safe sex

Summary

Summary: Sexual behavior that prevents or reduces the spread of SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES or PREGNANCY.

Top Publications

  1. pmc A systematic review of published evidence on intervention impact on condom use in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia
    A M Foss
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:510-6. 2007
  2. ncbi The Sonagachi Project: a sustainable community intervention program
    Smarajit Jana
    STD HIV Intervention Programme, Calcutta, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:405-14. 2004
  3. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010
  4. pmc Empowering sex workers in India to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted diseases
    Dallas Swendeman
    Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1157-66. 2009
  5. pmc Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 8:143. 2008
  6. ncbi Power, community mobilization, and condom use practices among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Kim M Blankenship
    Department of Sociology, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    AIDS 22:S109-16. 2008
  7. ncbi How effective is community mobilisation in HIV prevention among highly diverse sex workers in urban settings? The Aastha intervention experience in Mumbai and Thane districts, India
    Sanjeev Singh Gaikwad
    FHI 360 Maharashtra, 501 505 Balarama Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii69-77. 2012
  8. ncbi The role of collectives in STI and HIV/AIDS prevention among female sex workers in Karnataka, India
    S S Halli
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    AIDS Care 18:739-49. 2006
  9. pmc The dilemma of safe sex and having children: challenges facing HIV sero-discordant couples in Uganda
    Jolly Beyeza-Kashesya
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 9:2-12. 2009
  10. pmc Mobilizing collective identity to reduce HIV risk among sex workers in Sonagachi, India: the boundaries, consciousness, negotiation framework
    Toorjo Ghose
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:311-20. 2008

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  1. pmc A systematic review of published evidence on intervention impact on condom use in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia
    A M Foss
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:510-6. 2007
    ..This review aims to quantify intervention impact on condom use in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, in different types of partnership...
  2. ncbi The Sonagachi Project: a sustainable community intervention program
    Smarajit Jana
    STD HIV Intervention Programme, Calcutta, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:405-14. 2004
    ..Project components appear to be replicable across settings within India and worldwide...
  3. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a large-scale HIV prevention programme for female sex workers (FSW) in Karnataka state, south India, on the prevalence of HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STI), condom use and programme coverage...
  4. pmc Empowering sex workers in India to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted diseases
    Dallas Swendeman
    Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1157-66. 2009
    ..This study's results demonstrate that, compared to narrowcast clinical and prevention services alone, empowerment strategies can significantly impact a broader range of factors to reduce vulnerability to HIV/STDs...
  5. pmc Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 8:143. 2008
    ..Impact of these interventions was evaluated among those who attended peer education and at the FSW population level...
  6. ncbi Power, community mobilization, and condom use practices among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Kim M Blankenship
    Department of Sociology, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    AIDS 22:S109-16. 2008
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  7. ncbi How effective is community mobilisation in HIV prevention among highly diverse sex workers in urban settings? The Aastha intervention experience in Mumbai and Thane districts, India
    Sanjeev Singh Gaikwad
    FHI 360 Maharashtra, 501 505 Balarama Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii69-77. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi The role of collectives in STI and HIV/AIDS prevention among female sex workers in Karnataka, India
    S S Halli
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    AIDS Care 18:739-49. 2006
    ..More longitudinal and qualitative studies are required to better understand the nature of sex worker collectives and the benefits that they can provide...
  9. pmc The dilemma of safe sex and having children: challenges facing HIV sero-discordant couples in Uganda
    Jolly Beyeza-Kashesya
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 9:2-12. 2009
    ..Thus, we explored sexual practices to understand to what extent these are influenced by the desire to have children and the implications for HIV transmission among discordant couples...
  10. pmc Mobilizing collective identity to reduce HIV risk among sex workers in Sonagachi, India: the boundaries, consciousness, negotiation framework
    Toorjo Ghose
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:311-20. 2008
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  11. pmc Assessment of intervention outcome in the absence of baseline data: 'reconstruction' of condom use time trends using retrospective analysis of survey data
    C M Lowndes
    Department HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i49-55. 2010
    ..The authors used a novel method of analysing cross-sectional survey data to 'reconstruct' condom use rates in presurvey years, and to assess the relationship between Avahan and time trends in condom use among female sex workers (FSWs)...
  12. ncbi Effect of interventions to control sexually transmitted disease on the incidence of HIV infection in female sex workers
    P D Ghys
    Projet RETRO-CI Abidjan,
    AIDS 15:1421-31. 2001
    ..3 versus 7.6 per 100 person-years; P = 0.5). CONCLUSION: National AIDS control programs should consider adopting as policy the type of integrated approach used in this intervention study for HIV prevention in female sex workers...
  13. ncbi Theories of reasoned action and planned behavior as models of condom use: a meta-analysis
    D Albarracin
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    Psychol Bull 127:142-61. 2001
    ..The strength of these associations, however, was influenced by the consideration of past behavior. Implications of these results for HIV prevention efforts are discussed...
  14. ncbi Age and economic asymmetries in the sexual relationships of adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa
    Nancy Luke
    International Center for Research on Women, Washington, DC, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:67-86. 2003
    ..The review discusses directions for further research and the implications of current knowledge for future interventions...
