male homosexuality

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Summary: Sexual attraction or relationship between males.

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  1. ncbi Knowledge of sexual partner's HIV serostatus and serosorting practices in a California population-based sample of men who have sex with men
    Qiang Xia
    California Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS, Sacramento, CA, USA
    AIDS 20:2081-9. 2006
  2. pmc Elevated risk for HIV infection among men who have sex with men in low- and middle-income countries 2000-2006: a systematic review
    Stefan Baral
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e339. 2007
  3. 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
  4. ncbi Reemergence of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in North America, Western Europe, and Australia, 1996-2005
    Patrick S Sullivan
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:423-31. 2009
  5. pmc Sexual role and transmission of HIV Type 1 among men who have sex with men, in Peru
    Steven M Goodreau
    Center for AIDS and STD and Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:S147-58. 2005
  6. ncbi High prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men in Jiangsu Province, China
    Juan Jiang
    Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
    Sex Transm Dis 33:118-23. 2006
  7. ncbi Sex behaviour of men who have sex with men and risk of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 19:611-9. 2005
  8. ncbi High levels of unprotected sex with men and women among men who have sex with men: a potential bridge of HIV transmission in Beijing, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:19-30. 2004
  9. pmc Decline in HIV infectivity following the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Travis C Porco
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Community Health and Epidemiology Section, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 18:81-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Limited knowledge and use of HIV post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis among gay and bisexual men
    Albert Y Liu
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:241-7. 2008

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  1. ncbi Knowledge of sexual partner's HIV serostatus and serosorting practices in a California population-based sample of men who have sex with men
    Qiang Xia
    California Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS, Sacramento, CA, USA
    AIDS 20:2081-9. 2006
    ..To describe knowledge of primary and secondary sexual partner's HIV serostatus and sexual practices, including serosorting, among men who have sex with men (MSM) living in California...
  2. pmc Elevated risk for HIV infection among men who have sex with men in low- and middle-income countries 2000-2006: a systematic review
    Stefan Baral
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e339. 2007
    ....
  3. 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)...
  4. ncbi Reemergence of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in North America, Western Europe, and Australia, 1996-2005
    Patrick S Sullivan
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:423-31. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Sexual role and transmission of HIV Type 1 among men who have sex with men, in Peru
    Steven M Goodreau
    Center for AIDS and STD and Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:S147-58. 2005
    ..Preferential mixing among versatile MSM does not change overall prevalence but affects which individuals become infected...
  6. ncbi High prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men in Jiangsu Province, China
    Juan Jiang
    Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
    Sex Transm Dis 33:118-23. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV infection, and sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Jiangsu Province, China...
  7. ncbi Sex behaviour of men who have sex with men and risk of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 19:611-9. 2005
    ..To obtain information on sex behaviour of a large sample of men who have sex with men (MSM) in India that would assist in planning HIV prevention...
  8. ncbi High levels of unprotected sex with men and women among men who have sex with men: a potential bridge of HIV transmission in Beijing, China
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:19-30. 2004
    ..This finding suggests that MSM are a potential bridge of HIV transmission to heterosexual women (or vice versa) and that addressing the HIV prevention needs of MSM may benefit the wider population...
  9. pmc Decline in HIV infectivity following the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Travis C Porco
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Community Health and Epidemiology Section, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 18:81-8. 2004
    ..We estimated the degree to which the probability of HIV infection from an infected partner (the infectivity) declined following the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in San Francisco...
  10. ncbi Limited knowledge and use of HIV post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis among gay and bisexual men
    Albert Y Liu
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:241-7. 2008
    ..Media reports have suggested substantial levels of community PrEP use despite its unproven effectiveness...
  11. ncbi HIV-1 infection in high risk men who have sex with men in Mombasa, Kenya
    Eduard J Sanders
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI Kilifi, Kilifi, Kenya
    AIDS 21:2513-20. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the risk factors for prevalent HIV-1 infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) to guide HIV-1 prevention efforts...
  12. ncbi HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Senegal
    Abdoulaye Sidibe Wade
    Programme National de Lutte contre le SIDA, Dakar, Senegal
    AIDS 19:2133-40. 2005
    ..No epidemiological study has been conducted on HIV and vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases (STI) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in sub-Saharan Africa...
  13. ncbi Increasing prevalence of male homosexual partnerships and practices in Britain 1990-2000: evidence from national probability surveys
    Catherine H Mercer
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the National Centre for Social Research, London, UK
    AIDS 18:1453-8. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi Sexual risk, nitrite inhalant use, and lack of circumcision associated with HIV seroconversion in men who have sex with men in the United States
    Susan P Buchbinder
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:82-9. 2005
    ..8, PAR = 7%). Having a large number of male sex partners, nitrite inhalant use, and engaging in receptive anal sex explained the majority of infections in this cohort and should be targeted in prevention strategies for MSM...
