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Reduction in risk behavior among adults with severe mental illness who learned to advocate for HIV prevention.
OBJECTIVES The study evaluated the relative impact of HIV risk reduction interventions for adults with severe mental illness living in the inner city. METHODS A total of 104 chronically mentally… Expand
Perceived Stress Mediates the Effects of Coping on the Quality of Life of HIV-Positive Women on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
This study examined the relationship between three HIV-specific coping strategies (cognitive coping strategies, denial, and religious coping) and quality of life (QoL) in 90 HIV+, predominately… Expand
Revisiting the Dimensions of Acculturation: Cultural Theory and Psychometric Practice
- J. R. Magafia, O. de la Rocha, Jaime Amsel, Holly A. Magafia, M. I. Fernández, S. Rulnick
- 1 November 1996
Although acculturation has frequently been employed as an organizing principle in social science research, there remains a lack of clarity regarding "the dimensions of acculturation. " The confusion… Expand
HIV Prevention in Africa: Programs and Populations Served by Non-Governmental Organizations
- E. Benotsch, L. Stevenson, +8 authors K. M. Opgenorth
- Political Science, Medicine
- Journal of Community Health
- 1 August 2004
The AIDS epidemic in Africa remains an urgent health crisis. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Africa play a critical role in the delivery of HIV prevention services and assistance to persons… Expand
HIV testing, behaviors, and knowledge among adolescents at high risk.
- M. Rotheram-Borus, J. Gillis, H. Reid, M. I. Fernández, M. Gwadz
- The Journal of adolescent health : official…
- 1 March 1997
PURPOSE We examined HIV testing behavior and its predictors among adolescents considered at high risk for HIV. METHODS Self-reports of HIV testing, knowledge, attitudes, and high-risk acts were… Expand
Behavioral and Health Outcomes for HIV+ Young Transgender Women (YTW) Linked To and Engaged in Medical Care.
We describe health and psychosocial outcomes of HIV+ young transgender women (YTW) engaged in care across the United States. When compared to other behaviorally infected youth (BIY), YTW reported… Expand
Predictors of high and low levels of HIV risk behavior among adults with chronic mental illness.
OBJECTIVE Several recent studies confirm elevated rates of human immunodeficiency virus infection among acute and chronic mentally ill adults in large urban areas. This research sought to… Expand
Creating Partnerships for HIV Prevention Among YMSM: The Connect to Protect Project and House and Ball Community in Philadelphia
- M. Castillo, Brett J Palmer, B. Rudy, M. I. Fernández, the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AID
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of prevention & intervention in the…
- 1 April 2012
Community participation in prevention research has emerged as an important resource for identifying and addressing HIV risk factors and populations that may be more susceptible to these risks. This… Expand
Age-Concordant and Age-Discordant Sexual Behavior Among Gay and Bisexual Male Adolescents
- D. Bruce, G. Harper, M. I. Fernández, O. Jamil, Aids Interventions
- Psychology, Medicine
- Archives of sexual behavior
- 1 April 2012
There is evidence that risks for HIV and sexually transmitted infections among adolescent females are higher for those with older male sexual partners. Yet, little empirical research has been… Expand
HIV Acquisition and Transmission Potential Among African American Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women in Three U.S. Cities
Black men who have sex with men and women (BMSMW) are at increased HIV risk, but few efficacious interventions meet their unique needs. Three HIV prevention interventions were evaluated with a common… Expand