  15. pmc Prevalence and contexts of inconsistent condom use among heterosexual men and women living with HIV in India: implications for prevention
    Venkatesan Chakrapani
    Indian Network for People Living with HIV AIDS, Chennai, India
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:49-58. 2010
    ..Furthermore, efforts are needed to promote tolerance for family planning choices made by couples and to counter the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS and condoms in the broader society...
  16. pmc Predicting condom use using the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model: a multivariate latent growth curve analysis
    Jennifer L Walsh
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:235-44. 2011
    ..The Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model often guides sexual risk reduction programs even though no studies have examined covariation in the theory's constructs in a dynamic fashion with longitudinal data...
  17. ncbi The Impact of an HIV and AIDS Life Skills Program on Secondary School Students in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Shamagonam James
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:281-94. 2006
    ..No effects were found on safe sex practices (condom use, sexual intercourse) or on measures of psychosocial determinants of these practices (..
  18. ncbi Understanding perceptions of HIV risk among adolescents in KwaZulu-Natal
    Kate MacIntyre
    Department of International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:237-50. 2004
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  19. pmc Interim modelling analysis to validate reported increases in condom use and assess HIV infections averted among female sex workers and clients in southern India following a targeted HIV prevention programme
    Michael Pickles
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i33-43. 2010
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  20. pmc Constraints faced by sex workers in use of female and male condoms for safer sex in urban zimbabwe
    S Ray
    SAfAIDS, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Urban Health 78:581-92. 2001
    ..However, more work is needed to help sex workers achieve safer sex in noncommercial relationships...
  21. pmc Predictors of condom use among young adults in South Africa: the Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit National Youth Survey
    Ellen Setsuko Hendriksen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1241-8. 2007
    ..We examined correlates of condom use among a national random probability sample of sexually experienced young adults aged 15 to 24 years (n = 7686) in South Africa...
  22. ncbi Web-based behavioral surveillance among men who have sex with men: a comparison of online and offline samples in London, UK
    Jonathan Elford
    City University London, Institute of Health Sciences, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:421-6. 2004
    ..To compare the characteristics of men who have sex with men (MSM) surveyed online (through gay Internet chat rooms and profiles) and offline (in community venues) in London, UK...
  23. ncbi HIV risk in Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan: an emerging epidemic in injecting and commercial sex networks
    Asma Bokhari
    National AIDS Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan, Pakistan
    Int J STD AIDS 18:486-92. 2007
    ..The HIV epidemic has entered IDU and male and female commercial sex networks in Karachi and Lahore. Targeted intervention services must be scaled up and risk group surveillance intensified...
  24. ncbi Do prevention interventions reduce HIV risk behaviours among people living with HIV? A meta-analytic review of controlled trials
    Nicole Crepaz
    AIDS 20:143-57. 2006
    ..To conduct a meta-analytic review of HIV interventions for people living with HIV (PLWH) to determine their overall efficacy in reducing HIV risk behaviours and identify intervention characteristics associated with efficacy...
  25. ncbi Computer technology-based interventions in HIV prevention: state of the evidence and future directions for research
    Seth M Noar
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    AIDS Care 23:525-33. 2011
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  26. pmc Behavioural interventions for HIV positive prevention in developing countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Caitlin E Kennedy
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 88:615-23. 2010
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  27. pmc Factors associated with self-efficacy for condom use and sexual negotiation among South african youth
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:226-33. 2006
    ..To use logistic regression modeling to identify factors associated with high self-efficacy for sexual negotiation and condom use in a sample of South African youth...
  28. pmc Organizational policy recommendations for control of STI/HIV among female sex workers in China: regular examination of workers in social hygiene clinics
    Donald E Morisky
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:83-95. 2011
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  29. ncbi Relationship power, condom use and HIV risk among women in the USA
    J Pulerwitz
    Horizons Program, PATH Population Council, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    AIDS Care 14:789-800. 2002
    ..These findings underscore the importance of including the issue of relationship power in the design and implementation of programmes that promote sexual and reproductive health, as well as research investigating condom use and HIV risk...
  30. pmc Biomarker validation of reports of recent sexual activity: results of a randomized controlled study in Zimbabwe
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:918-24. 2009
    ..Self-report was a poor predictor of recent sexual activity and condom use in this study, regardless of interview mode, providing evidence that such data should be interpreted cautiously...
  31. ncbi Why communication is crucial: meta-analysis of the relationship between safer sexual communication and condom use
    Seth M Noar
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0042, USA
    J Health Commun 11:365-90. 2006
    ..Implications for the future study of safer sexual communication as well as the importance of emphasizing communication skills in HIV preventive interventions are discussed...
  32. ncbi The 100% condom use programme in Asia
    Wiwat Rojanapithayakorn
    World Health Organization China, Beijing, China
    Reprod Health Matters 14:41-52. 2006
    ..The 100% Condom Use Programmes in Thailand and Cambodia, which are being implemented on a nationwide basis, are the main reason for the decline in the HIV epidemic. Scaling-up of activities is taking place in all other six countries...
