Lisa A Eaton

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Stigma and Conspiracy Beliefs Related to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Interest in Using PrEP Among Black and White Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex with Men
    Lisa A Eaton
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    AIDS Behav . 2017
  2. doi request reprint A Multi-US City Assessment of Awareness and Uptake of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention Among Black Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex with Men
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    Prev Sci . 2017
  3. pmc Black men who have sex with men, sexual risk-taking, and willingness to use rapid home HIV tests
    Lisa A Eaton
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, 348 Mansfield Road, U 1058, Storrs, CT, 06269 1058, USA
    Prev Sci 16:321-9. 2015
  4. pmc Drinking before and after pregnancy recognition among South African women: the moderating role of traumatic experiences
    Karmel W Choi
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:97. 2014
  5. pmc Exploring the relationships among food insecurity, alcohol use, and sexual risk taking among men and women living in South African townships
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:255-65. 2014
  6. pmc Food insecurity and alcohol use among pregnant women at alcohol-serving establishments in South Africa
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    Prev Sci 15:309-17. 2014
  7. pmc The relationship between attending alcohol serving venues nearby versus distant to one's residence and sexual risk taking in a South African township
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    J Behav Med 37:381-90. 2014
  8. pmc Men who report recent male and female sex partners in Cape Town, South Africa: an understudied and underserved population
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1299-308. 2013
  9. pmc A reanalysis of a behavioral intervention to prevent incident HIV infections: including indirect effects in modeling outcomes of Project EXPLORE
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    AIDS Care 25:805-11. 2013
  10. pmc Meta-analysis of single-session behavioral interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections: implications for bundling prevention packages
    Lisa A Eaton
    University of Connecticut, CHIP, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT 06268 1248, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e34-44. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Stigma and Conspiracy Beliefs Related to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Interest in Using PrEP Among Black and White Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex with Men
    Lisa A Eaton
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    AIDS Behav . 2017
    ..Given the strong emphasis on the use of biomedical strategies for HIV prevention, addressing sociocultural barriers to PrEP access is urgently needed and failure to do so will weaken the potential benefits of biomedical prevention...
  2. doi request reprint A Multi-US City Assessment of Awareness and Uptake of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention Among Black Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex with Men
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    Prev Sci . 2017
    ..Improving linkage to HIV testing services is likely critical for engaging BMTW with PrEP. The potential for PrEP to slow the HIV epidemic is high; however, we must strengthen efforts to ensure universal availability and uptake...
  3. pmc Black men who have sex with men, sexual risk-taking, and willingness to use rapid home HIV tests
    Lisa A Eaton
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, 348 Mansfield Road, U 1058, Storrs, CT, 06269 1058, USA
    Prev Sci 16:321-9. 2015
    ..Future research should focus on better understanding concerns regarding RHT among at-risk HIV-negative men and should investigate the usefulness of using RHT as a HIV prevention method. ..
  4. pmc Drinking before and after pregnancy recognition among South African women: the moderating role of traumatic experiences
    Karmel W Choi
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:97. 2014
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  5. pmc Exploring the relationships among food insecurity, alcohol use, and sexual risk taking among men and women living in South African townships
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:255-65. 2014
    ..Food insecurity appears to be an important factor in understanding patterns of sexual risk-taking in regards to gender and alcohol use, and may serve as an important point of intervention for reducing HIV transmission rates...
  6. pmc Food insecurity and alcohol use among pregnant women at alcohol-serving establishments in South Africa
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    Prev Sci 15:309-17. 2014
    ..Future research should focus on understanding the intersection of food insecurity and alcohol, and how the experience of food insecurity may contribute to greater rates of alcohol use and abuse among pregnant women. ..
  7. pmc The relationship between attending alcohol serving venues nearby versus distant to one's residence and sexual risk taking in a South African township
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    J Behav Med 37:381-90. 2014
    ..Future studies should focus on how anonymity may be related to sexual risk and substance use behaviors among women in South African townships...
  8. pmc Men who report recent male and female sex partners in Cape Town, South Africa: an understudied and underserved population
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1299-308. 2013
    ..Findings suggest the need to better understand factors contributing to sexual risk taking among MSMW. HIV prevention interventions should consider psychosocial health problems unique to MSMW residing in South African townships...
  9. pmc A reanalysis of a behavioral intervention to prevent incident HIV infections: including indirect effects in modeling outcomes of Project EXPLORE
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    AIDS Care 25:805-11. 2013
    ..Findings highlight the critical role of addressing behavioral risk reduction counseling in HIV prevention...
