2015-2012 Publications

*  Denotes former or current GWU students  
** Denotes GWU Postdoc


2015

Aguayo-Romero*, R.A., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F., & Poppen, P.J. (2015). Gender affirmation and body modification among transgender persons in Bogotá, Colombia. International Journal of Transgenderism, 16(2), 103-15. doi:10.1080/15532739.2015.1075930

Bay-Cheng, L., Fitz, C.C., Alizaga*, N.M., & Zucker, A.N. (2015). Tracking Homo Oeconomicus: Development of the Neoliberal Beliefs Inventory. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 3(1), 71-88. doi:10.5964/jspp.v3i1.366

Burke, S.E., Calabrese*, S.K., Dovidio, J.F., Levina, O.S., Uusküla, A., Niccolai, L.M., Abel-Ollo, K., & Heimer, R. (2015). A tale of two cities: Stigma and health outcomes among people with HIV who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia and Kohtla-Jarve, Estonia. Social Science & Medicine, 130, 154-161. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.02.018

Calabrese*, S.K., Rosenberger, J.G., Schick, V.R., & Novak, D.S. (2015). Pleasure, affection, and love among Black men who have sex with men (MSM) versus MSM of other races: Countering dehumanizing stereotypes via cross-race comparisons of reported sexual experience at last sexual event. Archives of Sexual Behavior. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10508-014-0405-0

Fang, X., Vincent, W., Calabrese*, S.K., Heckman, T.G., Sikkema, K.J., Humphries, D.L., & Hansen, N.B. (2015). Resilience, stress, and life quality in older adults living with HIV/AIDS. Aging and Mental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2014.1003287

Le, H. N., Perry, D. F., Mendelson, T., Tandon, S. D., & Muñoz, R. F. (2015). Preventing perinatal depression in high risk women: Moving the Mothers and Babies Course from clinical trials to community implementation. Maternal and Child Health Journal.  doi:10.1007/s10995-015-1729-7

Monfort, S. S., Howe, G. W., Nettles*, C. D., & Weihs, K. L. (2015). A longitudinal examination of re-employment quality on internalizing symptoms and job-search intentions. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20(1), 50-61. doi:10.1037/a0037753

Nakamura*, N., Kassan, A., & Suehn, M. (2015). Immigrants in same-sex binational relationships under the Defense of Marriage Act. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2(1), 12-21. doi:10.1037/sgd0000089

Seal, D. W., Benotsch, E. G., Green, M., Snipes, D. J., Bull, S. S., Cejka, A., & ... Nettles*, C. D. (2015). The use of Internet chat rooms to meet sexual partners: A comparison of non-heterosexually identified men with heterosexually identified men and women. International Journal of Sexual Health, 27(1), 1-15. doi:10.1080/19317611.2014.918921

Underhill, K., Morrow, K.M., Colleran, C.M., Calabrese*, S.K., Operario, D., Salovey, P., Mayer, K.H. (2015). Explaining the efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention: A qualitative study of message framing and messaging preferences among U.S. men who have sex with men. AIDS and Behavior. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1088-9

Underhill, K., Morrow, K.M., Colleran, C.M., Holcomb, R., Operario, D., Calabrese*, S.K., Galarraga, O., & Mayer, K.H. (2015). A qualitative study of medical mistrust, perceived discrimination, and risk behavior disclosure to clinicians by U.S. male sex workers and other men who have sex with men. Journal of Urban Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11524-015-9961-4

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Río-González, A. M., Bianchi, F. T., Ramirez-valles, J., & Poppen, P. J. (2015). HIV prevalence and awareness of positive serostatus among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Bogotá, Colombia. American Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302307

Zhang, S., Rust, G., Cardarelli, K., Felizzola, J., Fransua, M., & Stringer, H.G.Jr. (2015). Adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy impact on clinical and economic outcomes for Medicaid enrollees with human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C coinfection. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 27(7), 829-35. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1021745


