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2015

Symptom severity, self-reported adherence, and electronic pill monitoring in poorly adherent patients with bipolar disorder

Sajatovic, M., Levin, J. B., Sams, J., Cassidy, K. A., Akagi, K., Aebi, M. E., Ramirez, L. F., Safren, S. & Tatsuoka, C., Sep 1 2015, In : Bipolar Disorders. 17, 6, p. 653-661 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2017

Developing a Safer Conception Intervention for Men Living with HIV in South Africa

Khidir, H., Psaros, C., Greener, L., O’Neil, K., Mathenjwa, M., Mosery, F. N., Moore, L., Harrison, A., Bangsberg, D. R., Smit, J. A., Safren, S. & Matthews, L. T., Feb 13 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

"where It Falls Apart": Barriers to Retention in HIV Care in Latino Immigrants and Migrants

Levison, J. H., Bogart, L. M., Khan, I. F., Mejia, D., Amaro, H., Alegría, M. & Safren, S., Sep 1 2017, In : AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 31, 9, p. 394-405 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2018

A 6-Month, Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial of Customized Adherence Enhancement Versus Bipolar-Specific Educational Control in Poorly Adherent Individuals With Bipolar Disorder

Sajatovic, M., Tatsuoka, C., Cassidy, K. A., Klein, P. J., Fuentes-Casiano, E., Cage, J., Aebi, M. E., Ramirez, L. F., Blixen, C., Perzynski, A. T., Bauer, M. S., Safren, S. & Levin, J. B., Sep 25 2018, In : The Journal of clinical psychiatry. 79, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Investigating Resilience to Depression in Adults With ADHD

Oddo, L. E., Knouse, L. E., Surman, C. B. H. & Safren, S., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Attention Disorders. 22, 5, p. 497-505 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Learning to address multiple syndemics for people living with HIV through client perspectives on CBT

Perry, N. S., Remmert, J. E., Psaros, C., Pinkston, M. & Safren, S., Oct 7 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychotherapy Research. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Adherence intervention for HIV-infected persons who use drugs: Adaptation, open trial, and pilot randomized hybrid type 1 trial protocol

Claborn, K., Becker, S., Operario, D., Safren, S., Rich, J. D. & Ramsey, S., Dec 27 2018, In : Addiction science and clinical practice. 13, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Is neighborhood safety associated with depression symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and psychological distress among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men?

Kreski, N. T., Park, S. H., Safren, S., Goedel, W. C., Morganstein, J. G., Chaix, B. & Duncan, D. T., Jul 3 2018, In : Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health. 22, 3, p. 243-260 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Poor citation, coding and reporting: A review of adherence-enhancing interventions for highly active antiretroviral therapy creates an inaccurate picture of the state of the field

Bruin, M., Simoni, J., Amico, K., Parsons, J., Fisher, J. & Safren, S., Jul 2014, In : HIV Medicine. 15, 6, p. 381-382 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations
2015

Distress and type 2 diabetes-treatment adherence: A mediating role for perceived control

Gonzalez, J. S., Shreck, E., Psaros, C. & Safren, S., May 1 2015, In : Health Psychology. 34, 5, p. 505-513 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2017

Body Image and Condomless Anal Sex Among Sexual Minority Men Living with HIV

Gholizadeh, S., Rooney, B. M., Merz, E. L., Malcarne, V. L., Safren, S. & Blashill, A. J., Apr 17 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2012

Appearance concerns and psychological distress among HIV-infected individuals with injection drug use histories: Prospective analyses

Blashill, A. J., Gordon, J. R. & Safren, S. A., Sep 1 2012, In : AIDS patient care and STDs. 26, 9, p. 557-561 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations
2015

Sexual risk behaviors and steroid use among sexual minority adolescent boys

Blashill, A. J., Safren, S. & Jampel, J. D., Sep 1 2015, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 154, p. 287-290 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Body dissatisfaction and condom use self-efficacy: A meta-analysis

Blashill, A. J. & Safren, S., 2015, In : Body Image. 12, 1, p. 73-77 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2011

