Publications from The Center for Sexuality 

and Health Disparities

2016

Intimate partner violence is linked to less HIV testing uptake among high-risk, HIV-negative women in Atlanta
21 December 2016

AIDS Care

Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV

HIV care and treatment experiences among female sex workers living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review
14 December 2016
African Journal of AIDS Research
Adherence to gender-typical behavior and high-frequency substance use from adolescence into young adulthood

Andra L. Wilkinson, Paul J. Fleming, Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Amy H. Herring, Kathleen Mullan Harris

Psychology of Men and Masculinity
12 December 2016
Associations Between Alcohol Use and Intimate Partner Violence Among Men Who Have Sex with Men
3 December 2016
LGBT Health
Risk Factors Associated With Repeated HIV Testing Among Internet-Using Men Who Have Sex With Men
December 2016
AIDS Education and Prevention
A Novel Safer Conception Counseling Toolkit for the Prevention of HIV: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation in Kisumu, Kenya
December 2016
AIDS Education and Prevention
Couple interdependence impacts HIV-related health behaviours among pregnant couples in southwestern Kenya: a qualitative analysis.
24 November 2016
Journal of the International AIDS Society
Drugs, Sex, and Condoms: Identification and Interpretation of Race-Specific Cultural Messages Influencing Black Gay and Bisexual Young Men Living with HIV
24 November 2016
American Journal of Community Psychology
Violence from a Sexual Partner is Significantly Associated with Poor HIV Care and Treatment Outcomes among Female Sex Workers in the Dominican Republic
16 November 2016
JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
The Association Between Men’s Concern About Demonstrating Masculine Characteristics and Their Sexual Risk Behaviors: Findings from the Dominican Republic
14 November 2016
Archives of Sexual Behavior
Minority Stress and Intimate Partner Violence Among Gay and Bisexual Men in Atlanta
7 November 2016
American Journal of Men's Health
A longitudinal study of persistent smoking among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in primary relationships
November 2016
Addictive Behaviors
Expanding the relationship context for couple-based HIV prevention: Elucidating women's perspectives on non-traditional sexual partnerships
October 2016
Social Science & Medicine
Domestic Violence and Abortion Among Rural Women in Four Indian States
3 October 2016
Violence Against Women
Perceptions of Barriers to and Facilitators of Participation in Health Research Among Transgender People
1 October 2016

Ashli A. Owen-Smith, Cory Woodyatt, R. Craig Sineath, Enid M. Hunkeler, La Tasha Barnwell, Ashley Graham, Rob Stephenson, and Michael Goodman

Transgender Health
Metadata Correction of: How Best to Obtain Valid, Verifiable Data Online From Male Couples? Lessons Learned From an eHealth HIV Prevention Intervention for HIV-Negative Male Couples
26 September 2016

Jason Mitchell, Ji-Young Lee, Rob Stephenson

JMIR Public Health and Surveillance
Effects of depression and anxiety on antiretroviral therapy adherence among newly diagnosed HIV-infected Chinese men who have sex with men
24 September 2016

J Tao, HZ Qian, AM Kipp, Y Ruan, BE Shepherd, KR Amico, Y Shao, H Lu, SH Vermund

AIDS
Intimate Partner Violence is Associated with Increased 
CD4+ T-Cell Activation Among HIV-Negative High-Risk Women
20 September 2016

Ameeta S. Kalokhe, Chris C. Ibegbu, Surinder P. Kaur, Rama R. Amara, Mary E. Kelley, Carlos del Rio, Rob Stephenson

Pathogens and Immunity
Sexuality-based stigma and depression among sexual minority individuals in rural United States
8 September 2016

Jessica Marsack, RN, BSN & Rob Stephenson, MSC, PhD.

Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health
Young Africans’ representations of the origins of same-sex attraction and implications for sexual and mental health
8 September 2016

Kate Winskell, Gaëlle Sabben, Kaitlyn L. Pruitt, Kristi Allen, Trinity Findlay &

Rob Stephenson

Culture, Health and Sexuality
Rapid HIV Viral Load Supression in Those Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy at First Visit After HIV Diagnosis
6 September 2016

Martin Hoenigl, Antoine Chaillon, David J. Moore, Sheldon R. Morris, Sanjay R. Mehta, Sara Gianella, K. Rivet Amico, Susan J. Little

Scientific Reports
Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Among Female Clients Accessing HIV Testing and Counseling Services
1 September 2016

Elizabeth J. King, Suzanne Maman, Fredinah Namatovu, Deus Kiwanuka, Robert Kairania, John B. Ssemanda, Fred Nalugoda, Jennifer A. Wagman

Violence Against Women
The validity of self-reported behaviors: methods for estimating underreporting of risk behaviors
1 September 2016

Marlena S. Norwood, James P. Hughes, K. Rivet Amico

Annals of Epidemiology
Perception of community tolerance and prevalence of depression among transgender persons
26 August 2016

Ashli A. Owen-Smith, PhD, SM, Craig Sineath , MPH, Travis Sanchez , DVM, MPH, Robin Dea , MD, Shawn Giammattei , PhD, Theresa Gillespie , PhD, Monica F. HelmsEnid M. Hunkeler , MA, FAHA, Virginia P. Quinn , PhD, Douglas Roblin , PhD, Jennifer Slovis , MD, Robert Stephenson , PhD, Patrick S. Sullivan , DVM, PhD, Vin Tangpricha , MD, PhD, Cory Woodyatt & Michael Goodman , MD, MPH

Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health
Behavioral and Psychosocial Correlates of HIV Testing Among Male Clients of Female Sex Workers in Tijuana, Mexico
26 August 2016
AIDS and Behavior
A Dyadic Behavioral Intervention to Optimize Same Sex Male Couples’ Engagement Across the HIV Care Continuum: Development of and Protocol for an Innovative Couples-based Approach (Partner Steps)
25 August 2016
JMIR Research Protocols
Decisions About Testing for HIV While in a Relationship: Perspective From an Urban Convenience Sample of HIV-Negative Male Couples Who Have a Sexual Agreement
10 August 2016
Archives of Sexual Behavior
The Internet's Multiple Roles in Facilitating the Sexual Orientation Identity Development of Gay and Bisexual Male Adolescents
28 July 2016
American Journal Of Men's Health
Fears about antiretroviral therapy among users of the internet forum for people living with HIV/AIDS in Russia
22 July 2016
AIDS Care
Engaging Transgender People in NIH-Funded HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Research
16 July 2016
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
From condemnation to normalisation: Young Africans’ narratives about same-sex attraction and implications for communication and advocacy efforts
14 July 2016

Kate Winskell, Gaëlle Sabben, Rob Stephenson, Kaitlyn L. Pruitt, Kristi Allen

& Trinity Findlay

Global Public Health
Changes in Substance Use Symptoms Across Adolescence in Youth Perinatally Infected with HIV
1 July 2016
AIDS and Behavior
Relationship Dynamics and Partner Beliefs About Viral Suppression: A Longitudinal Study of Male Couples Living with HIV/AIDS (The Duo Project)
1 July 2016
AIDS and Behavior
A Multilevel Analysis of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Transactional Sex with Casual Partners Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men Living in Metro Detroit
27 June 2016
Behavioral Medicine
Partner reports of HIV viral suppression predict sexual behavior in serodiscordant male couples
27 June 2016
JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
Couples-Focused Prevention Program to Reduce HIV Risk Among Transgender Women and Their Primary Male Partners: Feasibility and Promise of the Couples HIV Intervention Program
22 June 2016
AIDS and Behavior
Illuminating the Context and Circustances of Male Couples Establishing a Sexual Agreement in Thier Relationship
20 June 2016
American Journal of Men's Health
Experiences with HPTN 067/ADAPT Study-Provided Open-Label PrEP Among Women in Cape Town: Facilitators and Barriers Within a Mutuality Framework
17 June 2016
AIDS and Behavior
'He's Still with these girls'; exploring perceptions of HIV risk among men with behaviorally bisexual male partners
14 June 2016

Whitney Williams, Tamar Goldenberg, Karen L. Andes, Catherine Finneran & Rob Stephenson

Culture, Health and Sexuality
What role can gender-transformative programming for men play in increasing men's HIV testing and engagement in HIV care and treatment in South Africa
7 June 2016