  10. pmc Meta-analysis of single-session behavioral interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections: implications for bundling prevention packages
    Lisa A Eaton
    University of Connecticut, CHIP, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT 06268 1248, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e34-44. 2012
    ..Brief and effective STI prevention interventions are a valuable tool and can be readily adapted to bolster the benefits of biomedical technologies focusing on the prevention of HIV and other STIs...
  11. pmc The relationship between pornography use and sexual behaviours among at-risk HIV-negative men who have sex with men
    Lisa A Eaton
    University of Connecticut, Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, Storrs, CT 06269 1248, USA
    Sex Health 9:166-70. 2012
    ..Although pornography is widely available and frequently used among many adults in the USA, little is known about the relationship between pornography and risk factors for HIV transmission among men who have sex with men...
  12. doi request reprint The influence of male circumcision for HIV prevention on sexual behaviour among traditionally circumcised men in Cape Town, South Africa
    L A Eaton
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:674-9. 2011
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  13. pmc Sexual partner selection and HIV risk reduction among Black and White men who have sex with men
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:503-9. 2010
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  14. pmc A novel approach to prevention for at-risk HIV-negative men who have sex with men: creating a teachable moment to promote informed sexual decision-making
    Lisa A Eaton
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:539-45. 2011
    ..We tested a novel, brief, one-on-one intervention, based on informed decision-making and delivered by peer counselors, designed to address the limitations of serosorting (e.g., risk for HIV transmission)...
  15. pmc Pregnancy, alcohol intake, and intimate partner violence among men and women attending drinking establishments in a Cape Town, South Africa township
    Lisa A Eaton
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Community Health 37:208-16. 2012
    ..Intensive, targeted, and effective interventions for both men and women are urgently needed to address high rates of drinking alcohol among pregnant women who attend drinking establishments...
  16. pmc Condom negotiation, HIV testing, and HIV risks among women from alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e45631. 2012
    ..However, many women are afraid to discuss condoms with male partners, placing them at higher risk of HIV infection...
  17. pmc Co-occurring psychosocial problems and HIV risk among women attending drinking venues in a South African township: a syndemic approach
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Unit 1248, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:153-62. 2013
    ..In South Africa, women comprise the majority of HIV infections. Syndemics, or co-occurring epidemics and risk factors, have been applied in understanding HIV risk among marginalized groups...
  18. pmc Gender-based violence, alcohol use, and sexual risk among female patrons of drinking venues in Cape Town, South Africa
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Behav Med 36:295-304. 2013
    ..Interventions that aim to reduce gender-based violence and sexual risk behaviors must directly work to reduce drinking behavior...
  19. pmc HIV transmission risk among HIV seroconcordant and serodiscordant couples: dyadic processes of partner selection
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:185-95. 2009
    ..We conclude that relationship partners are an important source of influence and, thus, intervening with partners is necessary to reduce HIV transmission risks...
  20. pmc AIDS-related stigma, HIV testing, and transmission risk among patrons of informal drinking places in Cape Town, South Africa
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:362-71. 2012
    ..Of particular importance is whether AIDS-related stigma is associated with HIV transmission risks among people who have never been tested for HIV...
  21. pmc Serosorting sexual partners and risk for HIV among men who have sex with men
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:479-85. 2007
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  22. pmc Gender-based violence and HIV sexual risk behavior: alcohol use and mental health problems as mediators among women in drinking venues, Cape Town
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:1417-25. 2012
    ..Efforts to reduce HIV risk in South Africa by addressing gender-based violence must also address alcohol use...
  23. pmc A strategy for selecting sexual partners believed to pose little/no risks for HIV: serosorting and its implications for HIV transmission
    Lisa A Eaton
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1279-88. 2009
    ..Risk reduction messages should also highlight the limitations of relying on one's own and partner's HIV status in making sexual risk decisions...
  24. pmc Men (and women) as "sellers" of sex in alcohol-serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Prev Sci 15:296-308. 2014
    ..Future research should more closely study transactional sex in high-risk venues as it relates to violence and should examine men who trade sex as a potential bridge population between heterosexual women and men who have sex with men. ..
  25. pmc Beliefs about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among men and women at alcohol serving establishments in South Africa
    Lisa A Eaton
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 40:87-94. 2014
    ..However, little is known about what men and women who attend alcohol serving establishments believe about alcohol use during pregnancy and how these beliefs may be related to alcohol use...
  26. pmc Psychosocial factors related to willingness to use pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among Black men who have sex with men attending a community event
    Lisa A Eaton
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Sex Health 11:244-51. 2014
    ..Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) holds tremendous promise for curbing the HIV/AIDS epidemic among these men. However, many psychosocial components must be addressed in order to implement this prevention tool effectively among BMSM...
  27. pmc Randomized clinical trial of HIV treatment adherence counseling interventions for people living with HIV and limited health literacy
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:42-50. 2013
    ..Limited health literacy is a known barrier to medication adherence among people living with HIV. Adherence improvement interventions are urgently needed for this vulnerable population...
  28. pmc The role of stigma and medical mistrust in the routine health care engagement of black men who have sex with men
    Lisa A Eaton
    Lisa A Eaton is with Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs Daniel D Driffin, Christopher Kegler, Harlan Smith, Christopher Conway Washington, Denise White, and Chauncey Cherry are with the SHARE Project, University of Connecticut
    Am J Public Health 105:e75-82. 2015
    ..Objectives: We assessed how health care-related stigma, global medical mistrust, and personal trust in one's health care provider relate to engaging in medical care among Black men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  29. pmc Randomized Factorial Trial of Phone-Delivered Support Counseling and Daily Text Message Reminders for HIV Treatment Adherence
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT and Center for AIDS Research, Emory University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 73:47-54. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to test the independent and interactive effects of (1) brief phone-delivered self-regulation counseling and (2) daily phone-delivered text message medication reminders on HIV adherence and HIV viral suppression...
  30. pmc An evaluation of factors associated with sexual risk taking among Black men who have sex with men: a comparison of younger and older populations
    Jessica L Maksut
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 348 Mansfield Road, 1058, Storrs, CT, 06269 1058, USA
    J Behav Med 39:665-74. 2016
    ..Rates of engaging in CAI were similar across the two age cohorts; however, factors related to CAI varied by these two groups. Findings emphasize the need to consider targeted interventions for different generational cohorts of BMSM. ..
  31. doi request reprint Online Sex Partner Meeting Venues as a Risk Factor for Testing HIV Positive Among a Community-Based Sample of Black Men Who Have Sex With Men
    Lisa A Eaton
    From the Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Sex Transm Dis 43:360-4. 2016
    ..Use of online venues for seeking out sex partners is one such area that may further advance our understanding of risks for HIV among BMSM...
  32. doi request reprint On holiday: a risk behavior profile for men who have vacationed at gay resorts
    Michelle R Kaufman
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Homosex 56:1134-44. 2009
    ..These results show a need for the development of structural interventions in the gay resort and hotel setting...
  33. pmc Intersecting epidemics among pregnant women: alcohol use, interpersonal violence, and HIV infection in South Africa
    Beth S Russell
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, 348 Mansfield Rd, Unit 1058, Storrs, CT 06269 1058, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 10:103-10. 2013
    ..Finally, based on the literature reviewed, we provide recommendations for future interventions...
  34. pmc Changes in transmission risk behaviors across stages of HIV disease among people living with HIV
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:39-49. 2009
    ..Additional research on both risk behaviors of long-term HIV-infected persons and longitudinal data on risk behaviors is needed...
  35. pmc Risk compensation in HIV prevention: implications for vaccines, microbicides, and other biomedical HIV prevention technologies
    Lisa A Eaton
    University of Connecticut, Department of Psychology, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:165-72. 2007
    ..We conclude that behavioral risk compensation should be addressed by implementing adjunct behavioral risk-reduction interventions to avoid negating the preventive benefits of biomedical HIV prevention technologies...
  36. pmc A Test of Concept Study of At-Home, Self-Administered HIV Testing With Web-Based Peer Counseling Via Video Chat for Men Who Have Sex With Men
    Jessica L Maksut
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs Mansfield, CT, United States
    JMIR Public Health Surveill 2:e170. 2016
    ..Obstacles to standard, clinic-based HIV testing include concerns about stigmatization or recognition at in-person testing sites, as well as the inability to access a testing site due to logistical barriers...
  37. pmc Understanding the Influence of Stigma and Medical Mistrust on Engagement in Routine Healthcare Among Black Women Who Have Sex with Women
    Alaina Brenick
    1 Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
    LGBT Health 4:4-10. 2017
    ..This study addresses gaps in the literature by examining the impact of these psychosocial barriers and their interactions among BWSW, an understudied population...
  38. pmc Setting the bar high or setting up to fail? Interpretations and implications of the EXPLORE Study (HPTN 015)
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT, 06269, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:625-33. 2014
    ..We conclude that using a vaccine standard to define success led to a broad discrediting of the benefits of behavioral counseling and, ultimately, adversely impacted policies critical to the field of HIV prevention. ..