Promoting the sexual health of MSM in the context of comorbid mental health problems

Safren, S. A., Blashill, A. J. & O'Cleirigh, C. M., Apr 1 2011, In : AIDS and Behavior. 15, SUPPL. 1, p. S30-S34

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations
2019

Examining a Syndemics Network Among Young Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men

Lee, J. S., Safren, S. A., Bainter, S. A., Rodríguez-Díaz, C. E., Horvath, K. J. & Blashill, A. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International journal of behavioral medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Cognitive-behavioral therapy for the treatment of depression and adherence in patients with type 1 diabetes: Pilot data and feasibility

Markowitz, S. M., Carper, M. M., Gonzalez, J. S., Delahanty, L. M. & Safren, S. A., Jul 24 2012, In : Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 14, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2014

Discontinuation of antidepressants during attempts to conceive: A pilot trial of cognitive behavioral therapy for the prevention of recurrent depression

Psaros, C., Freeman, M., Safren, S. A., Barsky, M. & Cohen, L. S., Aug 2014, In : Journal of clinical psychopharmacology. 34, 4, p. 455-460 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2016

Characteristics associated with virologic failure in high-risk HIV-positive participants with prior failure: a post hoc analysis of ACTG 5251

Robbins, G. K., Cohn, S. E., Harrison, L. J., Smeaton, L., Moran, L., Rusin, D., Dehlinger, M., Flynn, T., Lammert, S., Wu, A. W., Safren, S. & Reynolds, N. R., Jul 3 2016, In : HIV Clinical Trials. 17, 4, p. 165-172 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2019

Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale: Evaluation of a New Cutoff Score for Women Living with HIV

Junkins, A., Azuero, A., Ott, C., Jagielski, C., Cropsey, K., Savage, R., Psaros, C., Safren, S. & Kempf, M. C., Aug 1 2019, In : AIDS patient care and STDs. 33, 8, p. 343-345 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017
2 Scopus citations
2015

Complexity of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Predictors of Current Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mood Disorders, Substance Use, and Sexual Risk Behavior Among Adult Men Who Have Sex with Men

Boroughs, M. S., Valentine, S. E., Ironson, G., Shipherd, J. C., Safren, S., Taylor, S. W., Dale, S., Baker, J. S., Wilner, J. G. & O’Cleirigh, C., Oct 7 2015, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 44, 7, p. 1891-1902 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2012

Effect of same-sex marriage laws on health care use and expenditures in sexual minority men: A quasi-natural experiment

Hatzenbuehler, M. L., O'Cleirigh, C., Grasso, C., Mayer, K., Safren, S. & Bradford, J., Feb 1 2012, In : American journal of public health. 102, 2, p. 285-291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

134 Scopus citations
2015

LGB-affirmative cognitive-behavioral therapy for young adult gay and bisexual men: A randomized controlled trial of a transdiagnostic minority stress approach

Pachankis, J. E., Hatzenbuehler, M. L., Rendina, H. J., Safren, S. & Parsons, J. T., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 83, 5, p. 875-886 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

149 Scopus citations

Behavioral medicine strategies in outpatient psychiatric settings

Vranceanu, A. M., Gordon, J. R., Gorman, M. J. & Safren, S., Oct 28 2015, The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Springer New York, p. 243-257 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Patterns of substance use among a large urban cohort of HIV-infected men who have sex with men in primary care

Skeer, M. R., Mimiaga, M. J., Mayer, K. H., O'Cleirigh, C., Covahey, C. & Safren, S. A., Apr 1 2012, In : AIDS and Behavior. 16, 3, p. 676-689 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2015

Antiretroviral Medication Adherence and Amplified HIV Transmission Risk Among Sexually Active HIV-Infected Individuals in Three Diverse International Settings

Magidson, J. F., Li, X., Mimiaga, M. J., Moore, A. T., Srithanaviboonchai, K., Friedman, R. K., Limbada, M., Hughes, J. P., Cummings, V., Gaydos, C. A., Elharrar, V., Celentano, D., Mayer, K. H. & Safren, S., Aug 6 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2013

