who were HIV positive, had over 25 times the odds of completing all surveys. HIV prevention studies on social networking sites can yield high participant retention rates. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Incorporating guidelines for use of mobile technologies in health research and practice
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int Health 6:79-81. 2014
    ..All of these approaches are discussed. ..
  4. pmc Methods of using real-time social media technologies for detection and remote monitoring of HIV outcomes
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 63:112-5. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc 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, USA
    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...
  6. pmc The influence of social networking photos on social norms and sexual health behaviors
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 16:243-7. 2013
    ..These studies suggest the potential power of social networks to affect health behaviors by altering perceptions of peer norms...
  7. pmc Stimulant use among African American and Latino MSM social networking users
    Sean 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...
  8. pmc Online social networking for HIV education and prevention: a mixed-methods analysis
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:162-7. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Behavioral evidence of HIV testing stigma
    Sean 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...
  10. pmc Opt-out testing for stigmatized diseases: a social psychological approach to understanding the potential effect of recommendations for routine HIV testing
    Sean 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...
  11. pmc 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...
  12. pmc Effect of a community popular opinion leader HIV/STI intervention on stigma in urban, coastal Peru
    Sean 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...
  13. pmc The relationship between HIV testing, stigma, and health service usage
    Sean 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...
  14. pmc Predictors of unrecognized HIV infection among poor and ethnic men who have sex with men in Los Angeles
    Sean 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...
  15. pmc Sexual risk and HIV prevention behaviours among African-American and Latino MSM social networking users
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 24:643-9. 2013
    ..Findings highlight the importance of incorporating technologies into population-focused HIV interventions...
  16. pmc Harnessing Online Peer Education (HOPE): integrating C-POL and social media to train peer leaders in HIV prevention
    Devan 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...
  17. pmc Homonegativity, substance use, sexual risk behaviors, and HIV status in poor and ethnic men who have sex with men in Los Angeles
    Steven Shoptaw
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:77-92. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc Feasibility of using social networking technologies for health research among men who have sex with men: a mixed methods study
    Sean D Young
    1University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Mens Health 8:6-14. 2014
    ..An understanding of population differences is needed for crafting effective online social health interventions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Analysis of online social networking peer health educators
    Sean D Young
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    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...
  20. pmc Internet use, social networking, and HIV/AIDS risk for homeless adolescents
    Eric 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Project HOPE: Online Social Network Changes in an HIV Prevention Randomized Controlled Trial for African American and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men
    Sean D Young
    Sean D Young is with the Center for Digital Behavior, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Ian Holloway is with the Department of Social Welfare, University of California, Los Angeles Devan Jaganath is with the Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Eric Rice is with the Department of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Drew Westmoreland is with the Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles Thomas Coates is with the Center for World Health, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
    Am J Public Health 104:1707-12. 2014
    ..Conclusions. Among high-risk MSM, peer-led social media HIV prevention interventions can increase community cohesion. These changes appear to be associated with increased HIV prevention and testing behaviors. ..