Fleming PJ, Colvin C, Peacock D, Dworkin SL

Culture, Health, and Sexuality
Associations of current marital status and living arrangements with HIV and syphilis risk: findings from a community-based sample of men who have sex with men in China
29 May 2016
Megha L. Mehrotra, David V. Glidden, Vanessa McMahan, K. Rivet Amico, Sybil Hosek, Patricia Defechereux, Kenneth H. Mayer, Valdilea G. Veloso, Linda-Gail Bekker, Vivian I. Avelino-Silva, Mauro Schechter, Robert M. Grant
AIDS Care
The Usability and Acceptability of an Adolescent mHealth HIV/STI and Drug Abuse Preventive Intervention in Primary Care
25 May 2016
Cordova D, Alers-Rojas F, Lua FM, Bauermeister J, Nurenberg R, Ovadje L, Fessler K, Delva J, Salas-Wright CP, Council YL.
Behavioral Medicine
The Annual American Men's Internet Survey of Behaviors of Men Who have Sex with Men in the United States: 2014 Key Indicators Report
25 May 2016
Sanchez T, Zlotorzynska M, Sineath C, Kahle E, Sullivan P.
JMIR Public Health and Surveillance
A randomized trial to test a peer mentor intervention to improve outcomes in persons hospitalized with HIV infection
23 May 2016
Giordano TP, Cully J, Amico KR, Davila JA, Kallen MA, Hartman C, Wear J, Buscher A, Stanley M.
Clinical Infectious Disease
"I consider being gay a very high risk factor": How Perceptions of a Partner’s Sexual Identity Influence Perceptions of HIV Risk Among Gay and Bisexual Men
10 May 2016
Tamar Goldenberg & Catherine Finneran & Stephen P. Sullivan & Karen L. Andes & Rob Stephenson
Sexuality Research and Social Policy
Young Women Living with HIV: Outcomes from a Targeted Secondary Prevention Empowerment Pilot Trial
9 May 2016
Brothers J, Hotton AL, Hosek SG, Harper GW, Fernandez MI.
AIDS Patient Care and STDs
Sexual Practices of Men Who Have Sex With Men in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Part of the Antiretroviral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Trial
1 May 2016
A Tangmunkongvorakul, S Chariyalertsak, KR Amico, M Guptarak, P Saokhieo, T Sangangamsakun, R Songsupa, V McMahan, R Grant
The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
Intimate partner violence and condom negotiation efficacy among gay and bisexual men in Atlanta
28 April 2016
Stephenson R, Freeland R, Finneran C.
Sexual Health
The Effect of Depressive Symptoms on Adherence to Daily Oral PrEP in Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender Women: A Marginal Structural Model Analysis of the iPrEx OLE Study
28 April 2016 
Megha L. Mehrotra, David V. Glidden, Vanessa McMahan, K. Rivet Amico, Sybil Hosek, Patricia Defechereux, Kenneth H. Mayer, Valdilea G. Veloso, Linda-Gail Bekker, Vivian I. Avelino-Silva, Mauro Schechter, Robert M. Grant
AIDS and Behavior
Emotional intimate partner violence experienced by men in same-sex relationships
25 April 2016 
Cory R. Woodyatt, Rob Stephenson.
Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care
Using participant-empowered visual relationship timelines in a qualitative study of sexual behaviour
19 April 2016 
Goldenberg T, Finneran C, Andes KL, Stephenson R.
Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice
HIV-negative male couples' attitudes about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and using PrEP with a sexual agreement
7 April 2016 
Mitchell JW, Lee JY, Woodyatt C, Bauermeister J, Sullivan P, Stephenson R.
AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV
Relationship-Based Predictors of Sexual Risk for HIV Among MSM Couples: A Systematic Review of the Literature
5 April 2016 
AIDS and Behavior
Structural Determinants of Antiretroviral Therapy Use, HIV Care Attendance, and Viral Suppression among Adolescents and Young Adults Living with HIV.
1 April 2016 
Kahana SY, Jenkins RA, Bruce D, Fernandez MI, Hightow-Weidman LB, Bauermeister JA; Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions.
PLOS One
Masculinity and HIV: Dimensions of Masculine Norms that Contribute to Men’s HIV-Related Sexual Behaviors
1 April 2016 
AIDS and Behavior
Personality, Coping, and Well-Being for People Living With Chronic Hepatitis C
1 April 2016 
Douglas F. Cellar, Devon Voster, Rachel Fetters, Emily Twitchell, Gary W. Harper, Cotler Scott
Psychological Reports
A Prospective Longitudinal Study of Mental Health Symptoms Among Perinatally HIV-Infected and HIV-Exposed but Uninfected Urban Youths
1 April 2016 
Mutumba M, Bauermeister JA, Elkington KS, Bucek A, Dolezal C, Leu CS, Mellins CA.
Journal of Adolescent Health
Re-inventing adherence: toward a patient-centered model of care for drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV
1 April 2016 
O'Donnell MR, Daftary A, Frick M, Hirsch-Moverman Y, Amico KR, Senthilingam M, Wolf A, Metcalfe JZ, Isaakidis P, Davis JL, Zelnick JR, Brust JC, Naidu N, Garretson M, Bangsberg DR, Padayatchi N, Friedland G.
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease,
HIV testing, care, and treatment experiences among the steady male partners of female sex workers living with HIV in the Dominican Republic
24 March 2016 
Paul J. Fleming, Clare Barrington, Martha Perez, Yeycy Donastorg & Deanna Kerrigan

