Jessy G Devieux

Summary

Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A Comparison of African American and Cuban American Adolescent Juvenile Offenders: Risky Sexual and Drug Use Behaviors
    Jessy G Devieux
    Jessy G Dévieux, PhD, Robert M Malow, PhD, Emma Ergon Pérez MA, Deanne Samuels, PhD, Sarah R Khushal, MS, and Michèle Jean Gilles, PhD, are affiliated with the AIDS Prevention Program, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Florida International University, 3000 Northeast 151st Street, ACI260 North Miami, FL 33181 Patria Rojas, MSW, MPH, is affiliated with the College of Health and Urban Affairs, School of Social Work, Florida International University E mail
    J Soc Work Pract Addict 5:69-83. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Depression, Abuse, Relationship Power and Condom Use by Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Substance Abuse History
    Jessy G Devieux
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 Street ACI 260, Miami, FL, 33181, USA
    AIDS Behav 20:292-303. 2016
  3. pmc Predictors of Sexual Activity in Haitian-American Adolescents
    Jessy G Devieux
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 Street ACI 260, Miami, FL, 33181, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 18:161-72. 2016
  4. doi request reprint The Continuing Challenge of Reducing HIV Risk among Haitian Youth: The Need for Intervention
    Jessy G Devieux
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 14:217-23. 2015
  5. ncbi request reprint Context and common ground: cultural adaptation of an intervention for minority HIV infected individuals
    Jessy G Devieux
    AIDS Prevention Programs, Stempel School of Public Health, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cult Divers 11:49-57. 2004
  6. pmc Cultural adaptation in translational research: field experiences
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, College of Health and Urban Affairs Public Health, North Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iii82-91. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among a sample of HIV-positive and HIV-negative females visiting an urban VCT center in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Stempel School of Public Health, 3000 NE 151st Street, ACI 260, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:554-68. 2009
  8. pmc Effects of a culturally adapted HIV prevention intervention in Haitian youth
    Robert M Malow
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:110-21. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to preventive health care through cultural adaptation of effective HIV prevention interventions: a brief report from the HIV prevention in Haitian youths study
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Florida, USA
    ABNF J 15:127-32. 2004
  10. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology and alcohol use among HIV-seropositive adults in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    a Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, North Miami, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1210-8. 2013

Research Grants

  1. RISK REDUCTION IN HIV+/HIV-ALCOHOL ABUSING YOUTH
    Jessy Devieux; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. REDUCING HIV RISK IN DRUG ABUSING YOUTH
    Jessy Devieux; Fiscal Year: 2004

