Damon J. Vidrine

Bach Xuan Tran2
Huong Thu Thi Phan2
Faith E Fletcher2
2Bach Xuan Tran
2Huong Thu Thi Phan
2Faith E Fletcher
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  • Nhung Phuong Thi Nguyen, Bach Xuan Tran, Lu Y. Hwang, Christine M. Markham, Michael D. Swartz, Huong Thu Thi Phan +5 others
  • 2015
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking presents a salient risk for HIV-positive populations. This study is among the first to examine smoking prevalence, nicotine dependence, and associated factors in a large sample of HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Vietnam. METHODS A cross-sectional study of 1133 HIV-positive people was conducted(More)
BACKGROUND Despite a significant decrease in smoking prevalence over the past ten years, cigarette smoking still represents the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in the United States. Moreover, smoking prevalence is significantly higher among those with low levels of education and those living at, or below, the poverty level. These groups(More)
  • Nhung Thi Phuong Nguyen, Bach Xuan Tran, Lu Y Hwang, Christine M Markham, Michael D Swartz, Jennifer I Vidrine +3 others
  • 2015
BACKGROUND Smoking cessation is emerging as an important component in current HIV care to reduce smoking-related adverse health outcomes. This study aimed to examine motivation to quit and its associated factors in a sample of 409 HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted from January to September 2013 in Hanoi (the(More)
GOALS OF WORK The current study was designed to longitudinally examine stress response symptoms (SRS) and quality of life (QoL) in couples confronted with disseminated testicular cancer. The objectives were to examine couples' patterns of adjustment over time and possible differences in adjustment between the patient and his partner. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Given the increase in life expectancy among HIV-positive individuals attributable to antiretroviral therapies, cigarette smoking now represents one of the most salient health risks confronting the HIV-positive population. Despite this risk, very few efforts to date have been made to target persons living with HIV for smoking cessation treatment,(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Smoking-specific experiential avoidance is related to the maintenance of cigarette smoking. However, it is unclear whether sustained smoking abstinence is associated with subsequent reductions in smoking-specific experiential avoidance. METHODS Daily smokers (n = 149) underwent a cessation attempt in the context of a 4-session(More)
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