AIDS Care

Self-reported Recent PReP Dosing and Drug Detection in an Open Label PReP Study
18 March 2016 
K. Rivet Amico, Megha Mehrotra, Vivian I. Avelino-Silva, Vanessa McMahan, Valdilea G. Veloso, Peter Anderson, Juan Guanira, Robert Grant

AIDS and Behavior

‘Struggling to be the alpha’: sources of tension and intimate partner violence in same-sex relationships between men
11 March 2016 
Tamar Goldenberg, Rob Stephenson, Ryan Freeland, Catherine Finneran, Craig Hadley

Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care.

Perceived Challenges and Rewards of Forming a Sexual Agreement Among HIV-Negative Male Couples
10 March 2016 
Mitchell JW, Lee JY, Woodyatt C, Bauermeister J, Sullivan P, Stephenson R.

Archives of Sexual Behavior

Perspectives of healthcare providers and HIV-affected individuals and couples during the development of a Safer Conception Counseling Toolkit in Kenya: stigma, fears, and recommendations for the delivery of services
9 March 2016
AIDS Care
Antiretroviral therapy adherence enhancing interventions for adolescents and young adults 13 to 24 years of age: A review of the evidence base
8 March 2016 
Shaw S, Amico KR.

JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

"I Feel Like More of a Man": A Mixed Methods Study of Masculinity, Sexual Performance, and Circumcision for HIV Prevention
4 March 2016 
Paul J. Fleming, Clare Barrington, LD Pierce, L Lerebours, Yeycy Donastorg, MO Brito

Journal of Sex Research

Effect of the US National HIV/AIDS Strategy targets for improved HIV care engagement: a modelling study
1 March 2016 

The lancet HIV

Power and the association with relationship quality in South African couples: Implications for HIV/AIDS interventions
1 March 2016 

Social Science and Medicine

Disclosure of Sexual Orientation and Uptake of HIV Testing and Hepatitis Vaccination for Rural Men Who Have Sex With Men
1 March 2016 
Nicholas Metheny, Rob Stephenson.

Annals of Family Medicine

Perceptions of Informal and Formal Coping Strategies for Intimate Partner Violence Among Gay and Bisexual Men
26 February 2016 
Freeland R, Goldenberg T, Stephenson R.

American Journal of Men's Health

Acceptability of Couples' Voluntary HIV Testing Among HIV-infected Patients in Care and Their HIV-negative Partners in the United States
26 February 2016 
Wall KM, Canary L, Workowski K, Lockard A, Jones J, Sullivan P, Hills K, Fofana K, Stephenson R, Allen S.

Open AIDS Journal

Marginalisation, discrimination and the health of Latino immigrant day labourers in a central North Carolina community
22 February 2016 
Paul J. Fleming, Laura Villa-Torres, Arianna Taboada, Chelly Richards, Clare Barrington

Health and Social Care in the Community

Domestic Violence and Abortion Among Rural Women in Four Indian States
21 February 2016 
Rob Stephenson, Apoorva Jadhav, Amy Winter, Michelle Hindin.

Violence Against Women

Domestic violence against women in India: A systematic review of a decade of quantitative studies
17 February 2016 
Kalokhe A, Del Rio C, Dunkle K, Stephenson R, Metheny N, Paranjape A, Sahay S.

Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice

Intragroup Stigma Among Men Who Have Sex with Men: Data Extraction from Craigslist Ads in 11 Cities in the United States
5 February 2016 
Goldenberg T, Vansia D, Stephenson R.

JMIR Public Health and Surveillance

HIV Testing Behavior and Social Network Characteristics and Functions Among Young Men Who have Sex with Men (YMSM) in Metropolitan Detroit
2 February 2016 
Veinot TC, Caldwell E, Loveluck J, Arnold MP, Bauermeister J.

AIDS and Behavior

Barriers and Facilitators of Linkage to and Engagement in HIV Care Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men in China: A Qualitative Study
2 February 2016 
Liu Y, Osborn CY, Qian HZ, Yin L, Xiao D, Ruan Y, Simoni JM, Zhang X, Shao Y, Vermund SH, Amico KR.

AIDS Patient Care and STDs

Sexual Risk Behavior Among Virologically Detectable Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
1 February 2016 
Wilson PA, Kahana SY, Fernandez MI, Harper GW, Mayer K, Wilson CM, Hightow-Weidman LB.

JAMA Pediatrics

Creating Youth-Supportive Communities: Outcomes from the Connect-to-Protect® (C2P) Structural Change Approach to Youth HIV Prevention
1 February 2016 
Miller RL, Janulis PF, Reed SJ, Harper GW, Ellen J, Boyer CB; Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions.

Journal of Youth and Adolescent Health

The Development and Validation of the Indian Family Violence and Control Scale
29 January 2016 
Kalokhe AS, Stephenson R, Kelley ME, Dunkle KL, Paranjape A, Solas V, Karve L, del Rio C, Sahay S.

PLOS One

Symptoms, Side Effects and Adherence in the iPrEx Open-Label Extension
20 January 2016 
Glidden DV, Amico KR, Liu AY, Hosek SG, Anderson PL, Buchbinder SP, McMahan V, Mayer KH, David B, Schechter M, Grinsztejn B, Guanira J, Grant RM.

Clinical Infectious Disease

Psychological distress among Ugandan adolescents living with HIV: Examining stressors and the buffering role of general and religious coping strategies
12 January 2016 
Mutumba, M., Bauermeister, J. A., Harper, G. W., Musiime, V., Lepkowski, J., Resnicow, K., & Snow, R. C.

Global Public Health

Examining the relationship between psychological distress and adherence to anti-retroviral therapy among Ugandan adolescents living with HIV
10 January 2016 
Massy Mutumba, Victor Musiime, James M. Lepkwoski, Gary W. Harper, Rachel C. Snow, Ken Resnicow, Jose A. Bauermeister

AIDS Care

Outness, Stigma, and Primary Health Care Utilization among Rural LGBT Populations
5 January 2016 
Whitehead J, Shaver J, Stephenson R.

PLOS One

In-Person Versus Online Focus Group Discussions: A Comparative Analysis of Data Quality
3 January 2016 
Woodyatt CR, Finneran CA, Stephenson R.

Qualitative Health Research

The importance of masculinity and gender norms for understanding institutional responses to HIV testing and treatment strategies
2 January 2016 

AIDS 

To Use a Rectal Microbicide, First Insert the Applicator: Gel and Applicator Satisfaction Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
2 January 2016 
Bauermeister J, Giguere R, Dolezal C, Leu CS, Febo I, Cranston RD, Mayer K, McGowan I, Carballo-Diéguez A.

AIDS Education and Prevention

Trajectories of Organized Activity Participation Among Urban Adolescents: An Analysis of Predisposing Factors
1 January 2016 
Eisman AB, Stoddard SA, Bauermeister JA, Caldwell CH, Zimmerman MA.

Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection Integrated With Municipal- and Community-Based Sexual Health Services
1 January 2016 
Liu AY, Cohen SE, Vittinghoff E, Anderson PL, Doblecki-Lewis S, Bacon O, Chege W, Postle BS, Matheson T, Amico KR, Liegler T, Rawlings MK, Trainor N, Blue RW, Estrada Y, Coleman ME, Cardenas G, Feaster DJ, Grant R, Philip SS, Elion R, Buchbinder S, Kolber MA4.

JAMA International Medicine

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