  15. ncbi Men who have met sex partners via the Internet: prevalence, predictors, and implications for HIV prevention
    Eric G Benotsch
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research CAIR, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2071 N Summit Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 31:177-83. 2002
    ..01). The high prevalence of Internet use as a method of meeting sexual partners suggests that sexual networks may be forming over the Internet. The Internet therefore provides opportunities for new HIV primary prevention interventions...
  16. pmc High-risk behaviors among men who have sex with men in 6 US cities: baseline data from the EXPLORE Study
    Beryl A Koblin
    New York Blood Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:926-32. 2003
    ..We describe the prevalence of risk behaviors at baseline among men who have sex with men (MSM) who were enrolled in a randomized behavioral intervention trial conducted in 6 US cities...
  17. ncbi High HIV prevalence and risk behaviors in men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Vivian F Go
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:314-9. 2004
    ..To estimate HIV and sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevalence and behavioral risk characteristics of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Chennai, India...
  18. ncbi Increased HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in Rome
    Massimo Giuliani
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 19:1429-31. 2005
    ..This trend suggests the need for interventions aimed at encouraging behavioural changes among MSM...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi Inconsistent condom use with steady and casual partners and associated factors among sexually-active men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Thailand
    Gordon Mansergh
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:743-51. 2006
    ..18-24 years) was associated with more consistent condom use. HIV/STD risk-reduction strategies for MSM in Bangkok should clearly state sexual risk to individuals in this population...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi A meta-analytic review of HIV behavioral interventions for reducing sexual risk behavior of men who have sex with men
    Jeffrey H Herbst
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention NCHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:228-41. 2005
    ..To the extent that proven HIV prevention interventions for MSM can be successfully replicated in community settings and adapted and tailored to different situations, the effectiveness of current HIV prevention efforts can be increased...
  23. pmc Brain response to putative pheromones in homosexual men
    Ivanka Savic
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7356-61. 2005
    ..These findings show that our brain reacts differently to the two putative pheromones compared with common odors, and suggest a link between sexual orientation and hypothalamic neuronal processes...
  24. ncbi Potential bridges for HIV infection to men who have sex with men in Guangzhou, China
    Qun He
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou, China
    AIDS Behav 10:S17-23. 2006
    ..We recognize challenges to recruiting a representative sample of MSM and retaining them in longitudinal cohort studies...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi Sexual problems in gay men: an overview of empirical research
    T G Sandfort
    Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Annu Rev Sex Res 12:93-120. 2001
    ..This is also true, however, for same-sex sexuality in general. Suggestions are made for studies that will enable us to obtain a better understanding of sexual problems in gay men...
  27. pmc Recent trends in diagnoses of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in England and Wales among men who have sex with men
    N Macdonald
    HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Department, Health Protection Agency, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:492-7. 2004
    ..To examine trends in rates of diagnoses of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in England and Wales between 1997 and 2002...
  28. pmc Virus population homogenization following acute human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection
    Gerald H Learn
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Virol 76:11953-9. 2002
    ..This early selective process focuses on viral properties within Env but not Gag p17. Hence, the viral homogeneity observed early in HIV-1 infection results from a selective process that occurs during the establishment of infection...
  29. ncbi Modeling the impact of HIV chemoprophylaxis strategies among men who have sex with men in the United States: HIV infections prevented and cost-effectiveness
    Kamal Desai
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, UK
    AIDS 22:1829-39. 2008
    ..We assess the expected number of HIV cases prevented and cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical HIV chemoprophylaxis program among men who have sex with men in a large US city...
  30. ncbi Lymphogranuloma venereum proctitis in men who have sex with men is associated with anal enema use and high-risk behavior
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 35:203-8. 2008
    ..In the industrialized world, lymphogranuloma venereum proctitis (LGVP) has been reported only in men who have sex with men. Factors responsible for the outbreak remain to be elucidated...
  31. pmc Increased numbers of acute hepatitis C infections in HIV positive homosexual men; is sexual transmission feeding the increase?
    R Browne
    Sex Transm Infect 80:326-7. 2004
  32. pmc Men who have sex with men in Great Britain: comparison of a self-selected internet sample with a national probability sample
    Alison Ruth Evans
    City University, School of Social Sciences and Institute of Health Sciences, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:200-5; discussion 205. 2007
    ..To compare the characteristics of a self-selected, convenience sample of men who have sex with men (MSM) recruited through the internet with MSM drawn from a national probability survey in Great Britain...
