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OBJECTIVE To clarify the definition of sexual abuse of boys, update estimates of its prevalence, and explore critically its reported correlates, sequelae, and management. DATA SOURCES Studies from 1985 to 1997 were identified using OVID-MEDLINE and OVID-CINAHL. The search terms used were sexual abuse, sexual victimization, and sexual assault. Constraints(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate how many heterosexual and gay/bisexual men self-define abusive childhood sexual experiences (CSEs) to be childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and to assess whether CSA self-definition is associated with risky behavioral and psychiatric outcomes in adulthood. METHODS In Philadelphia County, 197 (66%) of 298 recruited men participated in a(More)
There is increasing evidence that interactive learning systems have an important role in reducing health risks and improving general health status. This theater style demonstration is aimed at harnessing people's passions for videogames and the movies, and a major purpose of this research is to explore alternative ways for a game generator to help authors(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to assess whether Axis I psychiatric disorders exert effects on function and well-being independent of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related disease progression. METHODS A convenience sample of 95 HIV seropositive individuals completed the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form Health Survey (SF-20). The Standardized(More)
This report presents instruments for measuring the training and aesthetic dimensions of edutainment with particular focus upon interactive drama games that serve as health behavior change interventions. After overviewing the specific Heart Sense game that we created (Sect. 2), we explain the instruments (Sect. 3) and our plan for both validating them (Sect.(More)
We sought to correct previously reported psychometric and content problems of the HIV/AIDS-Targeted Quality of Life Instrument (HAT-QoL) and to assess test-retest reliability of this revised HAT-QoL as well as the MOS 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) when used in an HIV-seropositive outpatient sample. A total of 153 participants randomly sampled(More)
Neuropsychological impairment and DSM-III-R Axis I psychiatric diagnoses were evaluated in a heterogenous group of HIV seropositive individuals and seronegative individuals with similar risk factors for HIV infection. Neuropsychological and psychiatric disorders were common in the HIV seropositive group, but there were no relationships between these two(More)
This study aimed to investigate the pharmacokinetics (PK), safety, and tolerability of a single dose of ceftazidime-avibactam in pediatric patients. A phase I, multicenter, open-label PK study was conducted in pediatric patients hospitalized with an infection and receiving systemic antibiotic therapy. Patients were enrolled into four age cohorts (cohort 1,(More)