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Publications30

  1. pmc A Comparison of African American and Cuban American Adolescent Juvenile Offenders: Risky Sexual and Drug Use Behaviors
    Jessy G Devieux
    Jessy G Dévieux, PhD, Robert M Malow, PhD, Emma Ergon Pérez MA, Deanne Samuels, PhD, Sarah R Khushal, MS, and Michèle Jean Gilles, PhD, are affiliated with the AIDS Prevention Program, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Florida International University, 3000 Northeast 151st Street, ACI260 North Miami, FL 33181 Patria Rojas, MSW, MPH, is affiliated with the College of Health and Urban Affairs, School of Social Work, Florida International University E mail
    J Soc Work Pract Addict 5:69-83. 2005
    ..These differences may be explained by multiple factors, including differences in acculturation levels among the Cuban American adolescents, differences in health messages targeted at the two groups, and family mores and norms...
  2. doi request reprint Depression, Abuse, Relationship Power and Condom Use by Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Substance Abuse History
    Jessy G Devieux
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 Street ACI 260, Miami, FL, 33181, USA
    AIDS Behav 20:292-303. 2016
    ..001). These findings suggest depression and diminished relationship power limit highest-risk women's ability to negotiate condom use and abstain from substance use, increasing their risk of acute HIV infection and vertical transmission. ..
  3. pmc Predictors of Sexual Activity in Haitian-American Adolescents
    Jessy G Devieux
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 Street ACI 260, Miami, FL, 33181, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 18:161-72. 2016
    ..No language or acculturation measures were associated with sexual activity. Haitian-American adolescents may benefit from interventions that focus on gender-specific, contextual and cultural factors to prevent early sexual activity. ..
  4. doi request reprint The Continuing Challenge of Reducing HIV Risk among Haitian Youth: The Need for Intervention
    Jessy G Devieux
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 14:217-23. 2015
    ..An ecosystemic approach, designed specifically for Haitian youth and that takes environmental context and culture into account, is needed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Context and common ground: cultural adaptation of an intervention for minority HIV infected individuals
    Jessy G Devieux
    AIDS Prevention Programs, Stempel School of Public Health, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cult Divers 11:49-57. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the process involved in developing culturally sensitive interventions to strengthen the ecological validity of a cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) intervention for HIV+ individuals...
  6. pmc Cultural adaptation in translational research: field experiences
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, College of Health and Urban Affairs Public Health, North Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iii82-91. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the rights of participants must be protected during consenting procedures by instituting policies that recognize the socioeconomic, educational, and systemic pressures to participate in research...
  7. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among a sample of HIV-positive and HIV-negative females visiting an urban VCT center in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Stempel School of Public Health, 3000 NE 151st Street, ACI 260, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:554-68. 2009
    ..Addressing gaps in knowledge and behavior and reducing the risky behaviors of HIV-positive individuals are important directions for future programs...
  8. pmc Effects of a culturally adapted HIV prevention intervention in Haitian youth
    Robert M Malow
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:110-21. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to preventive health care through cultural adaptation of effective HIV prevention interventions: a brief report from the HIV prevention in Haitian youths study
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Florida, USA
    ABNF J 15:127-32. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present preliminary data from the pre-assessment phase of the intervention, which enabled the project to incorporate health disparity issues with this population and address barriers to health care access...
  10. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology and alcohol use among HIV-seropositive adults in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    a Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, North Miami, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1210-8. 2013
    ..49, [CI = 1.15, 1.92]). Following a natural disaster, it is important to address trauma-related mental health needs of PLWH - particularly women and individuals who abuse alcohol...
  11. doi request reprint Neurological function, information-motivation-behavioral skills factors, and risk behaviors among HIV-positive alcohol users
    Robert M Malow
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 N E 151st Street, ACI 260, North Miami, FL, 33181, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:2297-308. 2012
    ..Future interventions geared toward HIV+ adults who use alcohol should take into consideration HIV-related and age-related neurological functioning which may impede the facilitation of safe sex behaviors...
  12. pmc Reducing health disparities through culturally sensitive treatment for HIV+ adults in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Florida, USA
    ABNF J 15:109-15. 2004
    ..This comprehensive approach is necessary to ensure the validity of the cross-cultural adaptation of this intervention...
  13. pmc Audio-CASI vs interview method of administration of an HIV/STD risk of exposure screening instrument for teenagers
    Terri E Jennings
    University of Miami School of Medicine Jackson Memorial Hospital Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miami, Florida 33141, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 13:781-4. 2002
    ..Results of this study suggest that A-CASI may not be suitable for use among adolescents in the juvenile justice system when assessing undesirable and/or illegal behaviours...
  14. ncbi request reprint Integrated HIV care: HIV risk outcomes of pregnant substance abusers
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33181, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1745-67. 2006
    ..Additionally, it will further guide the design of effective procedures to test the feasibility of an integrated HIV risk-reduction intervention for a larger randomized controlled study. The study's limitations are noted...
  15. doi request reprint Haitian adolescent personality clusters and their problem area correlates
    Robert C McMahon
    Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:448-52. 2013
    ..A confident/extraverted/conforming cluster subgroup revealed few problems and appears to reflect a protective style...
  16. doi request reprint Depression, substance abuse and other contextual predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) among Haitians
    Robert Malow
