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Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of depression among HIV-infected pregnant women.
- N. Blaney, M. Fernandez, K. Ethier, T. Wilson, E. Walter, L. Koenig
- AIDS patient care and STDs
- 25 August 2004
This study addressed two aims: (1) to assess the level of depressive symptoms among pregnant, HIV-infected racial and ethnic minority women and (2) to identify potentially modifiable factors… Expand
High Rates of Club Drug Use and Risky Sexual Practices Among Hispanic Men Who Have Sex with Men in Miami, Florida
This study measured use of club drugs among 262 Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) recruited at community venues in Miami-Dade County, Florida in 2001. More than 50% of men used club drugs, and… Expand
Surfing new territory: Club-drug use and risky sex among hispanic men who have sex with men recruited on the internet
- M. Fernandez, Tatiana Perrino, +5 authors G. S. Bowen
- Journal of Urban Health
- 28 February 2005
The Internet presents unique and growing opportunities for conducting HIV/STD research. This article reports on the first 171 participants enrolled in an ongoing study examining use of the Internet… Expand
Promoting HIV Testing Among Never-Tested Hispanic Men: A Doctor's Recommendation May Suffice
This study examined factors associated with HIV testing intentions among a community sample of 255 never-tested Hispanic men. It compared (1) men who intended to test in the next 6 months with those… Expand
Factors associated with risk for unprotected receptive and insertive anal intercourse in men aged 40 and older who have sex with men
Abstract The frequency of HIV infection is increasing in men who have sex with men (MSM) aged 40 and older yet little is known about factors that influence their risky sexual behavior, such as sexual… Expand
Prevalence and correlates of substance use among youth living with HIV in clinical settings.
- K. Gamarel, L. Brown, C. Kahler, M. Fernandez, D. Bruce, S. Nichols
- Drug and alcohol dependence
- 1 December 2016
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to better understand the prevalence and correlates of substance use behaviors among HIV-infected adolescents in HIV care settings. METHODS A cross-sectional… Expand
An HIV intervention tailored for black young men who have sex with men in the House Ball Community
Black young men who have sex with men (BYMSM) are the group most disproportionately impacted by HIV in the USA and most in need of efficacious interventions to address community-level factors that… Expand
Drug use and Hispanic men who have sex with men in South Florida: implications for intervention development.
- M. Fernandez, R. Jacobs, J. Warren, J. Sánchez, G. S. Bowen
- AIDS education and prevention : official…
- 1 October 2009
Despite continued high HIV risk among Hispanic men who have sex with men (HMSM), culturally tailored, theoretically based interventions have yet to be developed and tested. As a first step toward… Expand
Factors Associated With Favorable Attitudes Toward End-of-Life Planning
- Heather Ruff, R. Jacobs, M. Fernandez, G. S. Bowen, Hilary Gerber
- The American journal of hospice & palliative care
- 1 May 2011
Planning for end-of-life (EOL) care can result in better patient outcomes and lowered health care costs. We hypothesized that knowledge and experiences with EOL care would influence patients’ EOL… Expand
Project Stride: An Equine-Assisted Intervention to Reduce Symptoms of Social Anxiety in Young Women.
INTRODUCTION Although there is evidence supporting the use of equine-assisted activities to treat mental disorders, its efficacy in reducing signs and symptoms of social anxiety in young women has… Expand