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Longitudinal analyses of mental health in a cohort of emerging adult men who have sex with men
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-11-11)
Background: Research persistently indicates that young men who have sex with men (YMSM) are at greater risk for mental health problems than their heterosexual peers. To date, research that demonstrates disparities in ...
Associations between Community Violence and Sexual Risk-Taking in Baltimore and Johannesburg: An Analysis of Two Sites of the Well-Being of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments (WAVE) Study
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-10-22)
Background: Sexual health is one of the most important health concerns for adolescents worldwide as it has short and long term consequences for both morbidity and mortality. Early pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections ...
Longitudinal Effects of Acculturation on Alcohol Use Among Vietnamese and Cambodian Immigrant Families in the United States
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-05-14)
Background: Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial population in the United States. Rates of alcohol use are increasing among several Asian nationalities, however, Asians are often treated as a singular group in ...
Heterogeneity in Long-term Trajectories of Depression: A Review and Application of Group-based Trajectory Modeling
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-07-30)
Objective: The goal of this dissertation was to study heterogeneity in long-term (i.e. 5+ year) trajectories of depression over time using group-based trajectory modeling – a statistical method designed to identify unobserved ...
DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND ALCOHOL USE AS MEDIATORS OF HIV-RELATED RISK PRACTICES AND STIGMA AFFECTING MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN IN LESOTHO: A STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELLING APPROACH
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-05-04)
ABSTRACT Background Men have sex with men (MSM) in Lesotho can be exposed to sex-orientation stigma, which could result in increased engagement in sexual risk behaviors. Methods We investigated whether alcohol use and ...
HEART FAILURE PATIENT SELF-CARE DECISION MAKING PRIOR TO REHOSPITALIZATION
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-08-04)
Background Rehospitalizations among patients with heart failure (HF) are common and costly. Current hospitalization prediction models for HF do not consistently or strongly predict rehospitalization. Purpose To examine ...