  33. pmc Increases in sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour without a concurrent increase in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: a suggestion of HIV serosorting?
    H M Truong
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:461-6. 2006
    ..Sexually transmitted infections (STI) and unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) have been increasing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco. However, HIV incidence has stabilised...
  34. ncbi HIV-1, sexually transmitted infections, and sexual behavior trends among men who have sex with men in Lima, Peru
    Jorge Sanchez
    Asociation Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Av Grimaldo Del Solar 805, Lima 18, Peru
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:578-85. 2007
    ..To assess and estimate trends in HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and sexual behavior among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Lima, Peru...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. ncbi Appropriateness and execution challenges of three formal size estimation methods for high-risk populations in India
    Selvaraj Vadivoo
    National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India
    AIDS 22:S137-48. 2008
    ..To describe formal, external to programme methods for size estimation of high-risk populations and compare execution challenges and validity of results...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi Tracing a syphilis outbreak through cyberspace
    J D Klausner
    STD Services, 1360 Mission St, Suite 401, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    JAMA 284:447-9. 2000
    ....
  39. ncbi Recruitment and retention of an online sample for an HIV prevention intervention targeting men who have sex with men: the Smart Sex Quest Project
    S Salyers Bull
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    AIDS Care 16:931-43. 2004
    ..Alternate ways to recruit for and evaluate online trials must be considered...
  40. ncbi Structural violence against Kothi-identified men who have sex with men in Chennai, India: a qualitative investigation
    Venkatesan Chakrapani
    Indian Network of People Living with HIV AIDS, Chennai, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:346-64. 2007
    ....
  41. pmc Internet as a tool to access high-risk men who have sex with men from a resource-constrained setting: a study from Peru
    M M Blas
    Unit of STD and HIV, School of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Av Honorio Delgado 430 Urb Ingenieria, Lima 31 Peru Apartado 4314
    Sex Transm Infect 83:567-70. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the use of the internet as an alternative tool to access this population...
  42. pmc Incidence and risk factors for urethral and anal gonorrhoea and chlamydia in a cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men: the Health in Men Study
    F Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 83:113-9. 2007
    ..Early detection and treatment of bacterial sexually transmitted infections has been advocated as an HIV prevention strategy...
  43. ncbi Sexual harm reduction practices of HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men: serosorting, strategic positioning, and withdrawal before ejaculation
    Jeffrey T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS 19:S13-25. 2005
    ..Here we focus on the use of three harm reduction strategies (serosorting, strategic positioning, and withdrawal before ejaculation) in order to decrease transmission risk...
  44. ncbi Gay men who look for sex on the Internet: is there more HIV/STI risk with online partners?
    Graham Bolding
    City University London, London, UK
    AIDS 19:961-8. 2005
    ..To examine whether the excess risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) seen among gay men who look for sex through the Internet occurs with men they meet online (through the Internet) rather than offline (in bars, clubs, etc)...
  45. pmc A randomized control trial of Internet-delivered HIV prevention targeting rural MSM
    Anne M Bowen
    Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming, Department 3415, 1000 E University, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:120-7. 2007
    ..Participants said they would participate again. This RCT provides support for the acceptability and efficacy of the Internet for delivering HIV prevention messages to rural MSM...
  46. ncbi Sexual risk behaviour and knowledge of HIV status among community samples of gay men in the UK
    Lisa M Williamson
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    AIDS 22:1063-70. 2008
    ..Little is known about the differences between men who are, and are not, aware of their HIV status in the UK...
  47. ncbi Diagnostic and clinical implications of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex with men: a retrospective case-control study
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of HIV and STD Research, Municipal Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 42:186-94. 2006
    ..Recently, outbreaks of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) have occurred among men who have sex with men (MSM). This study identifies risk factors and clinical predictors of LGV to determine the implications for clinical practice...
  48. ncbi Risk factors of HIV infection and prevalence of co-infections among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China
    Xiaoxi Zhang
    Chaoyang District Center for AIDS STD Control and Prevention, Beijing 100021, China
    AIDS 21:S53-7. 2007
    ..To investigate risk factors related to HIV infection and the prevalence of selected infections, especially sexually transmitted infections (STI) among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  49. ncbi Homosexual activity among rural Indian men: implications for HIV interventions
    Ravi Kumar Verma
    Population Council, New Delhi, India
    AIDS 18:1845-7. 2004
    ..Homosexually active men are not a separate sexual category,and report extensive mixing with female partners. They have more female partners than other men and they practised anal intercourse in 11% of their heterosexual contacts...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi Relationship between syphilis and HIV infections among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China
    Yuhua Ruan
    State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, and National Center for AIDS STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 34:592-7. 2007
    ..Little is known about risk of HIV and other STDs among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China...
