K J Sikkema

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Outcomes of a randomized community-level HIV prevention intervention for women living in 18 low-income housing developments
    K J Sikkema
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:57-63. 2000
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a randomized, controlled community-level HIV prevention intervention for adolescents in low-income housing developments
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS CIRA, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    AIDS 19:1509-16. 2005
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Community-level HIV prevention for persons with severe mental illness living in supportive housing programs: a pilot intervention study
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Division of Prevention and Community Research and The Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, 389 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 33:121-35. 2007
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior among ethnically diverse adolescents living in low-income housing developments
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:141-50. 2004
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Coping strategies and emotional wellbeing among HIV-infected men and women experiencing AIDS-related bereavement
    K J Sikkema
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research CAIR, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    AIDS Care 12:613-24. 2000

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Outcomes of a randomized community-level HIV prevention intervention for women living in 18 low-income housing developments
    K J Sikkema
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:57-63. 2000
    ..Women in impoverished inner-city neighborhoods are at high risk for contracting HIV. A randomized, multisite community-level HIV prevention trial was undertaken with women living in 18 low-income housing developments in 5 US cities...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a randomized, controlled community-level HIV prevention intervention for adolescents in low-income housing developments
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS CIRA, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    AIDS 19:1509-16. 2005
    ..Youth are increasingly at risk for contracting HIV infection, and community-level interventions are needed to reduce behavioral risk...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Community-level HIV prevention for persons with severe mental illness living in supportive housing programs: a pilot intervention study
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Division of Prevention and Community Research and The Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, 389 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 33:121-35. 2007
    ..The community-level intervention appeared to reduce the risk of HIV among persons with SMI living in SHPs, and supports the importance of conducting larger scale intervention trials...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior among ethnically diverse adolescents living in low-income housing developments
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:141-50. 2004
    ..To describe patterns and predictors of HIV risk behaviors among ethnically diverse, low-income adolescents...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coping strategies and emotional wellbeing among HIV-infected men and women experiencing AIDS-related bereavement
    K J Sikkema
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research CAIR, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    AIDS Care 12:613-24. 2000
    ..Interventions for AIDS-related bereavement that reduce distress and maladaptive ways of coping are needed in order to meet the secondary prevention needs of bereaved people living with HIV/AIDS...
  11. ncbi request reprint AIDS-related grief and coping with loss among HIV-positive men and women
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Division of Prevention and Community Research, Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Behav Med 26:165-81. 2003
    ..Interventions are needed to enhance coping and reduce psychological distress associated with the unique bereavement experienced by people living with HIV- and AIDS-related grief...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychological symptoms among persons 50 years of age and older living with HIV disease
    T G Heckman
    Ohio University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Aging Ment Health 6:121-8. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The emerging AIDS crisis in Russia: review of enabling factors and prevention needs
    S C Kalichman
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research CAIR, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, 53226, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 11:71-5. 2000
    ..Research is urgently needed to better understand and forecast the HIV epidemic in Russia, as well as to develop effective interventions to prevent a Russian AIDS crisis...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and psychosocial correlates of sexual risk behavior among adults with severe mental illness
    Christina S Meade
    Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
    Community Ment Health J 43:153-69. 2007
    ..05). Findings underscore the need for targeted HIV prevention interventions that address psychiatric and psychosocial risk factors...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Emotional adjustment in survivors of sexual assault living with HIV-AIDS
    Seth C Kalichman
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:289-96. 2002
    ..Results suggest tailoring secondary prevention interventions to meet the needs of HIV-positive survivors of sexual assault...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emotional distress in nonmetropolitan persons living with HIV disease enrolled in a telephone-delivered, coping improvement group intervention
    Timothy G Heckman
    Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Health Psychol 23:94-100. 2004
    ..The model accounted for 72% of the variance in emotional distress in nonmetropolitan persons living with HIV disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior among adults with severe mental illness: a systematic review
    Christina S Meade
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, The Consultation Center, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:433-57. 2005
    ..g., psychiatric illness, trauma history, social relationships), and be integrated into existing services (e.g., psychotherapy, substance abuse treatment, housing programs)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a community-level HIV risk reduction intervention for women living in low-income housing developments
    Ana P Johnson-Masotti
    Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    J Prim Prev 26:345-62. 2005
    ..This paper represents an example of how an analysis of cost-effectiveness can provide policymakers with information needed for difficult decisions about prevention resource allocations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Voluntary HIV testing among adults with severe mental illness: frequency and associated factors
    Christina S Meade
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:465-73. 2005
    ..Adults with SMI are in need of interventions promoting routine HIV testing and risk-reduction counseling...
  26. pmc Negotiating risk: knowledge and use of HIV prevention by persons with serious mental illness living in supportive housing
    Bret Kloos
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:357-72. 2005
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in terms of their relevance for implementing community-based HIV prevention for persons with SMI...
  27. ncbi request reprint A relationship-based framework of spirituality for individuals with HIV
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:59-70. 2006
    ..These interventions must include the positive aspects of spirituality and spiritual struggles that individuals with HIV may experience...
  28. ncbi request reprint Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) Model: testing direct and mediated treatment effects on condom use among women in low-income housing
    Eileen S Anderson
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Psychology, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:70-9. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Treating posttraumatic stress disorder in people with HIV
    Nathan B Hansen
    Focus 21:5-6. 2006