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HIV in Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Review of Epidemiology, Risk and Protective Factors, and Interventions
- B. Mustanski, M. Newcomb, Steve N. Du Bois, Steve C. Garcia, C. Grov
- PsychologyJournal of Sex Research
- 28 February 2011
It is suggested that promising future directions for basic research include a focus on multiple clustering health issues, processes that promote resiliency, the role of family influences, and the development of parsimonious models of risk.
Sexual compulsivity, co-occurring psychosocial health problems, and HIV risk among gay and bisexual men: further evidence of a syndemic.
The findings support the conclusion thatSexual compulsivity is a component of a syndemic framework for HIV risk among MSM and HIV prevention interventions should consider the overlapping and compounding effects of psychosocial problems, including sexual compulsivity.
Race, ethnicity, gender, and generational factors associated with the coming‐out process among gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals
- C. Grov, D. Bimbi, Jose E. Nanin, Jeffery T Parsons
- Sociology, PsychologyJournal of Sex Research
- 1 May 2006
Service providers, sexuality educators, and researchers should attend to the diversity in experience of coming out among GLB populations as they relate to the individuals’ gender, age, and racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Loneliness and HIV-related stigma explain depression among older HIV-positive adults
Data suggest that focusing efforts to reduce HIV-related stigma and loneliness may have lasting effects in reducing major depressive symptoms and improving perceived health.
Willingness to Take PrEP and Potential for Risk Compensation Among Highly Sexually Active Gay and Bisexual Men
- C. Grov, Thomas H. F. Whitfield, H. J. Rendina, A. Ventuneac, J. Parsons
- MedicineAIDS and Behavior
- 4 March 2015
Offering PrEP to men who test infrequently may serve to engage them more in routine HIV/STI testing and create a continued dialogue around sexual health between patient and provider in order to prevent HIV infection.
HIV Risk and Substance Use in Men Who Have Sex with Men Surveyed in Bathhouses, Bars/Clubs, and on Craigslist.org: Venue of Recruitment Matters
- C. Grov
- EconomicsAIDS and Behavior
- 1 May 2012
The findings demonstrate the need to tailor HIV prevention efforts to the location in which they are targeted, and for researchers to evaluate if participants differ by recruitment source.
Perceived Consequences of Casual Online Sexual Activities on Heterosexual Relationships: A U.S. Online Survey
- C. Grov, Brian Joseph Gillespie, Tracy Royce, J. Lever
- PsychologyArchives of Sexual Behavior
- 1 April 2011
Qualitative data suggested that moderate or light amounts of OSA yield relationship benefits for both female and male users, including increases in the quality and frequency of sex, and increased intimacy with real partners.
Patterns of Lifetime and Recent HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in New York City Who Use Grindr
Using the existing infrastructure and popularity of mobile technology such as Grindr to identify and link men to information regarding HIV testing may be a useful strategy for prevention.
Alternatives to Monogamy Among Gay Male Couples in a Community Survey: Implications for Mental Health and Sexual Risk
- J. Parsons, T. Starks, S. Dubois, C. Grov, S. Golub
- PsychologyArchives of Sexual Behavior
- 1 February 2013
Gay and bisexual men in monogamish relationships more closely resembled those in monogamous relationships, in terms of psychological and sexual health benefits, rather than men in open relationships, suggesting that varying forms of non-monogamy should be explored for their relevance to health behaviors.
Sexual dysfunction in an Internet sample of U.S. men who have sex with men.
Four distinct underlying patterns of sexual functioning were identified among this sample of MSM: no/low SD, erection problems/performance anxiety, low desire/pleasure, and high SD/sexual pain.