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Estimating the Population Size of Men Who Have Sex with Men in the United States to Obtain HIV and Syphilis Rates§
Background: CDC has not previously calculated disease rates for men who have sex with men (MSM) because there is no single comprehensive source of data on population size. To inform preventionExpand
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Disclosure of HIV Status and Adherence to Daily Drug Regimens Among HIV-infected Children in Uganda
Pediatric adherence to daily drug regimens has not been widely assessed in Africa where majority of HIV infected children live. Using in-depth interviews of 42 HIV-infected children taking ART and/orExpand
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Do prevention interventions reduce HIV risk behaviours among people living with HIV? A meta-analytic review of controlled trials
Objective:To conduct a meta-analytic review of HIV interventions for people living with HIV (PLWH) to determine their overall efficacy in reducing HIV risk behaviours and identify interventionExpand
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Depression and CD4 Cell Count Among Persons with HIV Infection in Uganda
Despite the importance of mental illness and the high prevalence of HIV in Africa, few studies have documented depressive symptoms among HIV-infected persons in Africa. We assessed factors associatedExpand
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A Review of the Literature on Event-Level Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behavior Among Men Who Have Sex with Men
In the United States, there continues to be high incidence of HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM), who represent 57% of new infections in 2009. While many studies report associationsExpand
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Meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioral interventions on HIV-positive persons' mental health and immune functioning.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral interventions (CBIs) for improving the mental health and immune functioning of people living with HIV (PLWH). DESIGN ComprehensiveExpand
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Desire for Children and Pregnancy Risk Behavior among HIV-Infected Men and Women in Uganda
To identify ways to improve prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV, we conducted a cross-sectional study of 1,092 HIV-infected men and women attending an AIDS support organizationExpand
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Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Peer-Mentoring Intervention to Reduce HIV Transmission and Increase Access to Care and Adherence to HIV Medications Among HIV-Seropositive Injection
Background:There is a lack of effective behavioral interventions for HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs). We sought to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce sexual and injectionExpand
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Sexual harm reduction practices of HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men: serosorting, strategic positioning, and withdrawal before ejaculation
Objective:This study assessed unprotected anal and oral sex behaviors of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in New York City and San Francisco with their main and non-main sexual partners. Here weExpand
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Intertwining Epidemics: A Review of Research on Substance Use Among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Its Connection to the AIDS Epidemic
This paper reviews the (1) literature on substance use among men who have sex with men (MSM), (2) data that test whether connections between substance use and abuse and high-risk sexual behaviorExpand
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