female homosexuality

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Summary: Sexual attraction or relationship between females.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Sex differences in the flexibility of sexual orientation: a multidimensional retrospective assessment
    Kelly K Kinnish
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:173-83. 2005
  2. pmc Cancer-related risk indicators and preventive screening behaviors among lesbians and bisexual women
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Center for Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:591-7. 2001
  3. ncbi Mental health and quality of life of gay men and lesbians in England and Wales: controlled, cross-sectional study
    Michael King
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:552-8. 2003
  4. pmc Risk of psychiatric disorders among individuals reporting same-sex sexual partners in the National Comorbidity Survey
    S E Gilman
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:933-9. 2001
  5. ncbi Comparing breast cancer risk between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:60-8. 2004
  6. pmc Brain response to putative pheromones in lesbian women
    Hans Berglund
    Department of Medicine, and Stockholm Brain Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8269-74. 2006
  7. pmc Sexually transmitted infections and risk behaviours in women who have sex with women
    K Fethers
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 76:345-9. 2000
  8. ncbi Cigarette smoking among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: how serious a problem? (United States)
    Hao Tang
    California Department of Health Services, Tobacco Control Section, Sacramento, CA 95899 7413, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:797-803. 2004
  9. pmc Disparities in smoking between the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population and the general population in California
    Elisabeth P Gruskin
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1496-502. 2007
  10. ncbi Sexual orientation and health: comparisons in the women's health initiative sample
    B G Valanis
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:843-53. 2000

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Publications230 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Sex differences in the flexibility of sexual orientation: a multidimensional retrospective assessment
    Kelly K Kinnish
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:173-83. 2005
    ..Bisexual men and women did not differ with respect to self-reported change in orientation...
  2. pmc Cancer-related risk indicators and preventive screening behaviors among lesbians and bisexual women
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Center for Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:591-7. 2001
    ..This study examined whether lesbians are at increased risk for certain cancers as a result of an accumulation of behavioral risk factors and difficulties in accessing health care...
  3. ncbi Mental health and quality of life of gay men and lesbians in England and Wales: controlled, cross-sectional study
    Michael King
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:552-8. 2003
    ..Little is known about the mental health of gay men and lesbians living in Europe...
  4. pmc Risk of psychiatric disorders among individuals reporting same-sex sexual partners in the National Comorbidity Survey
    S E Gilman
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:933-9. 2001
    ..Further research is needed to replicate and explore the causal mechanisms underlying this association...
  5. ncbi Comparing breast cancer risk between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:60-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the similarities and differences between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters in the established risks for developing breast cancer...
  6. pmc Brain response to putative pheromones in lesbian women
    Hans Berglund
    Department of Medicine, and Stockholm Brain Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8269-74. 2006
    ..These data support our previous results about differentiated processing of pheromone-like stimuli in humans and further strengthen the notion of a coupling between hypothalamic neuronal circuits and sexual preferences...
  7. pmc Sexually transmitted infections and risk behaviours in women who have sex with women
    K Fethers
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 76:345-9. 2000
    ..To assess the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses, risk behaviours, and demographics in women who have sex with women (WSW)...
  8. ncbi Cigarette smoking among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: how serious a problem? (United States)
    Hao Tang
    California Department of Health Services, Tobacco Control Section, Sacramento, CA 95899 7413, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:797-803. 2004
    ....
  9. pmc Disparities in smoking between the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population and the general population in California
    Elisabeth P Gruskin
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1496-502. 2007
    ..We conducted a large, population-based study to assess tobacco use in California's lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) population...
  10. ncbi Sexual orientation and health: comparisons in the women's health initiative sample
    B G Valanis
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:843-53. 2000
    ..Little is known about older lesbian and bisexual women. Existing research rarely compares characteristics of these women with comparable heterosexual women...
  11. pmc Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in lesbians and heterosexual women in a community setting
    Amy L Evans
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3EX, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:470-5. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Prejudice, social stress, and mental health in lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations: conceptual issues and research evidence
    Ilan H Meyer
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:674-97. 2003
    ..This conceptual framework is the basis for the review of research evidence, suggestions for future research directions, and exploration of public policy implications...
  13. pmc The health of people classified as lesbian, gay and bisexual attending family practitioners in London: a controlled study
    Michael King
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London UCL, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:127. 2006
    ..The morbidity of gay, lesbian or bisexual people attending family practice has not been previously assessed. We compared health measures of family practice attendees classified as lesbian, gay and bisexual...
  14. ncbi Characteristics of female sexually transmitted disease clinic clients who report same-sex behaviour
    J M Marrazzo
    Departments of Medicine, University of Washington, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 12:41-6. 2001
    ....