  33. ncbi Sexual behaviour in context: a global perspective
    Kaye Wellings
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1706-28. 2006
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  34. ncbi Trends in protective behaviour among single vs. married young women in sub-Saharan Africa: the big picture
    John Cleland
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 14:17-22. 2006
    ..The barriers to condom adoption by married couples may not be as severe as is often assumed...
  35. ncbi Reduction in risk-taking behaviors among MSM in Senegal between 2004 and 2007 and prevalence of HIV and other STIs. ELIHoS Project, ANRS 12139
    Abdoulaye S Wade
    Programme Sida, Institut d Hygiene Sociale, Dakar, Senegal
    AIDS Care 22:409-14. 2010
    ..Specific targeting of this group within HIV/STI prevention programs seems to be effective in decreasing sexual infections...
  36. pmc Condom use among female sex workers in China: role of gatekeepers
    Hongmei Yang
    Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:572-80. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the potential role of gatekeepers of establishments in promoting condom use among female sex workers (FSWs) in China...
  37. ncbi The impact of the work environment on condom use among female bar workers in the Philippines
    Donald E Morisky
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health 90095 1772, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:461-72. 2002
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  38. ncbi Opportunities and challenges of sexual health services among young people: a study in Nepal
    Krishna Regmi
    School of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England Health and Social Care, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Sex Med 6:352-61. 2009
    ..Appropriate understanding of safe sex, sexual practices, and related behaviors must recognize the importance of socioeconomic and cultural factors in ..
  39. pmc Determinants of inconsistent condom use with female sex workers among men attending the STD clinic in Singapore
    S Wee
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine MD3, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
    Sex Transm Infect 80:310-4. 2004
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the sociodemographic, behavioural, and psychological factors associated with inconsistent condom use among clients of sex workers...
  40. ncbi Environmental-structural factors significantly associated with consistent condom use among female sex workers in the Dominican Republic
    Deanna Kerrigan
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E7141, Baltimore, MD 21245, USA
    AIDS 17:415-23. 2003
    ..To examine the influence of environmental-structural factors in promoting consistent condom use (CCU) among female sex workers (FSW) and their regular paying partners in the Dominican Republic...
  41. ncbi Mumbai disease in far western Nepal: HIV infection and syphilis among male migrant-returnees and non-migrants
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 8:933-9. 2003
    ..To measure the seroprevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and syphilis, and to assess the behavioural risk factors for these infections among migrant-returnees and non-migrants in far western Nepal...
  42. pmc Effectiveness of integrated HIV prevention interventions among Chinese men who have sex with men: evaluation of a 16-city public health program
    Shaodong Ye
    Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e50873. 2012
    ..Escalation of the coverage and intensity of effective interventions is needed for further increasing condom use and for reversing the rising trend of HIV epidemic...
  43. pmc Condom negotiations among female sex workers in the Philippines: environmental influences
    Lianne A Urada
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33282. 2012
    ..This study assesses environmental and individual factors associated with condom negotiation among FSWs at high risk for acquiring HIV in a large urban setting of Metro Manila, Philippines...
  44. ncbi Factors associated with HIV testing, condom use, and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Nha Trang, Vietnam
    Jesse H Grayman
    Northrup Grumman, Harvard University, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:41-51. 2005
    ..Our results suggest the need for voluntary HIV counseling and testing, further promotion of condom use among FSW populations, and better use of rehabilitation sites to promote HIV prevention...
  45. pmc Relationship between reported prior condom use and current self-perceived risk of acquiring HIV among mobile female sex workers in southern India
    Anrudh K Jain
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York 10017, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S5. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to fill this gap in the literature by examining this relationship among mobile FSWs in southern India...
  46. ncbi Can the Internet be used to improve sexual health awareness in web-wise young people?
    P C Goold
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:28-30. 2003
    ..To assess Internet use amongst young people to determine whether it would be a practical way to provide sex education and information...
  47. pmc A dose-response relationship between exposure to a large-scale HIV preventive intervention and consistent condom use with different sexual partners of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
    ..This study assessed if intervention exposure was associated with condom use with FSWs' sexual partners, including a dose-response relationship...
  48. ncbi A comparative study of condom use and self-reported sexually transmitted infections between foreign Asian and local clients of sex workers in Singapore
    Mee Lian Wong
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Sex Transm Dis 32:439-45. 2005
    ..We conducted a survey to compare condom use and its associated factors between foreign Asian and local clients of female sex workers in Singapore...
  49. ncbi Adolescent cybersurfing for health information: a new resource that crosses barriers
    D L Borzekowski
    The Mount Sinai Hospital Adolescent Health Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:813-7. 2001
    ..To examine adolescents' use of and attitudes toward accessing health information through the Internet...
  50. pmc Condom use within non-commercial partnerships of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S11. 2011
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  51. ncbi The challenge of promoting safe sex at sites where persons meet new sex partners in Jamaica: results of the Kingston PLACE randomized controlled trial
    J Peter Figueroa
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Trop Med Int Health 15:945-54. 2010
    ..To determine whether a site-based Priorities for Local AIDS Control Efforts (PLACE) HIV prevention intervention in Kingston, Jamaica increased condom use among persons with new or multiple sex partners...
