Trace Kershaw

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Avoidance, anxiety, and sex: the influence of romantic attachment on HIV-risk among pregnant women
    Trace S Kershaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, 60 College St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:299-311. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Family and relationship influences on parenting behaviors of young parents
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:197-203. 2014
  3. pmc Bringing your baggage to bed: associations of previous relationship experiences with sexual risk
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, Room 415, 60 College, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:159-70. 2014
  4. doi request reprint What's love got to do with it: Relationship functioning and mental and physical quality of life among pregnant adolescent couples
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, Room 415, 60 College, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 52:288-301. 2013
  5. pmc In the heart or in the head: relationship and cognitive influences on sexual risk among young couples
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1522-31. 2012
  6. pmc Let's stay together: relationship dissolution and sexually transmitted diseases among parenting and non-parenting adolescents
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Behav Med 33:454-65. 2010
  7. pmc Using clinical classification trees to identify individuals at risk of STDs during pregnancy
    Trace S Kershaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:141-8. 2007
  8. pmc Longitudinal analysis of a model to predict quality of life in prostate cancer patients and their spouses
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:117-28. 2008
  9. pmc The skinny on sexual risk: the effects of BMI on STI incidence and risk
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1527-38. 2011
  10. pmc Pregnancy as a window of opportunity for HIV prevention: effects of an HIV intervention delivered within prenatal care
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2079-86. 2009

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Avoidance, anxiety, and sex: the influence of romantic attachment on HIV-risk among pregnant women
    Trace S Kershaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, 60 College St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:299-311. 2007
    ..Current relationship with the father of the baby did mediate the effect of attachment anxiety on multiple partners and STIs. Results indicate the importance of including general relational factors, such as attachment, in HIV prevention...
  2. doi request reprint Family and relationship influences on parenting behaviors of young parents
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:197-203. 2014
    ..Assess the influence of relationship and family factors during pregnancy on parenting behavior 6 months postpartum among low-income young parents...
  3. pmc Bringing your baggage to bed: associations of previous relationship experiences with sexual risk
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, Room 415, 60 College, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:159-70. 2014
    ..Both male and female past relationship and risk factors were associated with time to unprotected sex...
  4. doi request reprint What's love got to do with it: Relationship functioning and mental and physical quality of life among pregnant adolescent couples
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, Room 415, 60 College, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 52:288-301. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that secure attachments, equitable relationships, feelings of love, and a lack of violence may be particularly important in having strong relationships and improved mental and physical health during pregnancy...
  5. pmc In the heart or in the head: relationship and cognitive influences on sexual risk among young couples
    Trace Kershaw
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1522-31. 2012
    ..These results demonstrate the need to include heterosexual men and relationship factors in HIV prevention...
  6. pmc Let's stay together: relationship dissolution and sexually transmitted diseases among parenting and non-parenting adolescents
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Behav Med 33:454-65. 2010
    ..32%). Our results suggest that prevention programs that incorporate male partners and components that strengthen relationship skills may reduce HIV/STD risk and help adolescents adapt during times of transition such as parenthood...
  7. pmc Using clinical classification trees to identify individuals at risk of STDs during pregnancy
    Trace S Kershaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:141-8. 2007
    ..Such tools can guide care, treatment and prevention efforts in clinical settings...
  8. pmc Longitudinal analysis of a model to predict quality of life in prostate cancer patients and their spouses
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:117-28. 2008
    ..This study examined a stress-coping model to assess whether baseline antecedent variables predicted subsequent appraisal and how that appraisal predicted coping and quality of life for prostate cancer patients and their spouses...
  9. pmc The skinny on sexual risk: the effects of BMI on STI incidence and risk
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1527-38. 2011
    ..57, 95% CI = .34-.96, P < .01). BMI related to STI incidence and sexual risk behavior. Integrated approaches to weight loss and sexual risk prevention should be explored...
  10. pmc Pregnancy as a window of opportunity for HIV prevention: effects of an HIV intervention delivered within prenatal care
    Trace S Kershaw
    School of Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2079-86. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether an HIV prevention program bundled with group prenatal care reduced sexually transmitted infection (STI) incidence, repeat pregnancy, sexual risk behavior, and psychosocial risks...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk following a sexually transmitted disease diagnosis: the more things change the more they stay the same
    Trace S Kershaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 2483, USA
    J Behav Med 27:445-61. 2004
    ..This suggests that an STD diagnosis alone is not sufficient to motivate adolescent females to reduce their sexual risk behavior and change their sexual risk attitudes and perceptions...