Project enhance: A randomized controlled trial of an individualized HIV prevention intervention for HIV-infected men who have sex with men conducted in a primary care setting

Safren, S. A., O'Cleirigh, C. M., Skeer, M., Elsesser, S. A. & Mayer, K. H., Aug 7 2013, In : Health Psychology. 32, 2, p. 171-179 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2012

The influence of stigma on HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India

Thomas, B., Mimiaga, M. J., Mayer, K. H., Perry, N. S., Swaminathan, S. & Safren, S. A., Nov 1 2012, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 24, 11, p. 1401-1406 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2014

Optimizing content for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) counseling for men who have sex with men: Perspectives of PrEP users and high-risk PrEP naïve men

Wade Taylor, S., Mayer, K. H., Elsesser, S. M., Mimiaga, M. J., O'Cleirigh, C. & Safren, S. A., May 2014, In : AIDS and Behavior. 18, 5, p. 871-879 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2016

Optimizing Pre-Exposure Antiretroviral Prophylaxis Adherence in Men Who Have Sex with Men: Results of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of “Life-Steps for PrEP”

Mayer, K. H., Safren, S., Elsesser, S. A., Psaros, C., Tinsley, J. P., Marzinke, M., Clarke, W., Hendrix, C., Wade Taylor, S., Haberer, J. & Mimiaga, M. J., Nov 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2013

HIV-infected men who have sex with men who engage in very high levels of transmission risk behaviors: Establishing a context for novel prevention interventions

Wade Taylor, S., Ocleirigh, C., Mayer, K. H. & Safren, S. A., Oct 1 2013, In : Psychology, Health and Medicine. 18, 5, p. 576-587 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2016

Poor sleep health and its association with mental health, substance use, and condomless anal intercourse among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men

Duncan, D. T., Goedel, W. C., Mayer, K. H., Safren, S., Palamar, J. J., Hagen, D. & Jean-Louis, G., Dec 1 2016, In : Sleep Health. 2, 4, p. 316-321 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2012

ORIGINAL PAPER predictors of HIV transmission risk behavior and seroconversion among Latino men who have sex with men in project explore

Bedoya, C. A., Mimiaga, M. J., Beauchamp, G., Donnell, D., Mayer, K. H. & Safren, S. A., Apr 1 2012, In : AIDS and Behavior. 16, 3, p. 608-617 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2017

Evaluating a novel intervention to reduce trauma symptoms and sexual risk taking: qualitative exit interviews with sexual minority men with childhood sexual abuse

Taylor, S. W., Goshe, B. M., Marquez, S. M., Safren, S. & O’Cleirigh, C., Jul 12 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychology, Health and Medicine. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

A systematic review of adherence to oral antineoplastic therapies

Greer, J. A., Amoyal, N., Nisotel, L., Fishbein, J. N., Macdonald, J., Stagl, J., Lennes, I., Temel, J. S., Safren, S. & Pirl, W. F., Feb 26 2016, In : Oncologist. 21, 3, p. 354-376 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations

A Comparison of Adherence Timeframes Using Missed Dose Items and Their Associations with Viral Load in Routine Clinical Care: Is Longer Better?

Crane, H. M., Nance, R. M., Delaney, J. A. C., Fredericksen, R. J., Church, A., Simoni, J. M., Harrington, R. D., Dhanireddy, S., Safren, S., McCaul, M. E., Lober, W. B., Crane, P. K., Wilson, I. B., Mugavero, M. J. & Kitahata, M. M., Oct 6 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2015

Adherence to HIV Care After Pregnancy Among Women in Sub-Saharan Africa: Falling Off the Cliff of the Treatment Cascade

Psaros, C., Remmert, J. E., Bangsberg, D. R., Safren, S. & Smit, J. A., Jan 27 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Current HIV/AIDS Reports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2020

Protocol for a prospective evaluation of postpartum engagement in HIV care among women living with HIV in South Africa