  52. ncbi Understanding the dynamics of condom use among female sex workers in China
    Bo Wang
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive, Box 5122, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:134-40. 2009
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  53. ncbi Sexual risk behaviours and HIV-1 prevalence among urban men who have sex with men in Cape Town, South Africa
    Earl Burrell
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7705, South Africa
    Sex Health 7:149-53. 2010
    ..However, linked HIV prevalence and self-reported sexual risk behaviour data have not been reported for men who have sex with men (MSM) in Cape Town since 1986...
  54. pmc Perceived control over condom use among sex workers in Madagascar: a cohort study
    Audrey Pettifor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Womens Health 10:4. 2010
    ..However, many existing analyses used cross-sectional data and little quantitative information exists to characterize the relationships between perceived control and actual condom use among sex worker populations...
  55. ncbi Factors associated with inconsistent condom use among female sex workers in Nha Trang, Vietnam
    Thi Tuyet Mai Tran
    Department of Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine Center of Khanh Hoa Province, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam
    Asia Pac J Public Health 20:370-8. 2008
    ..Our results suggest the need to improve STI control in FSWs, further promotion of condom use and information, education, and communication among FSWs...
  56. pmc Risk perception and condom-use among Thai youths: findings from Kanchanaburi Demographic Surveillance System site in Thailand
    Mohammad Raisul Haque
    BRAC Health Programme, BRAC, BRAC Centre, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:772-83. 2009
    ..Overall, socioeconomic status had a great influence on risk perception of STIs. Finally, youths exhibiting high-risk sexual behaviour need realistic risk assessments and positive ways of incorporating condom into their sexual lives...
  57. ncbi Migrants' risky sexual behaviours in India and at home in far western Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 9:897-903. 2004
    ..To examine Nepali migrants' vulnerability to HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and their possible role in causing the epidemic in far western Nepal...
  58. ncbi Validity of self-reported 'safe sex' among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya--PSA analysis
    M F Gallo
    Family Health International Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 18:33-8. 2007
    ..99, 1.2). The study found evidence that participants failed to report recent unprotected sex. Furthermore, because PSA begins to clear immediately after exposure, our measures of misreported semen exposure likely are underestimations...
  59. ncbi Serosorting can potentially increase HIV transmissions
    David M Butler
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    AIDS 21:1218-20. 2007
    ..Accounting for rates of unrecognized HIV infection, treatment status and differences in infectivity by stage of infection, we found that serosorting can increase the transmission risk for some groups...
  60. ncbi Interventions to reduce sexual risk for the human immunodeficiency virus in adolescents, 1985-2000: a research synthesis
    Blair T Johnson
    Center for Health HIV Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:381-8. 2003
    ..To summarize studies that have tested the efficacy of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) sexual risk-reduction interventions in adolescents...
  61. ncbi Sex workers in Vietnam: how many, how risky?
    Truong Tan Minh
    Khanh Hoa Department of Health Service, Vietnam
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:389-404. 2004
    ..16%), and more likely to have clients who inject drugs (16% vs. 13%). This assessment has implications for planning programs to reduce sex work and its risks in Vietnam and potentially other countries...
  62. ncbi Social development of commercial sex workers in India: an essential step in HIV/AIDS prevention
    Amit Chattopadhyay
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, and Department of Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:159-68. 2004
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  63. ncbi Incorrect condom use and frequent breakage among female sex workers and their clients
    Léonard Mukenge-Tshibaka
    Unité de recherche en santé des populations, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement du CHA, 1050 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, QC, Canada G1S 4L8
    Int J STD AIDS 16:345-7. 2005
    ..04). Correct condom use is suboptimal in these heavy consumers of male condoms in Benin. Condom breakage is frequent and is associated with incorrect use...
  64. ncbi Study on peer-led school-based HIV/AIDS prevention among youths in a medium-sized city in China
    Hong Huang
    Shanghai Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Children s Medical Center affiliated with Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, PR China
    Int J STD AIDS 19:342-6. 2008
    ..More concerted efforts in HIV prevention are needed to improve young people's sexual health...
  65. ncbi Educational level is associated with condom use within non-spousal partnerships in four cities of sub-Saharan Africa
    E Lagarde
    INSERM U88, Hopital National de Saint Maurice, France
    AIDS 15:1399-408. 2001
    ..Rates of condom use in sub-Saharan Africa have remained too low to curb HIV/sexually transmitted disease (STD) epidemics. A better understanding of the main determinants of condom use would aid promotion...
  66. pmc Do family-planning workers in China support provision of sexual and reproductive health services to unmarried young people?
    Xiaowen Tu
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Science, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai, China
    Bull World Health Organ 82:274-80. 2004
    ..To ascertain the perspectives of family-planning service providers in eight sites in China on the provision of sexual and reproductive health services to unmarried young people...
  67. ncbi Declining HIV incidence among patients attending sexually transmitted infection clinics in Pune, India
    Sanjay M Mehendale
    National AIDS Research Institute, Pune, India
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:564-9. 2007
    ..We analyzed HIV incidence rates among 3 cohorts (male, female non-sex worker, female sex worker [FSW]) presenting to sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinics in Pune, India over 10 years...
