K J Sikkema
Affiliation: Yale University
- Outcomes of a randomized community-level HIV prevention intervention for women living in 18 low-income housing developmentsK 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...
- A randomized controlled trial of a coping group intervention for adults with HIV who are AIDS bereaved: longitudinal effects on griefKathleen 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...
- Outcomes of a randomized, controlled community-level HIV prevention intervention for adolescents in low-income housing developmentsKathleen 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...
- Improvements in health-related quality of life following a group intervention for coping with AIDS-bereavement among HIV-infected men and womenKathleen 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...
- Community-level HIV prevention for persons with severe mental illness living in supportive housing programs: a pilot intervention studyKathleen 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...
- The clinical significance of change in trauma-related symptoms following a pilot group intervention for coping with HIV-AIDS and childhood sexual traumaKathleen 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...
- HIV risk behavior among ethnically diverse adolescents living in low-income housing developmentsKathleen 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...
- Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV positive men and women coping with AIDS-related loss and bereavementKathleen 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...
- Outcomes from a group intervention for coping with HIV/AIDS and childhood sexual abuse: reductions in traumatic stressKathleen 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...
- Coping strategies and emotional wellbeing among HIV-infected men and women experiencing AIDS-related bereavementK 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...
- AIDS-related grief and coping with loss among HIV-positive men and womenKathleen 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...
- Psychological symptoms among persons 50 years of age and older living with HIV diseaseT G Heckman
Ohio University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Aging Ment Health 6:121-8. 2002....
- The emerging AIDS crisis in Russia: review of enabling factors and prevention needsS 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...
- A short-term group treatment model for gay male survivors of childhood sexual abuse living with HIV/AIDSJames 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...
- Psychiatric and psychosocial correlates of sexual risk behavior among adults with severe mental illnessChristina 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...
- Resiliency among individuals with childhood sexual abuse and HIV: perspectives on addressing sexual traumaNalini 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...
- Longitudinal effects of coping on outcome in a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV-positive adults with AIDS-related bereavementNathan 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....
- In their own voices: a qualitative study of women's risk for intimate partner violence and HIV in South AfricaAshley 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...
- Race, social support, and coping strategies among HIV-positive gay and bisexual menDavid 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...
- Effects of a coping intervention on transmission risk behavior among people living with HIV/AIDS and a history of childhood sexual abuseKathleen 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....
- Emotional adjustment in survivors of sexual assault living with HIV-AIDSSeth 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...
- Emotional distress in nonmetropolitan persons living with HIV disease enrolled in a telephone-delivered, coping improvement group interventionTimothy 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...
- HIV risk behavior among adults with severe mental illness: a systematic reviewChristina 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)...
- Cost-effectiveness of a community-level HIV risk reduction intervention for women living in low-income housing developmentsAna 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...
- Voluntary HIV testing among adults with severe mental illness: frequency and associated factorsChristina 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...
- Negotiating risk: knowledge and use of HIV prevention by persons with serious mental illness living in supportive housingBret 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...
- A relationship-based framework of spirituality for individuals with HIVNalini 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...
- Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) Model: testing direct and mediated treatment effects on condom use among women in low-income housingEileen S Anderson
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Psychology, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Ann Behav Med 31:70-9. 2006....
- Treating posttraumatic stress disorder in people with HIVNathan B Hansen
Focus 21:5-6. 2006