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Judith Stein, Adeline Nyamathi, Michelle Leslie
This study looks at the effects of childhood abuse and prenatal substance abuse as a predictor of future homelessness, mental illness, and substance abuse. This study, using latent variable methodology, explores simultaneously the relative effects...
Adeline M. Nyamathi, E. Marlow, Cassandra Bransford, Mary Marfisee, K. Nandy
HBV vaccination rates for incarcerated adults remain low despite their high risk for infection. This study determined predictors of vaccine completion in homeless adults (N=297) who reported histories of incarceration and participated in one of...
Benissa E. Salem, Adeline Nyamathi, Faith Idemundia, Regina Slaughter, Masha Ames
The exponential increase in the number of women parolees and probationers in the last decade has made women the most rapidly growing group of offenders in the United States. The purpose of this descriptive, qualitative study is to understand the...
Adeline Nyamathi, Benissa E. Salem, Elizabeth Marlow, Sheldon Zhang, Kartik Yadav
This cross-sectional study assessed predictors of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) positivity with baseline data collected on recently released male parolees (N = 157) participating in a randomized trial focused on reduction of drug use, recidivism, and risk...
Darlene Tyler, Adeline Nyamathi, Judith Stein, Deborah Koniak-Griffin, Felicia Hodge, Lillian Gelberg
Homeless adults have high rates of hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) and low levels of HCV knowledge. This study reports results of an interdisciplinary, community-based intervention using stakeholder cooperation, case management, risk factor...
Adeline Nyamathi, Barbara Kennedy, Catherine Branson, Benissa Salem, Farinaz Khalilifard, Mary Marfisee, Daniel Getzoff, Barbara Leake
In a prospective two-group pilot study of a convenient sample of 156 young adults, we assessed improvement in HIV cognitive and transmission knowledge, hepatitis knowledge, and mental health at six-month follow-up. Multiple linear regression...
Adeline Nyamathi, Benissa E. Salem, Sheldon Zhang, David Farabee, Betsy Hall, Farinaz Khalilifard, Barbara Leake
Although hepatitis A virus (HAV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections are vaccine-preventable diseases, few homeless parolees coming out of prisons and jails have received the hepatitis A and B vaccination series. The study focused on completion...