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Association of co-occurring psychosocial health problems and increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS among urban men who have sex with men.
OBJECTIVES We measured the extent to which a set of psychosocial health problems have an additive effect on increasing HIV risk among men who have sex with men (MSM). METHODS We conducted aExpand
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Alcohol use, drug use and alcohol-related problems among men who have sex with men: the Urban Men's Health Study.
AIMS To measure the prevalence and independent associations of heavy and problematic use of alcohol and recreational drugs among a household-based sample of urban MSM (men who have sex with men). Expand
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A meta-analysis of disparities in childhood sexual abuse, parental physical abuse, and peer victimization among sexual minority and sexual nonminority individuals.
OBJECTIVES We compared the likelihood of childhood sexual abuse (under age 18), parental physical abuse, and peer victimization based on sexual orientation. METHODS We conducted a meta-analysis ofExpand
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Sexual orientation and adolescent substance use: a meta-analysis and methodological review.
AIMS Several decades of research have shown that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults are at high risk for substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs). These problems may often start prior toExpand
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Suicidality and depression disparities between sexual minority and heterosexual youth: a meta-analytic review.
PURPOSE To examine disparities between sexual minority youth (SMY) and heterosexual youth in rates of suicidality and depression symptoms. METHODS Separate meta-analyses were conducted to examineExpand
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Greater risk for HIV infection of black men who have sex with men: a critical literature review.
HIV rates are disproportionately higher for Black men who have sex with men (MSM) than for other MSM. We reviewed the literature to examine 12 hypotheses that might explain this disparity. We foundExpand
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Sexual and gender minority health: what we know and what needs to be done.
We describe the emergence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health as a key area of study and practice for clinicians and public health professionals. We discuss the specific needs ofExpand
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Substance use and risky sexual behavior for exposure to HIV. Issues in methodology, interpretation, and prevention.
Recent reports have suggested that the use of alcohol or drugs is related to sexual behavior that is high risk for HIV infection. If substance use leads to unsafe sexual activity, understanding theExpand
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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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Understanding childhood sexual abuse as a predictor of sexual risk-taking among men who have sex with men: The Urban Men's Health Study.
OBJECTIVE The prevalence and characteristics of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) among men who have sex with men (MSM), and links with sexual risk are explored. A model linking CSA and sexual risk amongExpand
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