  68. ncbi Keepin' it R.E.A.L.!: results of a mother-adolescent HIV prevention program
    Colleen DiIorio
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA30322, USA
    Nurs Res 55:43-51. 2006
    ..Several programs on increasing communication between parents and teenagers have been tested, but the study of the impact of these programs on resulting sexual behavior is lacking...
  69. ncbi Changes in condom use behaviours among clients of female sex workers in China
    J T F Lau
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Sex Transm Infect 85:376-82. 2009
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  70. pmc Learning from successful interventions: A culturally congruent HIV risk-reduction intervention for African American men who have sex with men and women
    John K Williams
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1008-12. 2009
    ..These elements include having gender specificity, a target population, a theoretical foundation, cultural and historical congruence, skill-building components, and well-defined goals...
  71. ncbi The impact of HIV treatment on risk behaviour in developing countries: a systematic review
    C Kennedy
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Care 19:707-20. 2007
    ..However, there are few existing studies and the rigor of these studies is weak. More studies are needed to build an evidence base on which to make programmatic and policy decisions...
  72. ncbi Seeking sex on the Internet and sexual risk behaviour among gay men using London gyms
    J Elford
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences and Royal Free Centre for HIV Medicine, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    AIDS 15:1409-15. 2001
    ..To examine the association between seeking sex on the Internet and sexual risk behaviour among gay men in London...
  73. ncbi Process evaluation of a three-year community-based peer education intervention for HIV prevention among Yemeni young people
    Buthaina Al-Iryani
    Maastricht University, the Netherlands United Nations Children s Fund, Yemen
    Int Q Community Health Educ 31:133-54. 2010
    ..This process evaluation could provide lessons learned for replicating similar youth peer education programs in conservative communities...
  74. ncbi In a minority of gay men, sexual risk practice indicates strategic positioning for perceived risk reduction rather than unbridled sex
    P Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 14:471-80. 2002
    ..If so, they point not to complacency but to an ever more complex domain of HIV prevention...
  75. ncbi Vulnerability to HIV among regular male partners and the social coding of intimacy in modern societies
    Martin Blais
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Cult Health Sex 8:31-44. 2006
    ..The impacts of such an approach to social vulnerability and HIV prevention are also discussed...
  76. ncbi Effects and effectiveness of life skills education for HIV prevention in young people
    Ekua Yankah
    Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:465-85. 2008
    ..Also, life skills, training had little effect on biological outcomes. The narrow focus on achieving behavioral outcomes may be at the loss of documenting other positive impacts...
  77. ncbi Contextual influences on safer sex negotiation among female sex workers (FSWs) in Hong Kong: the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), FSWs' managers, and clients
    Shannon S Y Cheng
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    AIDS Care 22:606-13. 2010
    ..The present study indicated the importance of social contexts in affecting FSWs' safer sex negotiation and condom-use self-efficacy. Implications on preventive programs for FSWs, managers, and clients were discussed...
  78. ncbi Test of a brief theory of planned behaviour-based intervention to promote adolescent safe sex intentions
    Christopher J Armitage
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Br J Psychol 101:155-72. 2010
    ..word) intervention designed to change attitude, subjective norm, and perceived behavioural control regarding a safe sex behaviour in a sample of 16- to 18-year-olds...
  79. pmc Personal and partner measures in stages of consistent condom use among African-American heterosexual crack cocaine smokers
    U E Pallonen
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, 7000 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AIDS Care 20:205-13. 2008
    ....
  80. ncbi "It's not what you know, but who you knew": examining the relationship between behavior change and AIDS mortality in Africa
    K MacIntyre
    Department of International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 13:160-74. 2001
    ..A second implication is that higher levels of disclosure, or lower levels of denial of AIDS as a cause of death, may help individuals change their behavior...
  81. pmc Dimensions of poverty and inconsistent condom use among youth in urban Kenya
    Alena Davidoff-Gore
    Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1282-90. 2011
    ....
  82. ncbi The effect of squad leader mentors through short message services for mobile phones in promoting safe sex among first (central) army area conscripts of Thailand
    Hatairat Kaoaiem
    College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 95:249-56. 2012
    ..Given the nature of the military environment, an innovative program is needed to promote safe sex to reduce the rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.
  83. ncbi [Young people's sexual experience]
    Wilza Vieira Villela
    Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:2467-72. 2006
    ..The data presented herein indicate that the safe-sex approach is still necessary among youth, requiring efforts to produce creative strategies that make sense in different socio-cultural contexts in which young people experience sex...
  84. pmc Sustained high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Cambodia: high turnover seriously challenges the 100% Condom Use Programme
    Heng Sopheab
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Dermatology and STDs, Cambodia
    BMC Infect Dis 8:167. 2008
    ..In 2005, we conducted a sexually transmitted infection (STI) survey among FSWs. This paper presents the STI prevalence and related risk factors, and discusses prevalence trends in the context of the 100% CUP in Cambodia...
  85. pmc HIV treatment adherence and unprotected sex practices in people receiving antiretroviral therapy
    S C Kalichman
    Psychology Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 79:59-61. 2003
    ..Poor HIV treatment adherence can result in the development of drug resistant strains of HIV and HIV positive people may transmit drug resistant virus to their sex partners...