  15. pmc Prevalence of mental disorders, psychological distress, and mental health services use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:53-61. 2003
    ..Services use was more frequent among those of minority sexual orientation. Findings support the existence of sexual orientation differences in patterns of morbidity and treatment use...
  16. ncbi Genital human papillomavirus infection in women who have sex with women
    J M Marrazzo
    Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA s
    J Infect Dis 178:1604-9. 1998
    ..Current smoking was associated with detectable HPV DNA. Genital HPV infection and squamous intraepithelial lesions are common among women who are sexually active with women and occur among those who have not had sex with men...
  17. pmc Papanicolaou test screening and prevalence of genital human papillomavirus among women who have sex with women
    J M Marrazzo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:947-52. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine frequency of and attitudes toward Papanicolaou (Pap) test screening in women who have sex with women (WSW) and to determine prevalence of genital human papillomavirus (HPV)...
  18. ncbi Culture, trauma, and wellness: a comparison of heterosexual and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and two-spirit native americans
    Kimberly F Balsam
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:287-301. 2004
    ..Discussion and recommendations for health promotion interventions and future research are presented in consideration of an "indigenist" health model and the multiple minority status of two-spirit people...
  19. pmc Patterns of cigarette smoking and alcohol use among lesbians and bisexual women enrolled in a large health maintenance organization
    E P Gruskin
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 3505 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:976-9. 2001
    ..This study compared the prevalence of cigarette smoking and alcohol use among lesbians and bisexual women with that among heterosexual women...
  20. pmc Sexual behaviour of lesbians and bisexual women
    J V Bailey
    King s College, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:147-50. 2003
    ..To provide data about the sexual histories of a large sample of lesbians and bisexual women, to inform those who provide health care or carry out research with women who may be sexually active with other women...
  21. ncbi Health related behaviors and cancer screening of lesbians: results from the Boston Lesbian Health Project
    S J Roberts
    College of Nursing, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Women Health 28:1-12. 1999
    ..There is some indication that alcohol use is heavier in this sample than among women in general, an area that warrants further investigation...
  22. ncbi Lesbians' sexual history with men: implications for taking a sexual history
    A L Diamant
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2730-6. 1999
    ..We performed this study to assess whether women who identify themselves as lesbians have a history of sexual activities with men that have implications for receipt of preventive health screening...
  23. ncbi Sexual orientation and height, weight, and age of puberty: new tests from a British national probability sample
    Anthony F Bogaert
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Psychology, Brock University, St Catharines, Canada L2S 3A1
    Biol Psychol 59:135-45. 2002
    ..1 cm). The results challenge some prior research on sexual orientation and physical development using non-representative samples...
  24. ncbi Perinatal depressive symptomatology among lesbian and bisexual women
    L E Ross
    Social Equity and Health Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:53-9. 2007
    ..Results suggest that perinatal depression is not less common and may be more common among lesbian and bisexual women relative to heterosexual women. Additional, longitudinal studies are needed...
  25. pmc Estimates of alcohol use and clinical treatment needs among homosexually active men and women in the U.S. population
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:1062-71. 2000
    ..Findings suggest higher risk for alcohol-related problems among lesbians as compared with other women, perhaps because of a more common pattern of moderate alcohol consumption...
  26. pmc Is tobacco a gay issue? Interviews with leaders of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community
    Naphtali Offen
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:143-57. 2008
    ..Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender tobacco-control advocates should reframe smoking as an unhealthy response to the stresses of homophobia to persuade leaders that tobacco control is central to LGBT health...
  27. ncbi Smoking among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: a review of the literature
    H Ryan
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:142-9. 2001
    ..To collect estimates of smoking prevalence among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people from the published literature and to compare with general population estimates...
  28. ncbi Sexual orientation and self-harm in men and women
    Keren Skegg
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 160:541-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine associations between self-harm and sexual orientation for men and women separately, defining sexual orientation by sexual attraction rather than by behavior...
  29. pmc Heterogeneity of health disparities among African American, Hispanic, and Asian American women: unrecognized influences of sexual orientation
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:632-9. 2002
    ..This study compared health indicators among self-identified lesbians/bisexual women and heterosexual women residing in Los Angeles County...
  30. ncbi Lesbian erotic role identification: behavioral, morphological, and hormonal correlates
    D Singh
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin 78712, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 76:1035-49. 1999
    ..The butch-femme classification may reflect a within-group difference caused by differential exposure to prenatal androgens...
  31. pmc Pictures worth a thousand words: noncommercial tobacco content in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual press
    Elizabeth A Smith
    Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Health Commun 11:635-49. 2006
    ..Noncommercial print images of smoking may normalize it, as movie product placement does. Media advocacy approaches could counter normalization of smoking in LGB-specific media...
  32. ncbi Bacterial vaginosis in lesbians and bisexual women
    Julia V Bailey
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 31:691-4. 2004
    ..To determine whether bacterial vaginosis (BV) is associated with sexual activity between women...