  52. ncbi Factors associated with HIV sero-positivity in young, rural South African men
    R Jewkes
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Private Bag X385, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1455-60. 2006
    ..To describe factors associated with HIV infection in men aged 15-26 years...
  53. pmc Bisexuality, sexual risk taking, and HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men accessing voluntary counseling and testing services in Mumbai, India
    Sameer Kumta
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:227-33. 2010
    ..To describe sociodemographics, sexual risk behavior, and estimate HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Mumbai, India...
  54. pmc Does the recent increase in HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men in the UK reflect a rise in HIV incidence or increased uptake of HIV testing?
    Sarah Dougan
    HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:120-5; discussion 125. 2007
    ..To determine whether the increase in HIV diagnoses since 1997 among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the UK reflects a rise in HIV incidence or an increase in HIV testing...
  55. ncbi HIV, syphilis and heterosexual bridging among Peruvian men who have sex with men
    Stephen Tabet
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 16:1271-7. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi Determinants of sexual risk-taking among young HIV-negative gay and bisexual men
    S A Strathdee
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 19:61-6. 1998
    ..HIV prevention programs aimed at young gay/bisexual men should include sexual abuse counselling and foster community norms supporting safer sex practices...
  57. ncbi Substance use, substance choice, and unprotected anal intercourse among young Asian American and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Ste 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:418-29. 2005
    ..One third of sampled young API MSM used drugs or alcohol during sex. The co-occurrence of ecstasy and popper use and unprotected sex underscores the need to develop HIV prevention programs focusing on particular drugs...
  58. ncbi Ethnic and gay community attachments and sexual risk behaviors among urban Latino young men who have sex with men
    Lydia O'Donnell
    Education Development Center, Inc, 55 Chapel St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:457-71. 2002
    ..Gay community attachment was not significantly related to risk behaviors. Findings point to the importance of ethnic ties and involving ethnic community organizations in HIV prevention efforts...
  59. pmc Risk of HIV infection among male sex workers in Spain
    M J Belza
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Sinesio Delgado, 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sex Transm Infect 81:85-8. 2005
    ..To assess HIV prevalence and predictive factors for HIV among male sex workers in Spain...
  60. ncbi Prevalence of enteric protozoa in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men from Sydney, Australia
    Damien Stark
    Department of Microbiology, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, and Department of Medical and Molecular Biosciences, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:549-52. 2007
    ..The results of this study show high rates of enteric parasites persist in MSM and highlight the importance of testing for intestinal parasites in MSM. This is the first report of E. moshkovskii from MSM...
  61. pmc The relationship between methamphetamine and popper use and risk of HIV seroconversion in the multicenter AIDS cohort study
    Michael W Plankey
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:85-92. 2007
    ..The association between methamphetamine use and HIV seroconversion for men who have sex with men (MSM) was examined using longitudinal data from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study...
  62. pmc Tobacco use and cessation among a household-based sample of US urban men who have sex with men
    Gregory L Greenwood
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:145-51. 2005
    ..We examined tobacco use and cessation among a probability sample of urban men who have sex with men (MSM) living in 4 large US cities...
  63. ncbi The contribution of steady and casual partnerships to the incidence of HIV infection among homosexual men in Amsterdam
    Maria Xiridou
    Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 17:1029-38. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi Resurgence of lymphogranuloma venereum in Western Europe: an outbreak of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar l2 proctitis in The Netherlands among men who have sex with men
    Rutger F Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 39:996-1003. 2004
    ..Recently, 3 men who have sex with men presented with LGV proctitis at the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. We investigated a possible outbreak in a sexual network of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  65. ncbi Seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 in HIV-infected and uninfected homosexual men in a primary care setting
    D B Russell
    Prahran Market Clinic, 131 Commercial Road, South Yarra, Vic 3141, Australia
    J Clin Virol 22:305-13. 2001
    ..HSV-2 infections may be a risk factor for the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Reliable tests for type-specific HSV antibodies are now readily available...
  66. ncbi Same-sex behavior and high rates of HIV among men attending sexually transmitted infection clinics in Pune, India (1993-2002)
    Amita Gupta
    Division of Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:483-90. 2006
    ..To determine HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence, trends, and risk behaviors of men who have sex with men (MSM) and compare these with those of non-MSM attending STI clinics in Pune, India over a 10-year period...
