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Global health burden and needs of transgender populations: a review
Transgender people are a diverse population affected by a range of negative health indicators across high-income, middle-income, and low-income settings. Studies consistently document a highExpand
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Experiences of transgender-related discrimination and implications for health: results from the Virginia Transgender Health Initiative Study.
OBJECTIVES We examined relationships between social determinants of health and experiences of transgender-related discrimination reported by transgender people in Virginia. METHODS In 2005 throughExpand
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Transgender stigma and health: A critical review of stigma determinants, mechanisms, and interventions.
RATIONALE Transgender people in the United States experience widespread prejudice, discrimination, violence, and other forms of stigma. OBJECTIVE This critical review aims to integrate theExpand
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A review of HIV antiretroviral adherence and intervention studies among HIV-infected youth.
Advances in antiretroviral medications have resulted in precipitous declines in HIV-associated morbidity and mortality; however, high levels of adherence are crucial to the success of HIV therapies.Expand
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Mental health of transgender youth in care at an adolescent urban community health center: a matched retrospective cohort study.
PURPOSE Transgender youth represent a vulnerable population at risk for negative mental health outcomes including depression, anxiety, self-harm, and suicidality. Limited data exist to compare theExpand
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Gender Minority Social Stress in Adolescence: Disparities in Adolescent Bullying and Substance Use by Gender Identity
Bullying and substance use represent serious public health issues facing adolescents in the United States. Few large-sample national studies have examined differences in these indicators by genderExpand
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Alcohol use and HIV sexual risk among MSM in Chennai, India
Men who have sex with men (MSM) in India are a core risk group for HIV. Heavy alcohol consumption is associated with increased sexual risk-taking behaviours in many cultures, in particular among MSM.Expand
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Health system and personal barriers resulting in decreased utilization of HIV and STD testing services among at-risk black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts.
Testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD) remains a cornerstone of public health prevention interventions. This analysis was designed to explore the frequency of testing, as wellExpand
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Substance use among HIV-infected patients engaged in primary care in the United States: findings from the Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems cohort.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to better understand substance use behaviors and deleterious health consequences among individuals with HIV. METHODS We examined a multicenter cohort ofExpand
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Street Workers and Internet Escorts: Contextual and Psychosocial Factors Surrounding HIV Risk Behavior among Men Who Engage in Sex Work with Other Men
Sex work has been associated with elevated risk for HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in many settings. This mixed methods study examined sexual risk among MSM sex workers inExpand
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