Nathan B Hansen

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A short-term group treatment model for gay male survivors of childhood sexual abuse living with HIV/AIDS
    James Masten
    New York University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 57:475-96. 2007
  2. pmc The structure of coping among older adults living with HIV/AIDS and depressive symptoms
    Nathan B Hansen
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:198-211. 2013
  3. pmc Dissociative experiences during sexual behavior among a sample of adults living with HIV infection and a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 13:345-60. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the dose-response relationship in naturalistic treatment settings using survival analysis
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:1-12. 2003
  5. pmc The influence of personality disorder indication, social support, and grief on alcohol and cocaine use among HIV-positive adults coping with AIDS-related bereavement
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, The Consultation Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:375-84. 2009
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life in bereaved HIV-positive adults: relationships between HIV symptoms, grief, social support, and Axis II indication
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Health Psychol 28:249-57. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effects of coping on outcome in a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV-positive adults with AIDS-related bereavement
    Nathan B Hansen
    The Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Death Stud 30:609-36. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from a group intervention for coping with HIV/AIDS and childhood sexual abuse: reductions in traumatic stress
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street 402, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:49-60. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a coping group intervention for adults with HIV who are AIDS bereaved: longitudinal effects on grief
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 25:563-70. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of change in trauma-related symptoms following a pilot group intervention for coping with HIV-AIDS and childhood sexual trauma
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:277-91. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint A short-term group treatment model for gay male survivors of childhood sexual abuse living with HIV/AIDS
    James Masten
    New York University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 57:475-96. 2007
    ..This article presents a group model found to be efficacious for treating gay male survivors of CSA living with HIV/AIDS...
  2. pmc The structure of coping among older adults living with HIV/AIDS and depressive symptoms
    Nathan B Hansen
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:198-211. 2013
    ..Factors demonstrated good reliability and validity. Results suggest that general coping factors should be considered with specific factors when measuring coping among older adults...
  3. pmc Dissociative experiences during sexual behavior among a sample of adults living with HIV infection and a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 13:345-60. 2012
    ..Standard behavioral prevention interventions may be ineffective for sexual situations when dissociation occurs, and prevention efforts should be integrated with mental health care for those who have experienced CSA...
  4. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the dose-response relationship in naturalistic treatment settings using survival analysis
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:1-12. 2003
    ....
  5. pmc The influence of personality disorder indication, social support, and grief on alcohol and cocaine use among HIV-positive adults coping with AIDS-related bereavement
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, The Consultation Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:375-84. 2009
    ..Finally, both PD and social support had significant, but opposite, effects on grief. Implications for intervention and prevention efforts are discussed...
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life in bereaved HIV-positive adults: relationships between HIV symptoms, grief, social support, and Axis II indication
    Nathan B Hansen
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Health Psychol 28:249-57. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effects of coping on outcome in a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV-positive adults with AIDS-related bereavement
    Nathan B Hansen
    The Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Death Stud 30:609-36. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from a group intervention for coping with HIV/AIDS and childhood sexual abuse: reductions in traumatic stress
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street 402, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:49-60. 2007
    ..No differences were found between the support group intervention and waitlist conditions. Tests of clinical significance documented the meaningfulness of change in symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a coping group intervention for adults with HIV who are AIDS bereaved: longitudinal effects on grief
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 25:563-70. 2006
    ..The long-term effectiveness of this AIDS-bereavement intervention for psychiatrically distressed people with HIV/AIDS supports the need for tailored interventions among those at risk for complicated grief responses...
  10. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of change in trauma-related symptoms following a pilot group intervention for coping with HIV-AIDS and childhood sexual trauma
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:277-91. 2004
    ..These preliminary findings support the need for the conduct of research trials to identify mental health and secondary prevention intervention models that can assist those with HIV-AIDS who have experienced childhood sexual abuse...
  11. doi request reprint Correlates of unprotected sexual intercourse among women who inject drugs or who have sexual partners who inject drugs in St Petersburg, Russia
    Nadia Abdala
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 39:179-85. 2013
    ..To assess risk for unintended pregnancy, this study describes the correlates of unprotected sexual intercourse (UPSI) among women who inject illicit drugs or who have sexual partners who inject drugs in St Petersburg, Russia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improvements in health-related quality of life following a group intervention for coping with AIDS-bereavement among HIV-infected men and women