2014

Alexander*, L. A., Rodríguez, M. F., Perry, D. F., & Le, H. N. (2014).  The latent symptom structure of the Beck Depression Inventory: Second edition in Latina pregnant women. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18, 1132-1141. doi:10.1007/s10995-013-1343-5  (online first, August 2013)

Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Vidal-Ortiz, S., Gonzales*, F.A., Betancourt, F., Aguilar, M., & Poppen, P.J. (2014). Sex work among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Bogotá. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43, 1637–1650. doi:10.1007/s10508-014-0260-z

Calabrese*, S.K., Earnshaw, V.A., Underhill, K., Hansen, N.B., Dovidio, J.F. (2014). The impact of patient race on clinical decisions related to prescribing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Assumptions about sexual risk compensation and implications for access. AIDS and Behavior, 18, 226-240. doi: 10.1007/s10461-013-0675-x 

Calabrese*, S.K., Meyer, I.H., Overstreet, N.M., Haile, R., & Hansen, N.B. (2014). Exploring discrimination and mental health disparities faced by Black sexual minority women relative to other multiply marginalized groups using a multidimensional minority stress framework. Psychology of Women Quarterly. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0361684314560730

Calabrese*, S.K., Rosenberger, J.G., Schick, V.R., & Novak, D.S. (2014). Pleasure, affection, and love among black men who have sex with men (MSM) versus MSM of other races: Countering dehumanizing stereotypes via cross-race comparisons of reported sexual experience at last sexual event. Archives of Sexual Behavior. First published online, January 21, 2015. doi: 10.1007/s10508-014-0405-0

Gonzales*, F.A., del Rio Gonzalez*, A.M., & Zea, M.C. (2014). HIV prevention in youth. In M. Stevenson & L. Metsch (Eds.), Encyclopedia of AIDS (pp. 1-8). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9610-6_116-1

Gonzales*, F. A., Le, H. N., & Perry, D. F. (2014). Using an optimality index to understand perinatal health disparities: A pilot study with Latina immigrants.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 25(3), 265-272. doi:10.1177/1043659614522302 (online first, February, 2014)

Hurtado de Mendoza, A., Gonzales*, F.A., Serrano, A.M., & Kaltman, S. (2014). Me mandó traer: Weak “strong ties” in Latina immigrants’ social networks. Journal of Community Psychology, 42(4), 479-494. doi:10.1002/jcop.21623

Hurtado de Mendoza, A., Gonzales*, F.A., Serrano, A.M., & Kaltman, S. (2014). Social isolation and perceived barriers to establishing social networks. American Journal of Community Psychology, 53, 73-82 doi: 10.1007/s10464-013-9619-x

Kaltman, S., Hurtado, A., Gonzales*, F.A., & Serrano, A.M. (2014). Preferences for trauma-related mental health services among Latino immigrants from Central America, South America, and Mexico. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 6(1), 83-91.

Le, H.N., Boyd, R. C., & Lara, M. A. (2014). Treatment of depressive disorders and comorbidity in ethnic minority groups.  In C.S. Richards and M.W. O’Hara (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Depression and Comorbidity (pp. 528-545). New York: Oxford University Press.  

Lieberman*, K., Le, H. N., & Perry, D. F. (2014). A systematic review of perinatal depression interventions for adolescent mothers. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 1227-1235. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2014.08.004

Monfort, S.S., Howe, G.H., Nettles*, C.D., Weihs, K. (2014)  A longitudinal examination of re-employment quality on internalizing symptoms and job-search intentions. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, First published on line. Muñoz, R. F., Schueller, S. M., Barrera, A. Z., Le, H. N., & Torres, L. (2014).  Major depression can be prevented: Implications for research and practice.  In I.H. Gotlib and C.L. Hammen (Eds.), Handbook of Depression - Third Edition (pp. 249-274). New York: Guilford.