  33. ncbi Internalized heterosexism, alcohol use, and alcohol-related problems among lesbians and gay men
    Dean M Amadio
    Department of Psychology, Siena College, Loudonville, New York, 12211, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1153-62. 2006
    ..Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.] measured alcohol-related problems. The hypothesis that a positive relationship exists was partially supported for lesbians, but generally not supported for males...
  34. ncbi Age differences in lesbian identity development and drinking
    Cheryl A Parks
    School of Social Work, University of Connecticut, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:361-80. 2007
    ..The study's limitations are noted...
  35. ncbi Rates and predictors of mental illness in gay men, lesbians and bisexual men and women: Results from a survey based in England and Wales
    James Warner
    Department of Psychiatry, Imperial College London, Paterson Centre, 20 South Wharf Road, London W2 1PD, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:479-85. 2004
    ..There is a dearth of research into the mental health of gay men, lesbians and bisexual men and women in the UK...
  36. ncbi Lesbian perinatal depression and the heterosexism that affects knowledge about this minority population
    S Trettin
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 9:67-73. 2006
    ..We use an analysis of stress factors as a framework to generate hypotheses about perinatal depression in lesbian women. We conclude with suggestions for future study in the form of questions that should be asked and pursued in research...
  37. pmc Gay/Lesbian sexual orientation increases risk for cigarette smoking and heavy drinking among members of a large Northern California health plan
    Elisabeth P Gruskin
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research 2000 Broadway, 3rd Floor Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:241. 2006
    ..Tobacco and alcohol use and related morbidity and mortality are critical public health problems. Results of several, but not all, studies suggest that lesbians and gay men are at elevated risk for smoking tobacco and alcohol misuse...
  38. ncbi Sexual orientation, health risk factors, and physical functioning in the Nurses' Health Study II
    Patricia Case
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1033-47. 2004
    ..To examine associations between sexual orientation and breast cancer risk factors, cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, mental health status, and health-related functioning...
  39. ncbi Mental disorder, subsistence strategies, and victimization among gay, lesbian, and bisexual homeless and runaway adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, 730 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Sex Res 41:329-42. 2004
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  40. ncbi Characterization of vaginal flora and bacterial vaginosis in women who have sex with women
    Jeanne M Marrazzo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1307-13. 2002
    ..These data support the hypothesis that sexual exchange of vaginal secretions is a possible mechanism for acquisition of BV...
  41. ncbi Predictors of substance use over time among gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths: an examination of three hypotheses
    Margaret Rosario
    Department of Psychology, The City College, The City University of New York, NAC Building 7 120, Convent Avenue and 138th Street, New York 10031, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1623-31. 2004
    ..These findings offer a potential explanation for high levels of substance use among GLB youths and suggest potential areas for intervention to prevent or decrease substance use among these youths...
  42. ncbi Differences between lesbians and heterosexual women in disordered eating and related attitudes
    Tamara L Share
    Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Homosex 42:89-106. 2002
    ..No differences were found on awareness of cultural standards, disordered eating, or body esteem concerning either weight or physical condition. Implications are discussed...
  43. ncbi Mental health service use by African American women: exploration of subpopulation differences
    A K Matthews
    University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, 5841 South Maryland Avenue MC3077, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 7:75-87. 2001
    ..Findings from this study, including clear differences between lesbians and heterosexual women in past use of therapy and preferences for mental health providers, have important implications for service provision...
  44. ncbi Health behaviors, health status, and access to and use of health care: a population-based study of lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual women
    A L Diamant
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, 911 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1043-51. 2000
    ..To better understand some of these issues, we used population-based data to assess variations in health behaviors, health status, and access to and use of health care based on sexual orientation...
  45. pmc Prevalence of non-medical drug use and dependence among homosexually active men and women in the US population
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Addiction 99:989-98. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare patterns of drug use and dependence between homosexually experienced and exclusively heterosexually experienced individuals...
  46. ncbi Planned lesbian families: their desire and motivation to have children
    Henny M W Bos
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Department of Education, University of Amsterdam, Wibautstraat 4, 1091 GM, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 18:2216-24. 2003
    ..The reason for studying this is that desire and motivation to have children are characteristics that are supposed to effect parenting and the parent-child relationship...
  47. pmc Drug use, drug severity, and help-seeking behaviors of lesbian and bisexual women
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:556-68. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi Sexual risk factors among self-identified lesbians, bisexual women, and heterosexual women accessing primary care settings
    Audrey S Koh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:563-9. 2005
    ..There is scant data on the sexual behaviors of women of diverse sexual orientations in a low-risk population...
  49. ncbi Lesbians' drinking patterns: beyond the data
    Tonda L Hughes
    Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1739-58. 2003
    ....