  67. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk, prevention, and testing behaviors--United States, National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System: men who have sex with men, November 2003-April 2005
    Travis Sanchez
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, MS E 46, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-16. 2006
    ..These data also can be used to evaluate the extent to which current HIV-prevention programs are reaching targeted communities and direct future HIV-prevention activities to reduce HIV transmission...
  68. ncbi Cruising on the Internet highway
    A A Kim
    HIV Seoepidemiology Unit, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:89-93. 2001
    ..Although meeting partners on the Internet was common and associated with increased risk for STDs in MSM, it also presents new untapped opportunities for on-line health promotion and disease prevention...
  69. ncbi [Influence of socio-cultural context on risk perception and negotiation of protection among poor homosexual males on the Peruvian coast]
    Ximena Salazar
    Facultad de Salud Pública y Administración, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Cad Saude Publica 22:2097-104. 2006
    ..Risk perception is analyzed on the socio-cultural plane, allowing one to explain the limited negotiating capacity of this population, even though they have extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS and its consequences...
  70. ncbi Fraternal birth order and the maternal immune hypothesis of male homosexuality
    R Blanchard
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Clarke Site, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R8, Canada
    Horm Behav 40:105-14. 2001
    ....
  71. ncbi Absence of xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus in blood cells of men at risk for and infected with HIV
    Kevin J Kunstman
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    AIDS 24:1784-5. 2010
    ..Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus was detected in none of the men on the basis of the absence of xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus DNA, suggesting that infection may be population-specific...
  72. ncbi Preventing hepatitis A and hepatitis B virus infections among men who have sex with men
    James Kahn
    Department of Medicine, Positive Health Program, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1382-7. 2002
    ..It is important for health care providers to educate and vaccinate their at-risk male patients against hepatitis A and hepatitis B virus infections...
  73. ncbi Drug use, high-risk sex behaviors, and increased risk for recent HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Chicago and Los Angeles
    James W Carey
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:1084-96. 2009
    ..Better methods are needed to prevent HIV among MSM who engage in high-risk sex with concurrent drug use...
  74. ncbi High-risk sexual behaviour increases among London gay men between 1998 and 2001: what is the role of HIV optimism?
    Jonathan Elford
    City University, Istitute of Health Sciences and St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
    AIDS 16:1537-44. 2002
    ..To examine whether HIV optimism (i.e. optimism in the light of new HIV drug therapies) can account for the recent increase in high-risk sexual behaviour among London gay men...
  75. doi Sexual identity and risk of HIV/STI among men who have sex with men in Nairobi
    Anjali Sharma
    Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Dis 35:352-4. 2008
  76. 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...
  77. pmc Two decades after vaccine license: hepatitis B immunization and infection among young men who have sex with men
    D A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mail Stop E 46, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:965-71. 2001
    ..This study investigated hepatitis B immunization coverage and the extent of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among young men who have sex with men (MSM), a group for whom hepatitis B vaccine has been recommended since 1982...
  78. ncbi Behavioral and cognitive barriers to safer sex between men in steady relationships: implications for prevention strategies
    Udi Davidovich
    The HIV and STI Research Department, Amsterdam Municipal Health Service, The Netherlands
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:304-14. 2004
    ..One solution could be to target single gay men for promoting safer sex with future steady partners...
  79. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection and the sexual behaviour of men who have sex with men
    P D Benn
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Mortimer Market Centre, off Capper Street, London WC1B 6AU, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:106-12. 2007
    ..Rates of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to rise among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the UK...
  80. pmc Increase in HIV sexual risk behaviour in homosexual men in Scotland, 1996-2002: prevention failure?
    G J Hart
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 81:367-72. 2005
    ..To investigate trends in homosexual men's sexual risk behaviour for HIV infection in Scotland...
  81. ncbi Changing patterns of sexual behaviour in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Jonathan Elford
    City University, London, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:26-32. 2006
    ..To describe changing patterns of sexual behaviour in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy among gay/bisexual men in Europe, Canada, USA and Australia...
  82. pmc Time-space sampling in minority communities: results with young Latino men who have sex with men
    A Stueve
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Division of Epidemiology, 600 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:922-6. 2001
    ..This study addressed methodological issues influencing the feasibility of time-space sampling in HIV prevention studies targeting hard-to-reach populations of minority young men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  83. 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...
