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HIV risk behavior among adults with severe mental illness: a systematic review.
Adults with severe mental illness (SMI) have been disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This systematic review of the empirical literature on SMI documents the prevalence and… Expand
Urban teens: Trauma, posttraumatic growth, and emotional distress among female adolescents.
- J. Ickovics, C. Meade, T. Kershaw, Stephanie Milan, Jessica B Lewis, K. Ethier
- Medicine, Psychology
- Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 1 October 2006
Urban teens face many traumas, with implications for potential growth and distress. This study examined traumatic events, posttraumatic growth, and emotional distress over 18 months among urban… Expand
Mental Health and HIV Sexual Risk Behavior Among Patrons of Alcohol Serving Venues in Cape Town, South Africa
- K. Sikkema, M. Watt, +4 authors D. Pieterse
- Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes
- 1 July 2011
Background:Alcohol-serving venues in South Africa provide a location for HIV prevention interventions due to risk factors of patrons in these establishments. Understanding the association between… Expand
Outcomes from a Group Intervention for Coping with HIV/AIDS and Childhood Sexual Abuse: Reductions in Traumatic Stress
Childhood sexual abuse is common among HIV-infected persons, though few empirically supported treatments addressing sexual abuse are available for men and women with HIV/AIDS. This study reports the… Expand
Systematic review of sexual risk among pregnant and mothering teens in the USA: pregnancy as an opportunity for integrated prevention of STD and repeat pregnancy.
Behaviors that lead to teen pregnancy also place young women at risk for STDs and repeat pregnancy. Compared to the broad literature on adolescent sexual risk behavior, our understanding of sexual… Expand
Adherence to HAART among patients with HIV: Breakthroughs and barriers
Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has been a major breakthrough for the treatment of patients with HIV; however, adherence to treatment remains a formidable barrier. This paper evaluates… Expand
Adolescent oral sex, peer popularity, and perceptions of best friends' sexual behavior.
OBJECTIVE To provided initial descriptive information regarding adolescents' engagement in oral sex and to investigate adolescents' perceptions of their best friends' sexual behavior and… Expand
Psychiatric and Psychosocial Correlates of Sexual Risk Behavior among Adults with Severe Mental Illness
Persons with severe mental illness (SMI) are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. This study examined multivariate correlates of sexual risk among 152 adults with SMI receiving outpatient… Expand
Individual- and Family-Level Psychosocial Correlates of HIV Risk Behavior Among Youth in Rural Kenya
- E. Puffer, C. Meade, Anya S. Drabkin, S. Broverman, Rose A Ogwang-Odhiambo, K. Sikkema
- Psychology, Medicine
- AIDS and Behavior
- 1 August 2011
Associations between individual- and family-level psychosocial factors and sexual behavior were examined among 325 adolescents ages 10–18 in rural Kenya. History of sexual activity was reported by… Expand
Long-Term Correlates of Childhood Abuse among Adults with Severe Mental Illness: Adult Victimization, Substance Abuse, and HIV Sexual Risk Behavior
The prevalence of childhood sexual and physical abuse among persons with severe mental illness (SMI) is disproportionately high. Adults with SMI also engage in high rates of HIV risk behaviors. This… Expand