Psaros, C., Stanton, A. M., Bedoya, C. A., Mosery, N., Evans, S., Matthews, L. T., Haberer, J., Vangel, M., Safren, S. & Smit, J. A., Jan 9 2020, In : BMJ open. 10, 1, 035465.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2014

Whoonga: Potential recreational use of HIV antiretroviral medication in South Africa

Grelotti, D. J., Closson, E. F., Smit, J. A., Mabude, Z., Matthews, L. T., Safren, S. A., Bangsberg, D. R. & Mimiaga, M. J., Mar 2014, In : AIDS and Behavior. 18, 3, p. 511-518 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2017

HIV Prevention Among Young Women in South Africa: Understanding Multiple Layers of Risk

Psaros, C., Milford, C., Smit, J. A., Greener, L., Mosery, N., Matthews, L. T., Harrison, A., Gordon, J. R., Mimiaga, M., Bangsberg, D. R. & Safren, S., Nov 13 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Discussion of sexual risk behavior in HIV care is infrequent and appears ineffectual: A mixed methods study

Laws, M. B., Bradshaw, Y. S., Safren, S. A., Beach, M. C., Lee, Y., Rogers, W. & Wilson, I. B., May 1 2011, In : AIDS and Behavior. 15, 4, p. 812-822 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2015

Sexual minority specific and related traumatic experiences are associated with increased risk for smoking among gay and bisexual men

O'Cleirigh, C., Dale, S., Elsesser, S., Pantalone, D. W., Mayer, K. H., Bradford, J. B. & Safren, S., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 78, 5, p. 472-477 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2011

Alcohol use and HIV sexual risk among MSM in Chennai, India

Mimiaga, M. J., Thomas, B., Mayer, K. H., Reisner, S. L., Menon, S., Swaminathan, S., Periyasamy, M., Johnson, C. V. & Safren, S. A., Mar 1 2011, In : International Journal of STD and AIDS. 22, 3, p. 121-125 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2015

Depression, substance use, viral load, and CD4+ count among patients who continued or left antiretroviral therapy for HIV in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

Pecoraro, A., Mimiaga, M., O'Cleirigh, C., Safren, S. A., Blokhina, E., Verbitskaya, E., Yaroslavtseva, T., Ustinov, A., Lioznov, D. A., Zvartau, E., Krupitsky, E. & Woody, G. E., Jan 15 2015, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 27, 1, p. 86-92 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2019

An initial randomized controlled trial of behavioral activation for treatment of concurrent crystal methamphetamine dependence and sexual risk for HIV acquisition among men who have sex with men

Mimiaga, M. J., Pantalone, D. W., Biello, K. B., White Hughto, J. M., Frank, J., O'Cleirigh, C., Reisner, S. L., Restar, A., Mayer, K. H. & Safren, S., Jan 1 2019, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2013

Substance use among HIV-infected patients engaged in primary care in the United States: Findings from the centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems Cohort

Mimiaga, M. J., Reisner, S. L., Grasso, C., Crane, H. M., Safren, S. A., Kitahata, M. M., Schumacher, J. E., Mathews, W. C. & Mayer, K. H., Aug 1 2013, In : American journal of public health. 103, 8, p. 1457-1467 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations
2017

Mind the gap: Gaps in antidepressant treatment, treatment adjustments, and outcomes among patients in routine HIV care in a multisite U.S. Clinical cohort

Cholera, R., Pence, B. W., Bengtson, A. M., Crane, H. M., Christopoulos, K., Cole, S. R., Fredericksen, R., Gaynes, B. N., Heine, A., Mathews, W. C., Mimiaga, M. J., Moore, R., Napravnik, S., O'Clerigh, C., Safren, S. & Mugavero, M. J., Jan 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 1, e0166435.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Qualitative Comparison of Barriers to Antiretroviral Medication Adherence among Perinatally and Behaviorally HIV-Infected Youth

Fields, E. L., Bogart, L. M., Thurston, I. B., Hu, C. H., Skeer, M. R., Safren, S. & Mimiaga, M. J., Jul 1 2017, In : Qualitative Health Research. 27, 8, p. 1177-1189 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations