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HIV risk behavior reduction following intervention with key opinion leaders of population: an experimental analysis.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Peer norms influence the adoption of behavior changes to reduce risk for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. By experimentally intervening at a community level toExpand
Cognitive-behavioral intervention to reduce African American adolescents' risk for HIV infection.
Two hundred forty-six African American adolescents were randomly assigned to an educational program or an 8-week intervention that combined education with behavior skills training including correctExpand
Community AIDS/HIV risk reduction: the effects of endorsements by popular people in three cities.
OBJECTIVES It is critical to extend community-level acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) prevention efforts beyond education alone and to develop models that better encourage behavioral changes.Expand
Factors Influencing Condom Use Among African American Women: Implications for Risk Reduction Interventions
Examined factors associated with condom use in a community-based sample of 423 sexually active African American women. Measures were selected to reflect the components in prevailing models of healthExpand
Factors associated with severity of depression and high-risk sexual behavior among persons diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
Whereas some people appear to cope after learning that they have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, others experience depression and suicidal ideation. In this study, 142 persons with HIVExpand
African-American adolescents' knowledge, health-related attitudes, sexual behavior, and contraceptive decisions: implications for the prevention of adolescent HIV infection.
African-American adolescents (N = 195) completed measures of knowledge related to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), attitudes toward condoms, health locus of control, vulnerability to humanExpand
HIV risk reduction for incarcerated women: a comparison of brief interventions based on two theoretical models.
Although female inmates are seropositive at rates that exceed those of male inmates, few studies, have evaluated HIV risk reduction interventions for incarcerated women. This demonstration projectExpand
Medical students' attitudes toward AIDS and homosexual patients.
More than most diseases, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) appears to elicit highly negative, fearful, and prejudicial attitudes. In the study reported here, medical students read one ofExpand
The Social Organization of Commercial Sex Work in Moscow, Russia
Background Increased poverty, unemployment, and migration place the Russian population at high risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A qualitative study was undertaken to clarify theExpand
Text‐Messaging‐Enhanced HIV Intervention for African American Adolescents: A Feasibility Study
&NA; We examined the feasibility and acceptability of an HIV prevention intervention for African American adolescents delivered via mobile cell phones and looked at intervention‐related changes inExpand