Tag: Michelle Birkett
The IMPACT Program is now a proud part of the new Institute of Sexual and Gender Minority Health & Wellbeing!
A Data-Driven Simulation of HIV Spread Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: Role of Age and Race Mixing and STIs
HIV prevention efforts should target YMSM across race and those in partnerships with older MSM.
Substance Use Network Characteristics and Drug and Alcohol Use Behaviors among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men (YMSM)
Structural characteristics of substance use networks may provide important information regarding the drug and alcohol use behavior of YMSM.
Study examines census data along with individual-level data from a longitudinal cohort of YMSM in Chicago.
African American and Latino sexual minority male youth may be particularly poised to benefit from positive non-parental adult relationships.
Results indicate several partner- and network-level factors related to HIV outcomes.
Methods for Collection of Participant-Aided Sociograms for the Study of Social, Sexual and Substance-Using Networks Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men
This approach advances social network data collection and is feasible and appropriate for an adolescent and young adult population.
Sexual prejudice may have negative effects on the interpersonal interactions of adolescents.
The Role of Geographic and Network Factors in Racial Disparities in HIV Among Young Men Who have Sex with Men: An Egocentric Network Study
Racial disparities in HIV are not shown to be driven by differences in individuals’ HIV risk behaviors.
Does It Get Better? A Longitudinal Analysis of Psychological Distress and Victimization in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth
Psychological distress might get better with less victimization, and early experiences of stress impact the mental health of LGBTQ youth.