  50. pmc Sexual practices, risk perception and knowledge of sexually transmitted disease risk among lesbian and bisexual women
    Jeanne M Marrazzo
    Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:6-12. 2005
    ..However, few data on sexual practices or perceived STD risk among lesbians are available to guide development of interventions aimed at reducing the risk...
  51. ncbi The nature and predictors of substance use among lesbians
    K Heffernan
    Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center 10021, USA
    Addict Behav 23:517-28. 1998
    ..The most significant predictor of alcohol use was reliance on bars as a primary social setting. Implications of these findings are discussed...
  52. pmc Differences in club drug use between heterosexual and lesbian/bisexual females
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2344-9. 2006
    ..These data suggest a need to better understand the influence of sexual orientation and sexual culture in relation to club drug use and to tailor health promotion efforts to meet the needs of various groups of club drug using women...
  53. ncbi Reproductive health history of lesbians: implications for care
    Jeanne M Marrazzo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washngton, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1298-304. 2004
    ..We report lifetime pregnancy-related outcomes and hormonal contraception for 392 women who reported sexual activity with another woman in the preceding year...
  54. ncbi Influence of sexual orientation and age on disordered eating attitudes and behaviors in women
    Fiona Moore
    Extension School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:370-4. 2003
    ..We evaluated the influence of age on the association between sexual orientation and disordered eating attitudes and behaviors in women...
  55. ncbi Children with lesbian parents: a community study
    Susan Golombok
    Family and Child Psychology Research Center, City University, London, England
    Dev Psychol 39:20-33. 2003
    ..Findings are in line with those of earlier investigations showing positive mother-child relationships and well-adjusted children...
  56. ncbi Sexual orientation and variation in physical and mental health status among women
    Allison L Diamant
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research and UCLA National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:41-9. 2003
    ..To assess and compare the physical and mental health status of women of differing sexual orientation within a population-based sample...
  57. ncbi Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston 02115, MA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1115-23. 2004
    ..To examine sexual orientation group differences in eating disorder symptoms in adolescent girls and boys...
  58. ncbi Effects of at-school victimization and sexual orientation on lesbian, gay, or bisexual youths' health risk behavior
    Daniel E Bontempo
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:364-74. 2002
    ..To examine the link between victimization at school and health risk behaviors using representative data comparing lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youths and heterosexual youths...
  59. ncbi Comparison of stress and stress management strategies between lesbian and heterosexual women
    L A Bernhard
    College of Nursing and Department of Women s Studies, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Health Care Women Int 20:335-47. 1999
    ..Both groups used a wide range of stress management strategies, although lesbians more frequently used meditation and therapy...
  60. ncbi Sexual identity and substance use among undergraduate students
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48108, USA
    Subst Abus 24:77-91. 2003
    ..These findings provide evidence that sexual identity is an important predictor of AOD use among undergraduate students. These findings support the need for continued research and intervention efforts that target LGB collegians...
  61. ncbi The neurodevelopment of human sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:1057-66. 2005
    ..Future investigations, across the neurosciences, should focus to elucidate the fundamental neural architecture underlying the target-specific direction of human sexual orientation, and their antecedents in developmental neurobiology...
  62. pmc Sexual and drug use behavior among women who have sex with both women and men: results of a population-based survey
    Susan Scheer
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1110-2. 2002
  63. ncbi Genital human papillomavirus infection in women who have sex with women: a review
    J M Marrazzo
    Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seatle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 183:770-4. 2000
    ..Women who have sex with women should receive Papanicolaou smear screening in accord with current guidelines...
  64. ncbi Female-to-female transmission of syphilis: a case report
    Doug Campos-Outcalt
    Division of Public Health Clinical Services, Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Phoenix, Arizona 85006, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:119-20. 2002
    ..Sexually transmitted disease among lesbians and female bisexuals is usually associated with sexual contact with men or intravenous drug use. There is little evidence that female-to-female transmission of syphilis can occur...
  65. pmc Health needs of women who have sex with women
    Clare Hughes
    BMJ 327:939-40. 2003
  66. pmc Behavioral risk factors for disease and preventive health practices among lesbians
    D J Aaron
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:972-5. 2001
    ..This study compared the prevalence of health behaviors among lesbians and in the general population of women...
  67. ncbi A critical review of recent biological research on human sexual orientation
    Brian S Mustanski
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 13:89-140. 2002
    ..We conclude with an examination of the limitations of biological research on sexual orientation, including measurement issues (paper and pencil, cognitive, and psychophysiological), and lack of research on women...
  68. ncbi Understanding lesbians' healthcare behaviour: the case of breast self-examination
    J Fish
    School of Health and Applied Social Sciences, De Montfort University, Old Hall, Scraptoft, Leicester LE7 9SU, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:235-45. 2003
    ..These findings are important for increasing understanding of lesbians' healthcare behaviour and for developing health promotion materials relevant to their needs...
