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Tag: Brian Mustanski

Online Focus Groups as an HIV Prevention Program for Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Adolescent Males

21st January

For both sexually experienced and inexperienced GBQ males, online focus groups show promise as an intervention to reduce HIV risk.

Research Blog – Does Testing HIV-Negative Lead to More Risk Behaviors?

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24th September

Do GBQ men have more risky sex after testing negative for HIV? Researchers have developed a new measure to potentially answer this question.

Testing Negative Means I’m Lucky, Making Good Choices, or Immune: Diverse Reactions to HIV Test Results Are Associated with Risk Behaviors

21st July

Individuals respond differently to negative HIV tests, with some individuals subsequently engaging in increased HIV risk behaviors.

Sexual Orientation Disparities in Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors and Risk Determinants among Sexually Active Adolescent Males: Results from a School-Based Sample

21st July

Sexual health disparities emerge early in the life course and vary by both sexual orientation identity and sexual behaviors.

A Mixed-Methods Study of Condom Use and Decision Making Among Adolescent Gay and Bisexual Males

21st July

Study which yielded associations amongst age, location, and sexual (in)experience of adolescent GBM, their condom use and decision making.

Prevalence and Patterns of Smoking, Alcohol Use, and Illicit Drug Use in Young Men Who Have Sex with Men

21st July

Patterns and prevalence of substance use young MSM in Chicago were examined; group differences important for interventions were found.

Mental Health and Suicidality among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Sexual Minority Youths

21st July

Youth Risk Behavior Survey showed that suicide risk varied based on sex and on race/ethnicity for sexual minority youth.

Effects of Messaging About Multiple Biomedical and Behavioral HIV Prevention Methods on Intentions to use Among US MSM: Results of an Experimental Messaging Study

21st July

Does receiving combinations of different HIV prevention messages produce differences in perceived benefits and costs of condom use in MSM?

Associations of Sexually Transmitted Infections with Condom Problems among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men

18th July

Associations between sexually transmitted infections and condom errors in YMSM demonstrate the need for educational programs on condom use.

Effect of OPRM1 and Stressful Life Events on Symptoms of Major Depression in African American Adolescents

18th July

Study is first to find an interaction between OPRM1 and life stress that is associated with depression in African American adolescents.

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