  86. pmc Understanding out-migration among female sex workers in South India
    Pradeep Banandur
    Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Bangalore, India
    Sex Transm Dis 39:776-83. 2012
    ..We sought to understand the individual/cultural, structural, and contextual determinants of migration among FSWs from Karnataka...
  87. ncbi Perceptions of contraceptive responsibility among female college students: an exploratory study
    Larissa R Brunner Huber
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:197-203. 2011
    ..An important, although understudied, area related to contraceptive use is perceptions of contraceptive responsibility. The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate these perceptions among female college students...
  88. ncbi Predicting condom use in young women: demographics, behaviours and knowledge from a population-based sample in Brazil
    A E Miranda
    Nucleo de Doencas Infecciosas, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Maruípe, Vitoria, Brazil
    Int J STD AIDS 22:590-5. 2011
    ..36 [0.25-0.52]). Women who reported condom use were more concerned with preventing STIs, and to report less difficulty insisting on condom use with partners...
  89. pmc Trends in condom use among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: the impact of a community mobilisation intervention
    Jennifer Toller Erausquin
    Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii49-54. 2012
    ..In this paper, the authors examine changes over time in consistent condom use among FSWs in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, the location of a long-standing community mobilisation intervention...
  90. ncbi Interaction between HIV awareness, knowledge, safe sex practice and HIV prevalence: evidence from Botswana
    Ranjan Ray
    Department of Economics, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Biosoc Sci 44:321-44. 2012
    ..The results point to the strong role played by affluence and education in increasing HIV knowledge, promoting safe sex and reducing HIV prevalence...
  91. ncbi Designing a culturally based intervention to reduce HIV sexual risk for Latino adolescents
    Antonia M Villarruel
    University of Michigan, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 16:23-31. 2005
    ..Specific examples are provided to illustrate how these processes were used and how the curriculum evolved...
  92. ncbi Sex and HIV education programs: their impact on sexual behaviors of young people throughout the world
    Douglas B Kirby
    Department of Research, ETR Associates, Scotts Valley, California 95066, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:206-17. 2007
    ..Replications of studies also indicate that programs remain effective when implemented by others in different communities, provided all the activities are implemented as intended in similar settings...
  93. ncbi Risk factors for HIV infection among men who have sex with men
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, The New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS 20:731-9. 2006
    ..Risk factors for HIV acquisition were examined in a recent cohort of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  94. ncbi Correlates of consistent condom use with main partners by partnership patterns among young adult male injection drug users from five US cities
    F Kapadia
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S56-63. 2007
    ..Interventions for heterosexual males that are geared toward increasing condom use in primary relationships are warranted...
  95. ncbi Being and feeling like a woman: respectability, responsibility, desirability and safe sex among women of Afro-Surinamese and Dutch Antillean descent in the Netherlands
    Madelief G B C Bertens
    School of Anthropology, Oxford University, UK
    Cult Health Sex 10:547-61. 2008
    ..this study was to describe and understand gender roles and the relational context of sexual decision-making and safe sex negotiation among Afro-Surinamese and Dutch Antillean women in the Netherlands...
  96. ncbi Normative influence on condom use in the personal networks of female cocaine smokers
    A J Richard
    Affiliated Systems Corporation, Houston, TX 77027 6022, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:357-74. 2000
    ..Results show that stage of change for use of condoms with nonmain partners is best accounted for by interaction-based selection of normative referents...
  97. pmc "Safe sex advice is good - but so difficult to follow". Views and experiences of the youth in a health centre in Kampala. From Kiswa Youth Clinic, Kampala, Uganda
    Eva Britta Råssjö
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Falun Hospital, S 791 82 Falun, Sweden
    Afr Health Sci 2:107-13. 2002
    ..If they cannot abstain they should use condoms and they should stay faithful to their partner...
  98. ncbi Community-based interventions to reduce low income, African American women's risk of sexually transmitted diseases: a randomized controlled trial of three theoretical models
    J S St Lawrence
    Jackson State University, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:937-64. 2001
    ....
  99. ncbi Negotiating safe sex among women of Afro-Surinamese and Dutch Antillean descent in the Netherlands
    Madelief G B C Bertens
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    AIDS Care 20:1211-6. 2008
    b>Safe sex negotiation and communication about sexual risks with partners is important for women to ensure sexual risk reduction...
  100. ncbi Religiosity and determinants of safe sex in Iranian non-medical male students
    Kambiz Karimzadeh Shirazi
    Yasuj University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, corrected School of Health, Department of Public Health, Imam Hossein Ostandari Square, Damideh Health Center, Yasuj, Iran
    J Relig Health 48:29-36. 2009
    This study evaluates the safe sex determinants in college students. In the qualitative section, premarital sex, sex with steady girlfriend and religion's impact were highlighted...
  101. ncbi Effectiveness of a risk reduction intervention among African American women who use crack cocaine
    Claire E Sterk
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:15-32. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that combined components of our culturally appropriate, gender-tailored intervention may be most effective at enhancing preventive behavior among similar populations...

