Tag: Brian Mustanski
Trajectories of multiple adolescent health risk behaviors in a low-income African American population
Growth mixture modeling used to examine interdependent risk trajectories of sexual risk, substance use, and conduct problems.
Data show burden of mental disorders for low-income, urban African American adolescents and implications for addressing unmet needs.
HIV information and behavioral skills moderate the effects of relationship type and substance use on HIV risk behaviors among African American youth
Partnership-level approach provides insight into the complex interactions of situational and cognitive factors in sexual risk taking.
Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of an Online HIV Prevention Program for Diverse Young Men who have Sex with Men: The Keep It Up! Intervention.
This study evaluated the preliminary efficacy of an online, interactive, and highly engaging HIV prevention program called Keep It Up!.
HIV in Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Review of Epidemiology, Risk and Protective Factors, and Interventions
Review of epidemiological studies discusses risk and protective factors and HIV interventions for YMSM. Available for free download.
At its annual world congress, the World Association for Sexual Health honored IMPACT’s work at the intersection of technology, education, and sexual health.
A longitudinal study of predictors of suicide attempts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth
Study describes proximal and distal determinants of suicide attempts among LGBT youth and highlights need for prevention programs.
Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths
LGBT youths found to have higher prevalence of mental disorders than youths in national samples, but similar to other urban minority youths.
Ethical and regulatory issues with conducting sexuality research with LGBT adolescents: A call to action for a scientifically informed approach
Provides empirical data on regulatory issues for research with LGBT adolescents, to move the IRB process towards being evidence-based.
Psychosocial health problems increase risk for HIV among urban young men who have sex with men: Preliminary evidence of a syndemic in need of attention
Data suggest syndemic of health problems among YMSM requiring development of interventions specific to this vulnerable population.