  69. pmc Prediction of depressive distress in a community sample of women: the role of sexual orientation
    Alicia K Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1131-9. 2002
    ..This study compared factors known or hypothesized to influence depressive symptomatology in a community sample of lesbians and heterosexual women...
  70. pmc Estimating the lesbian population: a capture-recapture approach
    D J Aaron
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:207-9. 2003
    ..This study used capture-recapture methods to estimate the lesbian population of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania...
  71. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for infection with herpes simplex virus type-1 and -2 among lesbians
    Jeanne M Marrazzo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:890-5. 2003
    ..Sexual transmission of bacterial and viral sexually transmitted disease has been reported between women. No data are available on seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) and type-2 (HSV-2) among lesbians...
  72. ncbi Sexual orientation and women's smoking
    Tonda L Hughes
    College of Nursing, FAAN University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue, Room 956 M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:254-61. 2003
    ..Research on women and smoking is reviewed to identify potential risk factors for lesbians' smoking. Implications for future research and for prevention and intervention are discussed...
  73. pmc Test-retest reliability of self-reported sexual behavior, sexual orientation, and psychosexual milestones among gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths
    Eric W Schrimshaw
    Doctoral Program in Psychology, The City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:225-34. 2006
    ..The overall findings suggest that a wide range of self-reported sexual information can be reliably assessed among GLB youths by means of interviewer-administered questionnaires, such as the SERBAS-Y-HM...
  74. ncbi [Women who have sex with women: estimates for Brazil]
    Regina Maria Barbosa
    Núcleo de Estudos da População, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1511-4. 2006
    ..7% in the previous five years and remained at 1.7% in the last year. Comparing the data by gender, the results suggest that women and men have different patterns of homosexual and heterosexual experiences over the course of their lives...
  75. ncbi Preventing tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths
    Gary Remafedi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Youth and AIDS Projects, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:249-56. 2005
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  76. ncbi Gay and lesbian perceptions of discrimination in retirement care facilities
    Michael J Johnson
    Eastern Washington University, CEDP, Martin Hall 158, Cheney, WA, 99004, USA
    J Homosex 49:83-102. 2005
    ..Chi-square analyses of responses to the discrimination questions and respondents' demographic characteristics revealed significant differences with regard to age, income, gender, community size, and education level of the respondents...
  77. ncbi Childhood gender atypicality, victimization, and PTSD among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth
    ANTHONY R D'AUGELLI
    Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    J Interpers Violence 21:1462-82. 2006
    ..Youth who were considered gender atypical in childhood reported more victimization and more current mental health symptoms. PTSD was found in 9% of youth and was associated with past physical victimization...
  78. ncbi Extradyadic sexual relationships in Norway
    Bente Traeen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Sex Behav 36:55-65. 2007
    ..In conclusion, men's extradyadic partner seems most often to be a casual partner, whereas women prefer someone they already know. The choice of extradyadic partner is most likely associated with use of STI protection...
  79. ncbi Violence against bisexuals, gays and lesbians in Mexico City
    Luis Ortiz-Hernández
    Depatamento de Atención a la Salud, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Calz del Hueso 1100, Col Villa Quietud, Coyoacan, DF, 04960, Mexico
    J Homosex 50:113-40. 2006
    ....
  80. ncbi The prevalence of bisexual and homosexual orientation and related health risks among adolescents in northern Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Arch Sex Behav 33:137-47. 2004
    ..We conclude that HB adolescents in northern Thailand are at greater and different health risks than are their heterosexual counterparts. Differential health education messages for HB and heterosexual youth are warranted...
  81. ncbi Immutability, science, and legislative debate over gay, lesbian and bisexual rights
    Gary Mucciaroni
    Department of Political Science, Temple University, Gladfelter Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Homosex 47:53-77. 2004
    ..We also show that the scientific evidence merely supplemented a large amount of anecdotal information that legislators already possessed that spoke to the origins of sexual orientation...
  82. ncbi Prevalence and stability of sexual orientation components during adolescence and young adulthood
    Ritch C Savin-Williams
    Department of Human Development, MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 4401, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:385-94. 2007
    ..To assess sexual orientation, investigators should measure multiple components over time or abandon the general notion of sexual orientation and measure only those components relevant for the research question...
  83. ncbi The influence of sexual orientation on vowel production
    Janet B Pierrehumbert
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:1905-8. 2004
  84. ncbi Sexual health risks and protective resources in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual homeless youth
    Lynn Rew
    University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 10:11-9. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi Sexual orientation and personality
    Richard A Lippa
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton 92834, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 16:119-53. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in terms of biological and psychosocial theories of gender and sexual orientation...