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Division of Prevention and Community Rsearch, The Consultation Center, Department Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:991-1005. 2005
    ..Increasing evidence suggests that psychological health is associated with disease progression, HIV-related symptoms, and mortality...
  13. ncbi request reprint Race, social support, and coping strategies among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men
    David C Tate
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Cult Health Sex 8:235-49. 2006
    ..Possible explanations for observed cultural differences and coping challenges of African American gay and bisexual men with HIV are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of sexual HIV transmission risk behavior among HIV-positive adults with a sexual abuse history in childhood
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:121-34. 2009
    ..HIV prevention intervention for persons with HIV and CSA histories should address trauma-related behavioral difficulties and enhance coping skills to reduce sexual transmission risk behavior...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resiliency among individuals with childhood sexual abuse and HIV: perspectives on addressing sexual trauma
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:449-60. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that multiple factors influence perspectives on addressing trauma among individuals with HIV and CSA, and that resiliency might influence these attitudes...
  16. pmc Age at first alcoholic drink as predictor of current HIV sexual risk behaviors among a sample of injection drug users (IDUs) and non-IDUs who are sexual partners of IDUs, in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Nadia Abdala
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1597-604. 2012
    ..Different paths leading to unprotected sex and multiple sexual partners call for different approaches to reduce sexual risk behaviors among this population...
  17. pmc The effects of traumatic stressors and HIV-related trauma symptoms on health and health related quality of life
    Vienna R Nightingale
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1870-8. 2011
    ..Traumatic stressors and HIV-related trauma symptoms impact health in individuals with HIV and highlight the need for psychological interventions prior to diagnosis and throughout treatment...
  18. pmc The impact of receiving an HIV diagnosis and cognitive processing on psychological distress and posttraumatic growth
    Vienna R Nightingale
    Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:452-60. 2010
    ..Results suggest shared and separate pathways from traumatic stressor to psychological distress and posttraumatic growth, with pathways mediated by cognitive processing. Implications of findings are discussed...
  19. pmc A multiprocess latent class analysis of the co-occurrence of substance use and sexual risk behavior among adolescents
    Christian M Connell
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, The Consultation Center, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:943-51. 2009
    ..To assess the co-occurrence of patterns of adolescent substance use and sexual behavior and test for potential moderating effects of gender...
  20. pmc Long-term correlates of childhood abuse among adults with severe mental illness: adult victimization, substance abuse, and HIV sexual risk behavior
    Christina S Meade
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:207-16. 2009
    ..Integrated treatment approaches that address interpersonal violence and substance abuse may be necessary for HIV risk reduction in this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV positive men and women coping with AIDS-related loss and bereavement
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 06511, USA
    Death Stud 28:187-209. 2004
    ..This appears to be especially true for HIV-positive women; a group not previously focused on in clinical research related to AIDS bereavement...
  22. doi request reprint Partner violence perpetration and victimization and HIV risk behaviors in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Weihai Zhan
    Yale School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:86-93. 2012
    ..HIV prevention programs in Russia should address the risks associated with IPV among people at risk for HIV...
  23. pmc Non-conventional practices and immune functioning among individuals receiving conventional care for HIV
    Vienna R Nightingale
    Yale University, USA
    J Health Psychol 16:1241-50. 2011
    ..to examine the relationships among non-conventional practices, adherence and immune functioning in individuals with HIV...
  24. pmc Experiences and acceptance of intimate partner violence: associations with sexually transmitted infection symptoms and ability to negotiate sexual safety among young Liberian women
    Tamora A Callands
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Cult Health Sex 15:680-94. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that for sexual-health-promotion and risk-reduction-intervention efforts to achieve full impact, interventions must address the contextual influence of violence, including individual attitudes toward IPV...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of a coping intervention on transmission risk behavior among people living with HIV/AIDS and a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    School of Nursing, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:506-13. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint In their own voices: a qualitative study of women's risk for intimate partner violence and HIV in South Africa
    Ashley M Fox
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, USA
    Violence Against Women 13:583-602. 2007
    ..A social environment of silence, male power, and economic constraints enabled abuse to continue. "Breaking the silence" and women's empowerment were suggested solutions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Treating posttraumatic stress disorder in people with HIV
    Nathan B Hansen
    Focus 21:5-6. 2006

Research Grants2

  1. Intervention for HIV+ Adults With Childhood Sexual Abuse
    NATHAN HANSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The award will also support the PI's long term goal of integrating HIV-prevention strategies into the mental health care of vulnerable populations, such as survivors of trauma. ..