  12. ncbi request reprint The influence of power on HIV risk among pregnant women in rural Haiti
    Trace S Kershaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:309-18. 2006
    ..These results suggest the need to create prevention interventions that restore power imbalances, provide support for women suffering abuse, and strengthen communication skills...
  13. ncbi request reprint Misperceived risk among female adolescents: social and psychological factors associated with sexual risk accuracy
    Trace S Kershaw
    Yale University, School of Medicine, Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ctr for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Health Psychol 22:523-32. 2003
    ..Approximately half of the participants underestimated the risk of their sexual behavior. Accurate and inaccurate risk perceivers differed on risk knowledge, partnership duration, and pressure to have unprotected sex...
  14. ncbi request reprint Short and long-term impact of adolescent pregnancy on postpartum contraceptive use: implications for prevention of repeat pregnancy
    Trace S Kershaw
    Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:359-68. 2003
    ..To describe patterns and changes in contraceptive use among pregnant adolescents in early and later postpartum compared with nonpregnant adolescents...
  15. pmc Depression during pregnancy among young couples: the effect of personal and partner experiences of stressors and the buffering effects of social relationships
    Anna A Divney
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:201-7. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Health seeking behavior among pregnant women in rural Haiti
    Kari White
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Care Women Int 27:822-38. 2006
    ..Women relied primarily on their husbands and mothers for health care advice during pregnancy and times of illness, and coped with illness by lying down. Strategies for improving awareness and health care access are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Postpartum sexually transmitted disease: refining our understanding of the population at risk
    Rebekah Wheeler
    Yale School of Public Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:509-13. 2012
    ..Scant literature exists on sexually transmitted disease (STD) risk specific to pregnancy and postpartum. The objective of this prospective study is to examine risk factors for incident postpartum STDs among young mothers (ages, 14-25)...
  18. pmc Antecedents and consequences of caregiving structure on young mothers and their infants
    Anna Arnold
    Yale School of Public Health, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT, 06520, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1037-45. 2011
    ..The family system and the intergenerational dynamics within a multigenerational caregiving structure are critical to the health and well-being of both mothers and their children...
  19. pmc Friends, family, and foes: the influence of father's social networks
    Alexandrea Danielle Murphy
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:228-42. 2013
    ..Interventions designed for men may be strengthened by including peers in programming and by addressing norms and norm changing...
  20. doi request reprint Mental health and social support among HIV-positive injection drug users and their caregivers in China
    M Claire Greene
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1775-84. 2013
    ..The interrelated nature of caregiver and patient mental health supports the inclusion of caregiver health into the patient's HIV/AIDS treatment to maximize support provision and health for the patient and caregiver...
  21. pmc Determinants of HIV/AIDS risk behaviors in expectant fathers in Haiti
    Edward M Magee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, 60 College St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Urban Health 83:625-36. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of physical maltreatment history on the adolescent mother-infant relationship: mediating and moderating effects during the transition to early parenthood
    Stephanie Milan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale School of Medicine, 135 College Street, Suite 323, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:249-61. 2004
    ..Findings support the importance of assessments and interventions that consider the social context and relational history of pregnant and parenting adolescents...
  23. pmc Like father, like son: the intergenerational cycle of adolescent fatherhood
    Heather Sipsma
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:517-24. 2010
    ..e., father of study participant was age 19 years or younger when his first child was born) and other factors derived from the ecological systems theory predicted participant adolescent fatherhood...
  24. doi request reprint Divinity and distress: the impact of religion and spirituality on the mental health of HIV-positive adults in Tanzania
    Jeremy Steglitz
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Division, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, 06511, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:2392-8. 2012
    ..According to the present findings, this may be accomplished through faith-based approaches that incorporate religious and spiritual activities into HIV prevention programs...
  25. pmc Motivational enhancement therapy coupled with cognitive behavioral therapy versus brief advice: a randomized trial for treatment of hazardous substance use in pregnancy and after delivery
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:439-49. 2012
    ..The objective was to compare the efficacy of motivational enhancement therapy coupled with cognitive behavioral therapy (MET-CBT) to brief advice for treatment of substance use in pregnancy...
  26. pmc Racial residential segregation and rates of gonorrhea in the United States, 2003-2007
    Katie B Biello
    Yale School of Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1370-7. 2012
    ..We explored the association of racial residential segregation with gonorrhea rates among Black persons and hypothesized that specific dimensions of segregation would be associated with gonorrhea rates...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, course, and predictors of emotional distress in pregnant and parenting adolescents
    Stephanie Milan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:328-40. 2004
    ..Implications for early identification and intervention are discussed...