  86. pmc Sexual identity development among gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths: consistency and change over time
    Margaret Rosario
    Department of Psychology, The City University of New York, The City College and Graduate Center, NAC Building 7 120, Convent Avenue and 138th Street, New York, NY 10031, USA
    J Sex Res 43:46-58. 2006
    ..The finding that youths who transited to a gay/lesbian identity differed from consistently gay/lesbian youths suggests that identity integration continues after the adoption of a gay/lesbian sexual identity...
  87. ncbi Predicting the suicide attempts of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth
    ANTHONY R D'AUGELLI
    College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, 105 White Building, University Park, PA 16802 3903, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:646-60. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi Suicidality and associated risk factors among lesbian, gay, and bisexual compared to heterosexual Austrian adults
    Martin Plöderl
    Institute for Public Health, Paracelsus Private Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:661-70. 2005
    ..Controlling for risk factors in multivariate analysis diminished the association of sexual orientation with current suicide ideation...
  89. ncbi Race/ethnicity and sexual orientation: intersecting identities
    Cheryl A Parks
    School of Social Work, University of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT 06117 2698, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:241-54. 2004
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for practice with lesbians of color...
  90. ncbi Victimization over the life span: a comparison of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and heterosexual siblings
    Kimberly F Balsam
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:477-87. 2005
    ..Sexual orientation differences in sexual victimization were greater among men than among women...
  91. ncbi Giving voice to emerging science and theory for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people of color
    Gary W Harper
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:187-99. 2004
    ..Recommendations for increasing research with LGB people of color are offered...
  92. ncbi Characteristics of gay, lesbian, and bisexual Asians, Asian Americans, and immigrants from Asia to the USA
    Douglas C Kimmel
    City College, City University of New York, USA
    J Homosex 47:143-72. 2004
    ..Respondents in the US were generally more open about their sexual orientation. Openness to the family was related to other variables suggesting an affirmative lesbian, gay, or bisexual identity...
  93. pmc Physical health complaints among lesbians, gay men, and bisexual and homosexually experienced heterosexual individuals: results from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Susan D Cochran
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2048-55. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi The potential impact of discrimination fears of older gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals living in small- to moderate-sized cities on long-term health care
    Nick C Jackson
    Department of Counseling, Educational and Developmental Psychology, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004, USA
    J Homosex 54:325-39. 2008
    ..This study is offered as a preliminary investigation of concerns about GLBT discrimination in health care settings, how concerns are expressed, and the implications of those concerns for health care needs...
  95. ncbi [The importance of sexual orientation in the medical consultation]
    Rachel Dahan
    Department of Family Medicine, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Harefuah 146:626-30, 644. 2007
    ..This article includes a summary of the medical literature for the GBLT patients' health care needs and suggests strategies for enhancing the care for this population, as well as incorporating it during the medical education...
  96. pmc Sexual orientation and risk factors for suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among adolescents and young adults
    Vincent M B Silenzio
    Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA v m
    Am J Public Health 97:2017-9. 2007
    ....
  97. pmc Mental health and substance use disorders among Latino and Asian American lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:785-94. 2007
    ..However, the level of morbidity among sexual orientation minorities in the NLAAS appears similar to or lower than that observed in population-based studies of lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults...
  98. ncbi Lesbian and gay adolescents: identity development
    Caitlin Ryan
    Institute on Sexuality, Inequality and Health, San Francisco State University, USA
    School Nurse News 19:18-22. 2002
  99. ncbi Attitudes, subjective experiences, and behaviors in imagined and actual encounters between gay and heterosexual people
    Terri D Conley
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas Cisty, MO 64110, USA
    J Homosex 53:35-63. 2007
    ..A comparison of the actual and imagined interactions demonstrated that high prejudice people are particularly unlikely to have subjective experiences that match their negative attitudes concerning actual interpersonal encounters...
  100. ncbi [Psychopathology of children reared in lesbian families: literature review]
    A Orgibet
    Service de Psychiatrie Adultes, CHU de Bicetre, Hôpital du Kremlin Bicêtre, 78 Avenue du General LeClerc, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Arch Pediatr 15:202-10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is not to give answer or to take side but just to help physicians to make a point of what is known about this subject in international literature...
  101. ncbi Sexual orientation across the life span: introduction to the special section
    Charlotte J Patterson
    Department of Psychology, P O Box 400400, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1-4. 2008
    ..The articles in this special section provide only a sampling of current research, but they begin to suggest the vitality and excitement of a field that is coming into its own...

Research Grants62

  1. Minority Stress, Alcohol Use, and Intimate Partner Violence Among Lesbians
    Robin J Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of this research can be used to develop effective prevention and intervention programs to reduce alcohol use and IPV in this vulnerable population. ..