Muñoz, R. F., Schueller, S. M., Barrera, A. Z., Le, H. N., & Torres, L. (2014).  Major depression can be prevented: Implications for research and practice.  In I.H. Gotlib and C.L. Hammen (Eds.), Handbook of Depression - Third Edition (pp. 249-274). New York: Guilford.

Parks, F. M., Zea, M. C., & Mason, M. A.  (2014). Psychotherapy with members of Latino/Latina religions and spiritual traditions.  In P. S. Richards & A. E. Bergin (Eds).   Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity (Second edition) pp.399-421.  Washington DC:  American Psychological Association. 

Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F.T., Poppen, P.J., del Rio Gonzalez*, A.M., Aguayo-Romero*, R.A., Pérez, C. (2014). HIV testing among MSM in Bogotá, Colombia: The role of structural and individual characteristics. AIDS Education and Prevention, 26(4), 328-344. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2014.26.4.328  

Schofield, C., Battle, C., Howard, M., & Ortiz-Hernández*, S. (2014). Symptoms of the anxiety disorders in a Perinatal Psychiatric Sample: A chart review. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202(2), 154. doi:10.1097/NMD.0000000000000086

Underhill, K., Morrow, K.M., Colleran, C.M., Holcomb, R., Operario, D., . . . Mayer, K.H. (2014) Access to healthcare, HIV/STI testing, and preferred Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis providers among men who have sex with men and men who engage in street-based sex work in the US. PLoS ONE 9(11): e112425. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112425

Varga, C. M., Nettles*, C. D., Whitesel, A. L., Howe, G. W., & Weihs, K. (2014). The interplay of stress and attachment in individuals weathering loss of employment.  Journal of Research in Personality, 50(1), 23-32. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2014.02.002

Zea, M. C., Aguilar-Pardo, M., Betancourt, C. F., Reisen, C. A., & Gonzales*, F.  (2014).  Mixed methods research with internally displaced Colombian gay and bisexual men and transwomen.  Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 8(3), 212–221.  doi: 10.1177/1558689814527941

Zea, M. C., Nakamura*, N.  (2014).  Sexual Orientation.  In F.T.L. Leong, L. Comas-Diaz, G. Nagayama Hall, V. McLoyd, & J. Trimble, (Eds).  APA Handbook of Multicultural Psychology: Theory and Research (pp. 395-410). Washington DC:  American Psychological Association.


2013

Battle, C. L., Greer, J., Ortiz-Hernandez*, S., & Todd, D. M. (2013). Developing and implementing a bereavement support program for college students. Death Studies, 37(4), 362. doi:10.1080/07481187.2011.634087

Battle C.L., Salisbury A.L., Schofield, C.A., & Ortiz-Hernandez, S. (2013). Perinatal antidepressant use: Understanding women’s preferences and concerns. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 19(6), 443-453. doi: 10.1097/01.pra.0000438183.74359.46

Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., Gonzales*, F.A., Arroyo, J. C., Zea, M.C., & Poppen, P.J. (2013). Sex with sex workers among Latino day laborers in Suburban Maryland. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42(5), 835-849. First published online, 16 October 2012. doi: 10.1007/s10508-012-0010-z

Calabrese*, S.K., Rosenberger, J.G., Schick, V.R., Novak, D.S., Reece, M. (2013). An event-level comparison of risk-related sexual practices between black and other-race men who have sex with men: Condoms, semen, lubricant, and rectal douching. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 27(2), 77-84. doi: 10.1089/apc.2012.0355

Gonzales*, F., & Zea, M. C.  (2013).  Physical health of women of color .  In L. Comas-Diaz & B. Greene (Eds.).  Psychological Health of Women of Color: Intersections, Challenges, and Opportunities, (pp. 101-132). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Kaltman, S., Hurtado, A., Gonzales*, F.A., & Serrano, A.M. (2013). Preferences for trauma-related mental health services among Latina immigrants from Central America, South America, and Mexico. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 6(1), 83-91. doi:10.1037/a0031539

Kassan, A., & Nakamura*, N. (2013). 'This was my only option': Career transitions of Canadian immigrants in same-sex binational relationships. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 7(2), 154-171. doi:10.1080/15538605.2013.785466

Kelly, J.A., St. Lawrence, J.S., Amirkhanian, Y.A., DiFranceisco, W.J., Anderson-Lamb, M., Garcia*, L.I., Nguyen, M. (2013). Levels and predictors of HIV risk behavior among black men who have sex with men. AIDS Education and Prevention, 25(1), 49-61. doi:10.1521/aeap.2013.25.1.49

Landry, M., Gonzales*, F.A., Wood, S., & Vyas, A. (2013). New media utilization and sexual behavior among Latino adolescents. American Journal of Health Behavior, 37(3), 422-430. doi:10.5993/AJHB.37.3.15

Lara, M. A., Navarrete, L., Navarro, C., & Le, H. N. (2013 epub). Evaluation of the psychometric measures for the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale-Spanish Version for Mexican Women. Journal of Transcultural Nursingdoi: 10.1177/1043659613493436

Le, H. N., Perry, D. F., Genovez*, M., & Cardeli, E. (2013). In their own voices: Latinas’ experiences with a randomized controlled trial to prevent perinatal depression. Qualitative Health Research, 23(6), 834-846. doi: 10.1177/1049732313482591

Nakamura*, N., Chan, E., & Fischer, B. (2013). 'Hard to crack': Experiences of community integration among first- and second-generation Asian MSM in Canada. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19(3), 248-256. doi:10.1037/a0032943

Nakamura*, N., & Kassan, A. (2013). Understanding the experiences of immigrant sexual minority women through a cultural identity model. Women & Therapy, 36(3-4), 252-267. doi:10.1080/02703149.2013.797848

Nakamura*, N., & Pope, M. (2013). Borders and margins: Giving voice to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender immigrant experiences. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 7(2), 122-124. doi:10.1080/15538605.2013.785235

Nakamura*, N., Tummala-Narra, P., & Zárate, M. A. (2013). Expanding our borders: Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology’s special issue on immigration. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19(3), 233-235. doi:10.1037/a0032959

Reisen, C. A., Brooks*, K. D., Zea, M. C., Poppen, P. J., & Bianchi, F. T. (2013). Can additive measures add to intersectional understanding:  Experiences of gay and ethnic discrimination among Latino MSM.  Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology,19(2), 208-217. doi:10.1037/a0031906

Thiha Maung, M., Becky, C., Moore, D. M., Keith, C., Kanters, S., Michelow, W., Nakamura*, N., Robert, W., Gustafson, R., & Gilbert, M. (2013). Risks for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among Asian men who have sex with men in Vancouver, British Columbia: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-8. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-763

Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F. T., Reisen, C. A., Gonzales*, F. A., Betancourt, C. F., Aguilar Pardo, M., & Poppen, P. J. (2013). Armed conflict, homonegativity, and forced internal displacement: Implications for HIV among Colombian gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Culture, Health, and Sexuality, 15(7), 788-803. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2013.779028 

Zhang, S., Senteio, C., Felizzola, J., Rust, G. (2013). Racial/ethnic disparities in antiretroviral treatment among HIV-infected pregnant Medicaid enrollees, 2005–2007. American Journal of Public Health, 103(12), e46-e53. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301328


2012

Benotsch, E. G., Lance, S. P., Nettles*, C. D., & Koester, S. (2012). Attitudes toward methamphetamine use and HIV risk behavior in men who have sex with men. The American Journal on Addictions21(s1), S35-S42. doi:10.1111/j.1521-0391.2012.00294.x

Calabrese*, S.K., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Poppen, P.J., & Bianchi, F.T.  (2012). The pleasure principle: The effect of perceived pleasure loss associated with condoms on unprotected anal intercourse among immigrant Latino men who have sex with men. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 26(7), 430-435. doi: 10.1089/apc.2011.0428