Research Grants62

  1. JUDGMENT & SEARCH STRATEGY /PARTNER SELECTION /SAFE SEX
    Martin Fishbein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will contribute to the future development of interventions to help people make decisions about potential partners that will reduce their risk of acquiring HIV or other STDs. ..
  2. Abstinence vs. Safe-Sex Education to Middle School Teens
    Elaine Borawski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Multivariate analyses (path modeling, repeated measures component of HLM) will be utilized to compare the interventions to the comparison group and to each other, and to examine theoretical aspects of the behavioral change model. ..
  3. Self-Regulation &Attentional Mechanisms of Sexual Risk Taking in Young Drinkers
    KATHRYN ROSE MACAPAGAL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  4. ACES: Abstinence and Contraception Education Storehouse
    JOSEFINA JAYME CARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..sexual health interventions as well as youths'knowledge, attitudes, and behavioral intentions regarding safe sex, and youths'satisfaction with the prevention program...
  5. Enhancing Psychological Capital to Foster Health Outcomes in Homeless Young Women
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..connectedness, future expectations, quality of life), and behavioral health-related outcomes (goal attainment, safe sex behaviors, and responsible substance use behaviors) in homeless young women (ages 18-23);and 2) Determine the ..
  6. Disclosure of HIV Status to Partners of IDU in Hunan, China
    Kristopher Fennie; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..It is important that those who are infected with HIV practice safe sex with their partners. A major barrier to practicing safer sex is lack of disclosure of HIV status to partners...
  7. Web-Based Substance Abuse STD/HIV Prevention
    W Gill Woodall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. Exploring the neurobiological response to anti-drug media messages with fMRI
    Jane E Joseph; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the processing of PSAs that vary in sensation value (high and low) and thematic content (substance abuse versus safe sex)...
  9. Culturally-Specific HIV Prevention with Latino Adolescent Alcohol Abusers
    Lynn Hernandez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Interview (IMI) to address alcohol- and sex-related expectancies and attitudes, and alcohol refusal and safe sex behavioral intentions and self-efficacy;2) a parent Motivational Interview to address parental monitoring and ..
  10. Relationship Experiences among Puerto Rican Heterosexual HIV Serodiscordant Coupl
    SHEILLA LEE RODRIGUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..understand how Puerto Rican heterosexual serodiscordant couples face the challenges of adherence to treatment and safe sex within the relationship dyad...
  11. Drug Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Emerging Adults in the ER
    ERIN ELIZABETH BONAR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., motivations for substance use/HIV SRBs, self-efficacy to engage in safe sex/not use substances) in addition to the pharmacology of specific substances...
  12. TEACH STRIVES: Spreading Teen-Research Inspired Videos to Engage Schoolmates
    Vineet Arora; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..youth-to-youth messaging campaigns related to difficult to change behaviors such as alcohol and drug abuse or safe sex. Drawing upon these theories for motivating and engaging teens, this proposal aims to test the effectiveness of a ..
  13. HIV Risk Behavior of Adult Minority Heterosexual Men in New York City
    James M McMahon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Social and cultural norms that reinforce gender inequalities often prevent minority women from enacting safe sex practices with male partners...
  14. Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STDs in Women over Fifty
    Patricia Flynn Weitzman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of in the parent grant to include 3 brief videos of an older woman discussing how she successfully negotiated a safe sex challenge...
  15. Contextual Influences on Sexual Risk among Latino MSM
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..with gay social groups, and experiences of discrimination) and psychosocial (depression, self efficacy for safe sex, coping, and enjoyment of unprotected sex) characteristics of the person...
  16. PRINCIPLES OF REINFORCEMENT
    Peter Killeen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..alcohol, and violence; it is not much better in promoting medical compliance, seat-belt usage, exercise, and safe sex. The proposed research provides novel and effective reconceptualizations of the role of memory in the ..
  17. AIDS PREVENTION FOR SEXUALLY ACTIVE ADOLESCENTS
    Thomas Coates; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..A major focus will involve teaching adolescents how to negotiate safe sex (including abstinence)...
  18. REDUCING THE RISK OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED HIV INFECTION
    JOHN JEMMOTT; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of AIDS and other sexually transmittable diseases (STD) and their attitudes, beliefs, and self-efficacy regarding safe sex practices and relate them to risky sexual behaviors...
  19. EARLY TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION--A PARENT/CHILD PROGRAM
    REGINA LEDERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Content is included on reproduction, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)/AIDS, contraception, sex risks and safe sex behaviors. The course utilizes social learning and cognitive behavioral concepts...
  20. Effectiveness Of Device To Simplify/Increase Condom Use.
    S Weinstock; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Research results should allow for the commercialization of a cost effective and safe KwikezeTM with greater appeal to populations choosing to practice safe sex and/or birth control.) PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not available
  21. BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH FOR AIDS PREVENTION IN THAILAND
    Maria Wawer; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..include peer counseling and condom distribution in the brothels, involvement of brothel owners and managers in safe sex programs for their employees, and AIDS education and condom distribution through trucking companies...
  22. DEVICE TO FACILITATE/INCREASE CONDOM USE.
    S Weinstock; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..commercialization of a cost effective and safe Kwikeze TM with greater appeal to populations choosing to practice safe sex and/or birth control...