  84. pmc Syphilis epidemiology in Norway, 1992-2008: resurgence among men who have sex with men
    Irena Jakopanec
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Infect Dis 10:105. 2010
    ..The aim of this article was to describe the epidemiology of early syphilis in Norway in 1992-2008...
  85. ncbi HIV testing within at-risk populations in the United States and the reasons for seeking or avoiding HIV testing
    Scott E Kellerman
    National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, Surveillance Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:202-10. 2002
    ..We determined proportions of high-risk persons tested for HIV, the reasons for testing and not testing, and attitudes and perceptions regarding HIV testing, information that is critical for planning prevention programs...
  86. ncbi Differences between Internet samples and conventional samples of men who have sex with men: implications for research and HIV interventions
    M W Ross
    WHO Center for Health Promotion Research and Development, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston 77225, USA
    Soc Sci Med 51:749-58. 2000
    ....
  87. ncbi Maternal inheritance and familial fecundity factors in male homosexuality
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, E15 4LZ, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 37:962-9. 2008
    ..Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences, 271, 2217-2221] aimed to examine the familial history of male homosexuality, and test the so-called "fertile female" hypothesis for this trait in a contemporary British sample...
  88. pmc Methamphetamine and sildenafil (Viagra) use are linked to unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex, respectively, in a sample of men who have sex with men
    G Mansergh
    CDC Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:131-4. 2006
    ..We investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among MSM by conducting an encounter specific analysis...
  89. ncbi Self-report is a valid measure of circumcision status in homosexual men
    D J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 84:187-8. 2008
    ....
  90. ncbi A comparison of Web- with paper-based surveys of gay and bisexual men who vacationed in a gay resort community
    David Knapp Whittier
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:476-85. 2004
    ....
  91. ncbi Serological testing algorithm shows rising HIV incidence in a UK cohort of men who have sex with men: 10 years application
    Martin Fisher
    Department of HIV and Genitourinary Medicine, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE, UK
    AIDS 21:2309-14. 2007
    ..To investigate whether combining clinical data with the serological testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion (STARHS) reliably identifies otherwise unrecognized recent infections and observe their trends...
  92. pmc Pursuing scale and quality in STI interventions with sex workers: initial results from Avahan India AIDS Initiative
    R Steen
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for South East Asia, Indraprastha Estate, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110 002, India
    Sex Transm Infect 82:381-5. 2006
    ..India AIDS Initiative (Avahan), funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is scaling up interventions with sex workers (SWs) and other high risk populations in India's six highest HIV prevalence states...
  93. ncbi Viral hepatitis among young men who have sex with men: prevalence of infection, risk behaviors, and vaccination
    Catherine Diamond
    University of California Irvine Medical Center, 101 City Drive South, Building 11, Route 81, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:425-32. 2003
    ..Men who have sex with men (MSM) are at risk for acquiring hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
  94. ncbi Alcohol and sexual risk behavior among men who have sex with men in South african township communities
    Tim Lane
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, 13th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:S78-85. 2008
    ..3, 95% CI 0.1, 0.7). Township MSM in South Africa are at high risk of HIV infection. Targeted sexual health and risk reduction interventions that address the link between alcohol use and HIV risk are urgently needed...
  95. ncbi Baseline integrated behavioural and biological assessment among most at-risk populations in six high-prevalence states of India: design and implementation challenges
    Tobi Saidel
    Family Health International, 4401 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201, USA
    AIDS 22:S17-34. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi A descriptive analysis of HIV risk behavior among men having sex with men attending a large sex resort
    Richard Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1496-9. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that MSM attending sex resorts may experience substantial risk of HIV infection. Sex resorts may be an important venue for HIV prevention...
  97. ncbi An empirical test of the kin selection hypothesis for male homosexuality
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, E15 4LZ, England
    Arch Sex Behav 34:461-7. 2005
    ..Overall, little support was found for the kin selection theory in a community sample...
  98. ncbi Determinants of HIV serconversion in an era of increasing HIV infection among young gay and bisexual men
    Amy E Weber
    The Vanguard Project, Vancouver, Canada
    AIDS 17:774-7. 2003
  99. ncbi Commentary: The human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS epidemic among men who have sex with men in Latin America and the Caribbean: it is time to bridge the gap
    Carlos F Caceres
    School of Public Health, Cayetano Heredia University of Lima, Av Armendáriz 445, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
    Int J Epidemiol 32:740-3. 2003
  100. ncbi Psychosocial Experiences of East and Southeast Asian men who use gay Internet chatrooms in Toronto: an implication for HIV/AIDS prevention
    Maurice Kwong Lai Poon
    Asian Community AIDS Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Health 10:145-67. 2005
    ..This study aims to (1) explore psychosocial issues relating to Asian men who use gay chatrooms and (2) identify culturally appropriate HIV prevention strategies for this population...
  101. ncbi Evolutionary dynamics of complex networks of HIV drug-resistant strains: the case of San Francisco
    Robert J Smith
    Center for Biomedical Modeling, Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Science 327:697-701. 2010
    ..It is possible that a new wave of ARV-resistant strains that pose a substantial threat to global public health is emerging...

Research Grants81

  1. Molecular Genetic Study of Sexual Orientation
    Alan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Family and twin studies support a significant genetic component in the trait of male homosexuality, one of the most fundamental variations in normal human sexuality...
  2. The importance of Early Sexual Experiences Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
    Matthew Golden; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of conducting a large, prospective cohort study of young MSM that might define the natural history of male homosexuality. In addition to informing the design of this larger study, findings from the proposed research could provide ..
  3. PRENATAL TESTING FOR GENETIC DISABILITY
    Erik Parens; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..though not disease related, some persons nonetheless consider socially "disabling," such as female gender or male homosexuality. Coupled with conflicting attitudes toward people with medical disabilities, the emerging ability to test, ..
  4. 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. ..
  5. 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. ..
  6. 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. ..
  7. Development and Evaluation of a Group HIV Intervention for Gender Stigmatized Per
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. 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. ..
  9. Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College Campuses
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Although the environmental intervention should be more than one year, the minimum time would be one academic year with a one year follow up. A pilot study with a historically black college or university is also proposed. ..
  10. HIV Among Rural Latino Gay Men and MSM in the Southeast
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study findings also will help shape new multilevel intervention approaches and strategies to reduce the disproportionate HIV/AIDS disease burden of Latino men. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among Latinos
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. C-CAPRELA: Cervical Cancer Prevention for Latinas
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..developing effective interventions to reduce those disparities, and facilitating intervention delivery." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Internet Use and HIV Risk among Men in NYC
    Alex Carballo Dieguez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Topical Microbicide Acceptability
    Alex Carballo Dieguez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Predictors of HIV Risk Behavior Among Men in Argentina
    Alex Carballo Dieguez; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This is a fundamental step prior to designing programs that mitigate those factors and result in decreased risk. ..
  16. 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]..
  17. Women's Disclosure of Their HIV Status
    JULIANNE SEROVICH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  18. PROTEASE INHIBITOR ADHERENCE AMONG DRUG USERS
    Perry Halkitis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Generalized linear, Markov regression, and structural equation modeling will be used to achieve the study's goals. ..
  19. CLUB DRUG USE AND MEN'S HEALTH--A COMMUNITY STUDY
    Perry Halkitis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  20. 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. ..
  21. 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. ..
  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. Measuring Oral Disease Burden for Planning Services
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The principal investigator is based in Houston, Texas (USA) and the collaborators are based in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and London (UK). ..
  24. LATINOS FACING STIGMA
    Jesus Ramirez Valles; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Wyoming Rural AIDS Prevention Research Project (WRAP)
    Anne Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If the Internet is an effective medium for delivering HIV risk reduction messages to rural MSM, it will have important implications for many under served rural jurisdictions. ..
  26. A community-level RCT of expedited partner treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia
    Matthew R Golden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. LATINO MSM COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: HIV PROTECTIVE EFFECTS
    Jesus Ramirez Valles; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  28. Wyoming Meth Use and AIDS Risk: Exploring Rural Culture and Context (WyMAR)
    Anne Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Data will be used to inform the development of an RO1 to conduct an epidemiology of rural MA use. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. 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. ..
  30. HIV Risk Reduction Predictors in Russian Social Networks
    Yuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..s. ..
  31. Contextual Influences on Sexual Risk among Latino MSM
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The triangulation of findings will enable us to interpret results and further refine the theoretical model of contextual factors of sexual risk among these three groups of Latino MSM. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Determinants of Violence Based on Sexual Orientation
    DOMINIC PARROTT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In doing so, we will improve our knowledge of antigay violence and discrimination which, in the future, may facilitate the development of prevention and treatment interventions. ..
  33. HIV/STD Risk Behaviors in Methamphetamine User Networks
    Steven Shoptaw; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. 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. ..
  36. 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. ..
  37. Views and Approaches Toward Research Integrity Among IRBs
    Robert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We anticipate that the data from this study will serve as a significant foundation in assisting future research and the improvement of Rl through guidelines, education and other capacity building. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (Russia)
    ANTON SOMLAI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Treatment and Outcome of AIDS-related Lymphoma
    Catherine Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lastly, we will determine how the use of HAART influences the IPI and develop a prognostic model that incorporates HIV-related factors, tumor characteristics, HAART, and chemotherapy. ..
  40. HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. 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. ..
  42. 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. ..
  43. 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? ..
  44. DISCLOSURE OF HIV STATUS AMONG LATINO GAY MEN
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators will test whether the disclosure intervention promotes psychological well-being, reduces sexual risk behaviors, and promotes adherence to HIVIAIDS care. ..
  45. 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. ..
  46. 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. ..
  47. 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. ..
  48. 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. ..
  49. Community Prevention Policy & Programs in Risk Settings
    William Woods; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. DRUG USE AND RISKY SEXUAL BEHAVIOR IN LATINO GAY MEN
    Rafael Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In so doing, we will examine the contributions of cultured to the association between drug use and high risk sexual behavior, a perspective that has been neglected to date in the study of this relationship. ..
  51. 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. ..
  52. African American Young Mens Study
    Michele D Kipke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We are therefore proposing to conduct ethnographic and survey research designed to characterize the risk behaviors of members of these communities, as well as identify opportunities for HIV prevention. ..
  53. Reducing Methamphetamine Use and HIV Sex-risk Behaviors in Out-of-Treatment MSM
    CATHY REBACK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Efficacy of CBT for Residual ADHD in Adults
    Susan Sprich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We propose to build on this work by conducting an adequately-powered efficacy study comparing [unreadable] CBT to a credible, placebo-control psychotherapy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Acyclovir to Prevent HIV Acquisition in HSV-2+ Persons
    Connie Celum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Given high HSV-2 infection rates globally in persons at risk for HIV, this approach could have great public health impact by providing a safe, acceptable and cost-effective method to reduce HIV susceptibility. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Asian Men's Health Study
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. A Pilot Study of School-Based HIV Intervention in China
    Hongjie Liu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study addresses significant public health issues related to drug use and HIV infection among youths in rural China. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. VOUCHER-BASED INCENTIVES IN A PREVENTION SETTING
    CATHY REBACK; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  59. ROOTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE
    Michael Miner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  60. A Test of Peer Delivered Self-Efficacy Intervention
    Mark Williams; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Outcomes of interest will be condom use, condom use self-efficacy beliefs, and the motivational and normative factors that have an impact on self-efficacy beliefs. ..
  61. 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. ..
  62. Tanzania Injection Drug Use/HIV Prevention Project
    Mark Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  63. Club Drug Initiation & HIV Risk of Mobile Suburban Youth
    Brian Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Determining the pathways to club drug initiation and transitions to later stages of use and abuse is, therefore, of utmost importance. ..
  64. HIV Testing as a Structural Intervention
    William Woods; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results could support designing a controlled clinical trial to test the efficacy of an on-site HIV testing program as a structural intervention to reduce high-risk behavior in clubs. ..
  65. 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. ..
  66. Hepatoxicity in an African HIV Treatment Cohort
    Christopher Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It will be conducted within a large and on-going ARV cohort established as a collaborative project between a South African industrial conglomerate and Johns Hopkins University. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. PROMOTING EARLY DETECTION OF HIV AMONG HISPANIC MSM
    Maria Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will also examine whether the efficacy of different conditions written vs. audio) varies by level of acculturation. ..
  68. Stigma & Behavioral Health in Urban Employers from China & US
    Patrick Corrigan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from this study will be especially important for the development of future stigma-change programs. ..
  69. INTERDISCIPLINARY TRAINING IN HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Roger Detels; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Trainees will be expected to publish at least one paper from their dissertation. Special efforts will be made to recruit qualified candidates from underrepresented minority groups. ..
  70. Mechanisms Influencing Sexual Risk Taking
    Erick Janssen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  71. HIV and Hispanic Men: Impact of Drugs and Culture
    Maria Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  72. MAINTENANCE TREATMENT FOR PREVENTION OF SMOKING RELAPSE
    Lirio Covey; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  73. Samaritan Compounds Suppress Viral Replication and Prevent Neuronal Damage
    Ian Everall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Should these studies and the associated development plans prove successful, the Samaritan molecules will be further developed as promising HIV neurodegeneration therapeutics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  74. BCT for Drug Abuse: A Group Therapy Approach
    William Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If the objectives of the proposed study are met, an efficacious variant of BCT would be available that community-based treatment programs could provide using a comparatively efficient delivery format. ..
  75. Human papillomavirus as a risk factor for HIV infection
    PETER CHIN HONG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..