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Adolescents
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Spiritual Well-Being Among HIV-Infected Adolescents and Their Families.
Lyon ME, Garvie P, He J,
J Relig Health. 2012 Oct 27
Abstract

Spirituality in HIV-infected Adolescents and Their Families: FAmily CEntered (FACE)
Advance Care Planning and Medication Adherence.
Lyon ME, Garvie PA, Kao E,  et al
J Adolesc Health
. 2011 Jun;48(6):633-6
Abstract

The impact of mental health problems and religiosity on African-American girls' HIV-risk.
Udell W, Donenberg G, Emerson E.
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2011 Apr;17(2):217-24.
Abstract


Women
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Determinants of clergy behaviors promoting safety of battered Korean immigrant women.
Choi YJ.
Violence Against Women
. 2015 Mar;21(3):394-415.
Abstract

Implementation of Evidence-Based HIV Interventions for Young Adult African American Women in Church Settings.
Stewart JM.
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs
. 2014 Aug 19
Abstract

Religion in the lives of older women serving life in prison.
Aday RH, Krabill JJ, Deaton-Owens D.
J Women Aging
. 2014;26(3):238-56.
Abstract

The Meaning and Use of Spirituality Among African American Women Living With HIV/AIDS.
Dalmida SG, Holstad MM, Diiorio C, Laderman G.
West J Nurs Res
. 2012 May 6.
Abstract

The Influence of Spirituality on Service Utilization and Satisfaction for Women Residing in a Domestic
Violence Shelter
.

Fowler DN, Faulkner M, Learman J, Runnels R.
Violence Against Women
. 2011 Oct 20
Abstract


Older Persons with HIV
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Stigma and Psychological Well-being Among Older Adults With HIV: The Impact of Spirituality and Integrative Health Approaches.
Porter KE, Brennan-Ing M, Burr JA,  et al
Gerontologist. 2015 Sep 1. pii: gnv128
Abstract

Biopsychosocial Benefits of Spirituality in Adults Aging With HIV: Implications for Nursing
Practice and Research.

Vance DE, Struzick TC, Raper JL.  
J Holist Nurs
. 2008 Feb 28

Abstract


People of Color
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Spirituality/religiosity, substance use, and HIV testing among young black men who have sex with men.
Carrico AW, Storholm ED, Flentje A,  et al.  
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 Mar 7;174
Abstract

The Relationship of Religiosity, Spirituality, Substance Abuse, and Depression Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM).
Watkins TL Jr, Simpson C, Cofield SS,  et al
J Relig Health
. 2015 Aug 19
Abstract

Implementation of Evidence-Based HIV Interventions for Young Adult African American Women in Church Settings.
Stewart JM.
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs
. 2014 Aug 19
Abstract

Role flexing: how community, religion, and family shape the experiences of young black men who have sex with men.
Balaji AB, Oster AM, Viall AH,  et al
AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Dec;26(12):730-
Abstract

The Meaning and Use of Spirituality Among African American Women Living With HIV/AIDS.
Dalmida SG, Holstad MM, Diiorio C, Laderman G.
West J Nurs Res
. 2012 May 6.
Abstract

Ideologies of Black churches in New York City and the public health crisis of HIV among Black men who
have sex with men.

Wilson PA, Wittlin NM, Muņoz-Laboy M, Parker R.
Glob Public Health
. 2011;6 Suppl 2:S227-42.
Abstract

The Role of Spirituality in Sustaining the Psychological Well-Being of HIV-Positive Black
Women.
Braxton ND, Lang DL, M Sales J, et al 
Women Health.
2007;46(2/3):113-129.
Abstract


Veterans
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Health care providers' perceptions of spirituality while caring for veterans.
Fletcher CE.
Qual Health Res. 2004 Apr;14(4):546-61
Abstract

Men who Have Sex with Men
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
'Church hurt can be the worst hurt': community stakeholder perceptions of the role of Black churches in HIV prevention among young Black gay and bisexual men.
Pingel ES, Bauermeister JA.
Cult Health Sex
. 2017 Jun 30:1-14
Abstract

On the Battlefield: The Black Church, Public Health, and the Fight against HIV among African American Gay and Bisexual Men.
Jeffries Iv WL, Sutton MY, Eke AN.

J Urban Health
.
2017 Apr 13
Abstract

Spirituality/religiosity, substance use, and HIV testing among young black men who have sex with men.
Carrico AW, Storholm ED, Flentje A,  et al.  
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 Mar 7;174
Abstract

Race, Ethnicity, Religious Affiliation, and Education Are Associated With Gay and Bisexual Men's Religious and Spiritual Participation and Beliefs: Results From the One Thousand Strong Cohort.
Lassiter JM, Saleh L, Starks T, et al 
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2
017 Mar 2.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Religion and Spirituality's Influences on HIV Syndemics Among MSM: A Systematic Review and Conceptual Model.
Lassiter JM, Parsons JT.AIDS Behav.
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016 Feb;20(2):461-72.

Paper

The Relationship of Religiosity, Spirituality, Substance Abuse, and Depression Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM).
Watkins TL Jr, Simpson C, Cofield SS,  et al
J Relig Health. 2015 Aug 19
Abstract

Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care.
Van Wagoner N, Mugavero M, Westfall A, et al
Clin Infect Dis
. 2013 Nov 5.

Abstract

Role flexing: how community, religion, and family shape the experiences of young black men who have sex with men.
Balaji AB, Oster AM, Viall AH,  et al
AIDS Patient Care STDS
. 2012 Dec;26(12):730-
Abstract

Highly active antiretroviral therapy does not completely suppress HIV in semen of sexually active HIV-infected men
who have sex with men.
Politch JA, Mayer KH, Welles SL, et al 
AIDS
. 2012 Mar 23.
Abstract

Ideologies of Black churches in New York City and the public health crisis of HIV among Black men who have sex with men.
Wilson PA, Wittlin NM, Muņoz-Laboy M, Parker R.
Glob Public Health. 2011;6 Suppl 2:S227-42.
Abstract


Homeless
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Inner Resources for Survival: Integrating Interpersonal Psychotherapy with Spiritual Visualization with Homeless Youth.
Mastropieri B, Schussel L, Forbes D, Miller L.
Jun;54(3):903-211
Abstract

Integrating faith and health in the care of persons experiencing homelessness using the parish
nursing faculty practice model.
Connor A, Donohue ML. 
Fam Community Health
. 2010 Apr-Jun;33(2):123-32.

Abstract


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