  2. Relationships and Health: Comparing Union Types
    DEBRA J UMBERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will utilize findings from the proposed project to ground the development of a future R01 application to create a national dataset on marriage and health in gay, lesbian, and heterosexual populations. ..
  3. Acquisition of Bacterial Vaginosis in Lesbians
    Jeanne M Marrazzo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our overall goal is to combine human genetic studies with detailed microbiologic and behavioral assessment of women with and without BV and their male partners to elucidate the pathogenesis of BV. ..
  4. Understanding Disparities in Obesity and Weight Behaviors by Sexual Identity
    Melissa Nelson Laska; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, the findings from this R21 will serve as critical formative research needed to inform an R01 that will tailor and test an LGB-specific obesity intervention. ..
  5. Sexual Orientation and Obesity: Test of a Gendered Biopsychosocial Model
    S Bryn Austin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. Transition to Adoptive Parenthood
    ABBIE ELIZABETH GOLDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Quantitative and qualitative methods will be used to analyze the data, which can ultimately be compared to data from a study of the transition to parenthood among lesbian inseminating couples that used a similar research design. ..
  7. Alcohol and Victimization: The Role of Gender & Sexual Identity
    AMY L HEQUEMBOURG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. Lesbians' Use of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
    Jacquelyne Luce; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Cumulative Stress and Hazardous Drinking in a Community Sample of Adult Lesbians
    Tonda L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings will have important scientific and public health implications for identifying groups at greatest risk for hazardous drinking and for developing culturally sensitive prevention and intervention strategies. ..
  10. Population Center Faculty Meetings
    Judith B Bradford; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The format for subsequent meetings is expected to be similar to the proposed 2010 meeting, but will be adjusted by the Organizing Committee in response to evaluation feedback from the previous year. ..
  11. Mechanisms conferring risk for psychopathology in stigmatized groups
    MARK HATZENBUEHLER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will therefore set the stage for the development of theory-based preventive interventions that seek to reduce the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity among members of various stigmatized groups. ..
  12. Psychosocial Correlates of Smoking in College Students
    CATHERINE MASSEY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Goals, Identity, and Meaning in Life
    Laura King; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Individuals who thrive through life changes are expected to organize everyday goals around elaborate new possible selves, commensurate with those that have been lost to them. ..
  14. Identity, minority stress and mental health
    ADAM FINGERHUT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Two studies, a cross-sectional survey and a two-week daily experience study, will test predictions derived from the proposed model associating gay/lesbian identity, gay-related stress exposure, and mental health. ..
  15. Tobacco Industry Targeting of Gays and Lesbians
    Ruth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  16. Minority stress among sexual minority women
    Keren Lehavot; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, she has assembled a team of experts in this area who are well situated to mentor her and assist in achieving the project goals. ..
  17. MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Richard Nobles; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Should the model be inappropriate, a third model will be constructed that incorporates variables such as racist discrimination, family religiosity, and importance of being supported by one's family. ..
  18. DRUG ABUSE AMONG HOMOSEXUALS: A LONGITUDINAL STUDY
    William Skinner; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..In total, this study will provide much needed information that can be used to improve the physical and mental health of gays and lesbians in our society...
  19. The Acquisition of Bacterial Vaginosis in Lesbians
    Jeanne Marrazzo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lesbian couples provide a unique opportunity to conduct comparative studies of vaginal microbial ecology in sex partners, and to directly analyze determinants of transmission. ..
  20. DEMOGRAPHIC STUDY OF ALTERNATIVE HOUSEHOLD STRUCTURES
    LOWELL TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  21. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE IN LESBIANS
    Jeanne Marrazzo; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It will address the issue of BV as a STD in monogamous female couples by performing a randomized trial of antimicrobial treatment of female partners of women with BV. ..
  22. Drug Use, HIV, and Other Comorbidities In A Vulnerable Population
    Susan D Cochran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because the study is not based on a theoretical or conceptual framework, findings will be primarily descriptive and exploratory. Even with this limitation, however, it will make a major contribution. ..
  23. RISK FOR PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AMONG LESBIANS AND GAY MEN
    SUSAN COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Findings will greatly assist developing more efficient sampling frames in future studies. ..
  24. Mental health disorders in a sexual minority population
    SUSAN COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will also provide critical information about problems in service delivery, assisting efforts to design effective interventions. ..
  25. Measuring Sexual Minority Status Among Women Drug Users
    Rebecca Young; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Towards this end, this proposed R03 study will develop measures of sexual minority status to be used in future epidemiological and health services research among women drug users. ..
  26. IDENTITY AND DRINKING--RISK AND PROTECT FACTORS
    Tonda Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data analyses will first be conducted using the Chicago-based comparison group and then repeated using a random sample of urban-dwelling sample of women from the NSHLEW. ..
  27. VICTIMIZATION AND MENTAL HEALTH AMONG HIGH RISK YOUTHS
    ANTHONY D AUGELLI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..from those who develop mental health problems? 5) What characteristics of youths-especially their victimization history, pre-existing psychiatric disorders, and suicidality history--relate to high risk for future suicide attempts? ..
  28. SEXUAL IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AND DRINKING: COHORT RISKS
    Cheryl Parks; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Group and Individual Differences in Audition
    Dennis McFadden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, theory, diagnosis, treatment, and nosology for ADHD could be affected. ..
  30. Emotion Regulation in Relationships during Separation
    Lisa Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This information will make a significant contribution to research on the multiple biobehavioral processes through which close relationships influence day-to-day emotion regulation and long-term psychological well-being. ..
  31. EPI OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: TEENAGE TO ADULT YEARS
    DEBORAH AARON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  32. INFORMATION NEEDS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CANCER PATIENTS
    Alicia Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Alcohol Abuse and Treatment Utilization
    ELISABETH GRUSKIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..6. Design and test the reliability and validity of measurements that she will use in an R01 proposal to conduct a prospective cohort study on women and alcohol, that she will submit in the last year of the grant. ..
  34. CVD Risk Factors and Sexual Identity in Women
    DEBORAH AARON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Development of a culturally targeted patient navigation curriculum for LGBT adult
    Alicia K Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  36. Stress, Identity, and Mental Health
    Ilan Meyer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Practically, it can direct us toward areas that could be targeted for public health and clinical interventions. ..
  37. Cervical Cancer Screening in Lesbians
    J Tracy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. IS FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL TARGET SPECIFIC?
    J Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This proposed study represents a marked departure from the principal investigator's previous work, which has primarily focused on the genetic and developmental origins of male and female sexual orientation. ..
  39. Effects of Adolescent Identity upon Parental Mental Health
    MICHAEL LASALA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Intention to Quit Smoking Among LGBT Smokers
    JOHN BURKHALTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This application represents the beginning step toward developing a cancer control and prevention research program targeted to the LGBT community that has as its starting point a focus on tobacco control and prevention. ..
  41. Sexual Orientation, Substance Use and Mental Health
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Nonmedical Prescription Drug Use among College Students
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings from this research will have important implications for the understanding of the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of prescription drug abuse. ..
  43. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ALCOHOL PROBLEMS--RISK OF AIDS
    Karen Trocki; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  44. Protective Influence of Residential Learning Communities
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..At each measurement point, participants will complete a set of measures that assess substance use behaviors and constructs addressed by RLCs. ..
  45. Speech Production in Phonological Impairment
    Benjamin Munson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  46. Prescription Drug Abuse Among College Students
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  47. Epidemiology of Prescription Drug Abuse in the United States
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will help identify risk factors for substance abuse. Most importantly, the findings will provide guidance for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of prescription drug abuse. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Treating Chemotherapy Induced Nausea with Acupressure
    Suzanne Dibble; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..All participants will continue to receive their Western medical care, but the added value of acupressure will be explored. ..
  49. Predoctoral Fellowship for Students with Disabilities
    AMANDA MAHAFFEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Mediating variables are self-report behaviors and attitudes. 4. Compile and distribute a resource book that includes those behavior change strategies that were observed to work best with this population. ..
  51. BRIEF COUPLES THERAPY IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT
    Wendy Lam; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., primary cocaine-abusing patients) of which a smaller proportion are mandated to treatment by the legal system, and (d) using a longer posttreatment follow-up period. ..
  52. Women's Disclosure of Their HIV Status
    JULIANNE SEROVICH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  53. Development and Evaluation of a Group HIV Intervention for Gender Stigmatized Per
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. CBT for Adherence and Depression in Diabetes
    Steven A Safren; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Both groups-will receive diabetes education from a dietitian and a diabetes nurse educator. ..
  55. Intervention for Developing HIV Disclosure Skills to Family Members
    JULIANNE SEROVICH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The efficacy, strength, and utility of the intervention will be assessed at completion and 3 month follow-up. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Effects of the Minimum Drinking Age on Mortality, Nonfatal Injury, and Crime
    Christopher Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In so doing, this project will have the potential to reduce alcohol related harms experienced by youths. ..
  57. The Effects of HAART on Cancer Incidence in AIDS Cases
    Susan Scheer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Given the respective strengths of the AIDS and cancer registries, we are uniquely situated to perform these investigations. ..
  58. Parent Training and Couples Therapy for Drug Abuse
    William Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  60. Views of Privacy of Genetic Information
    Robert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings of this study can enhance further policy, professional and public education, and future research in this area. ..
  61. Socio-Ecological Variables/Cancer Screening Behaviors?
    Ninez Ponce; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..