  28. pmc History of sex trafficking, recent experiences of violence, and HIV vulnerability among female sex workers in coastal Andhra Pradesh, India
    Jhumka Gupta
    Yale School of Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 114:101-5. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of sex trafficking as a mode of entry into sex work, and to examine associations between sex trafficking and recent violence experiences and HIV vulnerability among female sex workers (FSWs)...
  29. pmc Economic dependence and unprotected sex: the role of sexual assertiveness among young urban mothers
    Katie Brooks Biello
    Yale School of Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Urban Health 87:416-25. 2010
    ..Addressing gender inequalities in contextual factors may promote healthier decisions within sexual relationships...
  30. ncbi request reprint The political context of AIDS-related stigma and knowledge in a South African township community
    Brian Forsyth
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University, Yale s Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, CN, USA
    SAHARA J 5:74-82. 2008
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  31. pmc The many faces of manhood: examining masculine norms and health behaviors of young fathers across race
    Derrick M Gordon
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:394-401. 2013
    ..This may have implications for intervention strategies and future research. ..
  32. pmc Effect of teenage parenthood on mental health trajectories: does sex matter?
    Katie Brooks Biello
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:279-87. 2010
    ..Future studies should aim to better understand the mechanisms through which teenage parenthood impacts mental health among both males and females, and interventions should be developed to ensure mental health among young parents...
  33. doi request reprint Assessment of self-reported sexual behavior and condom use among female sex workers in India using a polling box approach: a preliminary report
    Sarah E Hanck
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS CIRA, Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:489-94. 2008
    ..We designed and tested a "polling box" method for case-attributable, multiple-response survey items in a low literacy population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pregnant adolescents at risk: sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted disease prevalence
    Linda M Niccolai
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:63-70. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the level of high-risk sexual behaviors and the prevalence of chlamydia and gonorrhea among pregnant adolescents...
  35. pmc Group prenatal care and perinatal outcomes: a randomized controlled trial
    Jeannette R Ickovics
    School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:330-9. 2007
    ..To determine whether group prenatal care improves pregnancy outcomes, psychosocial function, and patient satisfaction and to examine potential cost differences...
  36. ncbi request reprint Group prenatal care and preterm birth weight: results from a matched cohort study at public clinics
    Jeannette R Ickovics
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1051-7. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of group versus individual prenatal care on birth weight and gestational age...
  37. ncbi request reprint New sex partner acquisition and sexually transmitted disease risk among adolescent females
    Linda M Niccolai
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:216-23. 2004
    ..To determine the association between new sex partner acquisition and incident STDs, to describe predictors of acquiring a new sex partner, and to compare new and established sex partnerships among adolescent females...
  38. ncbi request reprint Data collection for sexually transmitted disease diagnoses: a comparison of self-report, medical record reviews, and state health department reports
    Linda M Niccolai
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:236-42. 2005
    ..To compare three methods of data collection on case ascertainment of past chlamydia or gonorrhea diagnoses...
  39. ncbi request reprint Urban teens: Trauma, posttraumatic growth, and emotional distress among female adolescents
    Jeannette R Ickovics
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:841-50. 2006
    ..Implications for future research and clinical practice with adolescents are addressed...
  40. pmc The effects of obesity and weight gain in young women on obstetric outcomes
    Urania Magriples
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:365-71. 2009
    ..76, CI 1.17 to 2.66, P = 0.007) but not of weight gain (OR 1.45, CI 0.94 to 2.17, P = 0.093). Prepregnancy BMI is a more significant predictor of cesarean delivery than pregnancy weight gain in young women...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prenatal and parenting stress on adolescent maternal adjustment: identifying a high-risk subgroup
    Christina K Holub
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 319c Rosenau Hall, Campus Box 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:153-9. 2007
    ..This study aims to examine the effects of prenatal stress and parenting stress and the association with: (1) adolescent maternal adjustment; and (2) postpartum emotional distress...
  42. pmc Prenatal health care beyond the obstetrics service: utilization and predictors of unscheduled care
    Urania Magriples
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:75.e1-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to describe the patient characteristics of prenatal care utilization within and outside of routine obstetric care, and the clinical and psychosocial factors that predict care utilization...
  43. pmc Effects of group prenatal care on psychosocial risk in pregnancy: results from a randomised controlled trial
    Jeannette R Ickovics
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Psychol Health 26:235-50. 2011
    ..02). CP+ improved psychosocial outcomes for high-stress women. This 'bundled' intervention has promise for improving psychosocial outcomes, especially for young pregnant women who are traditionally more vulnerable and underserved...