Calabrese*, S.K., Martin, S.M., Wolters, P.L., Toledo-Tamula, M.A., Brennan, T.L., & Wood, L.V.  (2012).  Diagnosis disclosure, medication hidding, and medical functioning among perinatally-infected, HIV-positive children and adolescents. AIDS Care, 24(9), 1092-1096. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2012.699670

Fischer, B., Nakamura*, N., Urbanoski, K., Rush, B., & Rehm, J. (2012). Correlations between population levels of prescription opioid use and prescription opioid related substance use treatment admissions in the US and Canada since 2001. Public Health, 126(9), 749-51. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2012.04.010

Garcia*, L.I., Lechuga, J., & Zea, M. C. (2012). Testing comprehensive models of disclosure of sexual orientation in HIV-positive Latino men who have sex with men. AIDS Care24(9),1087-1091. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2012.690507

García*, L. I., & Petroll, A. E. (2012). Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). In M. Gellman and J. R. Turner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. New York, NY: Springer.

García*, L. I., & Mitchell, J. W. (2012). Gender Differences. In M. Gellman and J. R. Turner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. New York, NY: Springer.

Gonzales*, F.A., Zea, M.C., Reisen, C.A., Bianchi, F.T., Betancourt, C.F., Aguilar Pardo, M., & Poppen, P.J. (2012). Popular perceptions of circumcision among Colombian men who have sex with men. Culture, Health, & Sexuality, 14(9), 991-1005. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2012.712719

López Ortiz, M., Toro-Alfonso, J. & Nieves-Lugo**, K. (2012). Reflections on the migration of Dominicans gay men: A view from the oppression.  Analisis, 13(1), 67-74. [In Spanish].

Nieves-Lugo**, K. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2012). Challenges to antiretroviral adherence: a description of health belief, social support, and gender roles in a sample of non adherent men living with HIV in Puerto Rico. In C. H., Cirilo, R. Ballester-Anal & J. A. Piña-López (Eds.). Chronic Diseases and Medication-Adherence Behaviors: Psychological Research in Ibero-America. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Nieves-Lugo**, K (2012). Transgressing the rule: Hormone therapy in transgender people.  Revista ProMujeres. [In Spanish].

Mitchell, J. W., & García*, L. I. (2012). HIV Prevention. In M. Gellman and J. R. Turner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. New York, NY: Springer.

Mitchell, J. W., & García*, L. I. (2012). Sexual Orientation. In M. Gellman and J. R. Turner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. New York, NY: Springer.

Mitchell, J. W., García*, L. I., Champeau, D., Harvey, S. M., Petroll, A. E. (2012). HIV-negative seroconcordant gay male couple’s attitudes, intentions, and perceived behavioral control for planned condom use within and outside of their relationship. International Journal of Sexual Health, 24, 239–253. doi:10.1080/19317611.2012.707168

Sánchez-Cardona, I., Rodríguez-Montalbán, R., Acevedo-Soto, E., Nieves-Lugo**, K. Torres-Oquendo, F., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2012). Self-efficacy and openness to experience as antecedent of study engagement: An exploratory analysis. Procedia Social and Behavioral Science, 46, 2163-2167.

Schick, V. R., Rosenberger, J. G., Herbenick, D., Calabrese*, S. K., & Reece, M. (2012). Bidentity: Sexual behavior/identity congruence and women’s sexual, physical, and mental wellbeing. Journal of Bisexuality, 12, 178-197doi: 10.1080/15299716.2012.674855

Toro-Alfonso, J., López Ortiz, M. & Nieves-Lugo**, K. (2012). Migrant Sexualities: The immigration of Dominican gay men.  Caribbean Studies. 40(1), 59-80. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/41759290 [In Spanish].

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Bianchi, F. T., & Poppen, P. J. (2012). Contextual influences of sexual risk among Latino MSM. In K. C. Organista (Ed.), HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 153 – 168). New York: Oxford University Press.