  23. HIV/AIDS PREVENTION RESEARCH IN ST.CROIX,U.S. V.I.
    Hilary Surratt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..organizations, and members of the target populations to determine the supports, barriers, and impediments to safe sex, drug use, and HIV testing, c) developing female-oriented and male-oriented HIV interventions based on the input ..
  24. On-Line Courses for Physicians: HIV & the Elderly
    CATHIE KING; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..them more susceptible to infection, but socio-culturally, older adults have not been socialized to practice safe sex consistently...
  25. Modifying Safer Sex Skill Building (SSB) to Prevent HIV in Alcohol Abusing Women
    DIANE LANGHORST; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Women randomly assigned to SSB reported increased condom use and other safe sex practices compared to women receiving standard HIV education...
  26. INTERVENTIONS FOR STDS IN HIGH SCHOOLS
    Charlotte Gaydos; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This multi-disciplinary and cooperative study encompassing behavioral, interventional, epidemiological, and biological sciences will evaluate a behavioral approach to STD prevention and control. ..
  27. A Life Course Perspective Model of HIV Risk and Substance Use Patterns among MSM
    James Swartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  28. AIDS RISK REDUCTION AMONG BLACK GAY MEN
    Thomas Coates; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..AIDS anxiety, sexual self-efficacy, response efficacy, sexual enjoyment, susceptibility, sexual communication, safe sex norms, labeling risk behavior, and commitment to change...
  29. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
  30. HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction Integrated
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
  31. Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. BRIEF HIV RISK REDUCTION COUNSELING
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed study will guide the allocation of HIV prevention resources in establishing brief and effective HIV risk reduction counseling services for populations vulnerable to HIV infection. ..
  33. Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS Care
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, the experimental intervention could be readily implemented as a community-based program by AIDS Service Organizations, health centers, and community-based Internet access providers. ..
  34. HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACY
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
  35. Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about the role of alcohol in HIV transmission risks and will offer urgently needed strategies for improving HIV prevention interventions in South Africa. ..
  36. Adherence Intervention for HIV + Alcohol Users
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Multivariate repeated measures analyses and growth curve modeling, using both continuous and dichotomous outcome variables, will be used to assess the impact of the intervention on both adherence and alcohol use. ..
  37. Patterns and Contexts of Club Drug Abuse
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Mixed-methods strategies will be used to examine the qualitative and quantitative data together in order to further understand the data and potential implications for intervention development. ..
  38. Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Emerging Adults Males
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, the intervention will help minimize the negative physical and psychological effects associated with club drug use, and reduce HIV infections among emerging adult males. ..
  39. Development and Evaluation of a Group HIV Intervention for Gender Stigmatized Per
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. SECONDARY PREVENTION AMONG HIV POSITIVE ALCOHOL ABUSERS
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Participants will complete assessment batteries at intake, and at 1-week, 3, 6, 9, and 12 month follow-ups in order to assess short-term and long-term effects. ..
  41. Preventing HIV and other STDs among drug-involved women
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The SWRD Program will be directed by Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and co-directed by Drs. Steven Schinke and Mary McKay, all CUSSW faculty with strong programs of federally funded research related to substance abuse and HIV. ..
  42. HIV RISK AND PARTNER VIOLENCE--MEN ON METHADONE
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the proposed study will help inform assessment, treatment and referral protocols to reduce partner violence and HIV-risk behaviors among men and women in MMTPs. ..
  43. PARTNER ABUSE AND HIV IN WOMEN RECEIVING EMERGENCY CARE
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. HIV/STI Prevention for Drug-Involved Couples
    Louisa Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Sharp from St. Luke's Hospital in New York City, and Dr. Fals-Stewart from the Research Institute on Addictions at the University of Buffalo. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Female Anti-Problem Drinking Group & Campus Initiatives
    Joseph LaBrie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Campus awareness will increase and campus culture will be changed. Evaluation/analysis plan is included. ..
  46. INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  47. HIV Vaccine Trials in Women
    Beryl Koblin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The primary outcomes to be compared are measures of unprotected sex and vaccine knowledge scores. ..
  48. IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  49. MOTHERS LIVING WITH HIV AND THEIR ADOLESCENT CHILDREN
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African Townships
    Mary J Rotheram Borus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention's impact will be assessed over 15 months in a design that is a blend of an efficacy and effectiveness trial. ..
  51. NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in China
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will initiate the intervention in the control markets from 12/06-12/07. We will participate in publishing cross-site papers throughout the next three years. ..
  52. HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. A Computer-Based Parent/Adolescent HIV Communication Intervention for Latinos
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is an important effort in reducing HIV sexual risk for Latino adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Reducing HIV Risk among Mexican Youth
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  55. REDUCING HIV RISK AMONG LATINO YOUTH
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  57. Targeted Social Network HIV Prevention Intervention
    Yuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research, if successful, will provide a model that can be used to focus HIV prevention efforts on community population segments in greatest need. ..
  58. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Female Condom Use in South African College Students
    Joanne Mantell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, this brief intervention should be widely replicable in other similar settings. ..