  44. pmc Adolescent pregnancy desire and pregnancy incidence
    Heather L Sipsma
    Yale University School of Public Health, and Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:110-6. 2011
    ..Because bias may strongly influence these results, more prospective studies are needed to confirm the relationship between pregnancy desire and pregnancy incidence over time...
  45. pmc Contraception use and unplanned pregnancies among injection drug-using women in St Petersburg, Russia
    Nadia Abdala
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 37:158-64. 2011
    ..This cross-sectional study estimated the prevalence of contraceptive methods and investigated whether abortion rates influence contraceptive behaviour among injection drug-using (IDU) women in St Petersburg, Russia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of preeclampsia- and eclampsia-related maternal death in rural Haiti
    Maria J Small
    Yale University School of Medicine, Yale University School of Public Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:343-8. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess the utility of common laboratory and clinical admission data for the determination of preeclampsia- and eclampsia-related maternal death...
  47. pmc Patterns of drug use and abuse among aging adults with and without HIV: a latent class analysis of a US Veteran cohort
    Traci C Green
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:208-20. 2010
    ..Findings have the potential to inform screening and intervention efforts in aging drug users with and without HIV...
  48. doi request reprint HIV-related stigma and social capital in South Africa
    Jessica Chiu
    Yale University, School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:519-30. 2008
    ..Individual social capital components of empowerment, trust, and group membership related to personal stigma; and safety, trust, and homogeneity of residential area related to attributed stigma...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc Association of major depression with subtypes of nicotine dependence found among adult daily smokers: a latent class analysis
    Melinda J Manley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:126-32. 2009
    ..Individuals with symptom profiles not characterized by physiological dependence endorse wider range of ND criteria and have a higher likelihood of MD...
  51. pmc Screening for prenatal substance use: development of the Substance Use Risk Profile-Pregnancy scale
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:827-33. 2010
    ..To report on the development of a questionnaire to screen for hazardous substance use in pregnant women and to compare the performance of the questionnaire with other drug and alcohol measures...
  52. pmc Text messaging as a tool for behavior change in disease prevention and management
    Heather Cole-Lewis
    Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 32:56-69. 2010
    ..Methodological issues and gaps in the literature are highlighted, and recommendations for future studies are provided...
  53. doi request reprint The intergenerational cycle of teenage motherhood: an ecological approach
    Christina S Meade
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Psychol 27:419-29. 2008
    ..Using Ecological Systems Theory, this study prospectively examined risk factors for teenage childbearing among a national sample of adolescent girls...
  54. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem, emotional distress and sexual behavior among adolescent females: inter-relationships and temporal effects
    Kathleen A Ethier
    Division of STD Prevention, Behavioral Intervention Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:268-74. 2006
    ..g., age at initiation, partner history) and self-esteem and emotional distress (e.g., depression, anxiety, stress, hostility) and their impact on future sexual risk behavior (e.g., unprotected sex, multiple sexual partners)...
  55. pmc Social support and social conflict as predictors of prenatal depression
    Claire Westdahl
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:134-40. 2007
    ..To estimate how social support and social conflict relate to prenatal depressive symptoms and to generate a brief clinical tool to identify women at increased psychosocial risk...
  56. ncbi request reprint A family-based model to predict fear of recurrence for cancer survivors and their caregivers
    Suzanne Mellon
    University of Detroit Mercy, College of Health Professions, 4001 W McNichols, Detroit, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 16:214-23. 2007
    ..More family stressors, less positive meaning of the illness, and age were related to elevated fear of cancer recurrence for both survivors and caregivers...

Research Grants10

  1. Randomized Controlled Trial to Enhance Dual Protection Among PLHIV in India
    Trace S Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. HIV/STD Risk Among Young Expectant Fathers: Relationship Attachment & Transition
    Trace S Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, results will inform couple-based interventions that focus on relationship maintenance and family strengthening as well as HIV prevention during times of stress and transition. ..
  3. HIV/STD Risk Among Young Expectant Fathers: Relationship Attachment & Transition
    Trace Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, results will inform couple-based interventions that focus on relationship maintenance and family strengthening as well as HIV prevention during times of stress and transition. ..
  4. Randomized Controlled Trial to Enhance Dual Protection Among PLHIV in India
    Trace Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. HIV/STD Risk Among Young Expectant Fathers: Relationship Attachment & Transition
    Trace S Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, results will inform couple-based interventions that focus on relationship maintenance and family strengthening as well as HIV prevention during times of stress and transition. ..