3328.0 Health Behaviors, Protective Factors, and HIV Intervention Programs

Monday, November 5, 2007: 2:30 PM
The focus of the presentation within this round table session is on intervention/prevention programs and healthy/unhealthy behaviors (e.g., cigarette smoking, exercise) and other factors of relevance among diverse, vulnerable segments of the US (e.g., GBT youth) and non-US populations (e.g., persons residing in China) Topics covered are as follows: (1) condom use as a function of sex act and partner type; (2) risk behaviors among injection drug users; (3) factors related to the implementation of sex education in the school setting; (4) access to ART; and (5) efficacy of an innovative intervention that does not require comprehension of written materials.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe health behaviors and protective factors among diverse groups. 2. Evaluate theoretically based HIV interventions. 3. Discuss condom use behavior as a function of activity, partner type, and ethnicity.

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Condom use and anal intercourse in heterosexual men and women
Kimberly McBride, PhD, MA and Erick Janssen, PhD
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Sexuality and HIV/AIDS Education in Florida: Content, Context, and Controversy
Brian Dodge, PhD, Kristina Zachry, MPH, Michael Reece, PhD, MPH, Ellen Lopez, PhD, MPH, Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH, Kristin Gant, MPH, Amanda Tanner, MPH, Omar Martinez and William L. Jeffries IV, MA
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Win-win solutions: A policy-based intervention for reducing AIDS-related mortality in rural North Carolina
Dinushika Mohottige, MPH, Michael A. Schwartz and Jennifer M. Wieland
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Pre-testing of a didactic visual cue activity as part of cognitive behavioral intervention adapted (CBI-A) to categorize risky behaviors
Rebecca Ohm, MPH, Lisa Lue, OTR/L, MPH, Kalpana Prathipati, MD, MPH and H. Virginia McCoy, PhD
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Association between cigarette smoking and selected medical conditions among people at high risk of HIV
Nadia Minian, PhD, Beatrice Krauss, PhD, Peter Nwakeze, PhD, Dee Burton, PhD, Robert Kaplan, PhD (can) and Angelica Martinez
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Transtheoretical model for exercise behavior: Efficacy among individuals accessing HIV-related services
Tania B. Basta, PhD, MPH, Michael Reece, PhD, MPH and Mark Wilson, HSD
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Disparities in HIV prevention interventions for youth: What about the needs of gay youth?
Gary W. Harper, PhD, MPH, Andrew J. Riplinger, BS, Marco A. Hidalgo, BA, Jessica L. Gehle, BS and Omar B. Jamil, MA

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Maternal and Child Health

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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