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, 3000 N E 151 Street ACI 260, Miami, FL 33181, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1221-30. 2013
    ..Results highlight the importance of integrated care for depression, alcohol use and other psychosocial problems to increase ART adherence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use severity and HIV sexual risk among juvenile offenders
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Stempel School of Public Health, AIDS Prevention Program, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1769-88. 2006
    ..Alcohol use related problems require more attention by HIV interventionists. Alcohol severity may reduce the effectiveness of HIV interventions that do not address concurrent substance use...
  18. pmc Disclosure of their status to youth with human immunodeficiency virus infection in the Dominican Republic: a mixed-methods study
    Consuelo Beck-Sague
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University FIU, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL, 33199, USA
    AIDS Behav 19:302-10. 2015
    ..Adolescents supported disclosure by 10-12 years of age, considered withholding of children's HIV diagnosis ill-advised, and recommended a disclosure process focused initially on promoting non-stigmatizing attitudes about HIV. ..
  19. pmc Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Beliefs about Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) among a Sample of Health Care Providers in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    AIDS Prevention Program, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0134667. 2015
    ..Medical male circumcision (MMC) has been recommended to help prevent the spread of HIV. We sought to assess knowledge, attitudes, practices and beliefs about MMC among a sample of health care providers in Haiti...
  20. ncbi request reprint HIV preventive interventions for adolescents: a look back and ahead
    Robert M Malow
    Biscayne Bay Campus, CI Suite 260, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33181 3600, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:173-80. 2007
    ....
  21. pmc Triple jeopardy for HIV: substance using Severely Mentally Ill Adults
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Stempel School of Public Health, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st Street, ACI 260, Miami, FL 33181, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 33:5-18. 2007
    ..Given the triple jeopardy for HIV risk in this population, a triple barreled approach that simultaneously addresses multiple health risks within an integrated treatment setting is warranted...
  22. pmc HIV risk behavior and internalizing/externalizing psychopathology among adolescents in court-ordered treatment
    Robert C McMahon
    a Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 42:187-95. 2016
    ..However, few studies have examined these risk associations...
  23. pmc A review of 5-HT transporter linked promoter region (5-HTTLPR) polymorphism and associations with alcohol use problems and sexual risk behaviors
    Muni Rubens
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, AHC V 405, Miami, FL, 33199, USA
    J Community Genet 7:1-10. 2016
    ..Effective alcohol cessation initiatives and STI/HIV prevention programs should be modified to account for 5-HTTLPR polymorphism before planning interventions; genetic effects could moderate the intervention effect. ..
  24. pmc Serotonin-Related Gene Polymorphisms and Asymptomatic Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV-Infected Alcohol Abusers
    Karina Villalba
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33181, USA
    Genet Res Int 2016:7169172. 2016
    ..005). Similarly, GALM SNP rs6741892 showed an increased risk with African American males (odds ratio 2.4, 95% CI, 1.2-4.9; P = 0.02). This study suggests that TPH2 rs4570625 and GALM rs6741892 polymorphisms may be risk factors for HAND. ..
  25. pmc DRD2 and DRD4 genes related to cognitive deficits in HIV-infected adults who abuse alcohol
    Karina Villalba
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 N E, 151 Street ACI 260, North Miami, FL, 33181, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 11:25. 2015
    ..The contribution of genetic variants affecting the metabolism and activity of dopamine may influence these individual differences...
  26. pmc Alcohol abuse and HIV infection: role of DRD2
    Marisela Agudelo
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, College of Medicine, AHC I 308, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Curr HIV Res 12:234-42. 2014
    ..In the current study, DRD2 Taq1A and C957T SNP genotyping analyses were performed in 165 HIV-infected alcohol abusers and the results were examined with immune status and CD4 counts. ..
  27. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the associations between the SLC6A4 promoter polymorphism (5HTTLPR) and the risk for alcohol dependence
    Karina Villalba
    aDepartment of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami bSouth Florida Asthma Consortium, Ft Lauderdale, Florida cDepartment of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA dSchool of Health Sciences, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK
    Psychiatr Genet 25:47-58. 2015
    ..The findings in this meta-analysis suggest that the SLC6A4 promoter polymorphism is not associated with alcohol dependence. ..
  28. doi request reprint 'Men don't need to know everything': a field trial of a discreet, female-initiated, contraceptive barrier method (FemCap™) among Haitian-American women
    ERICA L GOLLUB
    a Department of Epidemiology, Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, USA
    Cult Health Sex 17:842-58. 2015
    ..Qualitative data revealed a high value placed on lack of systemic side effects. Use of FemCap™ was feasible and acceptable, supporting expansion of research, particularly among relevant populations with unmet need. ..
  29. pmc Depression in caregivers of status-naïve pediatric HIV patients participating in a status disclosure study in Haiti and the Dominican Republic: preliminary report
    Consuelo M Beck-Sague
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Florida International University, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Miami, FL, USA 33199
    J Trop Pediatr 61:65-8. 2015
    ..26.1% of caregivers denying it had depressive symptoms (p = 0.02). Depression is common in Hispaniola caregivers possibly affecting disclosure timing. Study participation presents opportunities for addressing caregiver depression. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviours and healthcare needs of homeless drug users in Saint Lucia and Trinidad
    Marcus Day
    Caribbean Drug Abuse Research Institute, Castries, Saint Lucia
    ABNF J 15:121-6. 2004
    ..Due to the range of needs in this population, interventions should be multimodal. A focus on the individual, community, and structural levels is warranted to improve chances of program effectiveness...

Research Grants2

  1. RISK REDUCTION IN HIV+/HIV-ALCOHOL ABUSING YOUTH
    Jessy Devieux; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. REDUCING HIV RISK IN DRUG ABUSING YOUTH
    Jessy Devieux; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Repeated measures MANOVA and regression analyses will be used to analyze the effects of E-CB on HIV risk mediating and outcome variables and to explore the relationships between mediating, moderating and outcome variables. ..